2017 Official Rules of Major League Baseball


Author: Triumph Books
Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
ISBN: 9781629373539
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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An important resource for umpires, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of Major League Baseball (MLB), this handbook lists the dos and don’ts of the national pastime. Fully up-to-date, this book contains the official and sanctioned MLB rules and their interpretations per the Playing Rules Committee, the sole group that determines baseball’s regulations.

Sports Neurology


Author: N.A
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444639551
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Sports Neurology is designed to be a comprehensive overview of neurology within the context of sports medicine. This definitive text addresses the history of sports neurology, including its unique role within sports medicine, and provides a detailed assessment of central and peripheral nervous system injuries and illnesses in athletes. Sports Neurology is a critical companion for all sports medicine clinicians and for neurologists who manage athletes. Provides an introduction and overview of concussion in sport, discussing the epidemiology, biomechanics and pathophysiology of concussion, as well as considerations for sideline evaluation and emergency room diagnosis and management Explores the long-term consequences of concussion and repetitive head impacts and the relationship with neurodegeneration Offers an overview of mild, moderate and severe brain injury classification; compares moderate and severe traumatic brain injury within the context of civilian, military and sports circumstances Provides an overview of neuroepidemiology and the importance of obtaining meaningful sport-related neuroepidemiologic data that will ultimately provide the foundation for making data-driven decisions for central and peripheral nervous system injuries in sport

Baseball: Who Does What?


Author: Ryan Nagelhout
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 1538204096
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Nine is the magic number in baseball. It’s the number of innings in a standard game and the number of players each team fields when on defense. But every player on the field is different, and this book studies each unique position to explore those differences and the skills needed to play there. From turning double plays at shortstop to throwing off the pitcher’s mound, each spot on the diamond has its quirks. Readers learn how catchers help pitchers know what pitch to throw and catch runners stealing second base in this exciting title that puts them on the diamond and in the midst of this exciting game.

Infield Fly Rule Is in Effect

The History and Strategy of Baseball's Most Infamous Rule
Author: Howard M. Wasserman
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476667152
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 212
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The Infield Fly Rule is the most misunderstood rule in baseball and perhaps in all of sports. That also makes it the most infamous rule. Drawing on interviews with experts, legal arguments, and a study of every infield-fly play in eight Major League seasons, this book tells the complete story of the Rule and its place in the National Pasttime. This author covers the rule's history from 19th century to the modern game, its underlying logic and arguments for keeping it as part of baseball, recent criticisms and calls for repeal, the controversies and confusion it creates, and its effect on how the game is played.

Останній з могікан


Author: Джеймс Фенімор Купер
Publisher: Family Leisure Club
ISBN: 9661474516
Category: Fiction
Page: 201
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Адаптоване видання для дітей 9-13 років. Дія роману відбувається під час колоніальних воєн у Північній Америці. Деякі індійські племена майже повністю знищені. Красуні Кора й Аліса, майор Гейворд, мужній мисливець Соколине Око та їхні відважні друзі Чингачгук і Ункас мають подолати безліч перепон і небезпек на шляху до мети — англійського форту Вільям-Генрі, де на дівчат чекає батько.

Людина розумна. Історія людства від минулого до майбутнього


Author: Ювал Ной Харарі
Publisher: Family Leisure Club
ISBN: 6171217425
Category: History
Page: N.A
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Дослідження, що стало світовим бестселером № 1 за версією The New York Times та лідером продажів на Amazon.com, ламає усталені уявлення про земну історію від появи людини й народження мови до сьогодення і примушує задуматися: шлях розвитку наших предків міг бути зовсім іншим. Долучіться до історичної розвідки, і вас приголомшать неочікувані й сміливі припущення. У книжці ви не знайдете нудної хронології та сухих дат, але разом з автором розмірковуватимете про численні «чому?». ▶ Чому Людина Розумна отримала шанс на майбутнє та що винищило її найближчих древніх родичів? ▶ Чому перехід від збиральництва до сільського господарства став пасткою для людини й погіршив її життя? ▶ Чому могутні імперії інків та монголів зазнали краху та були переможені нечисленними групами європейців? ▶ Що таке «теорія пліток» і як розмови про те, чого насправді не існує, підняли людину на вищий щабель цивілізації? ▶ Що спільного між релігією та ідеологією? Чим відрізняються християнство та буддизм? ▶ Як гроші та кредити стали однією з основних рушійних сил цивілізації? ▶ Чому зруйновані імперії досі керують людством?

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance


Author: FERGUSON,J.G. Ferguson Publishing Company
Publisher: Ferguson Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780816060559
Category: Vocational guidance
Page: 3408
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Profiles various careers in detail, and provides advice on choosing an appropriate career that matches skill and interests, applying and interviewing for jobs, meeting requirements, and pursuing professional growth.

Baseball Facts & Fun Activity Book


Author: Tony J. Tallarico
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486814424
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
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What position did Babe Ruth play for the Red Sox? Who is credited with organizing baseball's rules? (Hint: it's not Abner Doubleday.) How much does an official baseball weigh? Where and when was Major League Baseball's first night game played? Discover the answers to these and dozens of other trivia questions related to America's favorite pastime with this playful book. Young baseball fans are sure to pick up some interesting stats while having nine innings of fun with these 39 winning activities. Crossword puzzles, mazes, find-the-differences, and other challenges offer fascinating facts related to the game and its players. No need to worry about striking out — complete solutions appear at the end.

Harri Potter i filosofsḱyĭ kamin ́


Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789667047399
Category: Children's stories
Page: 314
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Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy until he is rescued by an owl, taken to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, learns to play Quiddich, and engages in a deadly duel. The reason: Harry is a wizard.

Harri Potter i tai︠e︡mna kimnata


Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789667047344
Category: Children's stories
Page: 344
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When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.

Career discovery encyclopedia


Author: Holli Cosgrove
Publisher: Ferguson Pub
ISBN: 9780894341847
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 1100
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Six volumes with over 500 articles on all categories of occupations present such information as job descriptions, salaries, educational and training requirements, sources of further information, and other pertinent facts.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States


Author: United States. Congress. House
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Legislation
Page: N.A
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Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."

Annuaire Des Organisations Internationales


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: International agencies
Page: N.A
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Edition for 1983/84- published in 3 vols.: vol. 1, Organization descriptions and index; vol. 2, International organization participation; vol. 3, Global action networks.

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A Memoir
Author: Dwight Gooden,Ellis Henican
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544027027
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 285
View: 4340

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One of the bad boys of the 1986 World Series-winning Mets discusses his life, from his Atlanta childhood with his alcoholic womanizing father, through his baseball career, self-destructive drug binges and experience on Celebrity Rehab. 60,000 first printing

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One Hope. One Dream. One Way.
Author: Todd Gerelds,Mark Schlabach,Bobby Bowden
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501118064
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 208
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"The true story that inspired the movie"--Cover.