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Eyes Within the Diamond: Inside the Game, Outside the Box
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
EYES WITHIN THE DIAMOND is a unique collection of essays and statistical analysis, featuring a fresh look at some of the eternal questions of the game. Stacey Marc Goldman’s baseball expertise and perspective are a combination of a large dose of sabermetrics and an enduring love and respect for the history of the game, and include a major nod to stars of the Negro Leagues.
Altruism Costs a Life—or More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The 7 deadly sins count against you at death—does altruism change anything?
Twice Seven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ben Bova's universe is always more than the sum of its parts...
Forests of the [K]Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Biographical
75-min. play requires 2 veteran actors, 1 exceptional young black actor. Famous writer who cannot write, paranoid, depressed, suicidal. Rough ballplayer surprisingly literate. Young orderly can morph into psychoanalyst & statistics prof. Solemn nurse with sinister history. On one autumn day in 1960, the trio restore the writer's creative powers and postpone electroconvulsive therapy and suicide.
Bronx Bummers - An Unofficial History of the New York Yankees’ Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In Bronx Bummers: The Unofficial History of the New York Yankees’ Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls, authors Robert Dominguez and David Hinckley shine a light on the dark side of the team’s otherwise illustrious history.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $4.99 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: $4.99 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.
The Pitch That Killed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
I've Met All My Heroes from A to Z
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Sheriff from Murder She Wrote shares his personal heroes with you.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
Price: Free! Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
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This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.