While supplies run out: signed copies of the Baseball Dictionary and the Football Thesaurus

Perfect for your sports-loving dad: signed copies of baseball dictionaryAnd the Football Dictionary And the Ultimate Sports Lingo Library! We have a limited number of signed copies of both versions, and once they’re gone, we don’t expect more signed copies until the fall.

Baseball is a sport with its own language and terminology, a colorful slang game that has been developed over decades and millions of games. In the third edition of baseball dictionaryEnhanced with rarer images and little-known tales, Jesse Goldberg Strassler– The tale, the commentator, the audio – delves into the language of the national pastime. From Finn Scully’s philosophy about “no-hitters” to the classic turns of phrase from Red Barber and the definitive list of home-managed calls for broadcaster brands. Goldberg-Strassler explains baseball’s color terms. Why is a bunt called a bunt and why do shooters keep warm in a Bullpen? It’s all here in the third extended edition. Read more here.

It’s a world full of armchair players, pig designers, and eating Purple People. The colorful language of America’s game – football – is the subject of the latest work, The Football Thesaurus, from broadcaster Jesse Goldberg-Strassler. Field generals throw back shoulder passes for vertical threats, working off the bumps and running. Penalties originally referred to trumpets, not flags. Tailbacks follow the big ugly to the paydirt to land. Read more about the football dictionary here.

Baseball and soccer have their own language and their own language, and they have been developed over decades and millions of games. Now, you can own two volumes of bestsellers that delve into the language of these two great sports: baseball dictionary And the Football Dictionary All for the low price of $22.95. Read more here.

As we have indicated, we have a limited supply of signed copies, and when they are gone, they are gone. So order today!

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