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Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates is the joint product of 44 authors and editors from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) who have pooled their efforts to create a portrait of the 1960 team which pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the last 60 years.
Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,700. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
The Red Sox spent most of the 1950s far out of pennant contention, winning just enough games to keep their fans' hopes up for the next season. But there can be little doubt that the club was filled with absorbing and fascinating people, and stories that still resonate in New England and beyond. In this book, members of SABR present biographies of all of these men, 46 in all, with season recaps.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
By Robert L. Tiemann
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
With almost 150 years of baseball history, the stories of many players from before 1900 were long obscured. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) first attempted to remedy this in 1989 by publishing a collection of 136 fascinating biographies of talented late-1800s players. Twenty-three years later, "Nineteenth Century Stars" has been updated with revised stats and re-released.
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s
By Bill Werber
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century
By Bill Felber
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
A project of SABR's Nineteenth Century Committee, INVENTING BASEBALL brings to life the greatest games to be played in the game's early years, starting with a game in 1833. From the "prisoner of war" game that took place among captive Union soldiers during the Civil War, to the first intercollegiate game, to the first professional no--hitter, the games in this volume span 1833-1900.
Great Hitting Pitchers: 2012 Edition
By L. Robert Davids
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
First published in 1979, GREAT HITTING PITCHERS was one of SABR's early publications. Including the contributions of several members of the Society and edited by SABR's founder, Bob Davids, the book compiled together records and anecdotes about pitchers excelling in the batters box. Now updated for 2012, GREAT HITTING PITCHERS has been updated so that all tables include 1979-2012 data.
Can He Play? A Look At Baseball Scouts and Their Profession
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Can He Play? collects the contributions of some 26 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) on the subject of scouts, including biographies and historical essays. The book touches on more than a century of scouts and scouting with a focus on the men (and the occasional woman) who have taken on the task of scouring the world for the best ballplayers available.
Batting by F.C. Lane
By F.C. Lane
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
First published in 1925, Batting collects the wisdom and insights of over 250 hitters and baseball figures. Lane interviewed extensively and compiled tips and advice on everything from batting stances to beanballs. Legendary baseball figures such as Ty Cobb, Casey Stengel, Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Rogers Hornsby, and Babe Ruth reveal the secrets of this integral and interesting part of the game.
The Fenway Project
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction
On June 28, 2002, 600 members of SABR descended on Fenway Park for Braves/Red Sox Game. Sixty-four of these avid fans, historians, statisticians, and game enthusiasts recorded their experiences for this book. From inside the Green Monster’s manual scoreboard, the Braves clubhouse, the broadcast booth, the bleachers, the result is a fascinating look at MLB, the Red Sox, and their fans.