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Home Game: Three Generations of Big-League Stories from Baseball's First Family
Home Game: Three Generations of Big-League Stories from Baseball's First Family
By Brilliance Audio
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$17.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
From the first third-generation baseball player in Major League Baseball history, a sometimes moving, always candid look at his family's 70 years in the world of professional baseball. Bret Boone made history in 1992 as the first third-generation major leaguer in baseball history. A five-foot-ten firecracker who was spurned by scouts for his small size, supposed lack of power, and temper tantrums (one scout called him a ''helmet-throwing terror''), Bret didn't care about family legacy; he


The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It
The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It
By HighBridge Audio
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$754.97

mpn: 9781598875928, ean: 9781598875928, isbn: 1598875922,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
First published in 1966, The Glory of Their Times is a universally hailed classic. A loving look back at the way baseball used to be, and the legends who played the game—immortals like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, and many others—it's a delightfully evocative work full of fascinating characters and wonderful anecdotes.This is also the story of author Lawrence S. Ritter's six year quest to find the heroes of a bygone era. He interviewed more than two dozen players from the turn of the


Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry, and Baseball's Greatest Gift
Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry, and Baseball's Greatest Gift
By Brilliance Audio
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$17.95
4.7 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
It happens every spring. Yankees pitching great Ron Guidry arrives at the Tampa airport to pick up Hall of Fame catcher and national treasure Yogi Berra. Guidry drives him to the ballpark. They watch the young players. They talk shop. They eat dinner together and tease each other mercilessly. They trade stories about the greats they have met along the way. And the next day they do the same thing all over again.As every former ballplayer can appreciate, in that routine, every spring, there


El Cerrador: Mi vida
El Cerrador: Mi vida
By Hachette Audio
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$24.94
4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball. Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted by the Yankees, he didn't even own his own glove. He thought he might make a good mechanic. When discovered, he had never flown in an airplane, had never heard of Babe Ruth, spoke no English, and couldn't


Ernie Harwell's Audio Scrapbook: Library Edition (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)
Ernie Harwell's Audio Scrapbook: Library Edition (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)
By Audiobook Pub Llc
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$59.99

ean: 9781616579326, isbn: 1616579323,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Ernie Harwell, the long-time voice of the Detroit Tigers, has created an audio scrapbook that's a virtual time-machine into baseball's legendary past. Includes old interviews with legends Connie Mack, Ted Williams and Joe Dimaggio -- as well as classic calls from Ernie's early days with the Atlanta Crackers to his legendary career as the Tigers' play-by-play announcer. A must have..


Long Shot
Long Shot
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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$26.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Mike Piazza's autobiography - the candid story of the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball, from his inauspicious draft selection to his Hall of Fame-worthy achievements, and the unusual controversies that marked his career. Mike Piazza was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the 1988 baseball draft as a ''courtesy pick''. The Dodgers never expected him to play for them - or anyone else. Mike had other ideas. Overcoming his detractors, he became the


Cobb
Cobb
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$17.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
As a boy in the 1890s he went looking for thrills in a rural Georgia that still burned with humiliation from the Civil War. As an old man in the 1960s he dared death, picked fights, refused to take his medicine, and drove off all his friends and admirers. He went to his deathbed alone, clutching a loaded pistol and a bag containing millions of dollars worth of cash and securities. During the years in between, he became, according to Al Stump, ''the most shrewd, inventive, lurid, detested,


Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life
Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
In the hard-knuckled '30s, Joe DiMaggio was the immigrant boy who made it big. He was the dominant star in the New York Yankees dynasty. As World War II loomed, Joltin' Joe launched a 56-game hitting streak - and the nation literally sang his name. In the age of postwar ease and plenty, he became Broadway Joe, the icon of elegance and class - marrying Marilyn Monroe, the most beautiful girl in America. In 1962, when he lost that girl for good, Joe was everyman embarking on a decade of national


The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris
The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris
By Tantor Audio
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$20.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
In the town of San Pedro in the Dominican Republic, baseball is not just a way of life. It's the way of life.By the year 2008, 79 boys and men from San Pedro had gone on to play in the Major Leagues - that means one in six Dominican Republicans who have played in the Majors have come from one tiny, impoverished region. Manny Alexander, Sammy Sosa, Tony Fernandez, and legions of other San Pedro players who came up in the sugar-mill teams flocked to the United States looking for opportunity,


Baseball Cop
Baseball Cop
By Hachette Audio
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$25.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
From a lead officer of Major League Baseball's Department of Investigations, the unprecedented and explosive inside story of the dark side of MLB and its complicity in computer hacking, human trafficking, and other shady dealings. Written with acclaimed and award-winning investigative journalists Teri Thompson and Christian Red. Baseball Cop is the story of Eddie Dominguez, a decorated member of the Boston Police Department who worked for Major League Baseball first as a Resident Security Agent


