Day-by-Day in Baseball History


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About the Book

Did you know that there have been six no-hitters thrown on one day—September 20? Or that Ken Griffey, Jr., hit his first homer on Ken, Sr.’s 39th birthday? This reference, a calendar-based arrangement of the storied history of baseball, will tell you that, and much more. Arranged by month and then by date, this is the ultimate listing of historical events, milestones, records, trades, birthdays and memorable moments associated with America’s National Pastime.

About the Author(s)

A former minor league executive and major league scout for the Orioles, Yankees and Angels, Carl R. Moesche has been scouting supervisor for the Major League Scouting Bureau since 1995. He lives in Gresham, Oregon.

Bibliographic Details

Carl R. Moesche
Foreword by Keith Olbermann
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 336
Bibliographic Info: index
Copyright Date: 2000
pISBN: 978-0-7864-0886-3
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“remarkable…a handy book…recommended”—ARBA; “a blow-by-blow account of player milestones…an intensely comprehensive work…. Baseball fans should find it captivating and opulent with details”—Today’s Librarian; “the book for all that play baseball trivia”—Public Library Quarterly; “an entertaining fact-packed guide to baseball oddities, records and standouts…highly recommended”—Lawrence Looks at Books; “provides intriguing facts for each day of the year from the 123-year history of Major League Baseball”—Gresham Outlook; “A thorough and well-organized compilation of the events that helped shape the great game of baseball during the 20th century. I am sure you will find this new book a valuable addition to your baseball library.”—Bud Selig, Commissioner of Baseball. “It is a must for every fan and student of the game. You’ll love this book, too, and I highly recommend it.”—Tommy Lasorda, Senior Vice President of the Los Angeles Dodgers.