National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac

2018 Edition
Author: Baseball America and the Baseball Hall of Fame
Publisher: Baseball America
ISBN: 9781932391794
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 552
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A book for baseball fans of all ages, the Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac brings history to life on every page, with biographies and vivid photographs of every player in the Hall of Fame. You'll get all the stories, all the stats, all the vitals, all the plaques, all you need to know about everyone in the Hall--including the new class that will be inducted in July 2018. Players, managers and executives are included. Baseball's most hallowed hall comes alive in the pages of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac. Every player in the Hall of Fame gets a two-page spread featuring a biography, vitals including awards and postseason appearances, complete career statistics, a full-color, full-page photograph, and an image of their Hall of Fame plaque. Each executive, manager and umpire gets a featured space as well, so everyone of the more than 300 people in the Hall gets their place in the sun. The 2018 edition will include full biographies on all the new inductees, as well as plenty of new photographs. Whether you've been to the Hall of Fame many times or just want to learn more about the players who have reached the pinnacle of baseball achievement, the Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac is a book you'll turn to again and again.

The Book

Author: N.A
Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1597973653
Page: 385
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Baseball "by The Book"

Invest to Win: Earn & Keep Profits in Bull & Bear Markets with the GainsMaster Approach

Author: Toni Turner,Gordon Scott
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071798382
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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Offers advice on managing investments in both uptrending and downtrending markets, revealing how to evaluate company financial reports, recognize signals that foretell shifts in the market, and exit investments at the right time.

The Avenue, Clayton City

Author: C. Eric Lincoln
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780822317456
Category: Fiction
Page: 248
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Originally published in 1988, Lincoln's novel creates with deft skill the drama that rises from the lives of the people of Clayton City, a prototypical Southern town, languishing between the two world wars. "One of the best written and most gripping accounts of the African American experience that I have encountered in years".--Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


How Everything We Believe About Why We Buy is Wrong
Author: Martin Lindstrom
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448149762
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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Most anti-smoking campaigns inadvertently encourage people to smoke. The scent of melons helps sell electronic products. Subliminal advertising may have been banned, but it's being used all the time. Product placement in films rarely works. Many multi-million pound advertising campaigns are a complete waste of time. These are just a few of the findings of Martin Lindstrom's groundbreaking study of what really makes consumers tick. Convinced that there is a gulf between what we believe influences us and what actually does, he set up a highly ambitious research project that employed the very latest in brain-scanning technology and called on the services of some 2000 volunteers. Buyology shares the fruits of this research, revealing for the first time what actually goes on inside our heads when we see an advertisement, hear a marketing slogan, taste two rival brands of drink, or watch a programme sponsored by a major company. The conclusions are both startling and groundbreaking, showing the extent to which we deceive ourselves when we think we are making considered decisions, and revealing factors as varied as childhood memories and religious belief that come together to influence our decisions and shape our tastes.

Baseball America 2012 Almanac

A Comprehensive Review of the 2011 Season
Author: The Edi Baseball America
Publisher: Baseball America
ISBN: 9781932391381
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 468
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The Ballplayers

baseball's ultimate biographical reference
Author: Mike Shatzkin,Stephen Holtje,James Charlton
Publisher: Arbor House Pub Co
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 1230
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In a collective biography of the greatest players in baseball, this distinctly nonstatistical guide to America's pastime presents more than 5700 profiles, five hundred photographs, and interesting historical facts


Author: Chipper Jones,Carroll R. Walton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101984406
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 384
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The eight-time All-Star switch-hitter for the Atlanta Braves shares the story of his remarkable career against a backdrop of meteoric free agency years, offering additional insights into the larger stories of the Braves and Major League Baseball.

Still I Rise

A Graphic History of African Americans
Author: Roland Owen Laird,Taneshia Nash Laird,Elihu Bey
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402762260
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 220
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Chronicles achievements made since the time of slavery, including contributions to the arts, science, literature, and politics through the election of President Barack Obama.

Director MX

Author: Rich Salvatierra,Scott J. Wilson,Paul Weaver
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401814779
Category: Computers
Page: 452
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Tap into the power of one of today's most popular multimedia authoring tools for CD-ROM, Internet, and Intranet development! Unlike other books that try to incorporate every bit of information on every last feature, Director„µ MX allows readers to focus on truly important, practical aspects of real-world multimedia development in order to strengthen their knowledge of useful authoring techniques. The 'learn-by-doing' approach has proven effective in classroom- and self-paced learning, providing readers with the skills they need to create leading edge, interactive presentations. Comprehensive instruction begins with the basics of Director's interface and tools, and moves swiftly to exercises that teach readers how to work with text, graphics, other media, and libraries. A companion CD-ROM, containing all of the support files for use in completing exercises in the book, equips users with everything they need to get started. Special icons also appear throughout the book enabling more experienced developers to access the information they need to take full advantage of new, exciting Director MX functionality when designing and building their own multimedia projects.

