I just found out that my book Watching Baseball Smarter has been translated into Taiwanese and is coming out this spring.
Check out the front cover:
(Is it just me, or is the runner being called safe before touching the plate?)
Here’s the back cover and the spine (which I hear will be 1.2 centimeters thick):
It appears that this version will have a dust jacket, and it appears that these will be the inner flaps:
Now…in case you’re wondering what all this Taiwanese text means, I got a translation from my editor:
A great book for baseball fans
By Zack Hample
translated by Tzu-hsuan Chen, Tang-yao Kao & Chi-jen Chen
James Wang, Anchor, Major League Baseball on FTV
Chun-da Lin, Anchor, Videoland Sports
Cheng-dian Yang, Anchor, Videoland Sports
Ching-long Yang, renowned baseball commentator and coach,
Keith Hernandez, 1979 batting champion and MVP, World Champion in 1982
About the translator:
Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, Shih-hsin University
PhD, Mass communications, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Master, Department of Journalism, Shih-hsin University
Graduate student, Department of Journalism, Shih-hsin University
Ready for a few sample pages from Chapter One? Here goes:
And so on.
Anyway, that’s it. Just wanted to share.