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Sweet Seasons: Recollections of the 1955-64 New York Yankees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sweet Seasons, the sequel to The Men of Autumn, contains interviews with and recollections of players active between 1955 and 1964. The players included: Bobby Richardson Whitey Ford Bill Skowron Bob Turley Jim Bouton Luis Arroyo Andy Carey Ryne Duren Norm Siebern Jerry Lumpe Al Downing Johnny Blanchard Johnny Kucks Hector Lopez Billy Hunter Mickey Mantle Yogi Berra Elston Howard Roger Maris
Babe Ruth Biography: How The Baseball Legend Shaped The Sport Industry and Made Baseball Popular?
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Babe Ruth, known as George Herman Ruth, was a big baseball legend lived back in the yearly 1900s. Some speculate if wasn't for Babe Ruth, the baseball would not be as famous in the United States as it is today. Babe Ruth successfully managed to draw attention to baseball due to his playing capabilities and impressive hits at that time. In fact, as a result of Ruth’s contract to New York...
Life is Only a Game Baseball is Serious
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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People who love baseball do strange things. The best basketball player on the planet gave up millions of dollars and left the NBA to play for a thousand a month with a low level minor league baseball team. The world's first millionaire author would trade every dollar if he could have played just one season of professional hardball. Here are some baseball tales, all true but the last one.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: Free! 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.
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.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook: All-Star Break Supplement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This update to the 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook provides mid-season reports on players and teams in the Toronto Blue Jays' minor league system.