Hall of Name: Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from 'The Only Nolan' to 'Van Lingle Mungo' and More (Paperback)

Hall of Name: Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from 'The Only Nolan' to 'Van Lingle Mungo' and More Cover Image
By D. B. Firstman, Jayson Stark (Foreword by), Tim Godden (Cover Design by)
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Description


Paying homage to some of the great "names" in the history of this great game.

Each player profile within has the following:

  • general demographic information (name they played under, their full name at birth, date of birth/death, years active in the majors, positions played, etc.)
  • etymology/definition of each part of their given name
  • baseball biography (generally, how they made it to the majors, what they did while they were there)
  • best day (a recap of a great day in their major league career)
  • the wonder of his name (why his name is memorable)
  • not to be confused with (names that sound and/or look like the player's name)
  • fun anagrams (anagrams of their given names, just because)
  • ephemera (factoids, tidbits, trivia about the player, details regarding their parents, their family and their life after baseball)
Product Details
ISBN: 9781734167405
ISBN-10: 1734167408
Publisher: Hall of Name - The Book! C/O D.B. Firstman
Publication Date: March 17th, 2020
Pages: 326
Language: English