[COMPLETE] Base-Ball: How To Become A Player by John M. Ward - tg

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Post by cavaet » August 20th, 2020, 1:21 pm

Base-Ball: How to Become A Player by John Montgomery Ward (1860 - 1925).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/base-ball-how-to-become-a-player-by-john-montgomery-ward/
A brief history of the game of baseball, with an explanation of the rules, and postions by John Montgomery Ward. Player, Manager, Owner. And Inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame ( Cavaet)
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Post by TriciaG » August 20th, 2020, 2:18 pm

I'll MC again. I'll set up the MW tomorrow.

To anyone else reading this: this is a duet. Two readers will do all the sections, so it's already fully claimed. :)
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Post by TriciaG » August 21st, 2020, 11:50 am

This is set up. I put in Cavaet as BC and Elise as DPL, so you both have MW access. Holler if I missed anything!
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Post by TriciaG » August 21st, 2020, 6:01 pm

Moving this to Readers Found. No sense hanging around on the Launch Pad. ;)
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Post by cavaet » August 21st, 2020, 6:55 pm

TriciaG wrote:
August 21st, 2020, 6:01 pm
Moving this to Readers Found. No sense hanging around on the Launch Pad. ;)
Nope we have already started reading it. Thank you, Tricia

OK. Elise if there is anything here you don't feel the urge to read, or you want to steal one from me, just let me know.
Also, we've seen the book, you want me to put up the chapter titles as well?

Hopefully, Preface and Introduction will go up for PL tomorrow, or possibly Sunday

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Post by cavaet » August 22nd, 2020, 4:43 pm

And we are off.....

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Post by EliseDee » August 24th, 2020, 3:51 pm

Cav -- Fantastic!

Excited about the project. Will get to work doing some of the PL on what you've recorded and also start on my chapters this week.

All assignments look good to me.

Thanks!

Elise :)

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Post by cavaet » August 25th, 2020, 10:05 am

Tricia still need any ideas for diagram inclusion. The best thing I've been able to come up with is to include them as part of the CD art. So far i think really we'd only need two, but we would have to find a way to indicate where to find them.

In the description I suppose. Hmmm

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Post by TriciaG » August 25th, 2020, 11:24 am

Sometimes the reader will describe the diagram in words. If the diagrams are too complicated for that, then I'd say include a note in the description that the diagrams are available in the text source.

I took a quick look. Are you thinking about the placement of the players in the field, or just the two baseball ones towards the end of the text?
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Post by cavaet » August 25th, 2020, 5:42 pm

TriciaG wrote:
August 25th, 2020, 11:24 am
Sometimes the reader will describe the diagram in words. If the diagrams are too complicated for that, then I'd say include a note in the description that the diagrams are available in the text source.

I took a quick look. Are you thinking about the placement of the players in the field, or just the two baseball ones towards the end of the text?
I'm not thinking of the player positioning. There are enough places to look that up today. I was thinking about how the pitchers holds out the ball, but is sufficiently explained in the text I think not to require the woodcut, although, yes it would make sense to put the hyperlink to Gutenberg somewhere n the explanation. I'll re-write the intro to include it.

Which leaves me with the curve ball description. I was thinking we go with a picture of the ball on the back or front cover of the CD case, but since we are doing a hyperlink in the text, I might just include an aside in the text to allude to where to find the picture being described, in both areas.

I think that where there are deliberately referenced pictures I may include a line at the start of each chapter referencing where to look for them.

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Post by TriciaG » August 25th, 2020, 5:46 pm

I think that were there are deliberately referenced pictures I may include a line at the start of each chapter referencing where to look for them.
You mean, in the audio itself? I don't think that would be necessary.
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Post by cavaet » August 25th, 2020, 5:50 pm

TriciaG wrote:
August 25th, 2020, 5:46 pm
I think that were there are deliberately referenced pictures I may include a line at the start of each chapter referencing where to look for them.
You mean, in the audio itself? I don't think that would be necessary.
Maybe not. In the intro then.

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Post by cavaet » September 4th, 2020, 6:19 pm

Elise.

Around 5:30 in, with the paragraph that begins, "If the batter is a heavy runner........", although it is a minor detail you missed out a "to" in the sentence, "time to get the ball to first"

The rest is fine. So Spot PL only for this minor point.

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Post by cavaet » September 22nd, 2020, 6:42 am

Tricia

My final corrections to the last chapter should be PL-ed tonight, I hope, depending on how busy Elise is today.
I have yet to re-write the introduction which will include reference to where the pictures maybe found on the CD cover and insert, but that should be up sometime tonight. Then it'll just be the time calculator and we'll be ready for cataloguing.

So, should be ready by sometime tomorrow.

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Post by cavaet » September 22nd, 2020, 3:42 pm

Final corrections are now up, just waiting for Elise to ok them..

Total length of recording-3:27:15

My re-written intro got lost in an email shuffle. Hopefully Elise still has it, and will post it here with the final OK

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