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Glossary of international baseball terms

Danny Litwhiler

Glossary of international baseball terms

by Danny Litwhiler

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Published by United States Baseball Federation in [Greenville, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- Dictionaries -- Polyglot.,
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Polyglot.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Danny Litwhiler with the assistance of the persons listed on pages vi, vii, viii, and ix.
    ContributionsUnited States Baseball Federation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV867 .L56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3822365M
    LC Control Number81132096

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    Book - An establishment that accepts bets on the outcome of sporting events. Bookmaker/Bookie - A person who takes wagers on sporting events. Buck - $ (as in a "buck" bet). Buy (Points) - When a player pays an additional price to receive half a point or more in his favor on a pointspread game. Terms Glossary. Sharpen your NFL football knowledge with this glossary of the game's fundamental terms. Formations See where the players line up in pro football's most common offensive and defensive formations. Quick Guide to NFL TV Graphics. Understand what the graphics on NFL television broadcasts mean and how they can help you get the.

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