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The 33-Year-Old Rookie: How I Finally Made It to the Big Leagues After Eleven Years in the Minors
The 33-Year-Old Rookie: How I Finally Made It to the Big Leagues After Eleven Years in the Minors
By Oasis Audio
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$16.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
The story of one athlete's determined pursuit of a lifelong goal chronicles the author's eleven-year odyssey from the North Dakota Little Leagues, to aging minor-leaguer, to Philadelphia Phillies catcher..


Gator: My Life in Pinstripes
Gator: My Life in Pinstripes
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Hall of Fame New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry recounts his years playing for one of the most storied and celebrated teams in sports history - the world champion New York Yankees during their heyday in the Bronx Zoo years, with manic manager Billy Martin, cantankerous owner George Steinbrenner, and an ego-driven all-star cast that included everyone from Reggie Jackson and Thurman Munson to Sparky Lyle and Catfish Hunter. Ron Guidry, known as Gator and Louisiana Lightning to his teammates,


This Old Man: All in Pieces
This Old Man: All in Pieces
By Random House Audio
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$23.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. Long known for his range and supple prose (he is the only writer elected to membership in both the Baseball Hall of Fame and the American Academy of Arts and Letters), Angell won the 2015 American Society of Magazine Editors' Best Essay award for ''This Old Man'', which forms a centerpiece for this audiobook. This deeply


The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic
The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic
By Hachette Audio
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$24.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
On July 4, 1939, Gehrig delivered what has been called ''baseball's Gettysburg Address'' at Yankee Stadium. There is, for now, no known intact film of Gehrig's speech, but instead just a swatch of the newsreel footage has survived, incorporating his opening and closing remarks: ''For the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth'' - the last line, of course, having become one of the most famous,


Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
By Random House Audio
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$128.99

ean: 9780307966957, isbn: 030796695X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.In a narrative full of fabulous characters and


Shattered: Struck Down, But Not Destroyed
Shattered: Struck Down, But Not Destroyed
By Oasis Audio
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$15.95
4.1 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Like its author, Shattered is ''fun, fast, and real'' and an intriguing mix of paradoxes. Frank Pastore was a physically awkward kid who became a professional athlete. An okay student who goes on to earn two masters degrees in philosophy. A former atheist who ends up hosting the biggest Christian radio talk show in America. Shattered is part sports audio book, because you'll go on road trips, enter clubhouses, and walk on the fields of professional baseball. It's part romantic novel, because


The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth
The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth
By Brand: Random House Audio
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$64.97

ean: 9780739332733, isbn: 0739332732,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
A comprehensive look at a gargantuan life. People Montville is refreshingly nonjudgmental about his superstar subject. First-rate biography. Los Angeles Times Book Review Crisp analogies and astute observations, combined with a fluid writing style, are Leigh Montville s strengths in this definitive biography of the Splendid Splinter. Montville s writing is rich and full, like a Ted Williams swing. He connects solidly. A raw, no-holds-barred view of [Williams s] life. Tampa Tribune An


Doc: A Memoir
Doc: A Memoir
By Brilliance Audio
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$17.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
A brutally honest memoir of talent, addiction, and recovery from one of the greatest baseball pitchers of all time. As a shy 19-year-old, Dwight Gooden swept into New York, lifting a team of crazy characters to World Series greatness and giving a beleaguered city a reason to believe. Then he threw it all away. Now, with fresh and sober eyes, the Mets' beloved Dr. K shares the intimate details of his life and career, revealing all the extraordinary highs and lows: The hidden traumas in his


The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran
The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$11.95
4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Upon its release, The Bullpen Gospels was a direct hit to the New York Times best seller list. With comparisons to Jim Boutons's Ball Four, The Bullpen Gospels is slated to be a classic of the genre. From the humble heights of a Class-A pitcher's mound to the deflating lows of sleeping on his gun-toting grandmother's air mattress, veteran reliever Dirk Hayhurst steps out of the bullpen to deliver the best pitch of his career-a raw and unflinching account of his life in the minors. Whether


Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports
Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports
By Random House Audio
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$18.35
4.0 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
In the summer of 1998 two of baseball leading sluggers, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, embarked on a race to break Babe Ruth’s single season home run record. The nation was transfixed as Sosa went on to hit 66 home runs, and McGwire 70. Three years later, San Francisco Giants All-Star Barry Bonds surpassed McGwire by 3 home runs in the midst of what was perhaps the greatest offensive display in baseball history. Over the next three seasons, as Bonds regularly launched mammoth shots into the San


The Teammates
The Teammates
By Hachette Audio
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$19.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
More than six years after his death, David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his groundbreaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them best sellers. His work has stood the test of time and has become the standard by which all journalists measure themselves. The Teammates is the profoundly moving story of four


Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution
Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution
By Tantor Audio
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$23.95
4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Most people who resist logical thought in baseball preach ''tradition'' and ''respecting the game''. But many of baseball's traditions go back to the 19th century, when the pitcher's job was to provide the batter with a ball he could hit and fielders played without gloves. Instead of fearing change, Brian Kenny wants fans to think critically, reject outmoded groupthink, and embrace the changes that have come with the ''sabermetric era''. In his entertaining and enlightening book, Kenny


Southern League: A True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, and the Deep South's Most Compelling Pennant Race
Southern League: A True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, and the Deep South's Most Compelling Pennant Race
By Hachette Audio
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$19.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
''Birmingham is probably the most thoroughly segregated city in the United States. Its ugly record of brutality is widely known. Negroes have experienced grossly unjust treatment in the courts. There have been more unsolved bombings in Negro homes and churches in Birmingham than in any other city in the nation.'' Martin Luther King, Jr. Letter from a Birmingham Jail - 1963 Anybody who is familiar with the Civil Rights movement knows that 1964 was a pivotal year. And in Birmingham, Alabama -


My Cubs: A Love Story
My Cubs: A Love Story
By Penguin Audio
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$11.95
4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom, and wise and adoring intimacy that have made the world champion Cubbies baseball's most tortured - and now triumphant - franchise. No metaphor is necessary; the Chicago Cubs have been the living example of disappointment and failure for more than a century - until now. The Cubs' 2016 World Series win marked the end of a 108-year drought in the team's


Playing With the Enemy: A Baseball Prodigy, a World at War, and a Field of Broken Dreams
Playing With the Enemy: A Baseball Prodigy, a World at War, and a Field of Broken Dreams
By Oasis Audio
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$15.95
4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
In 1940, at just 15 years old, small-town baseball star Gene Moore was signed to the Brooklyn Dodgers, who saw in him the potential to become one of the great catchers of all time. Before that could happen, though, WWII intervened. Gene's story, a surprising paean to the power and humanity of a game, is told here by his son, a first-time author who exhibits the confidence and pacing of a pro. His gripping material certainly helps: after several years overseas in the Navy's touring baseball


Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember
Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember
By Tantor Audio
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$17.95
4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Seasoned pitchers Tom Glavine and Mike Mussina have seen it all in the Major Leagues, and both entered 2007 in search of individual milestones and one more shot at the World Series - Glavine with the Mets, Mussina five miles away with the Yankees. The two veterans experience very different seasons - one on a team dealing with the pressure to get to a World Series for the first time in seven years, the other with a team expected to be there every year. Taking the listener through contract


The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca, and the Shot Heard Round the World
The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca, and the Shot Heard Round the World
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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$17.95
4.5 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
The 1951 regular season was as good as over. The Brooklyn Dodgers led the New York Giants by three runs, with just three outs to go in their third and final playoff game. And not once in Major League Baseball's 278 preceding playoff and World Series games had a team overcome a three-run deficit in the ninth inning. But New York rallied, and at 3:58 p.m. on October 3, 1951, Bobby Thomson hit a home run off Ralph Branca. The Giants won the pennant. The Echoing Green follows the reverberations


Becoming Mr. October: The Revealing Story of Reggie Jackson and the World Champion New York Yankees
Becoming Mr. October: The Revealing Story of Reggie Jackson and the World Champion New York Yankees
By Random House Audio
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$23.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years - 1977 and 1978 - when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legend. In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of the Oakland A's dynasty, which won three straight World Series, he was the first big-money free agent, wooed and flattered by George Steinbrenner into coming to the New York Yankees, which hadn't won a World Series since 1962. But Reggie was about to


Between the Lines: Nine Principles to Live
Between the Lines: Nine Principles to Live
By Hachette Audio
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$14.95
4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
One of the most respected and successful athletes ever to grace a major-league pitcher's mound, Orel Hershiser had an approach to the game that put him in a class by himself. Now that he's retired, this Cy Young Award winner, MVP of division- and World Series-winning teams, and Sports Illustrated ''Sportsman of the Year'' looks back on the people, events, and decisions that most affected his life, on the field and off..


October 1964
October 1964
By Random House Audio
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$27.56
4.7 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
The New York Times best-seller. David Halberstam, an avid sports writer with an investigative reporter's tenacity, superbly details the end of the 15-year reign of the New York Yankees in October 1964. That October found the Yankees going head-to-head with the St. Louis Cardinals for the World Series pennant.  Expertly weaving the narrative threads of both teams' seasons, Halberstam brings the major personalities on the field - from switch-hitter Mickey Mantle to pitcher Bob Gibson - to life.



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