Archive for the tag 'baseball guide'

Baseball America Super Register 2010: a short review

The web makes a book like this less valuable every year, as virtually all of the information here is available at places like Baseball Reference and the soon-to-be-rolled-out SABR Encyclopedia (which I’m helping build–take that as a disclaimer). But it’s still fun to page through this book, and find interesting and unexpected things. Nicely done, in most ways.

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2005 Baseball Guide: a short review

Easily the worst TSN Guide, though the fault’s more with the data providers than with The Sporting News. There are many many errors of omission and commission in the minor league portions of this book.

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Baseball Register 1945: a short review/comment

This 128-page edition was apparently published as a memorial to Commissioner Landis on the occasion of his death. It’s much shorter than the regular 1945 Baseball Register, and has almost nothing in common with the 1945 Servicemen’s Special Edition.

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