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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
From the icons of the game to the players who got their big break but never quite broke through, The Baseball Talmud provides a wonderful historical narration of Major League Jewish Baseball in America. All the stats, the facts, the stories, and the (often unheralded) glory. The Baseball Talmud reveals that there is far more to Jewish baseball... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Film and television star Alyssa Milano ( Who?s the Boss, Charmed ) is one of the most popular bloggers on MLB.com (http://alyssa.mlblogs.com), and has even done on-field commentary for TBS. In Safe at Home , she writes about her passion for baseball and how her love for the game has helped to shape who she is. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 18.00
Coach your kids the Dom Scala way From his days playing in the majors to his years as bullpen coach with the New York Yankees through his NCAA victories with Adelphi University and his success as director of New York's number-one baseball camp, Dom Scala has a lot to teach you about coaching. And in this all-in-one illustrated guide to coaching... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Genuine and raw?a heartfelt work of despair, triumph, and redemption.? ? Boston Globe The critically acclaimed Heart of the Game ?subtitled ?Life, Death, and Mercy in Minor League America??explores the pure roots of a sport that is stained by scandal at its highest level. S.L. Price, award-winning writer for Sports Illustrated ... more...
- Human Kinetics 2009; US$ 19.95
Successful seasons don?t begin on opening day. They begin long before, in the cages, gym, locker room, and practice field. There, consistency, execution, and teamwork form the foundations of powerhouse programs and championship titles. While most coaches understand the importance of practice, far fewer have perfected it year after year, team after... more...
- Da Capo Press 2010; US$ 15.00
What is it about a quality fastball that brings us to the edge of our seats? How is it humanly possible to throw over 100 mph? And the big question: Who is the fastest pitcher ever? Drawing on interviews with former and current players, managers, scouts, experts, and historians, Tim Wendel delivers the answers, investigating such legends as Nolan Ryan,... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 9.99
"Richly layered....An entertaining and informative portrait of two underappreciated teams in an unforgettable time."--Boston Sunday Globe The most surprising World Series ever? Many baseball fans would agree that it was the epic 1966 clash between the reigning champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the perennial underdog Baltimore Orioles. The godlike... more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 28.99
Pitchers, the pitches they throw, and how they throw them -- these days it's the stuff of constant scrutiny, but there's never been anything like a comprehensive source for such information. That's what preeminent baseball analyst Bill James and ESPN.com baseball columnist Rob Neyer realized over lunch more than a dozen years ago. Since then, they've... more...
- Free Press 1995; US$ 18.00
Arguing about the merits of players is the baseball fan's second favorite pastime and every year the Hall of Fame elections spark heated controversy. In a book that's sure to thrill--and infuriate--countless fans, Bill James takes a hard look at the Hall, probing its history, its politics and, most of all, its decisions. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95
Examining baseball not just as a game but as a social, historical, and political force, this collection of sixteen essays looks at the sport from the perspectives of race, sexual orientation, economic power, social class, imperialism, nationalism, and international diplomacy. Together, the essays underscore the point that baseball is not just a form... more...