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The Live Ball Controversy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
More than a decade on from the most wild and magical season in Semi-Pro Baseball history, take a look back at the fateful play—the culmination of an improbable season—which saw the Dragons win their very first championship, breaking a century-old curse in the process. But did they have supernatural help? Presented here is the late Adrian Garrett's original article. A short story, about 2700 words.
My 30 Ballpark Summer: A Journey Through Baseball's Generations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,120. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Tobey Shiverick was 78 years old when he launched his quest to visit all 30 big league ballparks. The story of his 34,000 mile trip across the country of baseball is part travelogue, part ballpark reference for seniors, part intimate diary, part unifier of the generations of his family. Join Tobey on his baseball journey, and you may be inspired to embark on one of your own.
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.
Baseball's Untold History: The People
Price: $4.99 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: $4.99 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!
Casey KC
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Twelve-year-old Casey Conrad shocks the world when he joins the Kansas City Royals and becomes the youngest player in Major League Baseball history.
Trish's Team
Series: Lady Tigers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Blue Dragon Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Being part of the Lady Tigers is about more than playing fastpitch softball. It’s about being part of a team. Trish learns what that really means when she tries to pull a fast one to get what she wants without thinking through the consequences. Her decision could affect the game, but more importantly—her friends.
Dream Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
To fulfill her friend’s dream, legendary sports agent Veronica Townsend has constructed a kids’ summer camp on the Kansas farm where baseball hero John Jensen was raised. Camp Dream Catcher, though, is in danger of shutting down after a lifeguard is murdered. With cancellations pouring in, Veronica must solve the mystery in a desperate attempt to keep the camp open.
Dreaming .400
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Like baseball itself, DREAMING .400 exists outside of time; past, present, and future merge. Its 11 short stories are a rally cheer for the magic of the game--an extraordinary collection that announces a unique new voice to the literary baseball scene. Dear baseball, have I told you lately how much I love you?