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Title Wits, flakes, and clowns : the colorful characters of baseball / Wayne Stewart.
Author Stewart, Wayne, 1951- author.
Publication Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]
Description xii, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 796.357 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Background -- Kings of the hill : the most colorful pitchers ever -- Kings of the diamond -- the most colorful position players of all time -- Quick takes on the princes of pranks and zaniness -- The royal jesters : honorary mentions.
Summary "This book features many of the funniest, flakiest, and most clever men ever associated with baseball. From the hilarious Casey Candaele and the witty Andy Van Slyke to All-Stars Jimmy Piersall and Manny Ramirez, this book includes unique, never-before-heard stories, many told directly from author interviews with players and teammates"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Baseball players -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Baseball. (OCoLC)fst00827904
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Related To Online version: Stewart, Wayne, 1951- Wits, flakes, and clowns. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020] 9781538125229 (DLC) 2019038929
ISBN 9781538125212 hardcover
1538125218 hardcover

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