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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.50
An inside look at the world of major league baseball draws on interviews with the players, umpires, managers and coaches, owners, and others to discuss behind-the-scenes intrigues, financial manipulations, controversies, and personalities. From the Hardcover edition. more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 26.99
1440214034 - String Quilt Revival "When it comes to sports memorabilia, Mantle is king. No other sports athlete has been covered more or is more popular than Mantle, bar none. No one comes close." - T.S. O'Connell, editor of Sports Collector's Digest Mickey Mantle is one of the most beloved sports figures of all times. Playing brilliantly for... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 12.99
Anthropologist John Fox sets off on a worldwide adventure to thefarthest reaches of the globe and the deepest recesses of our ancientpast to answer a question inspired by his sports-loving son: "Why do we play ball?" From Mexican jungles to the small-town gridirons of Ohio, frommedieval villages and royal courts to modern soccer pitches andbaseball... more...
- Triumph Books 2011; US$ 9.99
The complete story of the Cardinals? unexpected run to the 2011 World Series title is captured in this action-packed commemorative volume. Profiles of the team?s stars, complete recaps of every postseason game, and stunning photography make this book a must-have keepsake for every St. Louis baseball fan. more...
- Free Press 2010; Not Available
When Bill James published his original Historical Baseball Abstract in 1985, he produced an immediate classic, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the "holy book of baseball." Now, baseball's beloved "Sultan of Stats" (The Boston Globe) is back with a fully revised and updated edition for the new millennium. Like the original, The New Bill James... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; Not Available
Former Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent brings together a stellar roster of ballplayers from the 1950s and 1960s in this wonderful new history of the game. These were the decades when baseball expanded across the country and truly became the national pastime. The era opened, though, with the domination of the New York teams: the Yankees,... more...
- Free Press 1995; Not Available
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...
- Scribner 2007; Not Available
From the authority on baseball research and statistics comes a vast and fascinating compendium of unique baseball lists and records. The SABR Baseball List & Record Book is an expansive collection of pitching, hitting, fielding, home run, team, and rookie records not available online or in any other book. This is a treasure trove of baseball... more...
- Touchstone 2011; Not Available
A grand slam of a book. The sequel to the bestselling Baseball?s Greatest Insults, with hilarious put-downs and outrageous wisecracks about America?s national pastime. There are no lyrical passages here, no fond reminiscences about childhood games, no tributes to "inspiring" players. Too much real stuff has happened since Kevin Nelson collected... more...
- Atria Books 2010; Not Available
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...