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The Runmakers: A New Way to Rate Baseball Players
Frederick E. Taylor.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781421400105.  Daedalus Item Code: 63331
Statistics are the lifeblood of baseball: managers pore over batting averages to devise lineups, high RBIs (runs batted in) and low ERAs (earned run averages) earn journalistic praise and higher ... (Read More)
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Scrabble Score & Tile Tracker: 2- and 4-Player Scoresheets, Advanced Tile-Tracking Grids, Players' Pocket Word Lists

Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402750991.  Daedalus Item Code: 44056
The perfect companion for serious Scrabble players, this scoresheet book is actually much more. The tear-out pages—for both two-player and four-player games—also include a virtual game board and a ... (Read More)
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Scratch & Solve Encyclopædia Britannica Arts & Science Trivia
Raymond Hamel.
Publisher: Puzzle Wright Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402766343.  Daedalus Item Code: 62650
For the medical diagnostic machine known as an MRI, what does the "R" stand for—Resonance, Radio, Responsive, or Reading? Which jazz band leader helped squares learn to be hep with his "Hepsters ... (Read More)
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Shades of Glory: The Negro Leagues and the Story of African-American Baseball
Lawrence D. Hogan. Jules Tygiel, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781426200335.  Daedalus Item Code: 63586
This lively, sweeping history evokes the excitement and passion of baseball's Negro leagues through stories, biographical essays, archival photos, and other artifacts. Lawrence Hogan, an expert on ... (Read More)
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Showdown at Shepherd's Bush: The 1908 Olympic Marathon and the Three Runners Who Launched a Sporting Craze
David Davis.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312641009.  Daedalus Item Code: 43012
London 1908: The world watched as three runners—Irish-American Johnny Hayes, who grew up running barefoot through the streets of New York City; Italian candy maker Dorando Pietri; and famed ... (Read More)
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Simple Rules for Card Games: Instructions and Strategy for Twenty Card Games
Don Rauf.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770433857.  Daedalus Item Code: 43858
Presented in a handsome compact volume, perfect for the game shelf, this book not only provides the rules for 20 classic card games—including Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Canasta, Whist, Spades, and ... (Read More)
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Sit & Solve: Fun & Easy Crosswords
Patrick Blindauer.
Publisher: Puzzle Wright Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402771897.  Daedalus Item Code: 62038
Small yet challenging, the 42 crossword puzzles in this collection are designed to give you a workout without taking too long. Patrick Blindauer's puzzles have been published in such newspapers as ... (Read More)
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Sports Illustrated: The Baseball Book: Expanded Edition
Tom Verducci, intro. Rob Fleder, ed.
Publisher: Sports Illustrated.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603202084.  Daedalus Item Code: 63587
Gloriously illustrated with full-page and double-page photos (more than 21 inches across) that put you right on the field, this revised and updated edition of The Baseball Book offers 80 pages ... (Read More)
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This Sporting Life: 1878–1991
Ellen Dugan, ed. Harvey Green, John M. Hoberman & Peter Schjeldahl, essays.
Publisher: High Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939802739.  Daedalus Item Code: 42432
Much of the evolution of sport in the modern world has been intimately connected with the parallel evolution of the camera, a point made clearly in this exhibit catalogue of sporting images, ... (Read More)
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Publisher: House of Marbles.   Format: .
UPC: 5014631003694.  Daedalus Item Code: 66016
There's nothing trivial about playing at Tiddlywinks—just ask the English Tiddlywinks Association, who provide the official rules for this portable set. Preferably played on a large bit of felt ... (Read More)
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The Ultimate Chess Strategy Book: Volume 1: How to Play the Closed Openings Like a Virtuoso
Alfonso Romero & Amador Gonzalez de la Nava.
Publisher: Gambit.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904600848.  Daedalus Item Code: 51230
The opening is reaching its end, and the intelligent chess player must make a pivotal decision about the appropriate middle-game strategy: should he seek an active plan, taking advantage of his own ... (Read More)
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Wait Till Next Year
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781312599.  Daedalus Item Code: 61514
Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, this is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up loving both her family and baseball. The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of No Ordinary ... (Read More)
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