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One for the Record: The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home Run Record
One for the Record: The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home Run Record by George Plimpton

The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home run record, with an introduction by Tom Wolfe. In One for the Record, George Plimpton recounts Hank Aaron's thrilling race to become the new home run champion. Amid media frenzy and death threats, Aaron ...

Out of My League: The Classic Hilarious Account of an Amateur's Ordeal in Professional Baseball
Out of My League: The Classic Hilarious Account of an Amateur's Ordeal in Professional Baseball by George Plimpton

The baseball classic that Ernest Hemingway called "beautifully observed and incredibly conceived", now recorded and including a foreword from Jane Leavy. The first of Plimpton's remarkable forays into participatory journalism, Out of My League chronicles ...

Released - A Story of God's Power Released in Pro Baseball
Released - A Story of God's Power Released in Pro Baseball by Tom Roy

Released tells the remarkable story of the birth, growth, and development of a unique Christian outreach to the world of pro baseball - Unlimited Potential Inc. Beginning with a phone call from Hank Aaron, the fledgling work has grown to a world-wide mini...

The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Thing in Sports
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Thing in Sports by 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, Major League Baseball ...

Finley Ball: How Two Outsiders Turned the Oakland A’s into a Dynasty and Changed the Game Forever
Finley Ball: How Two Outsiders Turned the Oakland A’s into a Dynasty and Changed the Game Forever by Nancy Finley

When Charlie Finley bought the A's in 1960, he was an outsider to the game - an insurance businessman with a larger-than-life personality. He brought his cousin, Carl, on as his right-hand man, moved the team from Kansas City to Oakland, and pioneered a n...

Summary of Moneyball: by Michael Lewis | Includes Analysis
Summary of Moneyball: by Michael Lewis | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Preview: Moneyball by Michael Lewis considers the unlikely success of the Oakland Athletics in the first few years of the 21st century. During this period, one of the teams with the lowest payrolls in Major League Baseball (MLB) consistently managed to ma...

Baseball History: The History of Baseball Along with Fascinating Facts & Unbelievably True Stories
Baseball History: The History of Baseball Along with Fascinating Facts & Unbelievably True Stories by Ace McCloud

Would you love to explore the incredible and exciting history of baseball? Whether you want to (1) learn amazing and interesting facts about baseball history, (2) discover some of baseball's greatest events and stories, or (3) be thoroughly entertained as...

Baseball Genesis: Living for Christ Through the Game of Baseball
Baseball Genesis: Living for Christ Through the Game of Baseball by Trevor Santor

Jesus Christ, the greatest teacher who ever lived, was able to connect so well with his audience because he used unique parables, metaphors, and similes that related to the lives of his students. Farmers, fisherman, tax collectors, and shepherds were give...

The Teammates
The Teammates by David Halberstam

More than six years after his death, David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his groundbreaking reporting on the Vi...

The Case of the Mysterious Lithuanian Hex: The Cleveland Cab Driver Who Jinxed Joe DiMaggio
The Case of the Mysterious Lithuanian Hex: The Cleveland Cab Driver Who Jinxed Joe DiMaggio by Robert Roy Foresman

On July 17, 1941, the streak ended. Many people know immediately what that streak is - explaining it is not even necessary. Certainly, the title gives plenty of foreshadowing to "the rest of the story", as Paul Harvey used to say. However, as stories go, ...

The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse
The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse by Molly Knight

In 2012 the Los Angeles Dodgers were bought out of bankruptcy in the most expensive sale in sports history. Los Angeles icon Magic Johnson and his partners hoped to put together a team worthy of Hollywood. By most accounts they have succeeded, if not alwa...

Baseball: Baseball Strategies: The Top 100 Best Ways to Improve Your Baseball Game
Baseball: Baseball Strategies: The Top 100 Best Ways to Improve Your Baseball Game by Ace McCloud

Are you tired of striking out, getting weak hits or failing to make that crucial play on the field? Whether you want to (1) hit better, (2) play your position like a pro, or (3) master the game, this audiobook will get you there. Do your teammates grumble...

The Sweetest Swing: Baseball Poems
The Sweetest Swing: Baseball Poems by William Graham

This volume of poetry focuses on the game of baseball and the people involved in it. The verse delves into the sociological and psychological sides of the game, showing both its light and dark facets. It's a must-listen for baseball lovers. ©2009 William ...

Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets
Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets by Steve Kettmann

In 2010 the New York Mets were in trouble. One of baseball's most valuable franchises, they had recently suffered an embarrassing September collapse and two bitter losing seasons. Their GM had made costly mistakes. And their principle owners were embroile...

La guía del Coach: Lecciones aprendidas sirviendo de entrenador de béisbol juvenil [Coach's Guide: Lessons for Teaching Youth Baseball]
La guía del Coach: Lecciones aprendidas sirviendo de entrenador de béisbol juvenil [Coach's Guide: Lessons for Teaching Youth Baseball] by Kary Shumway

En cualquier libro de béisbol o búsqueda de Internet, encontrará cientos de rutinas o ejercicios de béisbol fácilmente disponibles. El reto no es conseguir los ejercicios, sino determinar cuáles se adecúan para sus prácticas. Muchas rutinas son complicada...

Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak by Travis Sawchik

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was old school and stubborn. But after 20 straight losing seasons and his job on the line, he was ready to try anything. So when he met with GM Neal Huntington in October 2012, they decided to discard everything the...

Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams: Baseball's Greatest Player and Baseball's Greatest Hitter
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams: Baseball's Greatest Player and Baseball's Greatest Hitter by Dom Forker

Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, distinct but similar-type players, were arguably baseball's greatest player and baseball's greatest hitter. In their first major league seasons, Joe scored a rookie-record 132 runs, and Ted drove home a rookie-record 145 run...

The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers
The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers by Jon Pessah

The incredible inside story of power, money, and baseball's last 20 years. In the fall of 1992, America's national pastime is in crisis and already on the path to the unthinkable: cancelling a World Series for the first time in history. The owners are at ...

The October Heroes: Great World Series Games Remembered by the Men Who Played Them
The October Heroes: Great World Series Games Remembered by the Men Who Played Them by Donald Honig

As Donald Honig points out in his introduction, "Every World Series in itself is a tale with beginning, middle, and end, and because there must be a winner, there must be a hero." Tales of Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Sandy Koufax,...

Baseball When the Grass Was Real: Baseball from the Twenties to the Forties Told by the Men Who Played It
Baseball When the Grass Was Real: Baseball from the Twenties to the Forties Told by the Men Who Played It by Donald Honig

Donald Honig crossed the country to meet and interview former big-league ball players. They shared their memories with him and the result is a book packed with nostalgia, statistics, action, revelations - an extraordinary oral history of baseball in the h...

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