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Hanging In There
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Who grasps a star redeems mankind.
A Dinger in the Bay
You set the price! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A retired MLB 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.
The Comeback
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The odds are stacked against him, but Jim Roberts, once great pitcher, is determined to make his comeback to the Major Leagues from a devastating injury and an alcoholic limbo that threatened to end his career permanently.
Cool As A Cucumber
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.
The Prospect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: 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.
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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 Chicago Cubs Pitcher
You set the price! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
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.