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If I Never Get Back
A Novel
Written by Darryl Brock


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.95

Contemporary reporter Sam Fowler, stuck in a dull job and a failing marriage, abruptly finds himself transported back to the summer of 1869. After a wrenching period of adjustment, he comes to feel rejuvenated by his involvement with the nation's first pro baseball players. He also finds his senses quickening and... Read more >
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Bigger Than the Game
Bigger Than the Game
Written by Dirk Hayhurst
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780806534879
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Bigger Than the Game
Restitching a Major League Life
Written by Dirk Hayhurst


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $14.95

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Ichiro on Ichiro
Behind the Bat with Yankees Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki
Written by Ichiro Suzuki


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $19.95

Ichiro Suzuki, one of the New York Yankees' newest outfielders and hottest batters, talks about all things baseball in this candid book that reveals the inner mind of one of baseball's finest practitioners. Since Ichiro Suzuki joined the Seattle Mariners in 2001, he awed America, earned the respect of his teammates... Read more >
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Out of My League
Out of My League
Written by Dirk Hayhurst
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780806534855
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Out of My League

Written by Dirk Hayhurst


Format: Hardcover, 340 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2012
Price: $24.95

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Baseballissimo
Baseballissimo
Written by Dave Bidini
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996769
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Baseballissimo

Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

In the spring of 2002, Dave Bidini set off for Nettuno, Italy, with his wife, Janet, and their two small children, in search of his favourite summer game, baseball. Nettuno was his destination because this town, south of Rome, has been the baseball capital of Italy since 1944, when the game... Read more >
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Play Ball
Play Ball
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800947
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Play Ball
The Life and Troubled Times of Major League Baseball
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 425 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

An inside look at the world of major league baseball draws on interviews with the players, umpires, managers and coaches, owners, and others to discuss behind-the-scenes intrigues, financial manipulations, controversies, and personalities.


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Two in the Field

Written by Darryl Brock


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.95

In this sequel to the best-selling If I Never Get Back, Sam Fowler manages to break into the past once again—but this time it’s 1875. Gripped by an economic depression, America is a darker place. Again Sam falls in with ballplayers, but spins off on his own seeking the whereabouts of... Read more >
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Mis aņos con los Yankees
Mis aņos con los Yankees
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307742452
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Mis aņos con los Yankees

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

La historia definitiva de una de las grandes dinastías en la historia del béisbol,
los New York Yankees de Joe Torre
 
 
Cuando Joe Torre tomó posesión como manager de los Yankees en 1996, no habían ganado una Serie Mundial en dieciocho años. Durante ese tiempo, diecisiete managers habían intentado hacerse con las... Read more >
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Mis aņos con los Yankees
Mis aņos con los Yankees
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476678
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Mis aņos con los Yankees

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $16.95

La historia definitiva de una de las grandes dinastías en la historia del béisbol,
los New York Yankees de Joe Torre
 
 
Cuando Joe Torre tomó posesión como manager de los Yankees en 1996, no habían ganado una Serie Mundial en dieciocho años. Durante ese tiempo, diecisiete managers habían intentado hacerse con las... Read more >
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The Bullpen Gospels
The Bullpen Gospels
Written by Dirk Hayhurst
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780806531434
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The Bullpen Gospels
A Non-Prospect's Pursuit of the Major Leagues and the Meaning of Life
Written by Dirk Hayhurst


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $14.95

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90% of the Game Is Half Mental
90% of the Game Is Half Mental
Written by Emma Span
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345501752
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90% of the Game Is Half Mental
And Other Tales from the Edge of Baseball Fandom
Written by Emma Span


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $15.00

Yogi Berra once said: “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” But for lifelong baseball aficionado Emma Span, it hasn’t always been that simple. Now, in this winning collection of essays, Span chronicles her love of the sport, from childhood hobby to full-blown obsession, from big break... Read more >
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90% of the Game Is Half Mental
90% of the Game Is Half Mental
Written by Emma Span
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345504876
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90% of the Game Is Half Mental
And Other Tales from the Edge of Baseball Fandom
Written by Emma Span


