Books tagged: baseball team

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Playing the Baseball Card
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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.
The Year the Giants Won the Series: A Journal of the 2010 World Series Champions
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Price: $2.99 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.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. 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.
Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. 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.
Richard Kauffman Of Susquehanna University And The St. Louis Browns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. 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.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $2.99 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.
Don't Badger A Badger
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
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!!
The YEARS the Giants Won the Series: A Fan's Journal of the 2012 and 2010 World Series Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
After moving from New York, it took the San Francisco Giants 53 years to win their first World Series championship in 2010. Their next title came only two years later. Joseph Sutton's observations will bring back memories of both seasons. Interwoven is the unique story of how baseball has influenced Sutton's relationship with his son Ray, and how it enhances the bond between fathers and sons.