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Last Train to Cooperstown
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Banned from Major League baseball for nearly the first half of the 20th Century due to racial discrimination, African Americans formed their own professional teams. In 2005 there were 24 former Negro League players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, this did not give Negro League baseball the recognition deserved for its contribution to the sport. A committee of baseball historians re
Split to Splinters
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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 five 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: 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' And Major League Baseball A Sordid Account Of Bribery And Prostitution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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.
The Original Sin #7
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
The Original Sin is about things that taste the worlds insanity.
Successfully Failing for Over a Hundred Years: In Depth into Baseball
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: Unknown language. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: 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.
Why We Love Them: An Homage to the World Champion San Francisco Giants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A lifelong fan gets it on the record why the Giants Faithful love this team
Carlos Paula
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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.
When the Yankees Were on the Fritz --Revisiting the "Horace Clark Era"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"When the Yankees Were on the Fritz" is about a low time in New York Yankee history, the Horace Clarke Era, 1966-1974. Fritz's scouts had sold him on the concept that if he were on the Yankees he would be getting a World Series check almost every season, but instead, the Yankees fell to last place in the American League for the first time ever. Fritz never did get a World Series check.
Baseball ABC
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
Baseball ABC You will find the kids picture of each character A-Z with detail and very nice story and show how easy to learn baseball game from this book.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook: All-Star Break Supplement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: 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.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Phosphorus, the Holy Hand Grenade, and Sunflower Diaries 12th, Volume 15
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
Volume 15 is a continuation of Volume 14 covering a republication of "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 12. It also shows another example of "mathematical flanking" using calendar dates from 2013 to pair with up with news articles on 7/2 of 2014. It shows the numbers 5/25 liste in the last 2 volumes manifesting in a "Prediction" by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. It also cites the Superman theme.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Broken Baseball Numbers A Review Of Sabermetrics And What It Means To The Game
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Sabermetrics is taking baseball by storm. Are the numbers really as important as may Sabermetricians claim? Do we need to learn all over again what baseball is all about? Broken Baseball Numbers will answer these questions and many more. In the end, you'll have a totally new perspective on this math revolution within America's pastime, even if you consider yourself a sabermetric expert!