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Boston Red Sox: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports
Price: Free! Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sports by the Numbers books are not just for diehard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams.
A TALE OF THREE CITIES: NEW YORK, L.A. AND SAN FRANCISCO IN OCTOBER OF ‘62
Series: BASEBALL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 184,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1962 was the last year of American innocence.
THE 1969 MIRACLE METS: THE IMPROBABLE STORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST UNDERDOG TEAM
Series: BASEBALL, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 225,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 1969 "miracle Mets."
Little Field, Big Time Baseball: Youth Baseball Passion and Excess in a Middle American Town
Price: Free! Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
"The Bad News Bears" meets "Friday Night Lights". A powerful, unfiltered account of the passionate youth baseball culture in a decaying middle American city. Author Tim Mathers' first hand account of the sub-culture of youth sports in America will stay on your mind long after the last out. A story so hard hitting, the names had to be changed.
Baseball; the Last Great American Pastime
Price: Free! Words: 65,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A consolidated history of the game and its parallels with America as a whole, intended for those new to the game who'd like to know how it got that way and the casual fan who watches 20-30 games per year.
Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School and Life as a Division I College Athlete (Second Edition)
Price: $4.95 USD. (Free until March 27!) Words: 201,650. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This book, a four part chronicle beginning with my freshman year and culminating with senior year, offers an insider’s view into the life of a college athlete. As I share my experiences on the baseball diamond, in the classroom, and up in the dorm room, the entire college baseball experience comes to life in this personal "Road to Omaha".
Pitching Isn't Complicated: The Secrets of Pro Pitchers Aren't Secrets At All
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The PERFECT Pitching Book for coaches and players who want to learn the right way to pitch. Pitching Isn't Complicated is a book of advanced pitching drills, concepts and strategy, explained in simple, easy-to-understand terminology. If you're a young player to learn or a coach trying to do better for his players, this book will teach you everything you need to know and nothing that you don't.
Tucker Elliot Bundle #1 - Atlanta Braves Baseball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,910. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Three full-length sports history and trivia books from Black Mesa Publishing and author Tucker Elliot.
A Year in Mudville: An Oral History of Casey Stengel and the Original Mets
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 132,120. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A Year in Mudville: An Oral History of Casey Stengel and the Original Mets is the first comprehensive work devoted to the 1962 New York Mets, the worst baseball team of the twentieth century. The Original Mets, while unquestionably bad, remain one of the most beloved teams of any era, and this book tells the Mets' unbelievable story through the words of participants and witnesses.
San Francisco Giants: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sports by the Numbers books are not just for diehard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams.
John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to World Series Champion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this biography, John Cangelosi teams up with noted sports writer K. P. Wee to share his stories of growing up in Brooklyn and what it took to become an MLB player. This is an inside look at a real everyman of baseball, full of stories about stealing bases against legendary pitchers and catchers, and how it felt to celebrate the first championship in Marlins history.
Bleachers In the Bedroom: the Swampoodle Irish and Connie Mack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Like Woody Allen’s Radio Days and Jean Shepherd’s Christmas Story, the author takes us on a nostalgic and humorous trip back to his childhood home. His is in a Philadelphia neighborhood, across the street from Shibe Park, where Connie Mack’s A’s are challenging the Yankee dynasty of Ruth and Gehrig.
Go Go Gato
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
The Reluctant Apostle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The author, a player in his youth, is persuaded to coach a Seattle little league team, with utterly disastrous results. Losing every game is only the beginning. It is the mix of heroics and tragedy in lower case, the torments and the injustices, the rain, mud, the charm of each young player, and the coach's reflections on subjects from Plato to giftedness, that render this book unforgettable.
The 50 Greatest Dodgers Games of All Time
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 50 Greatest Dodgers Games features all the best players to don the uniform: Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson, Kirk Gibson, Zack Wheat, Fernando Valenzuela, Orel Hershiser, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Clayton Kershaw, Steve Garvey, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese and more. It also features some of the unsung heroes of baseball history, like Cookie Lavagetto, Vic Davalillo, Sandy Amoros, Al Gionfriddo
Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Baseball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A Classic Baseball reference with an updated introduction addressing the modern era of America's Favorite Pastime... Ever since baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday,fans across America have followed this game, its personalities and its statistics. In Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Baseball, you will find inside stories and little-known anecdotes.
The Ultimate Season
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
In 1978, the fiercest of baseball rivals, the Yankees and the Red Sox, engaged in one of the most compelling races in baseball history, capped by Bucky Dent's unforgettable home run. All the drama of that amazing year is brought to life in 21st-century blog style fashion by three fictional characters - a sports writer, a female stadium vendor, and a bartender - and what a story they have to tell.
The Hall of Fame Index
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The Hall of Fame Index takes a look at baseball players in the Hall of Fame and those that many fans think should and evaluates their fitness for the Hall of Fame. The Index is a revolutionary compilation of statists that makes the argument easier to have. Was Willie Mays better than Ty Cobb? Does Barry Bonds hold a candle to Ted Williams? Find out when you pick up the Hall of Fame Index.
Sweaty Mascots start Grease Fires
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A nontraditional coming-of-age story about a naive college graduate who takes his first job with a baseball team in the south. You'll encounter midgets and mascots, pulling tarp and patronizing prostitutes, religion and race, swearing and more swearing. Wrap it up with some Southern hospitality and a bachelor auction. You’re left with a seasoned Grillbilly and a clear outlook on life.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.

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