Books tagged: minor league

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A Dinger in the Bay
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A washed-up pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation. Frankie Torinaddo gets to see life from both sides of the fence.
Bodycheck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Somebody wants Behn McAvoy dead. Behn is sure of this because he has just had to drown an assailant in his favourite fishing hole. But who would want to kill an ageing minor-league hockey player in Nowhere, Alberta? Finding out who's calling the shots would be easier to do if only the shots would stop coming.
The Prospect
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Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
"The Prospect" is a short story about the longing and passion for an unrealized dream. Austin Colt is a pitching phenom who struggles to adapt when his baseball career doesn’t go as planned.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
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.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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.
2013 Professional Baseball Umpire Corp. Umpire Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Professional Baseball Umpire Corp.. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The PBUC Manual is the definitive resource for all professional umpires. This manual contains the interpretations and clarifications to the Official Baseball Rules, instructions to umpires, rulings and guidelines (including actual plays), policies and practices, and standards of evaluation.
The Diamond Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Baseball announcer gets big league job, steals a woman’s heart, and wins back his problematic daughter.