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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.
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: 37,020. 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
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 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.
Baseball Under Siege: The Yankees, the Cardinals, and a Doctor's Battle to Integrate Spring Training
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
In 1961, when the New York Yankees and the St. Louis Cardinals arrived in St. Petersburg, Florida, for spring training, neither team had any idea that an African American physician was about to turn its world upside down.
Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This volume by members of the Society for American Baseball Research presents the 50 greatest games in Montreal Expos history. Bill Stoneman, Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers, Pedro Martinez, and others appear in contextualized game recaps from the earliest days to the glory years of 1979-1981 to the end. Dennis Martinez's perfect game, Pedro's almost, and 48 more for your reading pleasure.
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
Baseball's Untold History: The World Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Seamheads' Mike Lynch turns his keen eye for the amazing and unusual to baseball's biggest stage, the World Series. Read about the most unlikely heroes, the biggest flops, and everything in between, as you meet a surprising cast of characters whose remarkable performances, both good and bad, have been obscured by history.
Baseball's Untold History: The People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Enjoy profiles of some of the most fascinating characters in the history of the major leagues, from renowned historian and Seamheads.com founder Mike Lynch. Lynch's careful research combined with his breezy writing style make the Baseball's Untold History series both entertaining and educational - a must-read for both casual and die hard fans alike.
Slouching Toward Fargo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
An unforgettable tale of big-time characters playing small-town baseball with the St. Paul Saints, one of minor league baseball's true classic teams. The unforgettable tale of indie baseball madness, starring Mike Veeck, Bill Murray, Darryl Strawberry, Steve Howe, a massage-giving nun, and much, much more. Winner of the prestigious Casey Award for best book of 1999. New foreword by Mike Veeck!