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Who is Baseball's Greatest Hitter?

By Jeff Kisseloff

Filled with biographical anecdotes, batting stats and historical comparisons, here is the one book young fans can use to become instant experts in baseball's great debate.

Who is it: Babe Ruth? Ted Williams? Ty Cobb? Mark McGwire? or . . .?

Here is your one-stop resource for answering the question all baseball fans ask: Who is the best batter ever? You'll find thirty-two of baseball's greatest hitters, with each player's batting statistics, special achievements and records, along with interesting anecdotes and photographs.

With all this great information, Who Is Baseball's Greatest Hitter? is more than just a book of stats. Experienced sports writer Jeff Kisseloff gives young readers the tools to analyze, compare and contrast each player's career batting records. Unlike other baseball books, this one challenges the reader to make his own choices and add his own favorite batters to the debate.

Can you match the question on the left with the player on the right?
1) Who hit 755 home Runs?A) Mark McGwire
2) Who hit .367 lifetime?B) Hank Aaron
3) Who has the best home run/at bat ratio?C) Ty Cobb

And the big question, which statistic matters most?
Who Is Baseball's Greatest Hitter?

Answers: 1-B, 2-C, 3-A

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Sandhills
  • C 927.96357 Kis, Children's NonFiction
1 available at Southeast
  • C 796.357 Kis, Children's NonFiction

Publish Date

2000

ISBN

0805060138


Format: Book
Author: Kisseloff, Jeff
Summary: Statistics, stories, and historical details help the reader to decide which baseball player is the greatest hitter ever.
Title: Who is baseball's greatest hitter? / Jeff Kisseloff.
Publisher Date: New York : H. Holt and Co., 2000.
Subject: Baseball players -- Rating of -- Juvenile literature. Batting (Baseball) -- Juvenile literature Baseball players -- Juvenile literature -- Juvenile literature. Baseball -- History -- Juvenile literature -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0805060138 (alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 927.96357 Kis
Oclc: 42289861
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Bib Id: 153683

Format: Book
Author: Kisseloff, Jeff
Summary: Statistics, stories, and historical details help the reader to decide which baseball player is the greatest hitter ever.
Title: Who is baseball's greatest hitter? / Jeff Kisseloff.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : H. Holt and Co., 2000.
Description: xix, 124 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Baseball players -- Rating of -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Batting (Baseball) -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Baseball players -- Juvenile literature -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Baseball -- History -- Juvenile literature -- Juvenile literature.
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: 99044495
ISBN: 0805060138 (alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 927.96357 Kis