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By James Buckley

The main depended on nonfiction sequence out there, Eyewitness Books supply an in-depth, complete examine their matters with a different integration of phrases and images. With details on every little thing from bats and balls to nice gamers and international sequence video games, this thoroughly revised variation of Eyewitness: Baseball comprises all-new spreads at the minor leagues, university baseball, and extra.

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The song€was written in 1908 by Jack Norworth and Harry von Tilzer. At the time, neither man had ever seen a baseball game! Only 11 players in major-league history€have won the Triple Crown, which means they led their league in home runs, RBIs, and batting average during the same season. €Two players won the Triple Crown twice: Rogers Hornsby of the St. Louis Cardinals (in 1922 and 1925) and Ted Williams of the Red Sox (in 1943 and 1947). Pitcher Jim Abbott (above) was born without a right hand, but still became a€successful Major Leaguer.

His home run in Game 7 proved decisive as the Pirates defeated the Orioles 2-1 to win€the Series. Clemente’s final Series appearance€was bittersweet. Following the 1972 season, when he reached 3,000 career€hits in his last game, Clemente was tragically killed in a plane crash while helping deliver supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. 52 In 1941, DiMaggio hit safely in a record 56 consecutive games. Jackson is fifth allÂ� time with 10 Series home runs. CARTER’S CLOUT Toronto outfielder Joe Carter leaps for joy as he watches his World Series-winning homer leave the yard€in 1993’s Game 6.

414 while reaching base safely in all€seven games. His home run in Game 7 proved decisive as the Pirates defeated the Orioles 2-1 to win€the Series. Clemente’s final Series appearance€was bittersweet. Following the 1972 season, when he reached 3,000 career€hits in his last game, Clemente was tragically killed in a plane crash while helping deliver supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. 52 In 1941, DiMaggio hit safely in a record 56 consecutive games. Jackson is fifth allÂ� time with 10 Series home runs.

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