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 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
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.
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
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.
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.