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Playing the Baseball Card
By Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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.
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.
The Pitcher
By Guy Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction
Bobby played three years of Little League Baseball as a first baseman. He was now ready to move up to Pony League. The transition was going to be hard enough; however, because Bobby was left-handed, his new coach wanted him to become a pitcher. Follow Bobby as he faces the fear of failure and the challenges of learning a new skill.
The Comeback
By Joe Corso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
He's one of the best pitchers in baseball, but he suddenly finds that his best is no longer good enough. After pitching a perfect game last year, Billy Wagner retired from baseball, but the Mets lured him back by offering him a fortune to pitch for one more season hoping he'd lead them to the World Series. Billy wants to finish this season - but something he didn't expect may prevent it.