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The Week contest: Baseball book - April 15, 2011
It's baseball season again — baseball book season, that is. Predict the name of the next baseball book to focus on some very obscure aspect of the sport or its history
A sure as that first pitch of opening season, the annual deluge of new baseball books see the light of day.
A sure as that first pitch of opening season, the annual deluge of new baseball books see the light of day.
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Results: The start of baseball season has brought the usual flood of books on the glories of the national pastime. Please give us the name of a book that might focus on some obscure aspect of the sport.

THE WINNER: The Art of Spitting: From Cobb to Francona
John Ryan, Havervill, MA
 
SECOND PLACE: The Evolving Mound: Not Just a Pile of Dirt
Robbie Heyman, Sante Fe, N.M.
 
THIRD PLACE: Keeping Home Plate Clean—An Umpire's Story
Bill Harriot, Fort Washington, MD

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