A Dictionary of Origins and Meanings
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About the Book
The nicknames for over 3,600 players, umpires, managers, owners, broadcasters, writers, executives, other officials, and fans are included in this comprehensive reference work. Each entry provides the given name of the individual, nickname, position, years played (or associated with the game for nonplayers), and origin of the nickname. A separate section (compiled by Brenda S. Wilson) lists players and nicknames for the All American Girls Baseball League. An extensive name index completes the work.
About the Author(s)
James K. Skipper, Jr.
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2012 
Book Reviews & Awards
“a useful addition”—Choice; “this unique compilation is a fine addition to reference collections”—Library Journal; “meticulously researched…recommended”—ARBA; “excellent…no serious student of the game should be without…a labour of love…masterful”—Nine.