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Imperfect: An Improbable Life

Tim Brown

"Honest, touching, and beautifully rendered . . . Far more than a book about baseball, it is a deeply felt story of triumph and failure, dreams and disappointments. Jim Abbott has hurled another gem."—Jonathan Eig, New Yor...

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Published: Mar 2013

The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar My...

Jeff Passan

Yahoo's lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports—the pitching arm—and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors.Every year, Ma...

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Published: Apr 2017

Baseball Trivia for the Thinking Fan:...

Yankee fan? Red Sox fan? Dodger fan? Do you think you know everything about baseball from the Black Sox to the White Sox? Then test yourself . Every era of is represented from Cap Anson to Mike Trout, Cy Young to Clayton Kershaw, Ty C...

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Published: Feb 2019

So You Think You Know Baseball: The B...

The Ultimate Baseball Trivia Book #1 New Release in Statistics and Baseball History In this third title published by National Baseball Hall of Fame Books, test your knowledge of baseball trivia against the experts–the Natio...

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Published: Nov 2021

The Baby Bombers: The Inside Story of...

Now in paperback, and updated to include the Yankees' 100-win 2018 season! The meteoric rise of the new generation of superstar Yankees, including Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, Giancarlo Stanton, Gleyber Torres, and Luis Severino―from...

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Published: Mar 2019

The Baseball Maniac's Almanac: The Ab...

An addictive read that is sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, this updated edition of The Baseball Maniac's Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser, and absolutely the most unusual and thorough co...

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Published: Feb 2019

The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How B...

Edward Achorn

Chris von der Ahe knew next to nothing about base¬ball when he risked his life's savings to found the franchise that would become the St. Louis Cardinals. Yet the German-born beer garden proprietor would become one of the most import...

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Published: Apr 2014

Curveball: The Remarkable Story of To...

Martha Ackmann

From the time she was a girl growing up in the shadow of Lexington Park in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Toni Stone knew she wanted to play professional baseball. There was only one problem--every card was stacked against her. Curveball tell...

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Published: Feb 2017

Beauty at Short: Dave Bancroft, the M...

Tom Alesia

The most unlikely Hall of Famer Dave Bancroft should not be in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He emerged from his Iowa hometown as an undersized shortstop without batting skills. Signed by one of the 300-plus minor league teams at age 17...

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Published: Mar 2022

100 Things Phillies Fans Should Know ...

Bill Baer

Compiling 130 years of the Phillies, this handbook offers dedicated information to fans of Philadelphia's favorite baseball team. Topics covered include personalities, events, and facts that every fan should know without hesitation, s...

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Published: Mar 2012

One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an...

Chris Ballard

In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinoisplaying with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hatsdefied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with nocoaching experience, the Macon Ironmen...

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Published: Apr 2013

Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption,...

Dan Barry

"Bottom of the 33rd is chaw-chewing, sunflower-spitting, pine tar proof that too much baseball is never enough." —Jane Leavy, author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax "What a book—an exquisite exercise in story-tell...

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Published: Mar 2012

Boston Red Sox 2019: A Baseball Compa...

Baseball Prospectus

The team edition based on the The New York Times Bestselling Guide.This portable team edition of the full 24th edition of the industry-leading baseball annual contains all of the important statistics, player projections and insider-le...

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Published: Feb 2019

St. Louis Cardinals 2019: A Baseball ...

Baseball Prospectus

The team edition based on the The New York Times Bestselling Guide.This portable team edition of the full 24th edition of the industry-leading baseball annual contains all of the important statistics, player projections and insider-le...

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Published: Feb 2019

Summers at Shea: Tom Seaver Loses His...

Ira Berkow

Culled from 50 years' worth of columns from one of the country's most popular sportswriters, this work stands as a remarkable collection of opinions that is guaranteed to delight Mets fans of all ages. Former New York Times columnist ...

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Published: Apr 2013

The Yogi Book

Yogi Berra

"It's déjà vu all over again"—only better. The Yogi Book, the New York Times bestseller, now has a fresh new design throughout, new photographs, a career timeline, and all-new appreciations by some of his greatest fans, including ...

