A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball

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The best e book ever to win each the Seymour Medal and the Casey Award as the most efficient baseball e book of the 12 months, Peter Morris’s magisterial encyclopedia of the nationwide hobby will marvel, pleasure, and teach even essentially the most a professional fan. With its thousand-odd entries,
A Game of Inches illuminates the origins of things starting from catcher’s mask to hook slides to intentional walks to baseball’s reserve clause. Now with new subject matter and entirely redesigned in a one-volume paperback, the e book stays ceaselessly interesting, impeccably researched, and engagingly written.