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  • Baseball for dummies
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  • 作者: by Joe Morgan and Richard Lally
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons Inc.
  • 出版年:c2014
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9781118510544 ; 9781118510599
  • 格式:PDF

Play, watch, and understand America's favorite pastime
Baseball continues to be a popular game both as a spectator sport and as a pastime. Since the publication of Baseball For Dummies, 3rd Edition, baseball teams have changed, new MLB stadiums have been built, and rules have been updated. This updated 4th Edition brings you the latest information on the players, the places, and above all, the game.
 
Baseball For Dummies is for baseball fans at all levels, from players and coaches to spectators who love the game. Baseball Hall of Fame player Joe Morgan explains baseball with remarkable insight, using down-to-earth language so everyone from the casual observer to the die-hard fan can gain a fuller appreciation of the sport.
 

Improve your hitting, pitching, and fielding
Find a baseball team to play on, from Little League on up
Evaluate stats, players, and records
Coach baseball or umpire effectively
Get more out of a trip to the ballpark
The latest on baseball stats and sabermetrics
Complete with Morgan's personal lists of top-ten toughest pitchers, smartest players, and most strategic managers, Baseball For Dummies gives you all the inside tips, facts, and stats so you can have Major League fun!


About the Author
Joe Morgan played on two Cincinnati Reds World Series championship teams and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990. Richard Lally has written numerous popular books on baseball and other subjects, including Bombers: An Oral History of the New York Yankees and Have Glove, Will Travel (which he co-authored with for Major League pitcher Bill Lee).

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • Beyond This Book(第2頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第3頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第4頁)
  • Part I : Getting Started with Baseball(第5頁)
    • Chapter 1 : The Lowdown on Baseball(第7頁)
    • Chapter 2 : Suiting Up: Equipment(第15頁)
    • Chapter 3 : Tackling the Rules of Baseball(第31頁)
  • Part II : Taking Your Swings — Playing Offense(第43頁)
    • Chapter 4 : Preparing to Swing the Lumber : Life in the Batter’s Box(第45頁)
    • Chapter 5 : Hitting Like a Major Leaguer(第61頁)
    • Chapter 6 : The Science of Baserunning(第83頁)
  • Part III : The Ball in Play — Playing Defense(第107頁)
    • Chapter 7 : Knowing the Players and Plays(第109頁)
    • Chapter 8 : Winning the Arms’ Race: Pitching Like a Major Leaguer(第123頁)
    • Chapter 9 : Behind the Plate: The Catcher(第145頁)
    • Chapter 10 : Playing Infield(第159頁)
    • Chapter 11 : Playing the Outfield: Where Fly Balls Go to Die(第183頁)
  • Part IV : From Little League to the Major Leagues — Organized Baseball(第193頁)
    • Chapter 12 : T-Ball to College Baseball and Everything in Between(第195頁)
    • Chapter 13 : The Majors, the Minors, and Other Leagues(第205頁)
    • Chapter 14 : The Rest of the Field: Managers and Coaches(第223頁)
    • Chapter 15 : Identifying the Rest of the Cast of Characters in the Ballpark(第231頁)
    • Chapter 16 : Measuring Performance: Calculating Baseball’s Statistics(第241頁)
    • Chapter 17 : Going All the Way : MLB Postseason Play and the World Series(第249頁)
  • Part V : The View from the Stands — A Spectator’s Guide(第255頁)
    • Chapter 18 : Following the Bouncing Baseball(第257頁)
    • Chapter 19 : Tackling Baseball’s Steroid Controversy(第281頁)
    • Chapter 20 : Keeping Up Online, on the Air, and on the Newsstand(第289頁)
    • Chapter 21 : Playing Fantasy Baseball(第301頁)
  • Part VI : The Part of Tens(第311頁)
    • Chapter 22 : Joe Morgan’s Top Ten Toughest Pitchers He Batted Against(第313頁)
    • Chapter 23 : Joe Morgan’s Ten Smartest Players(第319頁)
  • Appendix : Baseball Speak: A Glossary(第325頁)
  • Index(第347頁)
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