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $11.99

Yogi Berra once said: “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” But for lifelong baseball aficionado Emma Span, it hasn’t always been that simple. Now, in this winning collection of essays, Span chronicles her love of the sport, from childhood hobby to full-blown obsession, from big break... Read more >
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The Crowd Sounds Happy
The Crowd Sounds Happy
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375700071
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The Crowd Sounds Happy
A Story of Love and Madness in an American Family
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $15.00

Growing up in a doomed hometown with a missing father and a single mother, Nicholas Dawidoff listened to baseball every night on his bedside radio, the professional ballplayers gradually becoming the men in his life. A portrait of a childhood shaped by a stoical, enterprising mother, a disturbed, dangerous father, the... Read more >
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Now I Can Die in Peace
Now I Can Die in Peace
Written by Bill Simmons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933060729
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Now I Can Die in Peace
How The Sports Guy Found Salvation Thanks to the World Champion (Twice!) Red Sox
Written by Bill Simmons


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $16.00

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Baseball
Baseball
Written by George Vecsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307494061
Our Price: $11.99
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Baseball
A History of America's Favorite Game
Written by George Vecsey


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $11.99

“Football is force and fanatics, basketball is beauty and bounce. Baseball is everything: action, grace, the seasons of our lives. George Vecsey’s book proves it, without wasting a word.”
–Lee Eisenberg, author of The Number

In Baseball, one of the great bards of America’s Grand Old Game gives a rousing account of the... Read more >
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Baseball
Baseball
Written by George Vecsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978704
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Baseball
A History of America's Favorite Game
Written by George Vecsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $15.00

“Football is force and fanatics, basketball is beauty and bounce. Baseball is everything: action, grace, the seasons of our lives. George Vecsey’s book proves it, without wasting a word.”
–Lee Eisenberg, author of The Number

In Baseball, one of the great bards of America’s Grand Old Game gives a rousing account of the... Read more >
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Fall Classics
Fall Classics
Written by Bill Littlefield and Richard Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307420671
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Fall Classics
The Best Writing About the World Series' First 100 Years
Written by Bill Littlefield and Richard Johnson


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Long before there was the Super Bowl, the NBA Championship, the Final Four, or the World Cup, there was the World Series. In the beginning, men in derbies sat in the outfield and marveled at Mathewson and McGraw. Today, fans congregate in sports bars, staring at screens big enough to see... Read more >
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If I Never Get Back
If I Never Get Back
Written by Darryl Brock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583941874
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If I Never Get Back
A Novel
Written by Darryl Brock


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $15.95

Contemporary reporter Sam Fowler, stuck in a dull job and a failing marriage, abruptly finds himself transported back to the summer of 1869. After a wrenching period of adjustment, he comes to feel rejuvenated by his involvement with the nation's first pro baseball players. He also finds his senses quickening and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Two in the Field
Two in the Field
Written by Darryl Brock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583941881
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Two in the Field

Written by Darryl Brock


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $15.95

In this sequel to the best-selling If I Never Get Back, Sam Fowler manages to break into the past once again—but this time it’s 1875. Gripped by an economic depression, America is a darker place. Again Sam falls in with ballplayers, but spins off on his own seeking the whereabouts of... Read more >
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Dingers!
Dingers!
Written by Peter Keating
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781933060095
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Dingers!
A Short History of the Long Ball
Written by Peter Keating


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2006
Price: $16.95

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New York Yankees
New York Yankees
Written by Yankees
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345466693
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New York Yankees
New York Yankees - 100 Years - The Official Retrospective
Written by Yankees


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $29.95

The New York Yankees. One hundred seasons of baseball. One hundred years of tradition. This official book celebrates the most successful team in sports history. Lavishly illustrated and designed with more than 175 photographs from the Yankees’ own archives, some never seen before, this dazzling volume brings to life a century... Read more >
Baseballissimo
Baseballissimo
Written by Dave Bidini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771014628
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Baseballissimo

Written by Dave Bidini


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $15.95

In the spring of 2002, Dave Bidini set off for Nettuno, Italy, with his wife, Janet, and their two small children, in search of his favourite summer game, baseball. Nettuno was his destination because this town, south of Rome, has been the baseball capital of Italy since 1944, when the game... Read more >
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