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- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 19.00 US$ 15.58
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...
- 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...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 18.00
Batting Stance Guy never expected he would become a YouTube celebrity, racking up more than two million views, landing profiles in The New York Times and USA Today, and even scoring an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman . But when a friend and neighbor started capturing this man?s unusual talents with a video camera, that?s what... 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...