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Baseball's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of the National Pastime's Outrageous Offenders, Lucky Bounces, and Other Odditiesby Floyd Conner
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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.
Baseball’s rich history brims with the bizarre, the weird, and the hard to believe—and it’s all here! Fans will enjoy encountering more than 700 of the game’s most outlandish players, managers, and owners, and checking out 70 top-ten lists of the worst hitters, wildest pitchers, and poorest fielders ever to wield a bat, ball, and glove. From freaky injuries to unique nicknames, the strangest plays to the least-known records, this quirky and irreverent look at baseball is thoroughly entertaining.
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