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Author Charlton, James, 1939-

Title How to speak baseball : an illustrated guide to ballpark banter / James Charlton ; [illustrated by] Ross MacDonald. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2014.
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Summary "This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the hilarious, 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Baseball players -- Language.
Baseball -- Dictionaries.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Charlton, James, 1939- How to speak baseball San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2014 9781452126456 (DLC) 2013027051 (OCoLC)855905585
ISBN 9781452132228 : $14.99
1452132224 : $14.99
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