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Saving Baseball From Itself: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" Featuring Thought Provoking Commentary and a Tribute to the Greatest Baseball Miracles of All-Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2020 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Life-Long baseball fan Howard G. Peretz pays tribute to the game he loves, while dismantling the business side and recommending needed fixes.
Baseball's Untold History: The Wild Side
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,990. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Take a walk on The Wild Side with Seamheads.com’s Mike Lynch, who digs deep into his archives of obscure baseball history to present some of the most amazing and unusual characters and events the game has ever seen.
Nashville Baseball
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Nashville is a Big League city despite never having been home to a major league team. From the Civil War era, to star-studded exhibitions, to outstanding Negro Leagues teams, to some of the great minor league franchises of all time, few cities have as rich a baseball tradition as Nashville, Tennessee.
Baseball Gods in Scandal: Ty Cobb, Tris Speaker, and the Dutch Leonard Affair
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Just days before the 1919 "Black Sox" World Series, the world of baseball was rocked when disgruntled pitcher Dutch Leonard accused two baseball giants--Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker--of conspiring with gamblers to fix the outcome of a game. This is the complete story, from Cobb and Speaker, to Kenesaw Landis and Ban Johnson. Includes the complete transcripts of the Landis hearings.
Inside Pitch: Insiders Reveal How the Ill-Fated Seattle Pilots Got Played into Bankruptcy in One Year
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
The story of Major League Baseball’s shortest-lived team and its quirky characters—from the dugout to the front office.
My Life in Baseball - The True Record
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ty Cobb "sets the record straight" in this reissue of his classic autobiography, as told to the infamous Al Stump. Even with the required grain of salt, Cobb's anecdotes about himself the Dead Ball Era are priceless slices of early baseball history. Stump, of course, followed the book (after Cobb's death) with one of the great character assassinations of all time.
The Bronx Zoo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The first eBook edition of the record-breaking best seller about the wild times and adventures of the dysfunctional yet championship-winning 1978 New York Yankees. Sparky Lyle takes readers right into the clubhouse with Reggie Jackson, Billy Martin, Lou Piniella, Goose Gossage, and the whole zoo!
How Trump and Biden Marketed a Virus Attached to a Tax Payer Bailout through their Media and the World of Sports Taking Back the Rustbelt One Radio Station at a Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,300. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
I have had three books published in the last fifteen years. From there, I got radio show. Finally, I was given the opportunity to speak at universities, with me speaking ten years ago. As for the present, this book brings everything up to date, including using a simple virus to shakedown the taxpayer once again.
Reflections on the 1919 Black Sox, TIme to Take Another Look
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 33,080. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2019. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Reflections on the 1919 Black Sox attempts to discover what really happened in the scandal that rocked baseball to its foundation in 1919.
Baseball; the Last Great American Pastime
Price: Free! Words: 65,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A consolidated history of the game and its parallels with America as a whole, intended for those new to the game who'd like to know how it got that way and the casual fan who watches 20-30 games per year.
Motivation for High School Baseball Players
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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This unique and special book is designed specifically for high school baseball players, along with all youth baseball players.
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
Scabs Heal All Wounds: True Story of a Replacement Player
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Edward Porcelli tells the story of the 1994 MLB strike from the perspective of a replacement player during perhaps the darkest time in MLB history. He reveals behind the scenes interactions with minor league players and their views on "crossing the line" and the ramifications of becoming a scab. Ed also discusses the coaches' feelings and the role of the media in the public's view of the players.
The National Pastime: 2017 Issue: New York, New York: Baseball in the Big Apple
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In 2017 the SABR national convention took place in New York City. As SABR has done since 2008, the annual issue of The National Pastime centered around the convention site. Organized chronologically, the articles in the 2017 issue include fascinating figures such as Joan Whitney Payson, Casey Stengel, and Graham McNamee, and events from Ruth playing at Sing Sing to the Titanic's sinking.
Puerto Rico and Baseball: 60 Biographies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 266,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Biographies of 60 of the best and most significant Puerto Rican baseball players from Major League Baseball, as well as early pioneers of the game, Negro Leaguers, and more, from Roberto Clemente right up through the recently inducted hall-of-famer Ivan Rodriguez. This book is a collaborative effort of dozens of members of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 45 Issue 2: Fall 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
The flagship publication of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), the Baseball Research Journal is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed publication presenting the best in SABR member research on baseball. The Fall 2016 issue includes a history of the DH rule in the 19th century, history of night baseball, Chief Bender, ad much more.
JOE D. COMES TO SAN ANSELMO
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Essay » Sociology
“People will come, Ray. People will most definitely come.” - James Earl Jones as Terence Mann, “Field of Dreams,” based on “Shoeless Joe” (comes to Iowa) by W.P. Kinsella
The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book is a tribute to the members of the Impossible Dream team, including biographies of all 39 players that year as well as appreciations of this remarkable season by an all-star lineup featuring Joe Castiglione, Ken Coleman, Gordon Edes, Peter Gammons, Jim Lonborg, and many more. The book also presents over 300 rare photographs and memorabilia from this special Red Sox season.
No-Hitters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 323,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Sixty no-hitters and the pitchers who threw them are profiled in this book which combines research from the SABR BioProject and Games Project. Sandy Koufax, Bob Feller, and many more that span all eras of baseball history with their amazing feats. Some are hall of famers, some returned to obscurity after their day of perfection. Plus articles on Negro Leagues, losing no-hitters, and more.
The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Birth of Red Sox Nation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Intimate profiles of 14 key figures from the magical 1967 Red Sox season, each including a detailed account of a key game in which the player starred. Red Sox writer Herb Crehan uses his insider's access and boundless knowledge of the team and its history to create the most thorough and entertaining book about the Impossible Dream team in honor of the 50th anniversary.