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Zack Hample on 'Watching Baseball Smarter'

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Zack Hample on 'Watching Baseball Smarter'

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Zack Hample on 'Watching Baseball Smarter'

Zack Hample on 'Watching Baseball Smarter'

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For devout baseball fans who are trying to draw their reluctant friends and family into the game, Zack Hample offers help. His new book is called Watching Baseball Smarter: A Professional Fan's Guide for Beginners, Semi-experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks. Hample, who writes for minorleaguebaseball.com, speaks with Scott Simon about the game's endearing quirks and history.

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Watching Baseball Smarter

A Professional Fan's Guide for Beginners, Semi-Experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks

by Zack Hample

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Watching Baseball Smarter
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A Professional Fan's Guide for Beginners, Semi-Experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks
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