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How to Speak Baseball : An Illustrated Guide to Ballpark Banter
by James Charlton and Sally Cook and Ross MacDonald


Overview - This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from "duster" and "rubber arm" to "up the elevator," this ballpark lexicon plays on a nostalgic love for the national pastime while covering ground from baseball's beginnings to today.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from "duster" and "rubber arm" to "up the elevator," this ballpark lexicon plays on a nostalgic love for the national pastime while covering ground from baseball's beginnings to today. This humorous mix of definitions and anecdotes is the perfect gift for both lifelong baseball fans and rookies working up the ranks.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781452126456
  • ISBN-10: 1452126453
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
  • Publish Date: February 2014
  • Page Count: 126


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