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By Paul Dickson

Baseball has continuously had its proportion of colourful characters, and through the years they've got expressed themselves in eminently quotable methods. during this treasury of greater than 5,000 quotations, famous baseball author and observer Paul Dickson has captured the flavour of the sport, within the phrases of its most vital individuals and onlookers.

They are all here—from Aaron (Estella, Hank's mom) to Zoldack ("Sad Sack" Sam), and everybody in among. From the avid gamers, sportswriters, and politicians, to famous personalities in different fields (a very different group), everybody has his or her say on our nation's hobby. Dickson skillfully selects and annotates every one comment, providing the nice, the undesirable, and the grotesque of baseball lore. incorporated are prolonged classes in Stengelese, Reggiespeak, Earl Weaverisms, and well-known announcers' domestic run calls (who can overlook Mel Allen's vintage "Going, going, gone!"?).

These and millions of alternative joyful, pithy, and noteworthy voices from the earlier during the today's are all captured in Baseball's maximum Quotations.

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