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33 Summers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
What happens when dreams get crushed by addiction demons? 33 Summers tells the story of Jack Mathis a talented baseball player that dreams of playing for the Yankees, but is being dragged down by family, drugs and alcohol. Will Jack be able to confront his demons or will he become just another jock swallowed up by them?
The Perfect Game: Baseball Memories
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010 by Neponset River Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
This tells the story of a small town boy who became a star baseball pitcher, was asked to sign a contract for the New York Yankees, but went into teaching and coaching instead. His claim to fame is having pitched an "almost Perfect Game", 17 innings that ended in a 3-3 tie. His poetry reflects the artistry of baseball and the players of the game.
da sticks
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Series: Harry Mickey Shorts Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010 by WolfSinger Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Mickey Shorts, ex-ballplayer turned street-smart private investigator, enters the corporate world of insurance. Going undercover at MechInsCo, Harry gets exposure to executives within the company including his lifer accounting boss, the psycho senior finance executive and a frantic company president. They all paint the same picture – a company losing money with no idea how, or why.
Hank
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Hank is a page-turning, contemporary coming-of-age story of growing up amidst the wreckage of a troubled family, an alien school, and a world otherwise booby-trapped with alluring but perilous possibilities. We see not just Hank's confusion and dismay, but his grit, his honesty, and his vulnerability. A real, raw, and rewarding story. Book one of the Gunpowder Trilogy.
Black Betsy: A Jukebox story
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Series: Jukebox Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Shoeless Joe Jackson made a mistake and was banned from baseball for life. Sometimes, in the Garden Lounge, the special jukebox lets a customer go back in time to a mistake and fix it. Shoeless Joe never had a chance to let the jukebox help him fix his mistake, but instead it allowed Shoeless Joe to do something even more important: Help a child become a better adult.
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.
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Dead Ball (the sequel to Sudden Death - Endorsed by John Lescroart)
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Series: Deadly Sports Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Murder, sports, greed, & glamour. The story takes place at AllSport, a facility that trains inner city athletes with pro potential. Combining athletes who come from lives of poverty with big money & the country’s top pro athletes proves to be a combustible mix. A brazen murder is committed. The suspect list is long. Is murder just another form of competition? Full-throttle action!
Halloween
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Do you remember your scariest Halloween ever? James Henderson does. It was the year he turned ten. What started out as a sensible plan to collect the most candy while trick-or-treating soon turned into a terrifying adventure for James, his two friends and his kid brother, Ricky.
Dropping the fig leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Green e-books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Brian Hommel lives in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife,Kim and three daughters, Abbey, Ellie Grace and Selah Faith. He works for Unlimited Potential Inc. and is currently the chaplain for the Arizona Diamondbacks. As a former professional baseball player Brian now ministers to that unique community.