The Baseball Uncyclopedia: A Highly Opinionated, Myth-Busting Guide to the Great American Game #2020

The Baseball Uncyclopedia: A Highly Opinionated, Myth-Busting Guide to the Great American Game By Michael Kun HowardBloom The Baseball Uncyclopedia A Highly Opinionated Myth Busting Guide to the Great American Game Michael Kun Pulitzer Prize nominated author and Howard Bloom former newspaper reporter and columnist explain that contrary to popular belief a walk is not always as good as a hit They argue that it
  • Title: The Baseball Uncyclopedia: A Highly Opinionated, Myth-Busting Guide to the Great American Game
  • Author: Michael Kun HowardBloom
  • ISBN: 9781578602339
  • Page: 251
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Baseball Uncyclopedia: A Highly Opinionated, Myth-Busting Guide to the Great American Game By Michael Kun HowardBloom Michael Kun Pulitzer Prize nominated author and Howard Bloom former newspaper reporter and columnist explain that, contrary to popular belief, a walk is not always as good as a hit They argue that it s not always wrong to root against the home team They contend that the Houston Astros jerseys were not the ugliest jerseys ever worn in the major leagues TheyMichael Kun Pulitzer Prize nominated author and Howard Bloom former newspaper reporter and columnist explain that, contrary to popular belief, a walk is not always as good as a hit They argue that it s not always wrong to root against the home team They contend that the Houston Astros jerseys were not the ugliest jerseys ever worn in the major leagues They rail against the common misconception that Tinkers to Evers to Chance was a great double play combination They insist that Shoeless Joe Jackson did not bat right handed, he did not go barefoot, and he did not refuse to accept money to throw the World Series They heap scorn upon those who believe Joe DiMaggio was ever The Greatest Living Baseball Player And they offer a sound rebuke to anyone who thinks a baseball book can t be smart, funny and informative all at the same time The Baseball Uncyclopedia is a witty and irreverent guide that debunks some of the mythology, opinions and widely held beliefs about baseball that fans have clung to for generations.
    The Baseball Uncyclopedia: A Highly Opinionated, Myth-Busting Guide to the Great American Game By Michael Kun HowardBloom The Baseball Uncyclopedia A Highly Opinionated, Myth The Baseball Uncyclopedia is a witty and irreverent guide that debunks some of the mythology, opinions and widely held beliefs about baseball that fans The Baseball Uncyclopedia A Highly Opinionated, Myth The Baseball Uncyclopedia A Highly Opinionated, Myth Busting Guide to the Great American Game by Michael Kun The Baseball Uncyclopedia book Read reviews from the world s largest community for readers Michael Kun Pulitzer Prize nominated author and Howa The Baseball Encyclopedia The Complete and Definitive Simply stated, if you are into baseball history and statistics this book needs to be in your collection More than , pages of award winners, all time leaders, lifetime major league rosters, manager stats, player stats, trades, Negro League information, World Series, All Star Game, and All American Girls Professional Baseball League stats. The Baseball Uncyclopedia A Highly Opinionated, Myth The Baseball Uncyclopedia is a witty and irreverent guide that debunks some of the mythology, opinions and widely held beliefs about baseball that fans Baseball Uncyclopedia, the content free encyclopedia Baseball is an American pastime Only real men play this sport Men who play soccer do not qualify as real baseball players, even if they play baseball as well In all truth, baseball is where the money is at, which makes some of the players act like European soccer players, for example, Alex Rodriguez Some players are overweight, but they are still cooler and can play the sport, which sets them apart from The Baseball Encyclopedia A Thousand Benjamins
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    About "Michael Kun HowardBloom"

    1. Michael Kun HowardBloom

      Michael Kun lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife Amy and their daughter Paige He practices law when he is not writing, or vice versa.

    393 thoughts on “The Baseball Uncyclopedia: A Highly Opinionated, Myth-Busting Guide to the Great American Game”

    1. I picked this up at the library on a whim It reads pretty much like an encyclopedia, a collection of entries organized alphabetically I read it straight through but I wonder if skipping around would have been a better approach, because it did get kind of long The entries are pretty random stuff they ll talk about Tommie Aaron, the brother of Hank in one entry and discuss MVP winners who weren t selected to the All Star Game in the same year in another, or argue about if Nolan Ryan and Cal Ripken [...]


    2. The best thing I can say about this book is that it is authored by humorous writers who happen to be baseball fans as opposed to baseball fans who are trying to be clever.It was a random selection from the library I read it in a couple of days I liked it, and parts of it read like a Mythbusters for baseball There are a smattering of laugh out loud bits to this book, but because I have already become a bit of a baseball geek, I m not certain how many would resonate beyond this niche I appear to o [...]


    3. Sometimes amusing and sometimes annoying, but a good coffee table book to kill time between innings during the season if you love baseball Overall I think I liked the Kun entries better than the Bloom entries from a stylistic standpoint, but some of the Bloom entries have better thesis statements.


    4. Some interesting and funny parts, some boring I enjoyed the fact that each subheading was short and quick to read.


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