April 6, 2010
April 6, 2010
No other sport can compare to the national pastime's vast catalog of silly quips and quotations, unforgettable characters, memorable nicknames, and inventive pranks. The Funniest Baseball Book Ever captures it all between two covers. It's simply the most complete, contemporary resource for baseball humor. This compendium expertly draws on a century of history and hundreds of print and online sources to lend the game a new, hilarious perspective. With over 90 percent of its material never before collected in a single volume, The Funniest Baseball Book Ever will entertain and surprise everyone from casual fans to diehards, and from newcomers to veterans. It includes:- Hundreds of hilarious baseball quotations on topics ranging from athletes, executives, broadcaster, comedians, and fans.- The inside story of how players earned the nicknames of The Big Cat, The Bird, The Hawk, The Monster, The Penguin, and The Vulture."- Pranks involving a six-foot "crab,", a rain delay slip-‘n-slide, a hidden sparrow, the greatest player baseball's never seen, and the grapefruit that fell out of the sky.-Insider profiles of the game's foremost eccentrics, leaders, tricksters, showmen, rebels, pranksters, and more.
- Genre: Humor, Sports + Recreation
- Subgenre: Baseball / Essays + Writings, Baseball / General, Topic / Sports
- Publisher: Andrews McMeel Pub
- Pages: 339
- Language: English
- Author: Peter Handrinos
- Online Item #: 12121821
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-3437
- ISBN: 9780740791284
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported