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Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers
By Stewart Wolpin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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.
42: A Biography of Jack "Jackie" Robinson
By BookCaps
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Jackie Robinson was one of the greatest baseball players of all time--MLB Rookie of the Year, World Series Champion, six-time all-star, MVP, and a lifetime batting average of .311. But he is most remembered for breaking racial barriers by becoming the first African American to play in the major leagues since the 1880s.
Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Baseball A Short Story
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
An UPLIFTING, MUST READ about brotherly love. "BASEBALL is the perfect balance of salty and sweet. You love this kid... He's got perspective. He's got style. If you read this book and you don't hear that kid talking right to you, you're not listening. 'Cause he's right there, right in your ear, the whole time. Whatever it is Bennett did to create BASEBALL, I hope he does it again!" ~YoTeach