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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
This book brings to life one of baseball's greatest sluggers, Willie Stargell. It examines the factors that shaped him as a man growing up in the tumultuous racial times of the 1950s and '60s, and then recreates the major moments in his Hall of Fame baseball career. His various endeavors during the post-playing days are fully explored as well.... more...
- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 26.99
From profanity-laced clubhouse tirades and outspoken opinions on the state of the game to tears at an emotional funeral for his murdered granddaughter, Dallas Green tells his story for the first time in this autobiography. In his nearly 60 years in baseball as a pitcher; manager of three franchises, including both New York squads, the Mets and Yankees;... 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...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 20.99
Hailed by Sports Illustrated as the "Edward Gibbon of baseball history," Harold Seymour is the first professional historian to produce an authoritative, multivolume chronicle of America's national pastime. The first two volumes of this study--The Early Years and The Golden Age--won universal acclaim. The New York Times wrote that they "will grip... more...