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Aces and Knaves
By Alan Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
Karl Patterson, sometime baseball card dealer and gambler, is recruited by his father, CEO of a dot-com, to check out the gambling habits of Ned, a key employee. Ned is found dead and Karl finds himself trying to solve the murder and save his father's company from takeover with the help of Arrow, his dad's exec assistant who has a mind and body of her own--both magnificent.
Hijacked Luxury Limo
By Pineapple Sam
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sam’s day starts out as yet another business trip stuck in a hotel. This seemingly normal night turns into a wild ride. This story proves that the world can change in a moment.
Kidlore
By Roger F. Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,720. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
When you are growing up, there is a body of knowledge you need to know if you want to make it to the ripe old age of 12. That knowledge is called Kidlore, and it's passed from one kid to another, just when the time seems right. You can't learn it in school and you can't trust your parents to teach it to you. This is the account of the Kidlore of Roger F. Miller, as he grew up in the 1950s.
Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Richard Kauffman Of Susquehanna University And The St. Louis Browns
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.