Category: Sports (Baseball) - pbk

Sort

Showing 1-9 of 9

Image for Baseball's Best Short Stories (Sporting's Best Short Stories series)

Baseball's Best Short Stories (Sporting's Best Short Stories series)

By: Staudohar

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: March 1997

Seller ID: 18020

ISBN: 155652319X

Condition: New


This anthology brings together twenty-eight exceptional short stories about the great game of baseball. Written over several decades by some of America's favorite writers, including Zane Grey, James Thurber, Robert Penn Warren, T. Coraghessan Boyle, and Chet Williamson, many of the stories are about the game itself; others use baseball as a backdrop for timeless themes, such as morality, greed, and love. View more info

Image for Brushing Back Jim Crow: The Integration of Minor-League Baseball in the American South

Brushing Back Jim Crow: The Integration of Minor-League Baseball in the American South

By: Bruce Adelson

Price: $10.95

Publisher: University of Virginia Press: February 2007

Seller ID: 18013

ISBN: 0813926459

Condition: New


While Jackie Robinson is justly famous for breaking the color line in major league baseball in 1947, other young African American players, among them Hank Aaron, continued to struggle for acceptance on southern farm teams well into the 1960s. As Bruce Adelson writes, their presence in the South Atlantic, Carolina, and other minor leagues represented not only a quest for individual athletic achievement; simply by hitting, fielding, and signing autographs alongside their white teammates, African-American ballplayers helped to end segregation in the Jim Crow South.In writing this book, Adel... View more info

Image for I Was Right On Time

I Was Right On Time

By: Buck O'neil,David Conrads

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 1997

Seller ID: 3549

ISBN: 068483247X

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade. NEW condition. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade. NEW condition. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Image for Play Baseball the Ripken Way: The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals

Play Baseball the Ripken Way: The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals

By: Cal Ripken Jr.,Bill Ripken,Larry Burke

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: January 2005

Seller ID: 18023

ISBN: 0812970500

Condition: New


Every year, hundreds of thousands of children play "Cal Ripken Baseball" in the largest division of Babe Ruth League, Inc. Play Baseball the Ripken Way is the ultimate guide to playing the game, by one of the sport's living legends. Baseball is America's national pastime, but that doesn't mean we're all born naturals. Kids of all ages (and their parents) are eager to improve specific skills, and now they can learn from one of the most respected baseball families in history. Cal and Bill Ripken have written a thoroughly illustrated instructional book that clearly explains proper baseball fu... View more info

Image for Stan Musial: An American Life

Stan Musial: An American Life

By: George Vecsey

Price: $11.95

Publisher: ESPN: May 2012

Seller ID: 18029

ISBN: 0345517075

Condition: New


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 "Stan the Man" over the course of his nearly seventy years in the national spotlight. Away from the diamond, Musial proved a savvy businessman and a model of humility and graciousness toward his many fans in St. Louis and around the w... View more info

Image for Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life in the Minor Leagues of Baseball (Anchor Sports)

Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life in the Minor Leagues of Baseball (Anchor Sports)

By: John Feinstein

Price: $10.39

Publisher: Anchor: March 2015

Seller ID: 17960

ISBN: 0307949583

Condition: New


View more info

Image for Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

By: Michael Lewis

Price: $9.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: March 2004

Seller ID: 17958

ISBN: 0393324818

Condition: New


Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball book ever" (Rob Neyer, Slate) but also what "may be the best book ever written on business" (Weekly Standard). I wrote this book because I fell in love with a story. The story concerned a small group of undervalued professional baseball players and executives, many of whom had been rejected as unfit for the b... View more info

Image for The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg

The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg

By: Nicholas Dawidoff

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Vintage: May 1995

Seller ID: 17463

ISBN: 0679762892

Condition: New


View more info

Image for The Dodgers Encyclopedia

The Dodgers Encyclopedia

By: William F. McNeil

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Sports Publishing: July 2012

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 16981

ISBN: 1613210663

Condition: New


The newly updated third edition of The Dodgers Encyclopedia isthe definitive book on Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball.It traces the history of one of Major League Baseball s mostsuccessful organizations, from the fledgling beginnings of its predecessorsin rural Brooklyn over 145 years ago, through their formativeyears in the major leagues. More than just a tome of facts, this book covers every important event with vivid detail everyno-hitter, every World Series, every tragedy and triumph of Dodgersbaseball is captured in this fascinating reference. Within thesepages, readers will also... View more info