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Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

Written by Reggie Jackson


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre
Written by Reggie Jackson
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ISBN: 9780804172530
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Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

Written by Reggie Jackson


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

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Becoming Mr. October
Becoming Mr. October
Written by Reggie Jackson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476807
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Becoming Mr. October

Written by Reggie Jackson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $16.95

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and highly colorful memoir of the two years--1977 and 1978--when Reggie Jackson went from being an outcast to a Yankee legend.

In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player on the Oakland A's dynasty teams, he was the...

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Mickey and Willie
Mickey and Willie
Written by Allen Barra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307716491
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Mickey and Willie
Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Written by Allen Barra


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same... Read more >
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Written by George Will, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166188
Our Price: $15.00

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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Wrigley Field at One Hundred
Written by George Will
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $15.00

“George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full... Read more >
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Written by George Will
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349321
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Wrigley Field at One Hundred
Written by George Will


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

“George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full... Read more >
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Written by George Will
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349314
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side
Wrigley Field at One Hundred
Written by George Will


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

“George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full... Read more >
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Who's on Worst?
Who's on Worst?
Written by Filip Bondy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950413
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Who's on Worst?
The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History
Written by Filip Bondy


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $15.95

Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher? The biggest goat? The most despicable owner? The most over-paid bum?
Finally, Filip Bondy answers these questions, wielding his own brand...

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Becoming Mr. October
Becoming Mr. October
Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker, Read by Reggie Jackson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148337
Our Price: $40.00
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Becoming Mr. October

Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker
Read by Reggie Jackson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $40.00

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legend

In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A’s dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he... Read more >
The Major League Baseball Ultimate Book of Records
The Major League Baseball Ultimate Book of Records
Written by Major League Baseball
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771057342
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The Major League Baseball Ultimate Book of Records
An Official MLB Publication
Written by Major League Baseball


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $29.95

Since the first pitch was thrown, MLB has tracked the performance of every team and player, documented every hit and measured every home run. And while some plays are part of the everyday game, there are moments in baseball when a player's performance reaches a new level of greatness and new... Read more >
Becoming Mr. October
Becoming Mr. October
Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385533119
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Becoming Mr. October

Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.95

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legend

In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A’s dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he... Read more >
Becoming Mr. October
Becoming Mr. October
Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533126
Our Price: $12.99
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Becoming Mr. October

Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $12.99

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legend

In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A’s dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he... Read more >
Becoming Mr. October
Becoming Mr. October
Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker, Read by Reggie Jackson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148344
Our Price: $20.00

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Becoming Mr. October

Written by Reggie Jackson and Kevin Baker
Read by Reggie Jackson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legend

In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A’s dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Tim McCarver's Baseball for Brain Surgeons and Other Fans
Tim McCarver's Baseball for Brain Surgeons and Other Fans
Written by Tim McCarver and Danny Peary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831774
Our Price: $11.99
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Tim McCarver's Baseball for Brain Surgeons and Other Fans
Understanding and Interpreting the Game So You Can Watch It Like a Pro
Written by Tim McCarver and Danny Peary


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

Tim McCarver, major league baseball's premier analyst, has been surprising and delighting viewers for years with his remarkable insight. Fans who once were content to merely watch baseball were stimulated into wanting to think baseball as well. McCarver brings to the booth a combination of twenty-one years of major league service... Read more >
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Mickey and Willie
Mickey and Willie
Written by Allen Barra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716484
Our Price: $27.00
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Mickey and Willie
Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Written by Allen Barra


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $27.00

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Mickey and Willie
Mickey and Willie
Written by Allen Barra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716507
Our Price: $11.99
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Mickey and Willie
Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Written by Allen Barra


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Who's on Worst?
Who's on Worst?
Written by Filip Bondy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536134
Our Price: $11.99
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Who's on Worst?
The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History
Written by Filip Bondy


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher? The biggest goat? The most despicable owner? The most over-paid bum?
Finally, Filip Bondy answers these questions, wielding his own brand...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Who's on Worst?
Who's on Worst?
Written by Filip Bondy, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362597
Our Price: $20.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
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Who's on Worst?
The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History
Written by Filip Bondy
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $20.00

A hilarious celebration of the worst in baseball history: The boneheads, cheats, jerks and losers who make the grand old game so fun

Libraries and Internet sites are filled to groaning with debates about who the best ballplayers of all time were—but how many times can you argue about Mantle... Read more >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345517074
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
 
Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait of one of the game’s best-loved but most unappreciated legends—told through the remembrances of those who played beside, worked with, and covered...

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Raceball
Raceball
Written by Rob Ruck
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807048078
Our Price: $18.00
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Raceball
How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game
Written by Rob Ruck


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

From an award-winning writer, the first linked history of African Americans and Latinos in Major League Baseball

After peaking at 27 percent of all major leaguers in 1975, African Americans now make up less than one-tenth--a decline unimaginable in other men's pro sports. The number of Latin Americans, by contrast, has exploded... Read more >
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Long Balls, No Strikes
Long Balls, No Strikes
Written by Joe Morgan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307806284
Our Price: $2.99
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Long Balls, No Strikes
What Baseball Must Do to Keep the Good Times Rolling
Written by Joe Morgan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $2.99

Nobody loves baseball more than Joe Morgan. He's proved it with his hall-of-fame performance on the field and his brilliant color commentary in the broadcast booth. Bob Costas says, "There may not be anyone alive who knows more about baseball than Joe Morgan.

In his playing days, Morgan was a key cog... Read more >
The Lords of the Realm
The Lords of the Realm
Written by John Helyar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801425
Our Price: $22.99
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The Lords of the Realm

Written by John Helyar


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $22.99

In this fascinating, colorful chronicle -- based on hundreds of interviews and years of research and digging -- John Helyar brings to vivid life the extraordinary people and dramatic events that shaped America's favorite pastime, from the dead-ball days at the turn of the century through the great strike of 1994... Read more >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345526441
Our Price: $11.99
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
 
Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait of one of the game’s best-loved but most unappreciated legends—told through the remembrances of those who played beside, worked with, and covered... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307934413
Our Price: $22.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $22.50

When baseball fans voted on the top twenty-five players of the twentieth century in 1999, Stan Musial didn’t make the cut. This glaring omission—later rectified by a panel of experts—raised an important question: How could a first-ballot Hall of Famer, widely considered one of the greatest hitters in baseball history, still... Read more >
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Raceball
Raceball
Written by Rob Ruck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807048054
Our Price: $25.95
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Raceball
How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game
Written by Rob Ruck


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.95

The colliding histories of black and Latin ballplayers in the major leagues have traditionally been told as a story of their shameful segregation and redemptive integration. Jackie Robinson jumped baseball’s color line to much fanfare, but integration was painful as well as triumphal. It gutted the once-vibrant Negro Leagues and often... Read more >
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