Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot: And Other Unsolved Mysteries of Baseball

byPaul Aron

Paperback | February 11, 2005

Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot: And Other Unsolved Mysteries of Baseball by Paul Aron
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Advance Praise for Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot?
""Aron has found the Rosetta stone to all of baseball's enduring mysteries, and he skips it along the pond with utter disregard for the ducks. His fortunate readers will have so much fun they may not even notice that they are becoming, page by page, real experts. Here is surefire water-cooler ammo.""
--JOHN THORN, editor of Total Baseball
""Paul Aron puts a distant replay on the most famous controversies in baseball history. This is more fun than if he'd been there with a camcorder.""
--ALLEN BARRA, author of Clearing the Bases and Brushbacks and Knockdowns
""Paul Aron has hit a home run for baseball fans. He dissects the evidence on baseball's 28 most charming mysteries. The result is a well-written, enjoyable, enlightening tour of the last hundred years of baseball history.""
--ANDREW ZIMBALIST, author of Baseball and Billions
""Paul Aron's book on elements of baseball is both wise and fun, illuminating and entertaining.""
--ROBERT ADAIR, author of The Physics of Baseball
""The essential last word for every fan who loves to debate baseball fact and fiction.""
--MICHAEL SHAPIRO, author of The Last Good Season
Preface.1. Who Invented Baseball?2. Who Was the First Black in the Majors?3. Who Was Casey at the Bat?4. Was Ed Delahanty Murdered?5. Did Merkle Touch Second?6. Did Cobb Win the 1910 Batting Race?7. Did Shoeless Joe Throw the Series?8. What Caused Ruth’s “Bellyache”?9. What Caused the Home Run Surge?10. Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot?11. ...
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Title:Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot: And Other Unsolved Mysteries of BaseballFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9.49 X 6.2 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.49 X 6.2 X 0.69 inPublished:February 11, 2005Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471482048

ISBN - 13:9780471482048

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