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Last of the David Teams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Everton Football Club in Liverpool, England, and The Oakland Athletics from Oakland, California, play in different sports some 8,000 apart yet share a special talent for besting wealthier opposition. Oakland is the original Moneyball team; Everton is England's Moneyball story. These modern-day Davids can teach us a lot about playing sports and overcoming Goliaths such as Big Money.
Contract Year: a baseball novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,740. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Contract Year tells not only the story of a superstar's emergence in the key year of his baseball career, it presents the journey of a superstar's heart in the most pivotal year of his personal life and shows how the glory we seek is sometimes right under our nose.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Mustaches and Mayhem: Charlie O's Three Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics: 1972-74
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 364,010. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
The Oakland Athletics captured major league baseball’s crown each year from 1972 through 1974. Led by future Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter and Rollie Fingers, the Athletics were a largely homegrown group who came of age together. Biographies of every player, coach, manager, and broadcaster (and mascot) from 1972 through 1974 are included, along with season recaps.