The Underground Baseball Encyclopedia: Baseball Stuff You Never Needed to Know and Can Certainly Live Without
Baseball history is full of unforgettable athletic achievements, heroic performers, and exhilarating moments that remind fans of everything they love about sports and honest competition. The Underground Baseball Encyclopedia: Baseball Stuff You Never Needed to Know and Can Certainly Live Without is NOT about any of those things. Instead, author Robert Schnakenberg takes you through a decidedly snarky trip through the game's rich history of buffoonery, thuggery, fashion missteps, ballpark promotions gone awry, bat boys with metals claws for hands, Afros, mustaches, mistresses, overzealous mascots, existence-of-dinosaurs deniers, indelible baseball-themed candy bars, and hundreds of other unbelievable-but-true aspects of America's national pastime. And did we mention the wife swapping?
- Pages: 288
- Publisher: Triumph (2010)