A Game of Inches: One-Volume - The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball (New, Revised and Expanded  Edition)

A Game of Inches: One-Volume - The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball (New, Revised and Expanded Edition)

By: Peter Morris (author)Paperback

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The only book ever to win both the Seymour Medal and the Casey Award as the best baseball book of the year, Peter Morris's magisterial encyclopedia of the national pastime will surprise, delight, and educate even the most knowledgeable fan. With its thousand-odd entries, A Game of Inches illuminates the origins of items ranging from catcher's masks to hook slides to intentional walks to baseball's reserve clause. Now with new material and completely redesigned in a one-volume paperback, the book remains endlessly fascinating, impeccably researched, and engagingly written.

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About Author

Peter Morris, one of the foremost historians of early baseball in America, has also written Catcher, But Didn't We Have Fun?, Level Playing Fields, and Baseball Fever. A former national and international Scrabble champion, he lives in Haslett, Michigan.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781566638531
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 664
  • ID: 9781566638531
  • weight: 885
  • ISBN10: 1566638534
  • edition: New, Revised and Expanded Edition

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