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What could be a better gift for that sports nut than the new book from Sports Illustrated called Baseball’s Greatest? I am sure that if you have a fan in your house, there has been a discussion (or two) on who the best ballplayer is, what is the best stadium or even who the best manager might be. Well, all your questions will be answered in this book. Now I didn’t say that your discussions wouldn’t be any less heated but at least you can have a little back up ammunition to help prove your point!
The Major League Baseball experts from Sports Illustrated weigh in with thought-provoking and insightful answers to the questions that have been pondered since the days of Abner Doubleday.
Indeed, the new must-have coffee-table book BASEBALL’S GREATEST offers the hands-down, unequivocal “Top 10” in more than 20 categories, including the top sluggers, pitchers, stadiums, managers, and franchises.
According to Bill Syken, the book’s editor, baseball is the toughest sport to judge across the ages: “When you attempt to compare Honus Wagner to Derek Jeter, or Stan Musial to Barry Bonds, or Walter Johnson to Roger Clemens, there are no right answers, only compelling arguments—and this book is full of them.”
BASEBALL’S GREATEST also pays tribute to the diamond’s best characters and the most impressive records that may never be surpassed and includes hundreds of classic images and the storytelling that only the writers of Sports Illustrated can provide.
There are not only rankings for the best players by position, but also produced lists that range from best base runners and defensive players to best quotes and movies—endlessly arguable topics that sports fans will love.
In short, this is the best of the best in the major leagues—BASEBALL’S GREATEST.
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