Highest batting averages not to win batting titles
Home-run leaders by state of birth
Players on last-place teams leading the league in RBIs, by season
Most triples by position, season
Winners of two legs of triple crown since last winner
Oldest pitchers with losing record, leading league in ERA
Career pitching leaders under six feet tall
Managers replaced wile team was in first place
Hall of Famers whose sons played in the majors
Babe Ruths yearly salary
Players with palindromic surnames
And so much more!
Not just a collection of facts or records, this is a book of glorious fun that will astound even the most bookish baseball fan. Read up and amaze your friends!
SubtitleThe Absolutely, Positively, and Without Question Greatest Book of Facts, Figures, and Astonishing Lists Ever Compiled
AuthorEdited by Bert Randolph Sugar, With Ken Samelson
Published5 February 2019
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
About the author
Bert Randolph Sugar established himself as one of the world's foremost sports historians. He was the former editor in chief of The Ring and Fight Game magazines and the author of more than eighty books, with over a dozen books on baseball. Past titles include The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists, Bert Sugar's Baseball Hall of Fame: A Living History of America's Greatest Game, and Fight or Die: The Vinny Paz Story. Sugar passed away in 2012.
Ken Samelson is an editor and author of several sports books. He is a former editor of the Macmillan Baseball Encyclopedia and co-author of Amazing Mets Trivia, The Great All-Time Baseball Record Book, The Miracle Has Landed, and The Macmillan Baseball Encyclopedia Quiz Book.