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Baseballissimo
Baseballissimo
Written by Dave Bidini
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ISBN: 9781551996769
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Baseballissimo

Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 21, 2011
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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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The Year of the St. Louis Cardinals
The Year of the St. Louis Cardinals
Written by Major League Baseball
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ISBN: 9780771057250
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The Year of the St. Louis Cardinals
Celebrating the 2011 World Series Champions
Written by Major League Baseball


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $19.99

Heading into the 2011 season's final month, the St. Louis Cardinals had no chance to make the postseason - at least, that's what logic indicated. But by the end of October, they were hoisting the World Series trophy, celebrating the franchise's 11th world championship and its second in six years. All... Read more >
Long Balls, No Strikes
Long Balls, No Strikes
Written by Joe Morgan
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ISBN: 9780307806284
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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 >
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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Moneyball
Moneyball
Written by Michael Lewis, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307966957
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Moneyball
The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Written by Michael Lewis
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.99

Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected... Read more >
The Lords of the Realm
The Lords of the Realm
Written by John Helyar
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ISBN: 9780307801425
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The Lords of the Realm

Written by John Helyar


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $20.99

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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Book of Baseball Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $8.99

This book hits a grand slam right out of the park! No diehard devotee of the diamond will be able to resist this completely out-of-the ordinary look at the sport. It's rich in anecdotes about team superstitions (from the black cat that haunted the Cubs to the "Curse of the Bambino")... Read more >
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Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson
Written by Arnold Rampersad
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ISBN: 9780307788481
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Jackie Robinson
A Biography
Written by Arnold Rampersad


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson is illuminated as never before in this full-scale biography by Arnold Rampersad, who was chosen by Jack's widow, Rachel, to tell her husband's story, and was given unprecedented access to his private papers. We are brought closer than we have ever been to the great... Read more >
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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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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345526441
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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

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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 >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780307934413
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
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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The Last Hero
The Last Hero
Written by Howard Bryant
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ISBN: 9780307279927
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The Last Hero
A Life of Henry Aaron
Written by Howard Bryant


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry (Hank) Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude. But his influence extends beyond statistics, and at long last here is the first definitive biography of one of baseball’s immortal figures.
 
Based on meticulous research and extensive interviews The Last Hero reveals how Aaron navigated...

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Sixty Feet, Six Inches
Sixty Feet, Six Inches
Written by Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson and Lonnie Wheeler
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ISBN: 9780767931106
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Sixty Feet, Six Inches
A Hall of Fame Pitcher & a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk About How the Game Is Played
Written by Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson and Lonnie Wheeler


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.95

Bob Gibson and Reggie Jackson offer a candid and unfiltered look at America's pastime, discussing the art of pitching, the art of hitting, and all things baseball.
 
Full of brush-backs, walk-off homeruns, high stakes, cold stares, epic battles, and a little chin music here and there, Sixty Feet, Six Inches is a...

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The Baseball Codes
The Baseball Codes
Written by Jason Turbow and Michael Duca
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ISBN: 9780307278623
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The Baseball Codes
Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime
Written by Jason Turbow and Michael Duca


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.95

Everyone knows that baseball is a game of intricate regulations, but it turns out to be even more complicated than we realize. What truly governs the Major League game is a set of unwritten rules, some of which are openly discussed (don’t steal a base with a big lead late in... Read more >
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The Baseball
The Baseball
Written by Zack Hample
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ISBN: 9780307475459
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The Baseball
Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches
Written by Zack Hample


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $14.95

The holy grail, the fountain of youth, the golden fleece, and the baseball: rarely do objects inspire such madness. The Baseball is a salute to the ball, filled with insider trivia, anecdotes, and generations of ball-induced insanity.  
 
Which Hall of Famer once caught a ball dropped from an airplane?
Why do balls... Read more >
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The Baseball
The Baseball
Written by Zack Hample
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ISBN: 9780307742087
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The Baseball
Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches
Written by Zack Hample


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

The holy grail, the fountain of youth, the golden fleece, and the baseball: rarely do objects inspire such madness. The Baseball is a salute to the ball, filled with insider trivia, anecdotes, and generations of ball-induced insanity.  
 
Which Hall of Famer once caught a ball dropped from an airplane?
Why do balls... Read more >
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The Extra 2%
The Extra 2%
Written by Jonah Keri
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345517654
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The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First
Written by Jonah Keri


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $26.00

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens—the culmination of one of the greatest... Read more >
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The Extra 2%
The Extra 2%
Written by Jonah Keri
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ISBN: 9780345517739
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The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First First
Written by Jonah Keri


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens—the culmination of one of the greatest... Read more >
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Raceball
Raceball
Written by Rob Ruck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807048054
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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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Raceball
How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game
Written by Rob Ruck


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On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.95

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...

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Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307273499
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Baseball
An Illustrated History, including The Tenth Inning
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $75.00

The companion volume to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning, directed with Lynn Novick.

The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon: baseball. In words and pictures... Read more >
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Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns and Kevin Baker
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ISBN: 9780375711978
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Baseball
An Illustrated History, including The Tenth Inning
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns and Kevin Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $39.95

The acclaimed nationwide best seller and companion volume to Ken Burns’s grand-slam PBS documentary—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning that lokos back on the age of steroids, home-run records, the rise of Latino players, and so much more.

With a narrative by Geoffrey C... Read more >
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Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307876935
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Baseball

Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $14.00

The companion to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning directed with Lynn Novick.
 
The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon: baseball. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken...

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The First Fall Classic
The First Fall Classic
Written by Mike Vaccaro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929684
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The First Fall Classic
The Red Sox, the Giants, and the Cast of Players, Pugs, and Politicos Who Reinvented the World Series in 1912
Written by Mike Vaccaro


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $15.95

In this wonderful page-turner, veteran sports journalist Mike Vaccaro brings to life a bygone era in cinematic and intimate detail—and re-creates the magic and suspense of the world’s first classic series.

Despite a major presidential election, the near-assassination of Teddy Roosevelt, and the most sensational trial of the young century, baseball dominated...

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At Fenway
At Fenway
Written by Dan Shaughnessy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554468
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At Fenway
Dispatches from Red Sox Nation
Written by Dan Shaughnessy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $9.99

Seeing baseball played at Fenway is an experience like no other for Red Sox fans and rivals alike because the park reminds us of what baseball used to be.  Fenway may not offer fans the best seats or even adequate parking, but when game-goers walk through the park's gate, the smell of... Read more >
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