The Baseball Maniac's Almanac

Author: Bert Randolph Sugar
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071442669
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 352
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A fantastic and far-flung compilation of stats, figures, and little-known nuggets about our national pastime An addictive read, sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, The Baseball Maniac's Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser--and absolutely the greatest, most unusual and thorough compendium of baseball stats and facts ever compiled-- all verfied for accuracy by the Baseball Hall of Fame. Renowned sportswriter Bert Sugar, with his trademark tough-guy swagger, presents thousands of fascinating lists, tables, data, and stimulating facts about: Individual players and teams Managers • Player relatives The Hall of Fame Annual awards The World Series All-Star Games A list of the all-time statistical leaders for all all the major league teams PLUS: A truly unforgettable "miscellany" section answers such mind-boggling questions as, "Which major-leaguers have palindromic surnames?" and "Which players born under each zodiac sign have hit the most career home runs?"

A Moment in Time

Author: H. Bates
Publisher: Pollinger in Print
ISBN: 1905665016
Category: Bildungsromans, English
Page: 208
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The Theory of Sprays and Finsler Spaces with Applications in Physics and Biology

Author: P.L. Antonelli,Roman S. Ingarden,M. Matsumoto
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792325772
Category: Mathematics
Page: 312
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The present book has been written by two mathematicians and one physicist: a pure mathematician specializing in Finsler geometry (Makoto Matsumoto), one working in mathematical biology (Peter Antonelli), and a mathematical physicist specializing in information thermodynamics (Roman Ingarden). The main purpose of this book is to present the principles and methods of sprays (path spaces) and Finsler spaces together with examples of applications to physical and life sciences. It is our aim to write an introductory book on Finsler geometry and its applications at a fairly advanced level. It is intended especially for graduate students in pure mathemat ics, science and applied mathematics, but should be also of interest to those pure "Finslerists" who would like to see their subject applied. After more than 70 years of relatively slow development Finsler geometry is now a modern subject with a large body of theorems and techniques and has math ematical content comparable to any field of modern differential geometry. The time has come to say this in full voice, against those who have thought Finsler geometry, because of its computational complexity, is only of marginal interest and with prac tically no interesting applications. Contrary to these outdated fossilized opinions, we believe "the world is Finslerian" in a true sense and we will try to show this in our application in thermodynamics, optics, ecology, evolution and developmental biology. On the other hand, while the complexity of the subject has not disappeared, the modern bundle theoretic approach has increased greatly its understandability.

Pay-Off Pitch

A Chip Hilton Sports Story
Author: Clair Bee
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781258205072
Page: 192
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As a member of the college baseball team at State University, Chip Hilton finds his sense of sportsmanship challenged when he is wrongfully suspected of playing for a professional team.

The Story of Baseball

In 100 Photographs
Author: The Editors of Sports Illustrated
Publisher: Sports Illustrated
ISBN: 9781547800018
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 224
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Baseball America 2018 Almanac

Author: N.A
Publisher: Baseball America
ISBN: 9781932391756
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 528
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The Baseball America Almanac has always been the best baseball annual, and now it's the only book on the market that sums up the year in baseball from the majors to the minors and down through every amateur level as well. Numbers and commentary help fans recall all the great moments from the season that was 2017 The 2017 baseball season will be one to remember, and no book offers a more complete capsule of the year than the Baseball America Almanac, which takes you all the way from winter ball to the World Series. The 2018 Almanac has all the major league and minor league news and statistics, a review of every organization's season, comprehensive college coverage, a full recap of the 2017 draft, high school and youth baseball highlights, and even foreign league coverage

Incredible Baseball Stats

The Coolest, Strangest Stats and Facts in Baseball History
Author: Kevin Reavy,Ryan Spaeder
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1613218958
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 292
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As America's pastime since the mid-1800s, baseball offers the sights, sounds, and even smells that are deeply entrenched in our culture. But for some, the experience can be less sensory. Some, such as Ryan Spaeder and Kevin Reavy, live for baseball statistics. Stats give the game historical context and measurables for past, present, and predictive analysis. Incredible Baseball Stats helps tell unique baseball stories, showcasing extraordinary stats and facts in baseball history, through the 2015 season. For example, in 2015, the Nationals’ Bryce Harper broke out in a major way. He batted .330/.460/.649 with 42 home runs en route to his first MVP Award. It was his fourth MLB season, but he was still younger than NL Rookie of the Year Kris Bryant. He became the youngest player to lead the league in both on-base percentage and homers in the same season since Ty Cobb in 1909. Through 2015, he has a career .902 OPS (143 OPS+), the same OPS and adjusted OPS that Henry Aaron had through his first four seasons—and Hammerin’ Hank was nearly a year older! The authors have scoured the records for untold tales and looked at familiar ones with new statistical insights, to create Incredible Baseball Stats, a perfect book for baseball fans from coast to coast. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Hallelujah Trombone!

The Story of Henry Fillmore
Author: Paul E. Bierley
Publisher: Grupo Editorial Norma
ISBN: 9780825849664
Category: Composers
Page: 156
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