the greatest baseball stories ever told thirty unforgettable tales from the diamond

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Tales From The Dugout

Author : Mike Shannon
ISBN : 0809231077
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Retells anecdotes about baseball players, managers, and owners that cover subjects from autographs to umpires

Sports Illustrated Baseball S Greatest

Author : Editors of Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 1618930559
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89. 50 MB
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Who's the greatest slugger of all time, Babe Ruth or Ted Williams? Where do Derek Jeter and Cal Ripken Jr. rank on the list of the best shortstops? At third base, would you rather have Mike Schmidt or Brooks Robinson? Is Fenway or Wrigley the better ballpark? This book will end many arguments-and start some new ones. Sports Illustrated's has polled its Major League Baseball experts to determine the ultimate Top 10 in more than 20 categories. The rankings appear alongside stunning photography and classic stories from SI's archives. This is the best of the best in the major leagues, or, more simply, Baseball's Greatest.

Great Athletes

Author : Rafer Johnson
ISBN : 1587654784
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 75. 41 MB
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Profiles the great players of America's pastime, from past legends to the heroes of today. Also includes great Softball players.

The Pitcher

Author : William Hazelgrove
ISBN : 9781940192062
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 87. 95 MB
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The Pitcher, is a classic story of baseball, the price of dreams, and the lessons of life. A mythic baseball story about a broken down World Series Pitcher is mourning over the death of his wife and an underprivileged Mexican-American boy who lives across the street and wants to learn to pitch. This is a mainstream contemporary novel about dreams lost and found. In the great tradition of books like, The Natural. This is a novel with the mythic themes, readability, and appeal to be a mainstream bestseller.

Lineup For Yesterday

Author : Ogden Nash
ISBN : 1568462123
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 34. 67 MB
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In 1949, SPORT magazine published Lineup for Yesterday, a collection of poems by Ogden Nash celebrating the greatest big-league baseball players of the 1800s and early 1900s. Using an alphabetical approach, the famous wordsmith paid entertaining tribute to 24 legends of the diamond, encapsulating each in just 4 clever lines. Creative Editions is proud to present this masterpiece to a new generation of fans, reintroducing icons from the formative years of professional baseball. The masterful mixed-media illustrations of C. F. Payne portray these heroes of summer in their athletic primes in this, the first-ever picture book publication of Nash's classic.


Author : Nicholas Dawidoff
ISBN : UOM:39015054193191
Genre : Fiction
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Featuring contributions by Robert Frost, Philip Roth, Richard Ford, Amiri Baraka, and many others, an unrivaled collection pays tribute to America's favorite pasttime, featuring poems, stories, testimonies from classic oral histories, and many journalistic profiles that honor the game and its many celebrated players.

Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

Author : John Updike
ISBN : 1598530712
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 39. 38 MB
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Presents the author's classic account of watching Ted Williams's last game at Fenway Park, along with a posthumorous article that pays tribute to his career achievements and life after retiring from baseball.

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