By Bert Randolph Sugar, Stuart Shea, Ken Samelson
An attractive and far-flung compilation of stats, figures, and little-known nuggets approximately our nationwide hobby An addictive learn, certain to spark dialog at any place baseball is spoken, The Baseball Maniac's Almanac is a component reference, half minutiae, half mind teaser--and the absolute maximum, most original and thorough compendium of baseball stats and proof ever compiled-- all verfied for accuracy via the Baseball corridor of popularity. popular sportswriter Bert Sugar, together with his trademark tough-guy swagger, offers millions of interesting lists, tables, information, and stimulating proof approximately: person avid gamers and groups Managers • participant kin The corridor of reputation Annual awards the area sequence All-Star video games a listing of the all time statistical leaders for all the entire significant league groups PLUS: a very unforgettable "miscellany" part solutions such mind-boggling questions as, "Which major-leaguers have palindromic surnames?" and "Which gamers born lower than every one zodiac signal have hit the main profession domestic runs?"
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