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How to Speak Baseball: An Illustrated Guide to Ballpark Banter

by James Charlton

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"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"--… (more)

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