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Published: May 2010

Ncaa Baseball Rules in Black and Whit...

Jim Bettencourt

Created through a collaboration of dedicated, knowledgeable and highly respected baseball umpires, assignors, and professional rules consultants, NCAA Baseball Rules in Black and White: 2019 - 2020 is the missing guide for umpires eve...

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Published: Mar 2019

NFHS Baseball Rules in Black and Whit...

Jim Bettencourt

Created through a collaboration of dedicated, knowledgeable and highly respected baseball umpires, assignors, and professional rules consultants, NFHS Baseball Rules in Black and White: 2019 - 2020 is the missing guide for umpires eve...

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Published: Mar 2019

The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Ro...

Filip Bondy

The New York Times bestseller—“a rollicking account” (The Kansas City Star) of the infamous baseball game between the Yankees and Royals in which a game-winning home run was overturned and set off one of sports history’s most ...

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Published: Aug 2016

The Big 50: New York Yankees

Peter Botte

Longtime columnist Peter Botte recounts the living history of the team, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Learn about and revisit the remarkable stories, featuring greats like Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, Derek Jeter, and A...

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Published: Mar 2020

That Lively Railroad Town: Waverly, N...

William H. Brewster

That Lively Railroad Town tells the intertwined stories of minor and major league baseball at the turn of the twentieth century. In central New York, a small town used its championship semi-pro team to ease the stigma of a salacious l...

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Published: Dec 2020

Twenty Two Games of Fame: A Chronicle...

Nicholas Brigeman

On August 24, 2017, the Cleveland Indians win, 13-6, over the Boston Red Sox to split a four-game series after dropping the previous night's game by a score of 6-1. The Tribe is now back in the win column, and no player or fan could g...

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Published: Apr 2019

Pennant Race: The Classic Game-by-Gam...

James P. Brosnan

From the author of The Long Season—considered by many to be the greatest baseball book of all time—comes another classic sports memoir by legendary pitcher Jim Brosnan, which chronicles how his team, the Cincinnati Reds, went on t...

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Published: Jul 2017

The Long Season

James P. Brosnan

A timeless classic from baseball's golden era, legendary pitcher Jim Brosnan's witty and candid chronicle of the 1959 Major League Baseball season, which set the standard for all sports memoirs to follow.Arguably the greatest sports m...

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Published: Jul 2017

The Big 50: San Francisco Giants: The...

Daniel Brown

The Big 50: San Francisco Giants is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Giants the Giants. Experienced Bay-area sportswriter Daniel Brown recounts the living history of the Giants, counting down from No...

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Published: May 2016

The Umpire's Bunkhouse: Baseball Stor...

Michael Marshall Brown

Who are they? The men in blue have masks covering their faces and there's an undeniable, deep mystique about umpires. The Umpire's Bunkhouse, Baseball Stories from Cooperstown's Dreams Park, will give the real truth about umpires. Th...

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Published: Apr 2020

Idiots Revisited: Catching Up with th...

Ian Browne

In his eight years with the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth led the team to four World Series wins. Ruth's sale to the Yankees in 1919 began one of the longest droughts in American sports history. For 86 years, the Red Sox failed to win ano...

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Published: May 2014

The Last At-Bat of Shoeless Joe

Granville Wyche Burgess

1951. Greenville, South Carolina. Jimmy Roberts is the best hitter in this little mill town, and maybe in the whole Textile Baseball League. He's got major league potential, and then some. But to get there, he'll need a miracle. Or ma...

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Published: May 2019

So You Think You're a Philadelphia Ph...

Scott Butler

So You Think You're a Philadelphia Phillies Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Phillies baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you'll get details behind each-stories that bring to life players and m...

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Published: Mar 2017

The Science of Baseball: The Math, Te...

Will Carroll

In The Science of Baseball, sportswriter and injury expert Will Carroll shows how understanding the science behind the Great American Pastime helps fans appreciate its nuances and that it enhances, not detracts from the...

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Published: Mar 2022
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