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The Competition For Japanese Pitcher Masanori Murakami San Francisco Giants Vs. Nankai Hawks 1964-1966
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.
Philadelphia's Moonglo Cafe' And Major League Baseball A Sordid Account Of Bribery And Prostitution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Baseball by Masaoka Shiki
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Masaoka Shiki, a celebrated Japanese poet of haiku, was also a baseball fan. He introduced new words into the Japanese language to describe the new game of baseball. This short book contains translations of three newspaper articles he wrote to introduce baseball to the Japanese people.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Los Angeles Dodgers
Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
This trivia book is intended to help diehard Dodger fans celebrate their beloved team. It’s been a long time since April 21, 1890, when the franchise recorded its first official victory in the National League—but 124 years and 10,000 wins later the team is still going strong, still producing great players and historic moments. Enjoy the trivia, Think Blue, and have fun reminiscing.
What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are various reasons why Little League Baseball has disappeared in many parts of the Chicagoland area as well as the entire nation. What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City? touches on a variety of provocative issues such as the decline of Black baseball players at all levels of competition or the privatization of Little League Baseball for example.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: New York Mets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
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
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
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.
St. Louis Cardinals IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom (Volume II)
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 18. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
With eleven chapters of history and more than 225 brand new trivia questions, author Larry Underwood takes readers through every era of this beloved franchise.
Boston Red Sox IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom (Volume II, Curse in the Rearview Mirror)
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Curse in the Rearview Mirror will challenge and entertain even the most hardcore Red Sox fans with trivia and stories from every era of franchise history.
Milwaukee Brewers IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It's the ultimate Milwaukee Brewers IQ test.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Baltimore Orioles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, 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 Baltimore Orioles history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Orioles fan.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Boston Red Sox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Red Sox fan.
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.