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SABR REVIEW OF BOOKS VOLUME II

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SABR:

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FLORIDA SPRING TRAINING : YOUR GUIDE TO

By: ALAN BYRD

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Publisher: INTREPID TRAVELER:

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BUSINESS OF BASEBALL

By: ALBERT THEOD POWERS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MCFARLAND & COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM256272


This book addresses baseball's most significant problems and proposes an ambitious solution. Among the many topics analyzed are the roles of franchise owners, commissioners, and players' unions in organized baseball. The book also examines major league ballparks and baseball fans, and considers how they are relevant to baseball as a game and a business. View more info

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THREE MEN ON THIRD

By: ALLEN H. SMITH

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Publisher: BREAKAWAY BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM413363


An excerpt from "Three Men on Third"The predicament of having three base runners ganged up on third is associated with the Dodgers, though it is not an attainment that belongs to them exclusively. The day that Brooklyn accumulated three runners on third was August 15, 1926, when the Dodgers were engaging the Braves at Ebbets Field. In case you don't remember it, here are the details: Brooklyn came to bat in the seventh. Johnny Butler singled. DeBerry hit a two-bagg... View more info

VOICES FROM COOPERSTOWN : BASEBALL'S HAL

By: ANTHONY J. CONNOR

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

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GRIND : INSIDE BASEBALL'S ENDLESS SEASON

By: BARRY SVRLUGA

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Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP@:

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IT AIN'T OVER 'TIL IT'S OVER : THE BASEB

By: BASEBALL PROSPECTUS

Price: $14.35

Publisher: BASIC BOOKS (HA):

Seller ID: IM164323


Pennant races are arguably the most important aspect of baseball. Players, teams, and franchises are all after one goal: to win the pennant and get into the post-season. But what really determines who wins? Statistical analyses of baseball abound: different ways of breaking down everyone's individual performance, from hitters and pitchers to managers and even owners. But surprisingly, team success-what makes some teams winners over an entire season-has never been looked ... View more info

RAIN DELAYS

By: BERT RANDOLPH SUGAR

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Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM69153


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HAVE GLOVE, WILL TRAVEL: ADVENTURES OF

By: BILL "SPACEMAN" LEE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM333353


It was 1982 when Bill Lee was famously booted from the Montreal Expos after he went AWOL in protest of another player's mistreatment by management. His reputation for antics both on and off the field guaranteed that no other club would pick him up. The Ace from Space had landed on professional baseball's blacklist, and so it was that one of the most popular major-league pitchers of our day was fated to pack his bags and wander the globe searching for a ball game. "Ha... View more info

FALL CLASSICS : THE BEST WRITING ABOUT T

By: BILL (E LITTLEFIELD

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

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RUTLEDGE BOOK OF BASEBALL

By: BILL CONLIN

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S. MEDIA HOLDINGS/SMITHMARK:

Seller ID: IM290781


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AWARD VOTING

By: BILL DEANE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SOC FOR AMER BASEBALL RES (OH):

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LITTLE LEAGUE CONFIDENTIAL : ONE COACH'S

By: BILL GEIST

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Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM1657


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SEASONS : TEN MEMORABLE YEARS IN BASEBAL

By: BILL GILBERT

Price: $9.00

Publisher: CAROL PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM272106


It was the summer of 1975. In one of the best baseball games ever played, Carlton Fisk had just hit a home run to win game six of the World Series for the Boston Red Sox. At the same time, and a half a world away, North Vietnamese forces captured Saigon and finally ended the Vietnam War. It was a summer in which America's favorite past time and America's history were inextricably linked. There are more summers like that of 1975. In The Seasons, bestselling author Bill Gi... View more info

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SOLID FOOL'S GOLD : DETOURS ON THE WAY T

By: BILL JAMES

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Publisher: ACTA PUBLICATIONS:

Seller ID: IM303981


Iconoclastic analyst Bill James has written a new book that documents his latest thinking on everything from the quality, clutch ability, and streakiness of starting pitchers to a comprehensive listing of the worst teams in baseball history to his surprising views on the Transit Safety Administration, the demise of tipping, and the injustice of red-light cameras. This book is reminiscent of James' Baseball Abtracts from the 70s and 80s and even includes a reprint of one ... View more info

FOOLS RUSH INN : MORE DETOURS ON THE WAY

By: BILL JAMES

Price: $8.50

Publisher: ACTA PUBLICATIONS:

Seller ID: IM303982


Iconoclastic analyst Bill James has written a new book of essays that document his latest thinking on a variety of issues, mostly about baseball, but some out in "left field." Articles include: Dividing Baseball History into Eras, Going Out on Top, Hot Hand Question, Jumping the Fictional Shark, Mindless Education, The Analogy of th Fisherman, The Liberal Coach and the Conservative Athlete, The Standards of Hall of Fame Mangers, The 300-Win Pool, The Zanesville Animal Ma... View more info

BASEBALL BETWEEN THE LIES

By: BOB CARROLL

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Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP@:

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FAIR BALL : A FAN'S CASE FOR BASEBALL

By: BOB COSTAS

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Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL:

Seller ID: IM250858


From his perspective as a journalist and a true fan, Bob Costas, NBC's award-winning broadcaster, shares his unflinching views on the forces that are diminishing the appeal of major league baseball and proposes realistic changes that can be made to protect and promote the game's best interests. In this cogent--and provocative--book, Costas examines the growing financial disparities that have resulted in nearly two-thirds of the teams in major league baseball having v... View more info

DODGER DOGS TO FENWAY FRANKS

By: BOB WOOD

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Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

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AS THEY SEE 'EM : A FAN'S TRAVELS IN THE

By: BRUCE WEBER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM468866


MILLIONS OF AMERICAN BASEBALL FANS KNOW, WITH ABSOLUTE CERTAINTY, that umpires are simply overpaid galoots who are doing an easy job badly. Millions of American baseball fans are wrong. "As They See 'Em "is an insider's look at the largely unknown world of professional umpires, the small group of men (and the very occasional woman) who make sure America's favorite pastime is conducted in a manner that is clean, crisp, and true. Bruce Weber, a "New York Times "reporte... View more info