Books tagged: baseball team

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Playing the Baseball Card
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Sports
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Don't Badger A Badger
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
This is a short story for middle school students or for any young boy who loves baseball. It's a story about teamwork and getting to know people from from other countries. And it's inspired by my nephew's own journey to America from China! This book is also available online as an audiobook narrated and produced by me. IF THIS SOUNDS GOOD TO YOU--DOWNLOAD THE BOOK FOR YOUR CHILD TO ENJOY!!
Matt Granite - An Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the introduction to the Matt Granite Baseball Series. This new and irreverent spin on the national pastime, isn't to be taken seriously. No one said baseball was fair.