The Shutout in Major League Baseball: A History

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The shutout--a game in which a team prevents its opponent from scoring--remains relatively rare. Of the roughly 200,000 regular season games that have been played since the origins of the major leagues, only about 10 percent have been shutouts. Gold Glove defense, astonishing pitching talent, and the combined efforts of a team working toward baseball artistry must all come together. This work covers every shutout from the beginning of professional baseball through the 2010 World Series, including no-hitters and perfect ...

The Shutout in Major League Baseball: A History 2012, McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786468515

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