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The National Pastime: 2017 Issue: New York, New York: Baseball in the Big Apple
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In 2017 the SABR national convention took place in New York City. As SABR has done since 2008, the annual issue of The National Pastime centered around the convention site. Organized chronologically, the articles in the 2017 issue include fascinating figures such as Joan Whitney Payson, Casey Stengel, and Graham McNamee, and events from Ruth playing at Sing Sing to the Titanic's sinking.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: San Francisco Giants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
In the immortal words of Larry Doyle, it’s great to be a Giant. If you’re a crazed San Francisco fan or a diehard fanatic of baseball in general, then it’s time to step up to the challenge and test your knowledge with these hardball questions about the Giants—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in team history ... 51 questions to challenge the diehard San Francisco Giants fan.