Derek Jeter's Ultimate Baseball Guide 2015
Larry Dobrow & Damien Jones
Simon & Schuster, 2015 (2015)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
his well illustrated book will appeal to those young and old fans who can't get enough baseball trivia. At just 96 pages, this guide isn't overly long but it is still filled with plenty of facts about each of the thirty Major League baseball teams.
ou'll find everything here from short team histories, and information on the World Series, to fascinating baseball trivia and material about some of the sport's strangest superstitions.
ver wonder how many stitches are on a baseball or what the nicknames were of some of the game's most famous players? You'll find the answers to these and a host of other questions in this well illustrated book.
hich team has the most former players and managers in the baseball Hall of Fame? It is the San Francisco Giants who presently have 55 players and 11 managers enshrined at Cooperstown. That is more than the Los Angeles Dodgers (54) and the New York Yankees (52).
f you are a Derek Jeter fan, look at the back of the book to discover his lifetime statistics along with information about his youth program.
ost folks who follow baseball are interested in team and individual statistics and other facts and figures. There are plenty of them in this book to keep the sport's number crunchers happy!
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