Walter Johnson: Baseball's Big Train
Walter Johnson: Baseball's Big Train
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$15.95
4.1 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
To many, Walter Johnson is the greatest pitcher of all time. He was a star second to none from the dawn of the game's modern era through the ''Golden Age of Sports'' of the Roaring Twenties. The playing career of ''The Big Train'', as the sportswriters called him, spanned the era of such greats as Cy Young, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Lou Gehrig, and Al Simmons. Johnson knew every President from William Howard Taft to Franklin Roosevelt, and was friends with the likes of Will Rogers and Douglas


The Youngest Hero
The Youngest Hero
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Jerry B. Jenkins, the author of Hometown Legend and co-author of the Left Behind series, returns with the story of a boy who has been bestowed a gift that presents the challenge of a lifetime, and of the mother determined to help him become The Youngest Hero. Miriam Woodell realizes that the man she married, though charming and athletic, is gripped by a dangerous darkness. She has no choice but to save herself and Elgin, her young son - leaving rural Mississippi for the big, cold city of


Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
By Macmillan Audio
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$17.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was old school and stubborn. But after 20 straight losing seasons and his job on the line, he was ready to try anything. So when he met with GM Neal Huntington in October 2012, they decided to discard everything they knew about the game and instead take on drastic ''big data'' strategies. Going well beyond the number-crunching of Moneyball, which used statistics found on the back of baseball cards to identify market inefficiencies, the data the Pirates


Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages
Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages
By Hachette Audio
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$25.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
An inspiring memoir from David Ross, the veteran catcher dubbed ''Grandpa Rossy'', who became the heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship team. In 2016 the Cubs snapped a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making, seven-game series against the Cleveland Indians. Of the many storylines to Chicago's fairytale season, one stood out: the late-career renaissance of David Ross, the 39-year-old catcher who had played back-up for 13 of his 15 pro seasons.


The Baseball Codes
The Baseball Codes
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$10.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
With rollicking stories from the past and new perspectives on baseball's informal rulebook,The Baseball Codes is a must for every fan. Everyone knows that baseball is a game of intricate regulations, but it turns out to be even more complicated than we realize. What truly governs the Major League game is a set of unwritten rules, some of which are openly discussed (don t steal a base with a big lead late in the game), and some of which only a minority of players are even aware of (don t cross


The Teammates: A Portrait of Friendship
The Teammates: A Portrait of Friendship
By Brand: Hyperion
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$75.00

ean: 9781401397494, isbn: 1401397492,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
As baseball legend Ted Williams lay dying in Florida, his old Boston Red Sox teammates Johnny Pesky and Dom DiMaggio piled into a car and drove 1,300 miles to see their friend. Another member of the close-knit group, Bobby Doerr, remained in Oregon to tend to his wife who had suffered a stroke. Besides providing a poignant travelogue of the elderly Pesky and DiMaggio's trip, David Halberstam's The Teammates goes back in time to profile the men as young ballplayers. Although it is enlightening


The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told: Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond
The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told: Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond
By Tantor Audio
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$25.95
4.2 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
At a 1931 barnstorming exhibition game in Tennessee, a 17-year-old pitcher for the Chattanooga Lookouts struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back to back. Her name was Jackie Mitchell - ''organized baseball's first girl pitcher.'' On September 9, 1965, Sandy Koufax made baseball history by pitching his fourth perfect game. In July 1970, a stripper rushed onto the field at Riverfront Stadium to kiss Johnny Bench, temporarily disrupting a game attended by President Nixon and his family. These are


A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred
A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred
By Random House Audio
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$17.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full of metaphors for life, religion, and happiness, and Wrigley is considered one of its sacred spaces. But what is its true, hyperbole-free history? Winding beautifully like Wrigley's iconic ivy, Will's meditation on ''The Friendly


Rothstein
Rothstein
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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$14.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
The model for The Great Gatsby's Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, Arnold Rothstein was an underworld genius, racketeer, rumrunner, and mastermind who, as F. Scott Fitzgerald observed, played ''with the faith of 15 million people with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe.'' Jazz Age Broadway, with its thugs, speakeasies, showgirls, political movers and shakers, and sports heroes comes to life in this vibrant biography of the man who reigned supreme when the


Why Baseball Matters
Why Baseball Matters
By Tantor Audio
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$12.24
4.5 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
Baseball, first dubbed the ''national pastime'' in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the 21st century, the game is losing young fans. Furthermore, baseball's greatest charm - a clockless suspension of time - is also its greatest liability in a culture of digital distraction. These paradoxes are explored by the historian and passionate baseball fan Susan Jacoby in a book that is both a love letter to the game and a



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