The definitive work on the language of baseballaone of the aFive Best Baseball Booksa (Wall Street Journal). Hailed as aa staggering piece of scholarshipa (Wall Street Journal) and aan indispensable guide to the language of baseballa (San Diego Union-Tribune), The Dickson Baseball Dictionary has become an invaluable resource for those who love the game. Drawing on dozens of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century periodicals, as well as contemporary sources, Dicksonas brilliant, illuminating definitions trace the earliest appearances of terms both well known and obscure. This edition includes more than 10, 000 terms with 18, 000 individual entries, and more than 250 photos. This aimpressively comprehensivea (The Nation) book will delight everyone from the youngest fan to the hard-core aficionado.a[a#39;Blondya#39; Moeller] allowed the ball to ooze through his dinner tongsa (Edward M. Thierry, Baseball Magazine, Sept. ... aHarry Wolverton, directorgeneral of the Sacramento team and one of the best informed personages at present actively connected with the great ... The member of the front office of a major-league club who is responsible for providing experience and instruction for minor-league players.
|Title||:||The Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition)|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2011-06-13|