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Titre : Baseball Nicknames: A Dictionary of Origins ...
Éditeur : McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC
Date d'édition : 1992
Reliure : Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Etat du livre : Fine
Edition : 1st Edition.
Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Baseball; ISBN: 0899506844. ISBN/EAN: 9780899506845. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21321. N° de réf. du libraire 21321
Synopsis : The nicknames for over 3,600 players, umpires, managers, owners, broadcasters, writers, executives, other officials, and fans are included in this comprehensive reference work. Each entry provides the given name of the individual, nickname, position, years played (or associated with the game for nonplayers), and origin of the nickname. A separate section (compiled by Brenda S. Wilson) lists players and nicknames for the All American Girls Baseball League. An extensive name index completes the work.
A propos de l'auteur: The late James K. Skipper, Jr., was a professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He wrote extensively on nicknames and was a member of SABR.
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