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9781579127886

Splitters, squeezes, and steals : the inside story of baseball's greatest techniques, strategies, and plays

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1001 . ‡aGentile, Derek.
24510. ‡aSplitters, squeezes, and steals : ‡bthe inside story of baseball's greatest techniques, strategies, and plays / ‡cDerek Gentile.
24630. ‡aInside story of baseball's greatest techniques, strategies, and plays
260 . ‡aNew York : ‡bBlack Dog & Leventhal : ‡bDistributed by Workman Pub. Co., ‡c2009.
300 . ‡a256 p. : ‡bill. (chiefly col.) ; ‡c27 cm.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 247) and index.
5050 . ‡aPitching. The fastball ; The curveball ; The slider ; The changeup ; The forkball ; The split-finger fastball ; The knockdown pitch (aka The brushback) ; The knuckleball ; The spitball ; Relief pitching -- Hitting. Bunting ; The hit and run ; The home run ; Hitting .400 -- Baserunning. Stealing bases ; Crashing into players ; The home-run trot -- Fielding. The 6-4-3 double play ; The stretch ; Catching the ball in the outfield -- Tricks of the trade. The hidden-ball trick ; Intentionally getting hit by a ball ; The corked bat ; Steroids and the steroid era -- Umpires and managers. Umpires ; Leaders and managers (and captains) -- Equipment. Bats ; Baseballs; Gloves ; Catchers' equipment -- Big-league ballfields and stadiums. The evolution of the ballfield ; The home-field advantage ; Hot dogs and other refreshments.
650 0. ‡aBaseball.
650 0. ‡aBaseball ‡xHistory.
650 0. ‡aBaseball ‡vRules.
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998 . ‡aa721967
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901 . ‡ao212844413 ‡bOCLC ‡c350290 ‡tbiblio

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