The Baseball Codes

Beanballs, Sign Stealing, & Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

By Jason Turbow; Michael Kramer (Read by); Michael Duca
(Blackstone Audiobooks, Compact Disc, 9781441763013)

Publication Date: June 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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Saturday, Apr 24, 2010

Baseball may have a set of rules, but there's also an unwritten code deeply respected by players. Jason Turbow, author of the new book, The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime, discusses parts of the unwritten code with host Scott Simon, like why spitball pitches might be tolerated and why a pitcher will intentionally aim the ball right at the batter. More at

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