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The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball
The Book
Playing the Percentages in Baseball
Paperback      ISBN: 1597971294
Baseball As America: Seeing Ourselves Through Our National Game
Baseball As America
Seeing Ourselves Through Our National Game
Hardcover      ISBN: 0792264649
The official companion, filled with stunning original and archival photographs, to the National Baseball Hall of Fame's groundbreaking four-year travelling exhibition pays tribute to America's favorite national pasttime by featuring over thirty essays by writers, players, scholars, and fans, revealing how baseball has had a profound impact on the evolution of American culture.
The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 1576601277
Compiles one hundred cartoons about America's "national pastime" that have appeared in "The New Yorker" over the past eight decades.
The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg
The Catcher Was a Spy
The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg
Paperback      ISBN: 0679762892
A portrait of Moe Berg describes the colorful, vagabond life of the baseball player and spy, detailing his wartime exploits as an OSS operative gathering information on Hitler's atomic bomb project
The Teammates
The Teammates
Paperback      ISBN: 0786888679
Follows the friendship of Boston Red Sox teammates Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, Dom DiMaggio, and Johnny Pesky from their playing days in the 1940s to Ted Williams' death in 2002.
Baseball: An Illustrated History
Baseball
An Illustrated History
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0679404597
A history of baseball explores the ways in which the it both influenced, and was influenced by, politics, racism, literature, and more
Smithsonian Baseball: Inside The World's Finest Private Collections
Smithsonian Baseball
Inside The World's Finest Private Collections
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060838515
An oversized volume showcases 350 full-color photographs of twenty-one of the best private collections of baseball memorabilia, featuring numerous historical and previously unseen artifacts and providing eight expert essays on how to build a personal collection. 60,000 first printing.
Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero
Ted Williams
The Biography of an American Hero
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0385507488
Traces the baseball legend's initial signing as a teenager with the Boston Red Sox in 1938, his record-setting batting averages that remained unchallenged for more than sixty years, his two-time service as a fighter pilot, and his love-hate relationship with fans and the media.
The Only Way I Know
The Only Way I Know
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670871931
The record-breaking Baltimore shortstop provides an insider's look at professional baseball in a candid memoir that describes his youth, all-star career with the Orioles, what is good--and bad--about baseball today, and dedication to his family and the cause of literacy. 300,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Town Ball: The Glory Days of Minnesota Amateur Baseball
Town Ball
The Glory Days of Minnesota Amateur Baseball
Hardcover      ISBN: 0816646759
An in-depth study of the magical era of amateur baseball in Minnesota, from 1945 to 1960, looks at the social and economic factors that contributed to the sport's success, profiles some of the teams and their players, and includes a collection of anecdotes, vintage photographs, and statistics.