Baseball Myths: Debating, Debunking, and Disproving Tales from the Diamond
Publication date: September 2012
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)
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Baseball Myths: Debating, Debunking, and Disproving Tales from the Diamond examines baseball myths—old and new. It covers such legendary players as Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Pete Rose, and Derek Jeter, while also looking at lesser-known figures like Dummy Hoy, Grover Land, Wally Pipp, and Babe Herman. Deane’s original research and logic will educate, amuse, and often surprise readers, revealing the truth behind such legends as the inventor of baseball, the first black player in the major leagues, and even the origin of the hot dog. With photographs, stats, and more than 80 myths examined, this book is sure to fascinate everyone, from the casual baseball fan to lifelong devotees of the sport.