How to Play Baseball: A Manual for Boys

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Harper & Brothers, 1914 - Baseball - 151 pages
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A good book that is as relevant today as when it was written.

Contents

I
1
II
18
III
35
IV
50
V
63
VII
76
VIII
86
IX
94
X
106
XI
114
XII
126
XIII
138
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Page 109 - Meanwhile the prisoner was making good his escape. This ruse has been tried many times in prison history — the most famous occasion, probably, being when Napoleon III left a dummy in his prison cell at the Castle of Ham and went off to become Emperor of the French. " A man with a weak wing should never try to cover one of the garden positions.
Page 150 - But with men on first and third, with one out, I prefer to try to retire the side on the double play unless the batter is very fast.
Page 31 - I took him out just as soon as men got on the bases and he had to cut out his swing. I knew that "Dummy" would be beaten without the whirl.
Page vii - In this series of lesson talks on the various positions on a ball club...
Page 127 - It is imperative that he keep track of the score, the number of outs, the count on the batter, the other men on the bases, if any, and various details.

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