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How to Speak Baseball

An Illustrated Guide to Ballpark Banter
By James Charlton ; By Sally Cook ; Illustrated by Ross MacDonald
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This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from “duster” and “rubber arm” to “up the elevator,” this ballpark lexicon ...
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This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from “duster” and “rubber arm” to “up the elevator,” this ballpark lexicon plays on a nostalgic love for the national pastime while covering ground from baseball’s beginnings to today. This humorous mix of definitions and anecdotes is the perfect gift for both lifelong baseball fans and rookies working up the ranks.

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 5 x 7 V
Publication Date: 02/25/2014
ISBN: 9781452126456
James Charlton is the author or editor of more than three dozen books. He splits his time between New York City and Connecticut.