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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
Award-winning sports writer Jane Leavy follows her New York Times runaway bestseller Sandy Koufax with the definitive biography of baseball icon Mickey Mantle. The legendary Hall-of-Fame outfielder was a national hero during his record-setting career with the New York Yankees, but public revelations of alcoholism, infidelity, and family strife... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56
Although largely ignored by historians of both baseball in general and the Negro leagues in particular, Latinos have been a significant presence in organized baseball from the beginning. In this benchmark study on Latinos and professional baseball from the 1880s to the present, Adrian Burgos tells a compelling story of the men who negotiated the color... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99
Baseball Americana is a lavishly illustrated history of America ?s favorite sport, compiled from the unparalleled collections of the Library of Congress, now available from Smithsonian Books. From baseball?s biggest stars to street urchins, from its most newsworthy stories to sandlot and little League games, Baseball Americana tells the... more...
- ECW Press 2013; US$ 13.99
In a one of a kind look at the Toronto Blue Jays 2013 season, two seasoned sports journalists take readers behind the scenes as the team stocks up on stars, revitalizes its fans and embarks on a campaign of shocking disillusionment. Great Expectations begins with a detailed look at how general manager Alex Anthopoulos pulled off the blockbuster trade... more...
- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 7.99
For the third time in 10 seasons, the Boston Red Sox are World Series champions. The team?s path to postseason glory?and the celebration that followed?are featured in this special commemorative volume. The book documents the American League Divisional Series, American League Championship Series, and World Series games that led up to the clinching... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 24.95
In the Best Interests of Baseball? is a thoughtful, balanced look at the impact of the ninth commissioner of baseball, Bud Selig, on the sport as well as an examination of the commissioner?s position in a historical context. The more controversial topics Andrew Zimbalist probes include the conflicts of interest arising from Selig?s original role... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 24.95
By the mid-1950s, New York had been the unrivaled capital of America?s national pastime for a century, a place where baseball was followed with truly fanatical fervor. The city?s three teams?the New York Yankees, the New York Giants, and the Brooklyn Dodgers?had over the previous decade rewarded their fans? devotion with stellar performances: from... 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...