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Stories From Wrigley
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This book is for every fan that has loved the Cubs and shared in the triumphs and heartbreaks of the team, for every fan that has wanted to know more about the Cubs history and shares in the faith that one day the Cubs will win the World Series again. As a lifelong Cubs fan Marcus Blake tells his passionate historical fictions story of the Chicago Cubs since 1906 as only a true fan can tell it.
Men Wore Hats
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Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The community of Monteray's suffering budget dooms the park's baseball diamond to demolition to make way for development. The community gives Mr. Harmon the task of informing Coach Boyle of the decision. Mr. Harmon's conversation with the aging, yet still powerful, coach proves a difficult one, for the the gap between the two men assign them each to a different time.
30 Days Across America
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
After 22-year-old David tragically loses his parents, he and his high school friend Julio take a trip around America to see the world. Because for one beautiful month in 1994, the world came to America to celebrate its game: soccer. Follow David and Julio as they experience elation, loss, hilarity, and heartbreak, and sit in the stands with them as they go from soccer novices to aficionados.
De amissi reticuli arcano
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Latin. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
LATIN: Anno septuagesimo ab Athletica Italica Consociatione constituta dr. Philippus Dragotto dicavit. ITALIANO: Dedicato al 70° anno dalla fondazione del Centro Sportivo Italiano – Dott. Filippo Dragotto
The Opening Bell
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Series: Three Seconds to Legend, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,760. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
To prove herself in the wrestling ring, one woman faces ring rivalries, family secrets, impossible odds, corporate machinations, and a threat with ties deep in her family's history. Will she rise to the challenge or face ultimate defeat?
Swing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Kostka is three feet tall but larger than life, moving through the world on gloved hands and powerful arms as if on a set of parallel bars. Henry Graham is a ten year-old boy whose father has just left home for good. All they seem to have in common is their love of the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, but that is enough to begin a life-long friendship that enables both men to heal old wounds.
King Of Cups. The First Half
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Shy and young, Sarah dreams of working in a fashion magazine, but due to circumstances ends up doing what she never thought she would be doing. Not only she needs to find her way back, she also finds herself in the middle of the British football love drama, with a crazy champion title chase on top. And the Romeo and Juliet of the football world aren’t going to make her life any easier.
The Cheat
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others.
The Mysterious Case of Shojiro Sano's Bats
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The season has just started, and Inspector Yuni Ichihara loves his local baseball team. But when his phone rings one morning it puts him on a case that will send him to the darkest places of that love. Inspector Ichihara has faith in his team, you see? He has hopes for his city. But can he believe in himself?
A Whole Lot of Bar-B-Q, and Other Baseball Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A collection of nine diverse stories from baseball impressario Mike Shannon. The tales are touching and funny, and include characters such as a lottery winner whose dream of owning a baseball team turns into a nightmare; a lonely man who has a blind date among the Bleacher Bums at Wrigley Field; and feature appearances by Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, and the spirit of Pete Rose.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
One Fine Summer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,340. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Years ago, some men got together and formed a Boys Club in a hard-working, hard-drinking, inner-city neighborhood in Baltimore, for the sole purpose of providing an opportunity for the local kids to play baseball. It was an effort that stood alone in an area of the city that needed it badly. It is my experience living there and coaching with them in the early 1980's that inspired this book.
Ginger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Ginger, an artist, athlete, and amateur sleuth, learns a valuable lesson in honesty when her friend Ricky signs her up for a golf tournament.
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.
It's In the Cards
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
The Ashippun Trap
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
From right field of the sparse Ashippun's Fireman's Park to the vacated County Stadium dugout of the Braves final Milwaukee home game in 1965, The Ashippun Trap takes readers on a wild nostalgic ride using a unique blend of baseball fiction and extensively-researched baseball fact.
A Whole New Ballgame
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME is the story of a 20-something woman who finds comfort and solace in baseball as her carefully ordered world starts to unravel.
Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Sandy is like the original Scrooge - he thinks Christmas is commercialised claptrap, and refuses to have any part of it. So it's like his personal nightmare when Ski School manager Jude tries a new marketing ploy, 'Ski with Santa' and he has to play a part he abhors. Will his naughty and nice pupils help this reluctant Father Christmas to face his ghosts and discover the quintessence of the season
The Skater and the Saint (Book 2 of the Borschland Hockey Chronicles)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by David Frauenfelder. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Flowering Branch of Borschland has bloomed after 300 years of dormancy! Who will receive the Branch's snow-white petals that confer immortality when brewed into a tea? Ice hockey star Sherm Reinhardt wants no part of guarding the Branch, but the rival Borschic saints of Light and Shadow assure him that only he-- along with his sister Cathy-- can keep it safe. Which side will he choose?
1917: The Perfect Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Who knew that 2 self-realized wisdom masters would be brought together in 1917 for one of baseball’s most momentous games? In this historical fiction, it’s a madness of baseball, Einstein, World War 1, Sigmund Freud, Jim Thorpe, American racism, Longchenpa, President Wilson’s deception, awakened mind and romance, all swirling together in a dust devil of the most unique baseball game in history.