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90% of the Game Is Half Mental
90% of the Game Is Half Mental
Written by Emma Span
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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 Baseball Codes
The Baseball Codes
Written by Jason Turbow and Michael Duca
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ISBN: 9780307379016
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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: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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 Complete Game
The Complete Game
Written by Ron Darling
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ISBN: 9780307390585
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The Complete Game
Reflections on Baseball and the Art of Pitching
Written by Ron Darling


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $15.00

World Series champion, former All-Star, and award-winning television analyst Ron Darling gives readers a inside look at one of the most demanding and strategic positions in all of sports: the pitcher. Drawing on vivid situations from his playing days for the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics, and from moments... Read more >
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The Yankee Years
The Yankee Years
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
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The Yankee Years

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

The definitive story of one of the greatest dynasties in baseball history, Joe Torre's New York Yankees.
 
When Joe Torre took over as manager of the Yankees in 1996, they had not won a World Series title in eighteen years. In that time seventeen others had tried to take the helm of... Read more >
Kiss 'Em Goodbye
Kiss 'Em Goodbye
Written by Dennis Purdy
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ISBN: 9780345520128
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Kiss 'Em Goodbye
An ESPN Treasury of Failed, Forgotten, and Departed Teams
Written by Dennis Purdy


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $15.00

THEY’RE GOING, GOING, GONE. . . .
 
Their names roll off the tongue, a litany of the damned: the Providence Steam Roller, the Wilmington Quicksteps, the Cincinnati Porkers. They are the lost squads of professional sports history—teams forsaken by fans, fleeced by owners, or forgotten by time. Until now. 

Kiss ’Em Goodbye unearths... Read more >
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Kiss 'Em Goodbye
Kiss 'Em Goodbye
Written by Dennis Purdy
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ISBN: 9780345520470
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Kiss 'Em Goodbye
An ESPN Treasury of Failed, Forgotten, and Departed Teams
Written by Dennis Purdy


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $11.99

THEY’RE GOING, GOING, GONE. . . .
 
Their names roll off the tongue, a litany of the damned: the Providence Steam Roller, the Wilmington Quicksteps, the Cincinnati Porkers. They are the lost squads of professional sports history—teams forsaken by fans, fleeced by owners, or forgotten by time. Until now. 

Kiss ’Em Goodbye unearths... Read more >
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The Life You Imagine
The Life You Imagine
Written by Derek Jeter
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ISBN: 9780307565945
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The Life You Imagine
Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams
Written by Derek Jeter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

Ever wonder what it would take to turn all of your dreams into reality? In The Life You Imagine, All-Star New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter shows how you can use the same game plan that helped an eight-year-old boy who fantasized about playing baseball for the Bronx Bombers grow up... Read more >
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Idiot
Idiot
Written by Johnny Damon and Peter Golenbock
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ISBN: 9780307496065
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Idiot
Beating The Curse and Enjoying the Game of Life
Written by Johnny Damon and Peter Golenbock


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

Dear Baseball Fan:

I know what you’re thinking: Couldn’t he have come up with a better title?

My mother agrees with you, but unfortunately Genius just doesn’t have the same ring.

Let’s get something straight right away. I may be an idiot, but I’ve tried to do more in this book than just... Read more >
The First Fall Classic
The First Fall Classic
Written by Mike Vaccaro
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ISBN: 9780385532181
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The First Fall Classic
The Red Sox, the Giants and the Cast of Players, Pugs and Politicos Who Re-Invented the World Series in 1912
Written by Mike Vaccaro


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

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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Sixty Feet, Six Inches
Sixty Feet, Six Inches
Written by Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson and Lonnie Wheeler, Read by Mirron Willis and Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9781415966266
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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
Read by Mirron Willis and Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $20.00

Reggie Jackson and Bob Gibson offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to understand America's pastime from their unique insider perspective.

Legendary. Insightful. Uncompromising. Candid. Uncensored.

Mr. October and Hoot Gibson unfortunately never faced each other on the field. But now, in Sixty Feet, Six Inches, these two legends open up in fascinating detail about... Read more >
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Sixty Feet, Six Inches
Sixty Feet, Six Inches
Written by Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson and Lonnie Wheeler, Read by Mirron Willis and Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780739384848
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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
Read by Mirron Willis and Dominic Hoffman


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.00

Reggie Jackson and Bob Gibson offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to understand America's pastime from their unique insider perspective.

Legendary. Insightful. Uncompromising. Candid. Uncensored.

