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The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,220. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor leagues for 2015. This handbook is even bigger than last year's edition and provides coverage of over 250 players in the Toronto Blue Jays' organization as well as all eight minor league teams.
Last Train to Cooperstown
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Banned from Major League baseball for nearly the first half of the 20th Century due to racial discrimination, African Americans formed their own professional teams. In 2005 there were 24 former Negro League players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, this did not give Negro League baseball the recognition deserved for its contribution to the sport. A committee of baseball historians re
Split to Splinters
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jim Honeycutt, a Hall of Famer who hurls 90 MPH fast balls in his 50s, finds that his 300th career win baseball is missing, he hires ex pro baseball player Eli Sharpe to investigate. A note points to Jim’s four lovely daughters. As Eli delves into the clan’s complicated family dynamics, he must also interview their boyfriends, their sexy mother, her best friend, and a washed-up journalist.
Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Baseball
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A Classic Baseball reference with an updated introduction addressing the modern era of America's Favorite Pastime... Ever since baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday,fans across America have followed this game, its personalities and its statistics. In Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Baseball, you will find inside stories and little-known anecdotes.
San Francisco Giants: A Fan's Journal 2010, 2012, 2014
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
After moving from NY, it took the San Francisco Giants 53 years to win their first World Series in 2010. Then came two more titles in 2012 and 2014. Joseph Sutton has incorporated all three World Series seasons into one book. What makes this book truly unique is that it's interwoven with Sutton's baseball relationship with his son Ray, from the time Ray was a Little Leaguer through high school.
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season is a Moneyball-esque guide to profiting big bucks from your love of fantasy sports. With analysis from top-ranked daily fantasy player CSURAM88, the book examines the advanced strategies used by daily fantasy sports professionals and provides you with data on which strategies have actually won in the past.
Understanding Fantasy Baseball - No Longer Just for Nerds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
When trying to learn fantasy baseball, many people aren't sure where to begin. Some search the web for countless hours while others get frustrated and simply give up. The goal of Understanding Fantasy Baseball - No Longer Just for Nerds was to create a way for anyone to quickly and easily gain a better understanding of the game.
The Spectacular Case of the 1962 Los Angeles Angels
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The expansion Los Angeles Angels shock the sporting world in 1962 by claiming first place on July 4th and by contending for the pennant deep into the season.
Block the Plate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
14-year-old Pete Simmons is psyched to be catcher on the elite Texas Blaze baseball team, but Coach has been losing his temper – a lot. And the team's top pitcher turns out to be a total jerk...with a very cool twin sister. Middle school is coming to a close and making the high school roster is everyone’s goal – but first Pete has to survive his summer season.
When the Yankees Were on the Fritz --Revisiting the "Horace Clark Era"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"When the Yankees Were on the Fritz" is about a low time in New York Yankee history, the Horace Clarke Era, 1966-1974. Fritz's scouts had sold him on the concept that if he were on the Yankees he would be getting a World Series check almost every season, but instead, the Yankees fell to last place in the American League for the first time ever. Fritz never did get a World Series check.
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.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Phosphorus, the Holy Hand Grenade, and Sunflower Diaries 12th, Volume 15
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
Volume 15 is a continuation of Volume 14 covering a republication of "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 12. It also shows another example of "mathematical flanking" using calendar dates from 2013 to pair with up with news articles on 7/2 of 2014. It shows the numbers 5/25 liste in the last 2 volumes manifesting in a "Prediction" by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. It also cites the Superman theme.
"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.
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!
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
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Price: $2.99 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.
100 Years Of Baseball: The Intimate And Dramatic Story Of Modern Baseball
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 and represented by Ash Meson. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
For a full-fledged history of professional baseball with all its crises, climaxes and heroes 100 Years of Baseball is a book that will excite you like no other.
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.
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.
Tucker Elliot Bundle #1 - Atlanta Braves Baseball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,910. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Three full-length sports history and trivia books from Black Mesa Publishing and author Tucker Elliot.