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Home Game: Big-League Stories from My Life in Baseball's First Family
Boone, Bret
(Hardcover)

79% off list price of $27.00

From the first third-generation player in Major League history, a sometimes moving, always candid inside look at his family’s seventy years in baseball.A five-foot-ten fireball questioned by scouts because of his small stature, supposed lack of power, and cocky attitude, Bret Boone didn’t care ab...


Baseball Life Advice: Loving the Game That Saved Me
Fowles, Stacey May
(Paperback)

81% off list price of $18.00

A passionate ode to baseball, its culture, and its community, which both celebrates and challenges the game – and reminds us why it really matters. For Stacey May Fowles, the game of baseball is one of "long pauses punctuated by tiny miracles." In this entertaining and thoughtful book, Fowles giv...


Baseball Life Advice: Loving the Game That Saved Me
Fowles, Stacey May
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $18.00

A passionate ode to baseball, its culture, and its community, which both celebrates and challenges the game – and reminds us why it really matters. For Stacey May Fowles, the game of baseball is one of "long pauses punctuated by tiny miracles." In this entertaining and thoughtful book, Fowles giv...


The Selling of the Babe - The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend
Stout, Glenn
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $27.99

The sale of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1919 is one of the pivotal moments in baseball history, changing the fortunes of two of baseball's most storied franchises, changing the game forever and helping to create the legend of the greatest player the game has ever kn...


The Selling of the Babe - The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend
Stout, Glenn
(Hardcover)

86% off list price of $27.99

The sale of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1919 is one of the pivotal moments in baseball history, changing the fortunes of two of baseball's most storied franchises, changing the game forever and helping to create the legend of the greatest player the game has ever kn...


Tony Gwynn: He Left His Heart in San Diego
Wolfe, Rich
(Hardcover)

69% off list price of $24.95

Completed with the help of the San Diego Union-Tribune and their expansive archive of Tony Gwynn photos, this book is as beautifully packaged as it is written. Tony Gwynn had a Hall of Fame career then went on to coach San Diego State University and was the most popular citizen to call San Diego ...


The Samurai Way of Baseball: The Impact of Ichiro and the New Wave from Japan
Whiting, Robert
(Softcover)

70% off list price of $14.95

In this extraordinary work, bestselling author Bob Whiting examines how Japanese players are impacting and reinventing America's major leagues.


Red Sox Rhymes - Verses and Curses
Flavin, Dick
(Hardcover)

72% off list price of $19.99

From the voice of Fenway Park comes a collection of sixty-four humorous and nostalgic poems celebrating the Boston Red Sox. A commonwealth institution and popular local television personality who is also the announcer, ambassador, and poet laureate for Fenway Park, Dick Flavin has entertained aud...


What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?: A Remembrance
Cramer, Richard Ben
(Softcover)

64% off list price of $10.99

When legendary Red Sox hitter Ted Williams died on July 5, 2002, newspapers reviewed the stats, compared him to other legends of the game, and declared him the greatest hitter who ever lived. Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner and acclaimed biographer of Joe DiMaggio, decodes this oversize...


Blood Sport: A-Rod and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era
Elfrink, Tim
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $17.00

Using exclusive documents, never-before-reported records and interviews with top sources, this book takes the reader inside drug deals, athletes' mansions, and confidential suspension hearings to tell the true story behind the sport's continuing performance-enhancing drugs crisis.


They Called Me God
Harvey, Doug
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $27.00

In the pageantry of baseball, one select group is virtually unknown in the outside world, derided by fans, faced with split-second choices that spell victory or defeat. These men are up-close observers of the action, privy to inside jokes, blood feuds, benches-clearing brawls, and managers' exple...


2015 World Series Champions: Kansas City Royals
McClelland & Stewart
(Softcover)

66% off list price of $17.99

Celebrate the 2015 World Series champions with the official publication from Major League Baseball!2015 World Series Champions takes fans out to the ball game and right down to the field-level action. Published in conjunction with MLB and researched and written by their own in-house team of commi...


Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes
Rosengren, John
(Paperback)

72% off list price of $16.00

Baseball during the Great Depression of the 1930s galvanized communities and provided a struggling country with heroes. Jewish player Hank Greenberg gave the people of Detroit - and America - a reason to be proud. But America was facing more than economic hardship. Hitler’s agenda heighten...


Brooks
Wilson, Doug
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $16.99

Brooks Robinson is one of baseball's most transcendent and revered players. He won a record sixteen straight Gold Gloves at third base, led one of the best teams of the era, and is often cited as the greatest fielder in baseball history. Credited with almost single-handedly winning the 1970 World...


Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick
Dickson,.Paul
(Paperback)

76% off list price of $19.00

A masterful biography of one of most influential, sharp-witted, and often zany figures in baseball history, whose drive and imagination helped transform the game and the country. As owner of the minor league Milwaukee Brewers, and then the Cleveland Indians, the St. Louis Browns, and the Chicago ...


What Ever Happened to the Hall of Fame?
James, Bill
(Paperback)

79% off list price of $16.00

"For 452 sizzling pages, the game's premier stats solon and most passionate fan stir-fires the old debate about who does and doesn't deserve to be [in the Hall of Fame]."--Richard Corliss, Time. SC, 452 pages.


Forever Blue: The True Story of Walter O'Malley, Baseball's Most Controversial Owner, and the Dodgers of Brooklyn and Los Angeles
D'Antonio, Michael
(Softcover)

79% off list price of $16.00

If ever there was a figure who changed the game of baseball, it was Walter O'Malley. Criticized in New York and beloved in Los Angeles, O'Malley was one of the most controversial owners in the history of American sports, altering the course of history when he uprooted the Dodgers and transplanted...


Intangiball: The Subtle Things That Win Baseball Games
Wheeler, Lonnie
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $26.00

A unique and refreshing ode to the “little things” that represent baseball’s heartbeat - the player who, in countless ways, makes other players better.Intangiball tracks the progress of the Cincinnati Reds through five years of culture change, beginning with the trades of decorated veterans Adam ...


Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick
Dickson, Paul
(Hardcover)

80% off list price of $28.00

William Louis "Bill" Veeck, Jr. (1914-1986) is legendary in many ways - baseball impresario and innovator, independent spirit, champion of civil rights in a time of great change. Paul Dickson has written the first full biography of this towering figure, in the process rewriting many aspects of hi...


One for the Record: The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home Run Record
Plimpton, George
(Hardcover)

72% off list price of $20.00

The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home run record, repackaged and with a foreword by Bob Costas and new material from the Plimpton Archives. In ONE FOR THE RECORD, George Plimpton recounts Hank Aaron's thrilling race to become the new home run champion. Amidst media frenzy and death ...


The Meaning of Ichiro
Whiting, Robert
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $25.95

In this extraordinary work, bestselling author Whiting examines how Japanese baseball players are impacting and reinventing America's major leagues.


Ballpark (The Story of America's Baseball Fields)
Curlee, Lynn
(Hardcover)

57% off list price of $17.95

Lynn Curlee explores both the histories and the cultural significance of America's most famous ballparks. Grand in scope and illustrations, and filled with nifty anecdotes about these "green cathedrals," Ballpark also explores the changing social climate that accompanied baseball's rise from a mi...


Perfect: Don Larsen's Miraculous World Series Game and the Men Who Made It Happen
Paper, Lew
(Paperback)

70% off list price of $15.00

Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers remains the only no-hit game in World Series history and was described by The New York Times as "the greatest moment" in World Series history. Drawing upon oral histories, contemporaneous arti...


The Boston Red Sox Fan Book
Neft, David S.
(Paperback)

66% off list price of $12.95

The Boston Red Sox were originally named the Pilgrims, but they have always been Beantown's favorite team, with a history that has been celebrated and mourned by generations of fans. If you love the Red Sox, you'll find hours of challenging trivia in this book.


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