Mr. October and Hoot Gibson unfortunately never faced each other on the field. But now, in Sixty Feet, Six Inches, these two legends open up in fascinating detail about... Read more >
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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: 9780385532167
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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: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $11.99

Reggie Jackson and Bob Gibson offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to understand America's pastime from their unique insider perspective.

 

Legendary. Insightful. Uncompromising. Candid. Uncensored.

 

Mr. October and Hoot Gibson unfortunately never faced each other on the field. But now, in Sixty Feet, Six Inches, these two legends open up in fascinating detail about the...

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Book of Baseball Stuff
Book of Baseball Stuff
Written by Ron Martriano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780982293997
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Book of Baseball Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $9.95

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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Book of Baseball Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
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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Munson
Munson
Written by Marty Appel
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ISBN: 9780385529280
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Munson
The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain
Written by Marty Appel


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

Our captain and leader has not left us, today, tomorrow, this year, next … Our endeavors will reflect our love and admiration for him.”
—Honorary plaque to Munson in Yankee Stadium

Thurman Munson is remembered by fans as the fiercely competitive, tough, and—most of all—inspiring Yankee captain and champion from the wild Bronx... Read more >
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Satchel
Satchel
Written by Larry Tye
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ISBN: 9781588368478
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Satchel
The Life and Times of an American Legend
Written by Larry Tye


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $11.99

He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

Through dogged research and extensive interviews, award-winning author and journalist Larry Tye has tracked... Read more >
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Satchel
Satchel
Written by Larry Tye, Read by Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780739384640
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Satchel
The Life and Times of an American Legend
Written by Larry Tye
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $25.00

He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

Few reliable records or news reports survive about players in the Negro Leagues. Through... Read more >
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American Icon
American Icon
Written by Teri Thompson, Nathaniel Vinton, Michael O'Keeffe and Christian Red
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ISBN: 9780307273437
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American Icon

Written by Teri Thompson, Nathaniel Vinton, Michael O'Keeffe and Christian Red


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $14.99

It was an epic downfall. In twenty-four seasons pitcher Roger Clemens put together one of the greatest careers baseball has ever seen. Seven Cy Young Awards, two World Series championships, and 354 victories made him a lock for the Hall of Fame. But on December 13, 2007, the Mitchell Report laid... Read more >
Miracle Ball
Miracle Ball
Written by Brian Biegel and Pete Fornatale
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ISBN: 9780307452702
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Miracle Ball
My Hunt for the Shot Heard 'Round the World
Written by Brian Biegel and Pete Fornatale


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

The captivating, utterly improbable but ultimately true story of one man’s quest to solve sports’ greatest mystery: What happened to the most famous of all home-run balls–the holy grail of sports?


October 3, 1951. Giants third baseman Bobby Thomson hit the most dramatic home run in the history of baseball. The moment... Read more >
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The Crowd Sounds Happy
The Crowd Sounds Happy
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff
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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
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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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The Complete Game
The Complete Game
Written by Ron Darling
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ISBN: 9780307271921
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The Complete Game

Written by Ron Darling


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $11.99

World Series champion, former All-Star, and award-winning television analyst Ron Darling gives readers a inside look at one of the most demanding and strategic positions in all of sports: the pitcher. Drawing on vivid situations from his playing days for the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics, and from moments... Read more >
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Now I Can Die in Peace
Now I Can Die in Peace
Written by Bill Simmons
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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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The 33-Year-Old Rookie
The 33-Year-Old Rookie
Written by Chris Coste
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The 33-Year-Old Rookie
My 13-Year Journey from the Minor Leagues to the World Series
Written by Chris Coste


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.00

Chris Coste dreamed of playing major-league baseball from the age of seven. But after eleven grueling years in the minors, a spot on a major-league roster still seemed just out of his reach–until that fateful call came from the Philadelphia Phillies in May 2006. At age thirty-three (“going on eighty”), Coste... Read more >
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The Yankee Years
The Yankee Years
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
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ISBN: 9780385527408
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The Yankee Years

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $26.95

Twelve straight playoff appearances. Six American League pennants. Four World Series titles. This is the definitive story of a dynasty: the Yankee years

When Joe Torre took over as manager of the New York Yankees in 1996, the most storied franchise in sports had not won a World Series title in eighteen...

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The Yankee Years
The Yankee Years
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci, Read by Tom Verducci
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The Yankee Years

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
Read by Tom Verducci


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $17.50

Twelve straight playoff appearances. Six American League pennants. Four World Series titles. This is the definitive story of a dynasty: the Yankee years

When Joe Torre took over as manager of the New York Yankees in 1996, the most storied franchise in sports had not won a World Series title in eighteen... Read more >
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