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- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 19.00
Put your game into overdrive with this complete guide to harnessing your athletic instincts. In baseball, a five-tool player possesses the five most important skills: hitting for power, hitting for average, defense, arm strength, and speed. But there is one essential skill that brings it all together: the sixth tool. It's that extra something,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 17.00
Learn how to manage your youth team to success With its "teach basics and have fun" approach, Managing Little League Baseball is dedicated to helping you teach baseball fundamentals to boys and girls while emphasizing how to make the experience rewarding for you and your players. Fully approved by Little League Baseball® and illustrated with instructive... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 19.95
A televised baseball game from Puerto Rico, Japan, or even Cuba might look a lot like the North American game. This book looks at how the game was imported - how it took hold and developed, how it is organized, played, and followed - and what these local and regional trends and features say about the sport's place in particular cultures. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 13.95
It was 1982 when Bill Lee was famously booted from the Montreal Expos after he went AWOL in protest of another player?s mistreatment by management. His reputation for antics both on and off the field guaranteed that no other club would pick him up. The Ace from Space had landed on professional baseball?s blacklist, and so it was that one of the most... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 19.95
America's pastime has roots in New Jersey dating back to 1846 when the first baseball game using modern rules was played on Elysian Fields in Hoboken. The sport thrived throughout the state until the 1950s when fans began to turn away from local competition, preferring to watch games broadcast on television, to take a trip to see a major league team... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
This smart and funny fan?s guide to baseball explains the ins and outs of pitching, hitting, running, and fielding, while offering insider trivia and anecdotes that will appeal to anyone?whether you're a major league couch potato, life-long season ticket-holder, or a beginner. What is the difference between a slider and a curveball? At which... more...
- Second Base Publishing 2009; US$ 15.95
Offering tips for every level of player, from little league to the major leagues, this guide not only shows players how to hit but also shows parents and coaches how to teach hitting. Presenting techniques drawn from the author's years of experience as a coach and a Major League baseball player, the manual provides an in-depth description of the drills,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.24
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$ 11.99
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
?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...