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Batboy on the Worst Team Ever!
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Price: Free! Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
10 Year old Bobby McRainey tells of the day to day struggles as a batboy on a losingest team ever! But, when his 1951 ball club signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams can have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly. Based upon the Amazing True Story!
Royal Switch
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
There was nothing to suggest that this baseball season would be any different than the last 20 seasons Harry Edelson had covered, even though Oklahoma City now had a Major League franchise to call its own. He covered the move of the team from Kansas City that winter and observed the new owner – a Russian billionaire – signing the best players he could, including the National League MVP.
A Miracle in Shreveport
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"We were lucky to make it out of Shreveport alive on that early spring day in 1917." A story of the first truly integrated baseball team, decades before Jackie Robinson, set during the early years of World War I. Magic, miracles, and more... Part of the historical baseball novel, The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School and Life as a Division I College Athlete (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 200,280. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This book, a four part chronicle beginning with my freshman year and culminating with senior year, offers an insider’s view into the life of a college athlete. As I share my experiences on the baseball diamond, in the classroom, and up in the dorm room, the entire college baseball experience comes to life in this personal "Road to Omaha".
The Year the Giants Won the Series: A Journal of the 2010 World Series Champions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Drawn from Joseph Sutton's journal, his observations of the San Francisco Giants' climb to win the 2010 World Series will remind you how a bunch of ragtag ballplayers became champions of the world. Interspersed with comments from his notes of twenty years ago as Little League coach for his son's teams, Sutton enhances the importance that baseball plays in bonding fathers and sons.
A Few Short Stories, Volume 1 (Omnibus)
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Series: A Few Short Stories Omnibus. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Read 18 flash and short stories from ten ebooks in this first omnibus volume for one low price, featuring "The World's Best Coffee," "The Uninvited Spook," "The Unfaithful Camera," "Walking Into The Night," "The Devil Came A-Collecting," "The Potwasher's New Magic Trick," "Paying Taxes, American Style," "The Bomb Hole Incident," and "The Nowhere October Surprise."
Going To See Grassy Ella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This book is a fast-paced comic adventure narrated by 14-year-old Annie West, whose 12-year-old sister, Peej, has cancer. The girls go to New York to see a faith healer named Graciella. Their adventures include a mistaken-identity kidnapping and end with the girls helping the police catch a ring of drug criminals. Peej finds a path to healing with her doctors’ help and "Grassy Ella's" advice.
Lenny Smiles
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
There is more to the little league pennant race than just winning and losing.
7th Inning Death
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Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Major league baseball umpire Marshall Connors longs for a return to the relative obscurity of his profession and the simplicity of the game he loves. A new relationship gives him hope. A old acquaintance takes it away. Because... Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. Sometimes, good people do bad things. And sometimes, people are just plain bad... BOOK 2 in the MARSHALL CONNORS SERIES
Sports Heroes Of Rainbow Road
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Series: Rainbow Road Chapter Books for Children, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The fifth of seven volumes in the Rainbow Road series of chapter books for children ages five through ten.