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Baseball Codes Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: the Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

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ISBN-10: 030727862X

ISBN-13: 9780307278623

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jason Turbow, Michael Duca

List price: $22.95
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Everyone knows that baseball is a game of intricate regulations, but it turns out to be even more complicated than we realize. What truly governs the Major League game is a set of unwritten rules, some of which are openly discussed (don't steal a base with a big lead late in the game), and some of which only a minority of players are even aware of (don't cross between the catcher and the pitcher on the way to the batter's box). In The Baseball Codes, old-timers and all-time greats share their insights into the game's most hallowed-and least known-traditions. For the learned and the casual baseball fan alike, the result is illuminating and thoroughly entertaining. At the heart of this book…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.98" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Jason Turbow has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,, and Slam magazine. He is a regular contributor to Giants Magazine and Athletics, and for three years served as content director for �Giants Today,� a full-page supplement in the San Francisco Chronicle that was published in conjunction with every Giants home game. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two children. Read The Baseball Codes blog: Become a fan of The Baseball Codes: Follow The Baseball Codes: twitter@BaseballCodes