The Science of Hitting by Ted Williams

By Ted Williams

“Baseball’s final .400 hitter share[s] his secrets and techniques during this primer nonetheless used in any respect degrees of the game.” —Paul Dickson, writer of Bill Veeck: Baseball’s maximum Maverick

Now totally revised with new illustrations and diagrams, the classic—and nonetheless the greatest—book on hitting from the final baseball participant to damage the magic .400 barrier, Ted Williams.

Ted Williams was once arguably the best natural hitter who ever lived. A lifelong pupil of hitting, he sought suggestion from each nice hitter—and pitcher—he met. Drawing on that suggestion, in addition to his personal mythical lifestyles in baseball, Williams produced the best-ever batting vintage, The technological know-how of Hitting. utilizing its certain illustrations, anecdotes, and concise training, avid gamers of all ability degrees will find out how to enhance their basics and achieve willing insights into the finer issues of hitting, including:

-How to imagine Like a glass and wager the Pitch
-The 3 Cardinal ideas for constructing a soft Line-Driving Swing
-The secrets and techniques of Hip and Wrist Action
-Pitch Selection
-Hitting the other Way

The technological know-how of Hitting is a must-read for all baseball gamers trying to increase their flip at bat and for all coaches and oldsters educating the game.

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Baseball: The People's Game by Harold Seymour, Dorothy Z. Seymour, Dorothy Jane Mills

By Harold Seymour, Dorothy Z. Seymour, Dorothy Jane Mills

Hailed by way of activities Illustrated because the "Edward Gibbon of baseball history," Harold Seymour is the 1st expert historian to provide an authoritative, multivolume chronicle of America's nationwide hobby. the 1st volumes of this study--The Early Years and The Golden Age--won common acclaim. the recent York occasions wrote that they "will grip each American who has invested a part of his early life and goals within the sport," whereas The Boston Globe referred to as them "irresistible." Now, within the People's online game, Seymour deals the 1st e-book committed fullyyt to the historical past of the sport outdoors of the pro leagues, revealing how, from its early beginnings as much as international conflict II, baseball actually grew to become the nice American hobby. He explores the bond among baseball and boys during the a long time, the game's position in associations from schools to prisons to the military, the increase of women's baseball that coincided with 19th century feminism, and the struggles of black gamers and golf equipment from the later years of slavery as much as the second one global warfare. even if discussing the start of softball or the origins of the 7th inning stretch, Dr. Seymour enriches his large examine with attention-grabbing info and wonderful anecdotes in addition to his personal wealth of baseball event. The People's online game brings to lifestyles the critical function of baseball for generations of american citizens.

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Baseball's Offensive Greats of the Deadball Era: Best by Robert E. Kelly

By Robert E. Kelly

Ty Cobb, Nap Lajoie, and Honus Wagner have been one of the maximum hitters who ever performed significant league baseball, yet how do they stack up opposed to avid gamers of alternative eras and every different? This booklet employs a statistical research of "production in keeping with at-bat" to match one hundred twenty most sensible batters via place over a 19-year interval whilst touch, velocity and hit-and-run method have been extra useful than strength and residential runs. incorporated are an research of every player's strengths and weaknesses, scores of the main proficient and the main worthy manufacturers, and the choice of an All-Star workforce for the period.

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Color Blind by Jonathan Santlofer

By Jonathan Santlofer

Kate McKinnon is again -- and this time it really is own. whilst hideously eviscerated our bodies are chanced on and the single hyperlink among them is a weird and wonderful portray left at every one crime scene, the NYPD turns to former cop Kate McKinnon, the girl who introduced the serial killer the demise Artist to justice. Having settled again into her pleasing lifestyles as artwork historian, released writer, host of a weekly PBS tv sequence, and spouse of 1 of recent York's most sensible legal professionals, Kate wishes no a part of it. yet Kate's experience of tranquillity is shattered whilst this new series of murders moves too with reference to domestic. With grief and fury to gas her, she rejoins her former companion, detective Floyd Brown, and his elite murder squad at the hunt for a vicious psychopath often called the Color-Blind Killer. In her rage and desperation, Kate permits herself to be drawn right into a lethal video game of cat and mouse. She abandons her glamorous lifestyles for the gritty streets of big apple, immersing herself in a global the place brutality and insanity seem to be the norm, the place these closest to her can have betrayed her -- and the place, in spite of everything, not anything is what it kind of feels.

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Major League Baseball Expansions and Relocations: A History, by Jr. Frank P. Jozsa, Larry Schroeder

By Jr. Frank P. Jozsa, Larry Schroeder

This research considers the significance of place for brand new and relocated significant league franchises within the greater than a hundred thirty years because the nationwide League was once based. incorporated are an research of marketplace alterations and similarities, workforce performances and demographics and sector fiscal comparisons. industry information are used to foretell destiny expansions and relocations of significant league groups.

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The Team America Loves to Hate: Why Baseball Fans Despise by Charles R. Warner

By Charles R. Warner

This e-book examines the animosity in the direction of the recent York Yankees between lovers of significant League Baseball and what that revilement says concerning the online game, its lovers, and the USA itself.

• contains chapters on resentment of person avid gamers― quite Alex Rodriguez―the courting among the Yankees and significant League Baseball, Yankee enthusiasts, and uncategorizable outbursts of yank hatred

• deals over two hundred first-person narratives of american hatred from fanatics of all different significant league baseball teams

• deals a whole index together with listings of fan contributions to the book

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Coaching the Little League Pitcher : Teaching Young Players by Randy Voorhees

By Randy Voorhees

The authoritative sourcebooks for folks, avid gamers, and coaches Baseball is a sophisticated online game to profit, quite for a nine- to 12-year-old's recognition span. Bewildered managers, coaches, and oldsters of the greater than 2.5 million Little League Baseball® avid gamers want all of the aid they could get. jam-packed with enjoyable and easy-to-follow directions and recommendation on instructing the basics of baseball, the bestselling Little League Baseball® sequence is bound to attain with coaches and children alike. training THE LITTLE LEAGUE® PITCHER This booklet offers Little League coaches and fogeys with priceless details on how you can support their pitchers increase, masking every little thing from the types of pitches and the strategic features of pitching to assistance for protecting avid gamers fit and healthy.

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