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The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 169,510. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is your complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. With approximately 250 player profiles, information on all eight teams, complete 2016 schedules, broadcast information and exclusive essays, the Handbook will accompany you to Buffalo, New Hampshire, Lansing, Vancouver, Dunedin, Bluefield and beyond!
Projecting X 2.0: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance, teaching you the whats, whys and hows of both basic and advanced statistics. You will then discover how to use those newly acquired skills with the included complete step-by-step tutorial on developing an Excel spreadsheet to perform the calculations.
From Beer to Beards: Boston Baseball's 2011 to 2013 Roller Coaster Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Follow the Boston Red Sox, game by game, through all three seasons of this unbelievable odyssey, providing information and insight regarding the events surrounding the team, players, and management as they journeyed from worst to first.
The Ty Cobb & Tris Speaker Game Fixing Scandal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1919 was a year of baseball scandals, the most prominent of them being the Black Sox scandal that ended with 8 Chicago White Sox players being banished from organized baseball. There was another one however. This one involved two of the games greatest players, Tris Speaker and Ty Cobb. The affair of a fixed baseball game in which Cobb and Speaker were opposing managers wasn't reported for 7 years.
Baseball Fundamentals
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
They have priced the game out of reach for the average star struck kid looking for a modern day hero. So he gets stuck with video games instead of playing in the fresh air and getting much needed exercise.
Hitting Secrets from Baseball’s Graveyard: A Diehard Student of History Reconstructs Batsmanship of the Late Dead Ball Era
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is the only work ever to attempt a reconstruction of the techniques that Cobb, Speaker, Wagner, and others used to bat .400 a century ago. Since historical evidence is sparse, the author's own observations, experiments, and common-sense analysis play a major role. Often humorous and written partially as a logbook of failed theories and adjustments, the book includes more than a dozen photos
The Men of Autumn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The Men of Autumn is Dom Forker's lively account of the 1949-53 New York Yankees — the only team in the history of baseball to win five consecutive World Series, defeating their rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers (the "Boys of Summer"). These stories — in the words of the players themselves — are priceless tickets to a golden era of baseball.
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
How Any Major League Team Can Win The World Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Managers have a lot of control over what happens during a baseball game. Unfortunately, they rely on luck rather than the use of strategy and tactics to win games. This book reveals exactly what managers can do to control the outcome of every game.
Masanori Murakami Japanese Pitching Phenom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,220. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor leagues for 2015. This handbook is even bigger than last year's edition and provides coverage of over 250 players in the Toronto Blue Jays' organization as well as all eight minor league teams.
Split to Splinters
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When Jim Honeycutt, a Hall of Famer who hurls 90 MPH fast balls in his 50s, finds that his 300th career win baseball is missing, he hires ex pro baseball player Eli Sharpe to investigate. A note points to Jim’s four lovely daughters. As Eli delves into the clan’s complicated family dynamics, he must also interview their boyfriends, their sexy mother, her best friend, and a washed-up journalist.
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.
San Francisco Giants: A Fan's Journal 2010, 2012, 2014
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
After moving from NY, it took the San Francisco Giants 53 years to win their first World Series in 2010. Then came two more titles in 2012 and 2014. Joseph Sutton has incorporated all three World Series seasons into one book. What makes this book truly unique is that it's interwoven with Sutton's baseball relationship with his son Ray, from the time Ray was a Little Leaguer through high school.
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season is a Moneyball-esque guide to profiting big bucks from your love of fantasy sports. With analysis from top-ranked daily fantasy player CSURAM88, the book examines the advanced strategies used by daily fantasy sports professionals and provides you with data on which strategies have actually won in the past.
Understanding Fantasy Baseball - No Longer Just for Nerds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When trying to learn fantasy baseball, many people aren't sure where to begin. Some search the web for countless hours while others get frustrated and simply give up. The goal of Understanding Fantasy Baseball - No Longer Just for Nerds was to create a way for anyone to quickly and easily gain a better understanding of the game.
The Spectacular Case of the 1962 Los Angeles Angels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The expansion Los Angeles Angels shock the sporting world in 1962 by claiming first place on July 4th and by contending for the pennant deep into the season.
Philadelphia's Moonglo Cafe' Bribery and Prostitution in National League Baseball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Major League Baseball has hidden a secret from public knowledge for 55 years. The secret involves meetings between a Philadelphia prostitute and 3 major leaguers in the 1959 baseball season. The names of the players are known to Philadelphia Phillies' management, the Phila. Police Dept. and MLB execs. Baseball commissioner Ford Frick chose to keep the players' identities hidden from the public.
Successfully Failing for Over a Hundred Years: In Depth into Baseball
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: Unknown language. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Do you think baseball is boring? Do you love baseball? Do you want to know about baseball? This book goes through all the factors of baseball to show people how baseball is not boring and is one of the most complex sport there is. Baseball will look better in your eyes after reading this.
Block the Plate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
14-year-old Pete Simmons is psyched to be catcher on the elite Texas Blaze baseball team, but Coach has been losing his temper – a lot. And the team's top pitcher turns out to be a total jerk...with a very cool twin sister. Middle school is coming to a close and making the high school roster is everyone’s goal – but first Pete has to survive his summer season.

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