A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball: The Game Behind the Scenes - A Game of Inches (Hardback)Peter Morris (author)
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Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 803 g
Dimensions: 243 x 171 x 36 mm
Morris' remarkable volume may have set [the] standard for this season and several to follow. -- John Marshall * Seattle Post-Intelligencer *
Morris combines learning, precision, and devotion to produce this charming book...This is heaven for fans of the game. -- From the Baseball Roundup * Library Journal *
Offering fascinating information on every page, this is a unique resource for baseball historians and serious fans. * CHOICE *
Absolutely fantastic.... There is no end to the historical detail, the delightful anecdotes, and the clear explanations. -- Dr. John D. Elgenauer * Super70s.Com-Baseball *
Wonderful baseball anecdotes...a comprehensive volume of who-did-what-first adding a necessary human dimension to baseball facts and figures. * Philadelphia City Paper *
Truly amazing. -- Rob Neyer * The Griddle *
A splendidly entertaining book. -- Donald Honig
Peter Morris's A Game of Inches is the one that every serious baseball fan must have. * ESPN the Magazine *
It's an everything you ever wanted to know reference source for anyone who truly loves baseball. * Albany Times Union *
An encyclopedic effort....interesting observations. -- John Monaghan * Providence Journal *
Majestic in their detail and exemplary in their dedication to scholarship, these books will leave the reader...exhilarated. * CHOICE *
An astonishingly well-researched history....You could never do better. -- Keith Olbermann * Msnbc *
An astonishingly well-researched history.... You could never do better than...Peter Morris' A Game of Inches. -- Keith Olbermann * Msnbc *
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