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Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is the definitive story of only world's championship by the legendary Boys of Summer, Dem Bums, the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers – Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, Don Newcombe, Carl Erskine, Carl Furillo, Johnny Podres – told through the eyes and memories of the die-hard fans who lived and died with them at Ebbets Field.
I Never Played Catch With My Father
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
For mothers and daughters, fathers and sons— A Texas-born, billionaire baby-boomer’s life-long love of baseball shapes his adulthood. However, his enormous success fails to erase memories of a childhood missing a "heart and soul" connection with a father now near death. In an effort to finally close the “broken circle,” he leaves his beloved New York, and catches “the last train home.
Psychic Reprieve: Deception & Reality, A Crime Novel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Lemon Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
R.C. is a rising star in baseball, until his world comes crashing down. Raised by his grandparents, Raunold Choquet has one dream in life, to play ball. When a hazing incident goes astray, he finds out that justice is not always blind.
Baseball: Preparing your Child to Play
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The book focuses on the role of parents and coaches in teaching beginners how to play baseball. It starts with Tee Ball at age 6-7. Kids know zilch at that age, so the tee ball game is very simple and aimed at fundamentals. I look at what parents need to do to support then childs interest, and what coaches have to do to teach at an age appropriate level. We explore stance, hitting, fielding.
SHIPWRECKED: A Peoples' History of the Seattle Mariners
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is the book baseball people are talking about. In his candid and colorful book reminiscent of "Moneyball," veteran baseball writer Jon Wells asserts that the Seattle Mariners is the only team in the American League never to have gone to the World Series due to its years of mismanagement and obsessively putting profits before pennants.
Fantasy Baseball: For Beginners
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This eBook was written to help you understand what fantasy baseball is, how it works, and how to play it. Whether you're thinking about playing fantasy baseball, wanting to play, or actually starting to play, this eBook explains it all.
The Year the Giants Won the Series: A Journal of the 2010 World Series Champions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Drawn from Joseph Sutton's journal, his observations of the San Francisco Giants' climb to win the 2010 World Series will remind you how a bunch of ragtag ballplayers became champions of the world. Interspersed with comments from his notes of twenty years ago as Little League coach for his son's teams, Sutton enhances the importance that baseball plays in bonding fathers and sons.
Cactus baseball
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Price: Free! Words: 100. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Michaêl donati presents Baseball cactus! Humor, humor and more humor in the comic adventures of this unusual character and funny. Short-stories, all public-
101 Sports Poems
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
3rd Edition - Updated formatting and links. Sports is where a person can compete with oneself, and with others, with integrity and safety. Sports is where a person can learn a great deal about themselves doing something they love. It's rare that integrity and fun can be found in one activity, but sports is at its best when combining the two. Nearly twenty years of poetry in one collection
101 Sports Poems Vol 1 - Baseball
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Series: Sports Poems · Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
First of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 1 - Baseball" are all baseball related. Subsequent volumes will combine titles and topics. Vol 2 features poems for dance, yoga, martial arts, twirler, drill team, and ice skating.
Bleed Cubbie Blue 2013 Annual
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A preview of the 2013 Chicago Cubs season by writers from the SB Nation Cubs blog, Bleed Cubbie Blue; it includes major-league player previews, prospect reviews, and some history of the team.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Coaching is Simple...You're Up!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Coaching is Simple…You’re Up! Is for the Player in addition to the Coach. “Coaching is Simple…You’re Up!” deals with several critical aspects of the offensive aspect of the game that I believe are never taught. Some are mentioned prior to practice, while others are skimmed over, and most are filled with so many fallacies they end up being miscommunicated.
The Reluctant Apostle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The author, a player in his youth, is persuaded to coach a Seattle little league team, with utterly disastrous results. Losing every game is only the beginning. It is the mix of heroics and tragedy in lower case, the torments and the injustices, the rain, mud, the charm of each young player, and the coach's reflections on subjects from Plato to giftedness, that render this book unforgettable.
You Shoot Me Now: Based on the True Story of Walla Tonehka
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,500. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
After a Choctaw Indian is convicted of murder and is sentenced to be executed, he is allowed to go free and play baseball for his team if he will promise to return after his final game to be shot. He agrees.
Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School and Life as a Division I College Athlete (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 199,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This book, a four part chronicle beginning with my freshman year and culminating with senior year, offers an insider’s view into the life of a college athlete. As I share my experiences on the baseball diamond, in the classroom, and up in the dorm room, the entire college baseball experience comes to life in this personal "Road to Omaha".
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley tells the story of the 2009 New Market Rebels and the townspeople who house them, feed them, and root for them; welcome them into their homes in June and send them back to their schools in August. In the process, both players and fans become part of something greater than themselves, even if it is just a baseball team in a little town in the Shenandoah Valley.
Bleachers In the Bedroom: the Swampoodle Irish and Connie Mack
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Woody Allen’s Radio Days and Jean Shepherd’s Christmas Story, the author takes us on a nostalgic and humorous trip back to his childhood home. His is in a Philadelphia neighborhood, across the street from Shibe Park, where Connie Mack’s A’s are challenging the Yankee dynasty of Ruth and Gehrig.
Super Smashmouth Baseball
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Hitting & catching technique that only comes along once in a life time. That is exactly what happened to Dave. Dave has been apart of coaching youth Baseball for over 40 years. One day Dave heard somthing. It set off a thought, that if we did this it would work better.The next day. Dave tried it out on there weakest hitter. After 10 minutes he became one of our best hitters. Dave proved it worked