Baseball S Longest Games

Author: Philip J. Lowry
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786457341
File Size: 40,13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Baseball is the only major team sport that doesn’t feature a clock, and there’s a familiar saying among fans that as long as outs remain, the game can, theoretically, go on forever. Every now and again, it nearly does, as author Phil Lowry demonstrates. The product of more than four decades of research, this book catalogs baseball games from around the world and throughout history that lasted 20 or more innings, stretched five or more hours, or ended after 1:00 am. Lowry also examines probability models to predict how often games of unusual length will occur.
Wichita's Riverside Parks
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: James E. Mason
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-04 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Wichita was founded in 1870 at the junction of the Little and Big Arkansas Rivers in south central Kansas. From the very beginning, the rivers have been a focus for social and recreational activity. Parks, both public and private, were established along these waterways near downtown to capitalize on this
The African American Baseball Experience in Nebraska
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Angelo J. Louisa
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-12 - Publisher: McFarland

Nebraska is not usually thought of as a focal point in the history of black baseball, yet the state has seen its share of contributions to the African American baseball experience. This book examines nine of the most significant, including the rise and fall of the Lincoln Giants, Satchel Paige's
Baseball and the House of David
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: P.J. Dragseth
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-22 - Publisher: McFarland

“The first thorough recounting, season-by-season and game-by-game, of the fascinating House of David baseball teams. Based primarily on meticulous research in contemporary press accounts, the book also includes player profiles and an appendix with House of David rosters. It is entertaining reading for baseball fans and a gold mine for
Encyclopedia of the Great Plains
Language: en
Pages: 962
Authors: David J. Wishart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

"Wishart and the staff of the Center for Great Plains Studies have compiled a wide-ranging (pun intended) encyclopedia of this important region. Their objective was to 'give definition to a region that has traditionally been poorly defined,' and they have
Language: en
Authors: United States. Congress Senate
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1954 - Publisher:

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