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- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 17.00
Think you know how the game of baseball began? Think again. Forget Abner Doubleday and Cooperstown. Forget Alexander Joy Cartwright and the New York Knickerbockers. Instead, meet Daniel Lucius Adams, William Rufus Wheaton, and Louis Fenn Wadsworth, each of whom has a stronger claim to baseball paternity than Doubleday or Cartwright. But did baseball... more...
- Triumph Books 2016; US$ 13.99
For 30 years, the very best in baseball prediction and statistics The industry?s longest-running publication for baseball analysts and fantasy leaguers, the 2016 Baseball Forecaster , published annually since 1986, is the first book to approach prognostication by breaking performance down into its component parts. Rather than predicting... more...
- Sports Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99
The newly reissued Legends of the Philadelphia Phillies , originally published in 2005, takes an in-depth look at the legends that have shaped the Phillies? identity over the last seventy years. Each chapter profiles a different beloved Phillies personality that colored the latter half of the twentieth century. Most were cheered; some were booed.... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 26.95
In 1965 George Gmelch signed a contract to play professional baseball with the Detroit Tigers organization. Growing up sheltered in an all-white, affluent San Francisco suburb, he knew little of the world outside. Over the next four seasons, he came of age in baseball?s Minor Leagues through experiences ranging from learning the craft of the professional... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2016; US$ 55.00
For three decades, Louis Norman "Bobo" Newsom (1907-1962) was one of the most well-known pitchers in baseball. Frequently quoted by sportswriters, he appeared in all the popular sports publications as well as on Wheaties boxes and bubblegum cards, and was the undisputed star of the 1940 World Series. Despite his success, he was sold or traded... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 29.95
In 1908 baseball was the only game that mattered in the South. With no major league team in the region, rivalries between Southern Association cities such as Atlanta, Birmingham, Memphis, and New Orleans were heated. This season, however, no city was as baseball-crazed as Nashville, whose Vols had been league doormat in 1907. After an unpromising start,... more...
- Lyons Press 2006; US$ 23.99
THE 1969 MIRACLE METS is a retrospective of the 1969 season and World Series championship of the "Amazin Mets", scheduled for March 2009 publication to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the 1969 miracle season, a seminal event in baseball and New York history. The Mets' new stadium as well as the new Yankee Stadium are due to open at that... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2000; US$ 35.00
The best baseball team of the 20th century? How about the 1906 Cubs? Or the 1998 Yankees? Don't forget the 1929 A's, or the 1976 Reds. Some say the Yanks had a pretty good squad in 1927. There were so many great teams in the last century, it would be hard to compile a list of the 25 best--much less rank those clubs--but that's what the... more...
- Atria Books 2010; US$ 14.00
The first in-depth look at baseball's nirvana -- a lyrical history of pitching perfection. There have been only fourteen perfect games pitched in the modern era of baseball; the great Cy Young fittingly hurled the first, in 1904, and David Cone pitched the most recent, in 1999. In between, some great pitchers -- Sandy Koufax, Catfish Hunter, Jim... more...
- Clerisy Press 2011; US$ 13.95
The St. Louis Cardinals is one of the most successful franchises in National League history. Having won a record ten World Championships, the team has cultivated a huge fan base. 365 Oddball Days in Cardinals History combines easy-to-browse baseball trivia with a never-out-of-date annual. It delivers historical and statistical information in quick... more...