skip to content
Crack of the bat : the louisville slugger story. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Crack of the bat : the louisville slugger story.

Author: Bob Hill
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Sports Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Crack of the Bat is a comprehensive and entertaining look at the most famous icon in the history of baseball, the ""Louisville Slugger"" bat. It includes the evolution of bats from pioneer wagon tongues to the sleek aluminum models of today. It examines the amazing physics involved in hitting a baseball, where .003 seconds means the difference between a home run and a foul ball. It tells the fascinating history of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hill, Bob.
Crack of the Bat : The Louisville Slugger Story.
New York : Constable & Robinson, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Hill
ISBN: 1613212690 9781613212691
OCLC Number: 903167144
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Titlepage; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1 OUT AT THE OLD BAT GAME; Chapter 2 THE SWEET SCIENCE OF HITTING: BASEBALL PHYSICS FOR POETS; Chapter 3 BIG BAT, BIG STORY: HOW THE LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BECAME THE BAT OF THE BIG LEAGUES; Chapter 4 MEN AND THEIR BATS: A LOVE STORY; Chapter 5 FROM FOREST TO FIELD: THE MAKING OF A LOUISVILLE SLUGGER; Chapter 6 PRELUDE TO INVASION: 1812; Appendix THE SILVER BAT AWARD LOUISVILLE SLUGGER "SILVER BAT" WINNERS; Bibliography; Image Credits.

Abstract:

Crack of the Bat is a comprehensive and entertaining look at the most famous icon in the history of baseball, the ""Louisville Slugger"" bat. It includes the evolution of bats from pioneer wagon tongues to the sleek aluminum models of today. It examines the amazing physics involved in hitting a baseball, where .003 seconds means the difference between a home run and a foul ball. It tells the fascinating history of the still family-owned Hillerich & Bradsby Company, which in just 80 years went from making butter churns to making seven million bats a year. Reinforcing this are dozens of sto.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903167144> # Crack of the bat : the louisville slugger story.
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "903167144" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Place/place_of_publication_not_identified> ; # Place of publication not identified
   rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1486-1/{FC54696B-F7CC-4793-9DB7-D9F39F9E42E9}Img100.jpg'" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_history> ; # SPORTS & RECREATION--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Organization/hillerich_&_bradsby_co> ; # Hillerich & Bradsby Co.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.357/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_baseball_history> ; # SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/travel_special_interest_sports> ; # TRAVEL--Special Interest--Sports
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/batting_baseball> ; # Batting (Baseball)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_essays> ; # SPORTS & RECREATION--Essays
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/games_gambling_sports> ; # GAMES--Gambling--Sports
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_reference> ; # SPORTS & RECREATION--Reference
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/baseball_bats> ; # Baseball bats
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_business_aspects> ; # SPORTS & RECREATION--Business Aspects
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Person/hill_bob> ; # Bob Hill
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "Crack of the Bat is a comprehensive and entertaining look at the most famous icon in the history of baseball, the ""Louisville Slugger"" bat. It includes the evolution of bats from pioneer wagon tongues to the sleek aluminum models of today. It examines the amazing physics involved in hitting a baseball, where .003 seconds means the difference between a home run and a foul ball. It tells the fascinating history of the still family-owned Hillerich & Bradsby Company, which in just 80 years went from making butter churns to making seven million bats a year. Reinforcing this are dozens of sto."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Titlepage; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1 OUT AT THE OLD BAT GAME; Chapter 2 THE SWEET SCIENCE OF HITTING: BASEBALL PHYSICS FOR POETS; Chapter 3 BIG BAT, BIG STORY: HOW THE LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BECAME THE BAT OF THE BIG LEAGUES; Chapter 4 MEN AND THEIR BATS: A LOVE STORY; Chapter 5 FROM FOREST TO FIELD: THE MAKING OF A LOUISVILLE SLUGGER; Chapter 6 PRELUDE TO INVASION: 1812; Appendix THE SILVER BAT AWARD LOUISVILLE SLUGGER "SILVER BAT" WINNERS; Bibliography; Image Credits."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1182946401> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#CreativeWork/crack_of_the_bat_the_louisville_slugger_story> ;
   schema:name "Crack of the bat : the louisville slugger story."@en ;
   schema:productID "903167144" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/903167144#PublicationEvent/place_of_publication_not_identified_sports_publishing_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Agent/sports_publishing> ; # Sports Publishing
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=869017> ;
   schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=FC54696B-F7CC-4793-9DB7-D9F39F9E42E9&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
   schema:url <http://SLQ.eblib.com.au/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1052431> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=700117> ;
   schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1486-1/{FC54696B-F7CC-4793-9DB7-D9F39F9E42E9}Img100.jpg" ;
   schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=FC54696B-F7CC-4793-9DB7-D9F39F9E42E9> ;
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=1052431> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1052431> ;
   schema:url <http://www.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQ6OTc4MTYxMzIxMjY5MTpl> ;
   schema:url <http://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/2616-1/FC5/469/6B/CrackoftheBat9781613212691.epub> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781613212691> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/903167144> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Agent/sports_publishing> # Sports Publishing
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Sports Publishing" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Organization/hillerich_&_bradsby_co> # Hillerich & Bradsby Co.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Hillerich & Bradsby Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Place/place_of_publication_not_identified> # Place of publication not identified
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Place of publication not identified" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/batting_baseball> # Batting (Baseball)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Batting (Baseball)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/games_gambling_sports> # GAMES--Gambling--Sports
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "GAMES--Gambling--Sports"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_baseball_history> # SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_business_aspects> # SPORTS & RECREATION--Business Aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SPORTS & RECREATION--Business Aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_essays> # SPORTS & RECREATION--Essays
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SPORTS & RECREATION--Essays"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_history> # SPORTS & RECREATION--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SPORTS & RECREATION--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/sports_&_recreation_reference> # SPORTS & RECREATION--Reference
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SPORTS & RECREATION--Reference"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#Topic/travel_special_interest_sports> # TRAVEL--Special Interest--Sports
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "TRAVEL--Special Interest--Sports"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1182946401#CreativeWork/crack_of_the_bat_the_louisville_slugger_story>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Crack of the Bat : The Louisville Slugger Story." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903167144> ; # Crack of the bat : the louisville slugger story.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781613212691>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1613212690" ;
   schema:isbn "9781613212691" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.