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When the Yankees Were on the Fritz --Revisiting the "Horace Clark Era"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,060. 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: 78,250. 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.
"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: $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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Catalina Summer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Lefebvre’s novel pivots around the Catalina Baseball Camp but it’s not limited to ballgames or campfires. It’s about a time we’ve all passed through. Some with ease, some dramatically complicated, but in the end, a time that had a profound impact on the rest of our lives.
"Double Duty" Radcliffe--36 Years of PItching & Catching in the Negro Leagues
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"Double Duty" Radcliffe is the biography of one of the most unique baseball stars in history. Nicknamed "Double Duty" because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, Radcliffe played from 1919-1954 in the Negro Leagues with and against the best white and black players in the world. Radcliffe's own words are intertwined with background information and interviews with more than 30 ex-teammates.
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.
San Francisco Giants: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,890. 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.
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.
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.
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.