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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.
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.
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.
George Washington Keefe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Boston Red Sox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Red Sox fan.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Atlanta Braves
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Atlanta Braves history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Braves fan.
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
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.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Los Angeles Dodgers
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Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
This trivia book is intended to help diehard Dodger fans celebrate their beloved team. It’s been a long time since April 21, 1890, when the franchise recorded its first official victory in the National League—but 124 years and 10,000 wins later the team is still going strong, still producing great players and historic moments. Enjoy the trivia, Think Blue, and have fun reminiscing.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
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You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
When the Babe Came to Town: Stories of George Herman Ruth's Small-Town Baseball Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
"Babe" Ruth was a baseball legend. You can find out why in "When the Babe Came to Town." This book shows how the Babe connected with the fans through his many exhibition and barnstorming games."When the Babe Came to Town" is a collection of some of these stories highlighting games that Babe Ruth played in Emmitsburg, Maryland; York, Pennsylvania; Oakland, California and Cumberland, Maryland.
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.
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.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Tampa Bay Rays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
If you’re a diehard Rays fan or you’re just a baseball fanatic in general, then it’s time to step up to the challenge and test your knowledge with these hardball questions about the Rays—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in franchise history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Tampa Bay Rays fan.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
There are various reasons why Little League Baseball has disappeared in many parts of the Chicagoland area as well as the entire nation. What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City? touches on a variety of provocative issues such as the decline of Black baseball players at all levels of competition or the privatization of Little League Baseball for example.
Joel Katte Bundle #1 - Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Three full-length sports history and trivia books from Black Mesa Publishing and authors Joel Katte and Tucker Elliot: Green Bay Packers IQ, Milwaukee Brewers IQ and Major League Baseball IQ. More than 750 challenging questions, the most up-to-date trivia and the greatest stories in franchise history.