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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!
Another Time... Another Place
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Stu Rossmann's heritage includes numerous family members who were baseball fans. They belonged to a generation who witnessed the game through a different lens. There was no free agency, thus they found comfort in knowing that their favorite players would probably be on their team year after year.
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.
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
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.
Last Train to Cooperstown
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
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.
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.
When the Yankees Were on the Fritz --Revisiting the "Horace Clark Era"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: 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.
Go Go Gato
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel 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.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Phosphorus, the Holy Hand Grenade, and Sunflower Diaries 12th, Volume 15
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: 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!

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