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The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games: 2013 Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Covering the history of the Boston Red Sox, The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games lets you relive the very best (and worst) moments dating back to 1903. From history-making plays to historic achievements, Cecilia Tan and Bill Nowlin recreate the suspense, excitement, and drama of every game on the list.
Can He Play? A Look At Baseball Scouts and Their Profession
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Can He Play? collects the contributions of some 26 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) on the subject of scouts, including biographies and historical essays. The book touches on more than a century of scouts and scouting with a focus on the men (and the occasional woman) who have taken on the task of scouring the world for the best ballplayers available.
DETROIT TIGERS 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!, an effort by the society of American Baseball research's BioProject Committee, brings together biographical profiles of every Tiger from that magical season, plus those of field management, top executives, the broadcasters--even venerable Tiger Stadium and the city itself.
Great Hitting Pitchers: 2012 Edition
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
First published in 1979, GREAT HITTING PITCHERS was one of SABR's early publications. Including the contributions of several members of the Society and edited by SABR's founder, Bob Davids, the book compiled together records and anecdotes about pitchers excelling in the batters box. Now updated for 2012, GREAT HITTING PITCHERS has been updated so that all tables include 1979-2012 data.
Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A project of SABR's Nineteenth Century Committee, INVENTING BASEBALL brings to life the greatest games to be played in the game's early years, starting with a game in 1833. From the "prisoner of war" game that took place among captive Union soldiers during the Civil War, to the first intercollegiate game, to the first professional no--hitter, the games in this volume span 1833-1900.
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
With almost 150 years of baseball history, the stories of many players from before 1900 were long obscured. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) first attempted to remedy this in 1989 by publishing a collection of 136 fascinating biographies of talented late-1800s players. Twenty-three years later, "Nineteenth Century Stars" has been updated with revised stats and re-released.
Opening Fenway Park With Style: The 1912 Champion Red Sox
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
OPENING FENWAY PARK WITH STYLE: The 1912 World Champion Red Sox details the story of a season 100 years ago, the first season played at Fenway Park and the team that went on to win the pennant by a mile and fight to victory in one of the most thrilling World Series ever staged.
Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,700. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Red Sox spent most of the 1950s far out of pennant contention, winning just enough games to keep their fans' hopes up for the next season. But there can be little doubt that the club was filled with absorbing and fascinating people, and stories that still resonate in New England and beyond. In this book, members of SABR present biographies of all of these men, 46 in all, with season recaps.
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates is the joint product of 44 authors and editors from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) who have pooled their efforts to create a portrait of the 1960 team which pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the last 60 years.
Run, Rabbit, Run: The Hilarious and Mostly True Tales of Rabbit Maranville
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Rabbit Maranville was the Joe Garagiola of Grandpa's day, the baseball comedian of the times. In a twenty-four-year career from 1912 through 1936, Rabbit found a lot of funny situations to laugh at, and no wonder: he caused most of them himself. A year before his death in 1954, Rabbit reached back forty years into his memory and put his stories down on paper for future fans to enjoy.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: New York Mets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in New York Mets history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Mets fan.
Fame: Jackie Robinson
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
One of the biggest legends in baseball gets his own comic book tribute. Along with Personality Comics, Bluewater Productions brings you the story of Jackie Robinson.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
George Washington Keefe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
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You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Tampa Bay Rays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
If you’re a diehard Rays fan or you’re just a baseball fanatic in general, then it’s time to step up to the challenge and test your knowledge with these hardball questions about the Rays—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in franchise history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Tampa Bay Rays fan.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: San Francisco Giants
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In the immortal words of Larry Doyle, it’s great to be a Giant. If you’re a crazed San Francisco fan or a diehard fanatic of baseball in general, then it’s time to step up to the challenge and test your knowledge with these hardball questions about the Giants—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in team history ... 51 questions to challenge the diehard San Francisco Giants fan.