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The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams
By Hachette Audio and AudioGO
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ean: 9781478926672, isbn: 1478926678,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
[Read by Dave Mallow] At long last, the epic biography Ted Williams deserves -- and that his fans have been waiting for. -- The Kid is biography of the highest literary order, a thrilling and honest account of a legend in all his glory and human complexity. In his final at-bat, Williams hit a home run. Bradlee's marvelous book clears the fences, too. Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more

The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
Legendary Dodgers Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff Torborg, Dick Tracewski, and Tommy Davis encapsulated 1960s America: white and black, Jewish and Christian, wealthy and working class, pro-Vietnam and anti-war, golden boy and seasoned veteran. The Last Innocents is a thoughtful, technicolor portrait of these seven players - friends, mentors, confidants, rivals, and allies - and their storied team that offers an intriguing look at a sport and a nation in transition. Michael Leahy

I Never Had It Made
By Unknown
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports. Jackie Robinson's story is more than a telling of his tremendous talent; it is also a recollection that showcases his tenacious spirit, bravery, and the courage of his ideals. From the early influences of family and friends, to his time at UCLA, to the Army, where he challenged racism and Jim Crow laws, Jackie Robinson traces his life to playing in the black

Forever Blue: The True Story of Walter O'Malley
By Brilliance Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Reviled in New York and beloved in Los Angeles, O'Malley is one of the most controversial owners in the history of American sports. He remade major league baseball and altered the course of history in both Brooklyn and Los Angeles when he moved the Dodgers to California. But while many New York critics attacked him, O'Malley looked to the future, declining to argue his case. As a result, fans across the nation have been unable to stop arguing about him - until now.Using never-before-seen

I'm Keith Hernandez: Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781478921790, isbn: 147892179X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Legendary first baseman Keith Hernandez tells all in this gripping and literary memoir. Keith Hernandez revolutionized the role of first baseman. During his illustrious career with the World Series-winning St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets, he was a perennial fan favorite, earning eleven consecutive Gold Gloves, a National League co-MVP Award, and a batting title. But it was his unique blend of intelligence, humor, and talent--not to mention his unflappable leadership, playful antics, and

The Boys of Summer
By Brilliance Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
The classic narrative of growing up within shouting distance of Ebbets Field, covering the Jackie Robinson Dodgers, and what's happened to everybody since. This is a story about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a story by and about a sportswriter who grew up near Ebbets Field, and who had the good fortune

By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780307876928, isbn: 0307876926,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The companion to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning directed with Lynn Novick. The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon: baseball. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns’s moving and fascinating history of the game goes beyond stolen bases, double plays, and home runs to demonstrate how baseball has been influenced by,

Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
April 15, 1947, marked the most important opening day in baseball history. When Jackie Robinson stepped onto the diamond that afternoon at Ebbets Field, he became the first black man to break into major-league baseball. World War II had just ended. Democracy had triumphed. Now Americans were beginning to press for justice on the home front, and Robinson had a chance to lead the way. He was an unlikely hero. He had little experience in organized baseball. His swing was far from graceful. And

Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher and a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk about How the Game Is Played
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Reggie Jackson and Bob Gibson offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to understand America's pastime from their unique insider perspective.Legendary. Insightful. Uncompromising. Candid. Uncensored. Mr. October and Hoot Gibson unfortunately never faced each other on the field. But now, in Sixty Feet, Six Inches, these two legends open up in fascinating detail about the game they love and how it was, is, and should be played. Their one-of-a-kind insider stories recall a who's who of baseball

Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life
By Brand: Random House Audio
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ean: 9780739320419, isbn: 0739320416,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
“There are teachers with a rare ability to enter a child’s mind;it’s as if their ability to get there at all gives them the right to stay forever.”There was a turning point in Michael Lewis’s life, in a baseball game when he was fourteen years old. The irascible and often terrifying Coach Fitz put the ball in his hand with the game on the line and managed to convey such confident trust in Lewis’ ability that the boy had no choice but to live up to it. “I didn’t have words for it

One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois playing with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hats defied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to become the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a distinction that still stands. There, sporting long hair, and warming up to ''Jesus Christ Superstar'', the Ironmen would play a dramatic game against

Pujols: More Than the Game
By Oasis Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
After a decade starring for the St. Louis Cardinals, Albert Pujols is already compared with names in the highest reaches of baseball's pantheon: Ruth, Gehrig, Aaron, Mays. Slugging his way toward the Hall of Fame, Pujols has raised the game's standard for greatness almost beyond any statistical measure. But the standard by which Pujols measures himself has less to do with baseball performance than with honoring God and exemplifying his faith for the millions who follow him. From his birthplace

Out of My League: The Classic Hilarious Account of an Amateur's Ordeal in Professional Baseball
By Hachette Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
The baseball classic that Ernest Hemingway called ''beautifully observed and incredibly conceived'', now recorded and including a foreword from Jane Leavy. The first of Plimpton's remarkable forays into participatory journalism, Out of My League chronicles with wit, charm, and grace what happens when a self-professed amateur has the chance to answer every fan's question: could he strike out a major league star? Plimpton's inspired idea - to get on the mound and pitch a few innings to the

For the Love of the Red Sox: An A-to-Z Primer for Red Sox Fans of All Ages
By Triumph Books
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ean: 9781600780875, isbn: 1600780873,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Expressing the passion felt for the Red Sox using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the Boston team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous—and infamous—characters in the baseball team's history.For all our books; Cargo will be delivered in the required time. 100% Satisfaction is Guaranteed!.

Diamond Presence: Twelve Stories of Finding God at the Old Ball Park
By ACTA Publications
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ean: 9780879462703, isbn: 0879462701,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
A touching collection of twelve true, short stories in which the authors relate how they came to feel the presence of God while enjoying the great American pastime of baseball as players, coaches, parents, children, or just plain fans..

Ryan Howard: King of Swing
By Brand: Values of America Company
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ean: 9780976586838, isbn: 0976586835,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
In a newly revised edition, the Philadelphia Phillies 2008 World Series Champion, Ryan Howard, steps up to the plate and goes deep with his greatest hits about life on and off the baseball field. Suitable for the young to adult reader, this interview-based story provides all the details for the hard core fan wanting to learn more about the Phillies star. The National League MVP slugger blasts out words of wisdom, and gives you the inside pitch on what it takes to make it in the big leagues. Go

Tourney Time: It's Awesome Baby!
By Masters Pr
SKU: #1002-WS1101-A04010-0940279843
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sku: 1002-WS1101-A04010-0940279843, ean: 9780940279841, isbn: 0940279843,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Vitale, the nation's most popular college basketball commentator, teams up with Douchant, former basketball editor of The Sporting News, to write the ultimate book on America's most engaging sporting event--the NCAA Basketball Tournament. 50 photos..

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