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Edd Roush was once ejected from a game for falling asleep in the outfield. Dan Friend played left field while dressed in a bathrobe. Outfielder Len Koenecke was killed attempting history's first skyjacking. Pitchers Fritz Peterson and Mike Kekich swapped not only their wives but also their children, station wagons, and pets.Baseball history is brimming with the weird, the bizarre, and the hard to believe. Baseball's Most Wanted(TM)chronicles 700 of the most outlandish players, managers, and owners throughout baseball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail baseball's top-ten inept players, strange plays, bad practical jokes, bizarre nicknames, murderers, politicians, Don Juans, unusual contracts, notable nicknames, curses, worst trades, freak injuries, unsolved mysteries, least-known records, and more. Many of these anecdotes have been published here for the first time.

Synopsis:

An irreverent look at a side of baseball not usually found on the sports pages.

Synopsis:

Baseball history is brimming with the weird, the bizarre, and the hard to believe. BASEBALL'S MOST WANTED chronicles seven hundred of the most outlandish players, managers and owners throughout baseball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail baseball's top ten inept players, strange plays, bad practical jokes, bizarre nicknames, murderers, politicians, Don Juans, unusual contracts, notable nicknames, curses, worst trades, freak injuries, unsolved mysteries, least-known records, and more. Many of these anecdotes have been published here for the first time.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-375) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574882292
Author:
Conner, Floyd
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Miscellanea
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Baseball players -- Miscellanea.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Potomac
Series:
Brassey's Most Wanted
Series Volume:
99-3
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.03x5.03x1.10 in. .79 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An irreverent look at a side of baseball not usually found on the sports pages.
"Synopsis" by , Baseball history is brimming with the weird, the bizarre, and the hard to believe. BASEBALL'S MOST WANTED chronicles seven hundred of the most outlandish players, managers and owners throughout baseball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail baseball's top ten inept players, strange plays, bad practical jokes, bizarre nicknames, murderers, politicians, Don Juans, unusual contracts, notable nicknames, curses, worst trades, freak injuries, unsolved mysteries, least-known records, and more. Many of these anecdotes have been published here for the first time.
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