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Get Up: The Art of Perseverance
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017 and represented by Mackenzie Daniel. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
On July 9th, 2005, no one suspected the triumph of Adam Greenberg's first major-league plate appearance with the Chicago Cubs would be obliterated by an errant 92 mile-an-hour first-pitch fastball. He didn’t know it at the time, but that pitch was a gift. Now he offers his story of overcoming adversity and persevering through challenges in hopes of helping you pursue your dreams in life.
Nostalgia / Reunion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A group forms. It's an organic process. Some people come, others go. Sometimes you stay together for years, other times just for months. But in either case, you will likely bump into each other again in the future. With good memories. Or bad. With happy news. Or sad. These are stories of looking back from the present onto the past.
The National Pastime: Summer 2015 issue: North Side, South Side, All Around the Town: Baseball in Chicago
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,870. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The National Pastime provides in-depth articles focused on the geographic region where the national SABR convention is taking place annually. The SABR 45 convention took place in Chicago, and here are 45 articles on baseball in and around the bat-and-ball crazed Windy City: 25 that appeared in the souvenir book of the convention plus another 20 articles available in ebook only.
Who's on First: Replacement Players in World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,910. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
During World War II, 533 players made the major league debuts. More than 60% of the players in the 1941 Opening Day lineups departed for the service and were replaced not only by first-times but also many oldsters. Hod Lisenbee was 46. POW Bert Shepard had an artificial leg, and Pete Gray had only one arm. The 1944 St. Louis Browns had 13 players classified 4-F. These are their stories.
Winning on the North Side: The 1929 Chicago Cubs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Celebrate the 1929 Chicago Cubs, one of the most exciting teams in baseball history. Future Hall of Famers Hack Wilson, ’29 NL MVP Rogers Hornsby, and Kiki Cuyler, along with Riggs Stephenson formed one of the most potent quartets in baseball history. The magical season came to an ignominious end in the World Series and helped craft the future "lovable loser" image of the team.
Stories From Wrigley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports
This book is for every fan that has loved the Cubs and shared in the triumphs and heartbreaks of the team, for every fan that has wanted to know more about the Cubs history and shares in the faith that one day the Cubs will win the World Series again. As a lifelong Cubs fan Marcus Blake tells his passionate historical fictions story of the Chicago Cubs since 1906 as only a true fan can tell it.
Homicide 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It's the summer of 1969, and Chicago police detective Mike Dooley has his hands full. A mobster's girlfriend has been brutally murdered, and Dooley doesn't like the way the case is being stitched up. He's already got enough to worry about with a son in Vietnam and the usual spate of hot-weather killings, but this one is going to push his personal and professional ethics to the limit.
Love and Time & The Great Zim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Inspirational
Like most of us, Joe Denton had compromised his way into middle age. Over all, he would say he was satisfied, except for the Cubs not winning the Series since 1908. Then he woke up in 1916 with a chance to live a different life, a new life. Would he make the same choices again?
Ivy Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports
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It is the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series at Chicago's Historic Wrigley Field. With two on and two out and the Cubs trailing award-winning veteran pitcher, Leon Chapman and his Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs' and their fans' dreams of ending the ballclub's century-plus old championship drought rests on the shoulders of a GIRL?
The Boston Bastard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
George Goldman is a life-long Red Sox fan. His favorite thing to do in life is go to Fenway Park and watch them play. This season look promising for the Sox. They look like they've put a World Series caliber team on the field. However, things don't go as planned. The Red Sox have to struggle for a playoff spot. Goldman ends up becoming a famous fan... for the wrong reasons.