Flip Flop Fly Ball: An Infographic Baseball Adventure

Flip Flop Fly Ball: An Infographic Baseball Adventure

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How many miles does a baseball team travel in one season? How tall would A-Rod's annual salary be in pennies? What does Nolan Ryan have to do with the Supremes and Mariah Carey? You might never have asked yourself any of these questions, but Craig Robinson's Flip Flop Fly Ball will make you glad to know the answers. Baseball, almost from the first moment Robinson saw it, was more than a sport. It was history, a nearly infinite ocean of information that begged to be organized. He realized that understanding the game, which he fell in love with as an adult, would never be possible just through watching games and reading articles. He turned his obsession into a dizzyingly entertaining collection of graphics that turned into an Internet sensation. Out of Robinson's Web site, www.flipflopflyball.com, grew this book, full of all-new, never-before-seen graphics. Flip Flop Fly Ball dives into the game's history, its rivalries and absurdities, its cities and ballparks, and brings them to life through 120 full-color graphics. Statistics - the sport's lingua franca - have never been more fun.

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  • ISBN 13: 9781608192694
  • ISBN 10: 1608192695
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  • Language: English
  • Pages: 154
  • Size: 12.11" l x 9.58" w x 0.67" h

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