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Strat-O-Matic Fanatics

The Unlikely Success Story Of A Game That Became An American Passion

by Glenn Guzzo

  • 306 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by ACTA Sports .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small Business - General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Football - General,
  • General,
  • Baseball,
  • Board games,
  • History,
  • Strat-o-matic (Game),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8129211M
    ISBN 100879462809
    ISBN 109780879462802
    OCLC/WorldCa59759244

    Strat-O-Matic Fanatics The Unlikely Success Story of a Game That Became an American Passion INDIES Winner Bronze, Sports (Adult Nonfiction) Glenn Guzzo ACTA Sports (January ) Softcover $ (pp) Tags #bronze #sports. Strat-O-Matic Fanatics: The Unlikely Success Story of a Game That Became an American Passion by Glenn Guzzo starting at $ Strat-O-Matic Fanatics: The Unlikely Success Story of a Game That Became an American Passion has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

    Dan's Strat-O-Matic Fan Forum: Best place to learn about Strat-O-Matic Games (Baseball is my favorite), meet friends and have an all around good time. Ken Wengar's blog: Logo and Picture/Alias Files for SOM. SOMWorld: THE site for Strat-O-Matic fanatics. Super forum for all Strat related sports talk. Great Articles. It offers more than we deserve!   This is the true story behind the creation--and re-creation--of America's most popular sports board game ever--Strat-O-Matic. Growing up, a young Hal Richman dreamed of producing a game that accurately recreated entire Major Leage Baseball seasons. More than a tale of a single man and his company, Strat-O-Matic Fanatics shows the power of a dream.

    Strat-o-matic fanatics: the unlikely success story of a game that became an American passion. [Glenn Guzzo] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. memorized the odds of each combination (aided by a chart I found in a book on Monopoly2), For a history of Strat, see Glenn Guzzo, Strat-O-Matic Fanatics (Skokie, IL.


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Strat-O-Matic Fanatics by Glenn Guzzo Download PDF EPUB FB2

As entertaining as a novel, but as dramatic as only real life can be, Strat-O-Matic Fanatics is truly an unlikely success story, one that will be appreciated even by those who never once rolled the famous Strat-O-Matic dice.

Strat-O-Matic Fanatics won a bronze medal in the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards/5(34). The first-ever book about Strat-O-Matic tells how an year-old’s invention has overcome David-vs.-Goliath odds throughout SOM’s nearly 50 years.

More than pages, plus photos of Hal Richman’s first cards prior to the commercial Strat-O-Matic Fanatics book. You will be welcomed enthusiastically by the many thousands of gamers (self-described Strat-O-Matic Fanatics) who connect in league play, online forums and national tournaments.

This is the hobby showcased in the Baseball Hall of Fame, in a Spike Lee film, on Broadway and in an award-winning book, Strat-O-Matic Fanatics. Strat-O-Matic Fanatics book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This is the true story behind the creation--and re-creation-- /5. Strat-O-Matic Fanatics would, at first glance, seem to be of interest only to the small group of die hard enthusiasts who play, and are passionate about, Strat-O-Matic Baseball and want to know how it /5. Glenn Guzzo is the author of Strat-O-Matic Fanatics ( avg rating, 65 ratings, 7 reviews, published ), Strat-O-Matic Fanatics ( avg rating, 21 /5(10).

The groomsmen gift for the gentlemen – every single one of whom is in my Strat-O league – in my first wedding all received autographed copies of Glenn Guzzo's Strat-O-Matic Fanatics book. (I had no groomsmen in my second wedding) I was the victim of theft in January by my fellow league members.

Strat-O-Matic Fanatics: The Unlikely Success Story Of A Game That Became An American Passion eBook: Guzzo, Glenn: : Kindle StoreReviews: 20% off Strat-O-Matic T-Shirts, the Strat-O-Matic Fanatics Book, and Managing to Win DVD. Posted two months ago.

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Purchase 5 Credits for $. Today it's Guzzo, the former editor of The Denver Post and author of Strat-O-Matic Fanatics, who does the bulk of the football-card work in place. TextRich's Review of Strat-O-Matic Fanatics. On vacation away from my Strat-O-Matic computer, I decided to purchase Glen Guzzo's Strat-O-Matic Fanatics book to learn more about my favorite baseball game.

I was not at all disappointed. The book is divided into three sections. Strat-O-Matic Fanatics NPR coverage of Strat-O-Matic Fanatics: The Unlikely Success Story Of A Game That Became An American Passion by Glen Guzzo. News, author interviews, critics' picks and. Strat-O-Matic Fanatics was featured on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" news show.

To listen to the story online and read the write up and an excerpt from the book, click here. This is the true story behind the creation — and re-creation — of America's most popular sports board game ever — ming abuse and betrayal, Hal Richman beat the odds and built a.

This book tells the history of Strat-O-Matic Baseball (and all the other Strat-O-Matic games). You would probably have to have played this game as a kid, or like me and a lot of people, still be playing it as an adult, to find much interest here.

However, the book is very well written and in fact tells a very interesting human interest story.4/5(1). This publisher specializes in publishing books about all type of sports and has been around since They are the publisher for example for two books by Glenn Guzzo (including "Strat-o-matic Fanatics"), the amazing books by Bill James and John Dewan - "Fielding Bible".

That diligence paid immediate dividends. For the weeks of Aprilsales of the board game increased 75 percent over the same period last year, while new-member signups for its Strat-O-Matic.

Strat-O-Matic Fanatics by Glenn Guzzo,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Stra-o-Matic Fanatics. I bought the Strat-o-matic baseball for my pc, and this game is very accurate, but also visually appealing for anyone who likes baseball.

I bought the book after I contacted the Strat company. What a great read. Richman intrigues me, because back in the day I didn't have money to buy board games. Mar 5, - Explore Jerome Neal Sr.'s board "Strat-O-Matic" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Stratomatic, Baseball games, Sports games pins. New Stratmatic Baseball Cards with used Strat-o-matic Fanatics book in good condition. Cards are new, never used or unwrapped. baseball xtra player cards new unwrapped. Items in the Worthopedia® are obtained exclusively from licensors and partners solely for.

Some of the information here came from the Strat-O-Matic Fanatics book by Glen Guzzo. It is recommended reading if you are interested in the game's history or the rationale behind SOM Baseball's gameplay. Baseball Express - This was introduced in during SOM's 50th anniversary.

It is the simplest way to play Strat-O-Matic Baseball.How "Strat" has become a sports fan's classic -- and how the game went from a teenager's brain to its industry's standard -- is the subject of a great new book, Strat-O-Matic Fanatics: The Unlikely Success Story of a Game That Became an American Passion, by local author Glenn Guzzo.

The book. Guzzo documents the history of the game in a new book called Strat-O-Matic an excerpt below: Book Excerpt: Strat-O-Matic Fanatics Stats and STATS. Editor's Note: Daniel Okrent is.