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THE 1969 MIRACLE METS: THE IMPROBABLE STORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST UNDERDOG TEAM
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Series: BASEBALL, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 225,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 1969 "miracle Mets."
A TALE OF THREE CITIES: NEW YORK, L.A. AND SAN FRANCISCO IN OCTOBER OF ‘62
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Series: BASEBALL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 184,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1962 was the last year of American innocence.
Paul Lebowitz's 2012 Baseball Guide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A Complete Guide to the 2012 Baseball Season. In depth analysis of all 30 teams with sections dedicated to: management, starting pitching, bullpens, lineups, bench, prospects, predictions and relevant statistical analysis and essays. Great for fantasy players and useful all season long.
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.
The Ultimate Season
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
In 1978, the fiercest of baseball rivals, the Yankees and the Red Sox, engaged in one of the most compelling races in baseball history, capped by Bucky Dent's unforgettable home run. All the drama of that amazing year is brought to life in 21st-century blog style fashion by three fictional characters - a sports writer, a female stadium vendor, and a bartender - and what a story they have to tell.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 199,920. 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".
The Hall of Fame Index
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The Hall of Fame Index takes a look at baseball players in the Hall of Fame and those that many fans think should and evaluates their fitness for the Hall of Fame. The Index is a revolutionary compilation of statists that makes the argument easier to have. Was Willie Mays better than Ty Cobb? Does Barry Bonds hold a candle to Ted Williams? Find out when you pick up the Hall of Fame Index.
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.
Boston Red Sox: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports
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Price: Free! Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Sports by the Numbers books are not just for diehard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams.
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.
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.
Broken Baseball Numbers A Review Of Sabermetrics And What It Means To The Game
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Sabermetrics is taking baseball by storm. Are the numbers really as important as may Sabermetricians claim? Do we need to learn all over again what baseball is all about? Broken Baseball Numbers will answer these questions and many more. In the end, you'll have a totally new perspective on this math revolution within America's pastime, even if you consider yourself a sabermetric expert!
Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Robin Van Auken. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
By Lance Van Auken and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! is the remarkable story of Little League Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. On any given spring evening, 360,000 children around the world can be found on the dusty mounds and grassy fields of a Little League field. More than four million people play or volunteer.