The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America'S Pastime download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jason Turbow

The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America'S Pastime download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jason Turbow year 2011
  • Book name: The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America'S Pastime
  • Author: Jason Turbow
  • Release date: 2011/10/25
  • Publisher: ANCHOR BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780307278623
  • Rating: 7.54 of 10
  • Votes: 510
  • Review by: Annabella Mcvey
  • Review rating: 9.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/27
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: An insider's look at baseball's unwritten rules, explained with examples from the game's most fascinating characters and wildest historical moments. Everyone knows that baseball is a game of intricate regulations, but it turns out to be even more complicated than we realize. All aspects of baseball-hitting, pitching, and baserunning-are affected by the Code, a set of unwritten rules that governs the Major League game. Some of these rules are openly discussed (don't steal a base with a big lead late in the game), while others are known only to a minority of players (don't cross between the catcher and the pitcher on the way to the batter's box). In The Baseball Codes, old-timers and all-time greats share their insights into the game's most hallowed-and least known-traditions. For the learned and the casual baseball fan alike, the result is illuminating and thoroughly entertaining. At the heart of this book are incredible and often hilarious stories involving national heroes (like Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays) and notorious headhunters (like Bob Gibson and Don Drysdale) in a century-long series of confrontations over respect, honor, and the soul of the game. With The Baseball Codes, we see for the first time the game as it's actually played, through the eyes of the players on the field. With rollicking stories from the past and new perspectives on baseball's informal rulebook, The Baseball Codes is a must for every fan.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H6M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Sport, Baseball, Sports Books
  • Available formats: DOC, RB, EPUB, PPTX, WORD, PDF, TXT, RB. Compressed in RAR, ACE, CPIO, TBZ, LHA, ZIP
  • Download servers: Dropbox, Torrent, 4Shared, The Pirate Bay, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x202x18mm
  • Weight: 231g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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