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Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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.
Bridging the Gap
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
Inspiring Sports Stories: Four Athletes That Inspired a Nation
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Some athletes play the game…and some inspire the game. The four plays profiled in this book were part of the second group. This book profiles the following athletes: Jay Moriarity, Jackie Robinson, and Rinku Singh and Dinsesh Patel. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
A Whole Lot of Bar-B-Q, and Other Baseball Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A collection of nine diverse stories from baseball impressario Mike Shannon. The tales are touching and funny, and include characters such as a lottery winner whose dream of owning a baseball team turns into a nightmare; a lonely man who has a blind date among the Bleacher Bums at Wrigley Field; and feature appearances by Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, and the spirit of Pete Rose.
9-Carat Baseball Poems: Roger Connor, Ted Williams and Others
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Price: Free! Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Fifty-seven poems reflecting my interest in baseball and those who played the game, major, minor and sandlot.
MacArthur's Luck
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Series: The Fortunes of War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
January 1945: Gen. George Marshall dies unexpectedly, replaced by Douglas MacArthur. American armies race the Soviets for Berlin, and history's bloodiest war threatens to spiral into an even greater conflict. From Jackie Robinson at the Rhine to Robert Heinlein at Okinawa and Barry Goldwater above Tokyo, this alternate history will forever change the way you look at the end of World War Two.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.
Pennant Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...