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The Jewish Mets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Of the tens of thousands of men who have played Major League Baseball, about 160 of them were Jewish. The New York Mets, who play in the Jewish capital of America, have had just nine Jews take the field for them. "The Jewish Mets" takes a look at each of them; what is was like to play for the Mets and their experiences playing in a sport with so few Jewish colleagues.
God Cares About Sports
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by Revival Waves of Glory Books & Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
30 days filled with inspiration and enlightenment... Have you ever felt like you still had more to offer your team? Many athletes struggle, thinking that Go only wants to be part of their lives when they are at church.
Baseball's Strongest Man, Cannonball Crane
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
As America developed a huge appetite for its emerging passion in the late 19th century, one man stood above all other baseball players - Cannonball Crane. He was the biggest, strongest, and the heaviest star the game had. Few players have soared so high - or fallen so low as Big Ed Crane. This is his story.
CONTROL The Game: How to win as a baseball pitcher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
CONTROL The Game helps transform young baseball throwers into successful baseball pitchers. Pitchers are uniquely positioned to help their team win games.This ebook is an excellent resource for coaches, dads, pitchers, and anyone who wants to better understand the balance of mental and physical agility that baseball players must have to win games.
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.
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.
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.
Carlos Paula
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Carlos Paula, a Cuban, had a brief career in the major leagues with the Washington Senators. He was exceptional for he became the first dark-skinned Cuban to play for the Washington American League baseball franchise. Earlier Cubans with lighter skin color had made the grade for the Nationals. In 1954 race was a big issue because most of the teams fans were born south of the Mason-Dixon line.

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