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Author Vincent, David, 1949 July 26-2017

Title Home run's most wanted : the top 10 book of monumental dingers, prodigious swingers, and everything long-ball / David Vincent
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Gentlemen, Start Your Swinging: A list of home run firsts; The Name Game: Home run-related nicknames; Repeat Trip to the Slammer: American League batters who hit two grand slams in one game; Hey, Ump!-Game 1: Home runs nullified by an umpire's ruling; Hey, Ump!-Let's Play Two!: More home runs nullified by an umpire's ruling; The Luke Skywalker Club: The batters with the most home runs against the Yankees; Working Overtime: Batters who hit a home run in the 20th inning of a game or later
Don't Unpack That Suitcase: Todd Zeile's major league teamsThe Avis Awards: Batters who hit 50 homers in a season and did not lead the league; He's Not Heavy, He's My Brother: Brothers homering as opponents; The Inner Circle: Four homers in a game by the infielders of one team; Take That! No, Take That!: Pitchers who homered off each other in the same game; They Say It's Your Birthday: The Top 10 home run hitters on July 24, 1964 (Barry Bonds' birthday); If I Had a Hammer: Facts about Henry Aaron; My Hand Is Tired: Umpires behind the plate for the most home runs
I Did What?: Home runs lost to a batter's mistakeNo Way, I Did Not Do That!: More home runs lost to a batter's mistake; Hail to the Chief!: Presidential administrations with the most home runs during their time in office; Love, American (League) Style: Signature home run calls of some long-time AL broadcasters; Love, National (League) Style: Signature home run calls of some long-time NL broadcasters; Triple Crown Winners: Players who have led the league in homers, RBIs and batting in one season; Another Year, Another Homer: Batters who hit at least one homer for 22 consecutive seasons
I Never Saw That Before: Unique home run eventsIt's Outta Here-You're Outta Here!: Players who homered and later were ejected from the same game; Don't Give Up Your Day Job: Players with interesting careers in other fields; Happy Birthday to Us!: Most home runs by a pair of sluggers with the same birthday; Who Put That There?: Home runs lost to unusual ballpark configurations; The Slugger's Wife: Successful women who married home run hitters; Hey, Kid!: Players who homered before their 19th birthday; Hello, My Name Is . . .: The most prolific surname for home runs in history
Island Hoppers: Top home run hitters from ten island countriesThe Most Homer-Happy Teams: Teams with more than 11,000 home runs; Ten Times Ten: Home run leaders for the last ten decades; Initially, I Thought It Was . . .: The last initials with the fewest homers for the individual leader; We Cover the Field (Career Edition): The most career home runs by fielding position; We Cover the Field (Single-Season Edition): The most single-season home runs by fielding position; First Time Ever I Saw Your Place: Players who hit the initial home run in new parks since 2000
Summary Back back back back back!!!!
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Home runs (Baseball) -- United States -- History
Home runs (Baseball) -- United States -- Statistics
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- Essays & Writings.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- Statistics.
Home runs (Baseball)
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781597976572