Books tagged: baseball

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The All Nations Team
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
Marilyn: "It's All Make Believe, Isn't It?"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Ingenious, poignant, spicy, Marilyn returns. The body of Martin Montage is the conduit. She slides into his body. She spices up his mind. The day is one heralding event after another, unbalancing Martin, hours filled with activities and celebrity for the benefit of Marilyn's return.
Carnival Baseball
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Price: Free! Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
As head coach of the 1933 Wilmington Whispers, Sarge holds a grocery list of troubles. His catcher is a double amputee. The robot outfielders are held together with chicken wire and his star player is an ego-driven hunk of chewing tobacco. Witch doctors. Vampires with tommy guns. Carnival Baseball turns our national pastime on its head and tells the tale of a born loser who refuses to fail.
Rain Delay
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The new kid in town gets a big league welcome. A short story.
Minotaur Planet
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,980. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Durf isn't dead and Brianna's Call is back. It's all happening again, but nothing is the same. Billy is now Billie and Super Bowl is now the World Series. To make matters worse, Brianna's Call is being chased by a fleet of space ships intent on keeping the magic. Billy is forced to confront ancient weapons of the gods, battle alien wizards all while pretending to be a female minotaur ballplayer.
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.
Hitting is Simple...Have You Figured it Out Yet?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Very early in my coaching career I was fortunate to meet a 10 year old who questioned everything! Initially I felt his questions were a test of my patience, but when he asked, “How long do I wait Coach?” during a hitting drill, I realized what I was saying did not make sense. Wow, and I thought I was the coach.
Way Over the Line
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Eighth-grader Jessie Campbell loves baseball, but he's terrified of the ball. When he and his best friend, Ryder, are abducted by space aliens to play in the huge intergalactic baseball tournament, Jessie will need to deal with horrors such as space pirates, and, even worse, actually participating on the field. And if all of that wasn't enough pressure, Jessie may also be the fabled chosen one.
Baseball: Preparing your Child to Play
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The book focuses on the role of parents and coaches in teaching beginners how to play baseball. It starts with Tee Ball at age 6-7. Kids know zilch at that age, so the tee ball game is very simple and aimed at fundamentals. I look at what parents need to do to support then childs interest, and what coaches have to do to teach at an age appropriate level. We explore stance, hitting, fielding.
Without a Tear: (Kindly Tales for Open Hearts)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Without a Tear includes: Rama and the Camel Young Rama needs a present for her father’s birthday. Maybe a genie can help. The Isle of Figgamaroo A cabin boy on his first voyage to the land of Trifoggles and Furboggles. Splashing Far From Home Young pebbles love to skip. But how will they find their way home? Sam’s Last Game Samantha can’t stand baseball. Now everyone is depending on her!