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50 Greatest Players in Indians History

by Robert Cohen

<p><em>The 50 Greatest Players in Indians History</em> examines the careers of the fifty men who made the greatest impact on one of the American League's most historic franchises. Using as measuring sticks the degree to which they impacted the ...

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50 Moments That Defined Major League Baseball

by Rocco Constantino

<p>Baseball is a game of incredible moments, awe-inspiring feats, and dramatic finishes. But not all of these events actually impacted the game itself or the players still to come. Moments such as Lou Gehrig’s last Opening Day appearance, the ...

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500 Great Boston Red Sox Quotes

A History of Baseball Quotations From Fenway Park's Finest

by Scott Allen

<p>"Baseball got in me when I was little.&nbsp; It runs in my family, and it rubbed off on me.&nbsp; It's a disease."<br> —Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, Red Sox pitcher (1982-1989)</p> <p>Baseball is woven into the fabric of American life. For every ...

ISBN: 1230001501896

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A Fauxtographer's Yankee Stadium Memoir

by Arnie "Tokyo" Rosenthal

Over 100 never before published pictures, from the late 1970's New York Yankee dynasty years, are contained in the new publication, "A Fauxtographer's Yankee Stadium Memoir". Author and photographer, Arnie "Tokyo" Rosenthal, has assembled the ...

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A Season to Forget

The Story of the 1988 Baltimore Orioles

by Ronald Snyder

<p>Between 1966 and 1983, the Baltimore Orioles were considered the best team in baseball. During that span, the team won three World Series, advanced to three others, and competed for a playoff spot just about every season.</p> <p>The Orioles ...

ISBN: 9781683582632

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A Tribe Reborn

How the Cleveland Indians of the ?90s Went from Cellar Dwellers to Playoff Contenders

by George Christian Pappas

<p>For almost fifty years, the Cleveland Indians were a joke. They had won the 1948 World Series with one of the greatest teams of all time, but had not been to the playoffs since 1954 (losing to the New York Giants in the World Series). Even ...

ISBN: 9781683582755

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After the Miracle

The Lasting Brotherhood of the '69 Mets

by Art Shamsky & Erik Sherman

<p><strong>The inside account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets—a consistently last-place team that turned it all around in just one season—told by ’69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky, Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, and

ISBN: 9781501176524

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Almost Perfect

The Heartbreaking Pursuit of Pitching's Holy Grail

by Joe Cox

<p>The rich, poignant tales of major league baseball’s most hard-luck fraternity—the pitchers of its Almost-Perfect Games</p> <p>From 1908 to 2015, there have been thirteen pitchers who have begun Major League Baseball games by retiring the ...

ISBN: 9781493019519

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Almost Yankees

The Summer of '81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You've Never Heard Of

by J. David Herman

<p><em>Almost Yankees</em> is a poignant and nostalgic narrative of the lives and travails of Minor League Baseball, focusing on the 1981 championship season of the New York Yankees’ Triple-A farm club, the Columbus Clippers. That year was ...

ISBN: 9781496215369

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America's Game

A History of Major League Baseball through World War II

by Bryan Soderholm-Difatte

<p><strong>This comprehensive survey of major league baseball looks at the national pastime’s legendary figures, major innovations, and pivotal moments, from the beginning of the twentieth century through World War II.</strong></p> <p>In ...

ISBN: 9781538110638

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American Jews and America's Game

Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball

by Larry Ruttman

<p>Most fans don’t know how far the Jewish presence in baseball extends beyond a few famous players such as Greenberg, Rosen, Koufax, Holtzman, Green, Ausmus, Youkilis, Braun, and Kinsler. In fact, that presence extends to the baseball ...

ISBN: 9781496209924

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Babe Ruth and the Creation of the Celebrity Athlete

by Thomas Barthel

<p>From his first year in the majors, George Herman “Babe” Ruth knew he could profit from celebrity. Babe Ruth Cigars in 1915 marked his first attempt to cash in. Traded to the Yankees in 1920, he soon signed with Christy Walsh, baseball’s first

ISBN: 9781476626628

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Bad Boys, Bad Times

The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Prewar Years, 1937–1941

by Scott H. Longert

<p>In 1937, the Great Depression was still lingering, but at baseball parks across the country there was a sense of optimism. Major League attendance was on a sharp rise. Tickets to an Indians game at League Park on Lexington and East 66th were ...

ISBN: 9780821446799

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Ballpark

Baseball in the American City

by Paul Goldberger

<p><strong>An exhilarating, splendidly illustrated, entirely new look at the history of baseball: told through the stories of the vibrant and ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is staged, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural ...

ISBN: 9780525656241

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Baltimore Orioles IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom

by Tucker Elliot

<p>For half a century the St. Louis Browns were nothing short of spectacular ... when it came to futility. Whatever promise or hope or grandeur dreams held by the franchise and its fans after a second place finish in its inaugural season in St. ...

ISBN: 9781310260926

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Banzai Babe Ruth

Baseball, Espionage, and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan

by Robert K. Fitts

<p>In November 1934 as the United States and Japan drifted toward war, a team of American League all-stars that included Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, future secret agent Moe Berg, and Connie Mack barnstormed across the Land of the Rising ...

ISBN: 9781496210005

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Barnstormin' Across America

by R. A. Cabral

<p><strong><em>The Bustin’ Babes and Larrupin’ Lous</em></strong></p> <p>The definitive history of the 1927 barnstorming tour featuring Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.</p> ...

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Baseball

Great Records, Weird Happenings, Odd Facts, Amazing Moments & Other Cool Stuff

by Ron Martirano

<p>Jam-packed with cool baseball trivia, history-making records, unforgettable moments, and wacky true tales of your favorite games, players and events. This book hits a grand slam right out of the park!</p> <p>A perfect gift for the die-hard ...

ISBN: 9781607348153

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Baseball and American Culture

A History

by John P. Rossi

<p>For more than a hundred years, baseball has been woven into the American way of life. By the time they reach high school, children have learned about the struggles and triumphs of players like Jackie Robinson. Generations of family members ...

ISBN: 9781538102893

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Baseball Fantography

A Celebration in Snapshots and Stories from the Fans

by Andy Strasberg

<p><strong>A treasury of candid photos and behind-the-scenes trivia covering decades of baseball history.</strong></p> <p><em>Baseball Fantography</em> is a celebration of baseball through the eyes of fans, via photos they’ve taken of players, ...

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