Paul Dickson has written eight bat and ball books (one on softball, seven on baseball) and is working on the third edition of his Dickson Baseball Dictionary, as well as a new work, The Unwritten Rules of Baseball. He also writes narrative 20th century American history and compiles word books. He lives in Garrett Park, Maryland, with his wife, Nancy.
Love it. Husband does too, and he's not much of a book reader. You can open it to any ol' page and read happily, nodding your head in agreement, or have the occasional WOW! moment. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Carol Wolf
I felt like the first half of this book was great, especially for someone like me who didn't already know these things. (If you do, you're not likely to find anything new. Read morePublished 10 months ago by KKB
Great insight into the greatest game on earth! A must read for anyone who is actively involved with any aspect of baseball.Published 11 months ago by Josh Whaley
The Kindle price is too high, $9.78 versus $11.60 for a hardcover. I just bought The Secret Language of Baseball, Kindle price $3.99, paperback $11.80. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kunst
Aren't rules that are..."unwritten" always more interesting that official rules ? I think so. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Trudy Sanders
Written in the form of a real rule book, Paul Dickson lays them all out for the layman of baseball.Published 16 months ago by Carlos W. Wright
Not a lot in it I didn't know plus it was damaged in the assembling - pages uncut, no index, back page glued to the cover. Read morePublished 19 months ago by sharon applewhite