Books tagged: minor leagues

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Minor League Misfits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Walker City Silver Sox are not even close to being a team. They are in fact a collection of talented individuals, each of whom has a common goal in mind...to make it to the show. With that in mind, lace up those spikes, (if they still fit), dust off that ditty bag, and get your butt out there on the field with a bunch of misfits who are strapped with a girl for a second baseman.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
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You set the price! Words: 2,100. 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: $3.75 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.
Play Ball! (For Some People Baseball is the Center of the Universe)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The former National Pastime may no longer be the quintessential American game, but there are still those for whom it approaches the status of a religion, replete with its own rites, rituals, traditions, and legends. There are baseball fans and baseball people. The difference? Say a hurricane is on the way. A true-blue baseball person will think: "I hope we'll have enough time to finish the game."
Pick-Off Play
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Pick-Off Play" is a Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery story set in 1913.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.