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Tampa Bay Rays IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Think you know Rays baseball? Think again … you’re about to find out how smart you really are about the Tampa Bay Rays. You know that in 2008 the Rays were the best team in the American League. But if you think you know everything that transpired as Tampa Bay went from “worst to first” and made itself into one of the elite franchises in professional sports … well, it’s time to prove it.
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.
The 2012 Texas Rangers: A Shutdown Ending
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The writers from shutdowninning.com have collaborated to provide a complete recap of the 2012 Texas Rangers season. From Spring Training to the Wild Card Playoff game, the early season highs to the late season lows, every important moment is highlighted in this one-of-a-kind production. As George Santayana said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
Cincinnati Reds IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 17. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Think you know everything about Reds baseball? Think again. With ten chapters and 200 brand new trivia questions to challenge fans of all ages and skill levels, it’s time to find out how smart you really are about the Cincinnati Reds. Each chapter profiles a member of the Big Red Machine and then offers 20 brand new exciting and challenging trivia questions.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
Paul Lebowitz's 2013 Baseball Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,080. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Paul Lebowitz's 2013 Baseball Guide is an invaluable part of preparing and following the 2013 Baseball Season. With vital statistics, player information, additions, subtractions, fantasy suggestions, breakout players, predictions and essays, the book is packed with information you won't get anywhere else.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Baltimore Orioles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Baltimore Orioles history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Orioles fan.
2013 Professional Baseball Umpire Corp. Umpire Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Professional Baseball Umpire Corp.. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The PBUC Manual is the definitive resource for all professional umpires. This manual contains the interpretations and clarifications to the Official Baseball Rules, instructions to umpires, rulings and guidelines (including actual plays), policies and practices, and standards of evaluation.
The Switch Pitcher
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The Switch Pitcher is the story of young George Herman Brubaker, who out of necessity learns to pitch both right and left-handed. As his team, the Pups, nears the big championship showdown with the Ponies, he is ready for action. But how do you handle a player who is two pitchers in one?
How To Be A Better Hitter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Be The Best Hitter In Your League in only a few weeks. Learn To drive through the ball for power and make consistent contact with the ball
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Philadelphia Phillies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Philadelphia Phillies history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Phillies fan.
Level the Playing Field: Balls, Brats and Other B.S. (or really fun sports facts)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Based on the popular radio segment “Sports Shorts,” talk show host Kate Delaney offers a book full of fascinating sports facts. Whether you’re a fan of baseball, golf, horse racing, or sports across the board...or simply hate being left out of the conversation at the cocktail party, LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD gives men and women an arsenal of interesting sports facts to impress your friends.
Game-Day Goddess: Learning Baseball's Lingo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Baseball's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
Carlos Paula
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Carlos Paula, a Cuban, had a brief career in the major leagues with the Washington Senators. He was exceptional for he became the first dark-skinned Cuban to play for the Washington American League baseball franchise. Earlier Cubans with lighter skin color had made the grade for the Nationals. In 1954 race was a big issue because most of the teams fans were born south of the Mason-Dixon line.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook: All-Star Break Supplement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This update to the 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook provides mid-season reports on players and teams in the Toronto Blue Jays' minor league system.
The 2013 Texas Rangers: A Shutdown Ending
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Follow the story of the 2013 Texas Rangers from an eventful offseason to a dramatic Spring Training, and throughout a tumultuous season.
Pitching Grips
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
grips for when pitching
Hey, Coach!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is kind of a coaching for dummies book. I spent the first 10 years coaching my children in baseball and softball, making a lot of mistakes both with my players and their parents and wasting a lot of time in practice. This little book should be great for a first time coach or one who could use some new ideas. Though my experience coaching is in baseball, this could apply to all youth sports.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Projecting X: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance, teaching you the whats, whys and hows of both basic and advanced statistics. You will then discover how to use those newly acquired skills. A complete step-by-step tutorial on developing an Excel spreadsheet to perform the calculations follows.