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- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99
A love letter to America's most beloved sport and an exploration of the deeper dimensions it reveals For more than a decade, New York University President John Sexton has used baseball to illustrate the elements of a spiritual life in a wildly popular course at NYU. Using some of the great works of baseball fiction as well as the actual game's... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 19.95
When Major League Baseball first expanded in 1961 with the addition of the Los Angeles Angels and the Washington Senators, it started a trend that saw the number of franchises almost double, from sixteen to thirty, while baseball attendance grew by 44 percent. The story behind this staggering growth, told for the first time in Baseball?s New Frontier... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
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 and nearly twenty... more...
- Free Press 1999; US$ 25.00
Greedy owners, spoiled players, disillusioned fans -- all hallmarks of baseball in the 'nineties. Only in this case, it's the 1890s. We may think that business interests dominate the sport today, but baseball's early years were an even harsher and less sentimental age, when teams were wrenched from their cities, owners colluded and the ballplayers... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2001; US$ 9.99
Feeding the Green Monster is an invaluable and unique addition to baseball writing from one of its best informed columnists. In the spring of 2000, baseball fanatic and ESPN.com columnist Rob Neyer set out to live every baseball fan's dream. He would spend the next six months attending every one of the Boston Red Sox's home games. His journal of the... more...
- Scribner 2004; US$ 17.00
A fan's notes for the ages, Faithful grew from an email exchange last summer. Filled with the heady mix of exhilaration and frustration familiar to all Boston Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan fired off a note to fellow Sox fan, Stephen King, who responded with his thoughts on Pedro, Nomar, Manny, Mueller, and Theo. From the supposed Curse of the Bambino... more...
- Atria Books 2004; US$ 14.00
Saturday, August 30, 2003 -- Yankees versus Red Sox, Fenway Park. Not just a special day in a great rivalry but also a unique one in the long tradition of baseball writing. For on that day, Steve Kettmann worked with a team of top reporters to chronicle everything that happened, from the point of view of everyone involved. So here are Red Sox owner... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 13.95
It was a glorious day when the Chicago Cubs won the World Series....a glorious day in 1908, to be precise. Since then, the Cubs-and their awesomely devoted fans-have eagerly awaited another taste of victory. Included among them is Kevin Kaduk, who, in a fit of heartfelt (and possibly insane) loyalty to the team quit his job as a sportswriter and moved... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
An evaluation of the state of professional baseball takes a look at the game's decline from national pastime to national punch line, calling on players, fans, and owners to make things right with what has gone wrong with the game. more...