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Title:
From Abba Dabba to Zorro : the world of baseball nicknames
Author:
Zminda, Don.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Morton Grove, IL : STATS Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781884064692
Format :
Book

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GV867.3 .Z55 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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GV867.3 .Z55 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

No sport has a richer history of nicknames than baseball. STATS reveals the unusual and funny stories behind these monikers with anecdotes about such players as Skoonj, Big Six and the Tabasco Kid. From the all-time greats to the obscure substitutes, or at least the obscure substitutes with colorful nicknames, From Abba-Dabba to Zorro: The World of Baseball Nicknames provides a wealth of intriguing and insightful information that both baseball fanatics and casual fans will appreciate and enjoy. Features:
* A rousing look at baseball's most intriguing names
* Nickname All-Star teams, The All-Body Parts team, The All-Animal team
* Players with the most unusual nicknames
* Baseball celebrities pick their favorite nicknames