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Pure Baseball

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7284727M
ISBN 100060925914
ISBN 109780060925918

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For those of us who like keeping score during a baseball game and trying to get inside the real game, Pure Baseball is highly recommended. Keith Hernandez explores two ballgames, one NL and the other AL, and goes pitch by pitch and analyzes the pitcher/batter confrontation in depth/5(24). Discover the best Baseball in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.   A social history as much as a baseball one, Halberstam's engrossing book sets the last gasp of the Mickey Mantle-era Yankees (and the triumph of a young Cardinals team powered by black stars like Bob Gibson, Lou Brock, and Curt Flood) against the civil rights struggles of ' Even with twenty years of baseball experience, I learned much about the game after reading Pure on two games played in , one in the American League and one in the National, Pure Baseball is a pitch-by-pitch analysis that scrutinizes every decision by: 2.

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