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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.
Keepers of the Sandlot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Electric Moon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Bill Severns wrote this book to encourage parents and coaches to enjoy their kids and protect their childhood. Your children are only children for a few years-they have plenty of time later in life to be adults; it’s up to us to guard their childhood, to make it fun, and to protect that feeling of playing in the sandlot. We’re the Keepers of that feeling. We’re the Keepers of the Sandlot.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Major League Baseball IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Think you know everything about our National Pastime? Think again! It's time to find out how much trivia you really know about Major League Baseball.