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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
The book is the day by day story of the 1954 Indians, whose .721 winning percentage is still the highest in American League history. It tells how down the city of Cleveland was on the team following three straight second place finishes, how little was expected of it by its fans, and even some of its players, and how it exceeded all expectations by... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 12.99
Now in paperback: the inside story behind a crucial chapter in Red Sox lore-and a turbulent time in a troubled city. George Steinbrenner called it the greatest game in the history of American sports. On a bright October day in 1978, the Boston Red Sox met the New York Yankees for an epic playoff game that would send one team to the World Series-and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 32.00
Baseball player and manager Hugh Ambrose Jennings was the kind of colorful personality who inspired nicknames. Sportswriters called him "Ee-yah" for his famous coaching box cry and "Hustling Hughey" for his style of play. But to the nearly 100 other men from northeast Pennsylvania who followed Jennings from the coal mines to the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 29.95
This is the first biography of Bill "Swish" Nicholson, a Cubs favorite and baseball's top slugger during the World War II era. Only days out of college in 1936, Nicholson went straight to the majors, putting in a brief appearance for Connie Mack's Philadelphia A's before he was optioned to the minors. His contract eventually purchased... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 29.95
Henry Chadwick remains one of the titans of baseball history. As a pioneering baseball journalist and author, an innovator of scorekeeping practices and statistics, and chairman of the first rules committee, Chadwick left an indelible mark on the history of the game. This deeply researched biography is the first book-length work on the Hall of Famer,... more...
- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 11.99
The ultimate reference book for any “Phillie phanatic,? this book provides a behind-the-scenes peek into the private world of the players, managers, broadcasters, and executives, taking readers into the clubhouse and onto the field. Author Robert Gordon takes fans inside the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies? run to the World Series, when first baseman John... more...
- Triumph Books 2008; US$ 11.99
Written for every sports fan who follows the Chicago White Sox, this account goes behind the scenes to peek into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers?all while eavesdropping on their personal conversations. From the locker room to the field, the book includes stories about Carlton Fisk, Bo Jackson, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Billy... more...
- Triumph Books 2009; US$ 11.99
Written for every sports fan who follows the Yankees, this account goes behind the scenes to peek into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers?all while eavesdropping on their personal conversations. From the New York locker room to the field, the book includes stories from Roy White about Bucky Dent, Mickey Mantel, Billy Martin,... more...
- Triumph Books 2009; US$ 11.99
Take a walk down memory lane with these Hall of Famers as they share their memories of that one favorite game. From Red Schoendienst's first professional game, with butterflies causing error after error until the great Branch Rickey assured him that he'd be in the game for a long time and would likely make a few more errors—to Paul Molitor's rounding... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 39.99
In The 100 Greatest Jews in Sports, Ranked According to Achievement , the author of The Jewish Athletes' Hall of Fame applies quantitative criteria to definitively rank the greatest Jewish athletes of modern times from all major sports against one another according to achievement. The information is presented in a light and entertaining way that will... more...