New PDF release: 50 Moments That Defined Major League Baseball

By Rocco Constantino

Baseball is a video game of exceptional moments, awe-inspiring feats, and dramatic finishes. yet now not all of those occasions truly impacted the sport itself or the gamers nonetheless to come back. Moments equivalent to Lou Gehrig’s final beginning Day visual appeal, the first actual All-Star video game, or Mickey Mantle’s first online game to hit domestic runs from each side of the plate are iconic now not simply because they have been game-changing performs, yet simply because they affected the process baseball historical past.

In 50 Moments That outlined significant League Baseball, Rocco Constantino offers a clean historical past of the nationwide hobby via recounting the main striking and iconic moments—both well known and obscure—that formed the sport because it moved from the useless Ball period, via international conflict II, and directly to the trendy period. occasions comprise Jackie Robinson’s first All-Star online game, Babe Ruth’s fiftieth domestic run in his first season as a Yankee, Hank Aaron’s first occupation domestic run, and lots of extra. Highlighting those moments are Constantino’s unique interviews with over 50 former significant League Baseball gamers, managers, and umpires, as they candidly proportion their thoughts and supply remark on those impactful occasions. a few of the gamers interviewed performed on the planet sequence or an All-Star online game, together with Rod Carew, Fred Lynn, Shawn Estes, and Jeff Montgomery.

50 Moments That outlined significant League Baseball features infrequently noticeable ancient photos of baseball immortals and smooth pictures of today’s stars. With bonus chapters that come with first-hand wonderful anecdotes from baseball icons and relocating statements approximately those that helped them succeed in the sport’s top, this e-book is a fascinating learn for baseball lovers and historians alike.

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