The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract
Paperback ISBN: 0743227220
A decade-by-decade history of baseball features more than one thousand essays on such topics as the best minor league teams, the sport's one hundred top players, and uniforms, providing in the paperback edition an extended essay covering the 2001 and 2002 seasons. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Cool Of The Evening
The 1965 Minnesota Twins
Paperback ISBN: 1886513716
In 1965, the Minnesota Twins were an endless surprise. Baseball was the nation’s sport, and it gave people a little break from the world. The Minnesota Twins’ powerful lineup drew huge crowds in cities such as New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. But in an upper Midwest storm-filled year, the Minnesota Twins were the perfect storm. When the World Series between the Twins and the Dodgers arrived Minneapolis was vibrant with red, white, and blue bunting. The Twins scored six times in the third inning of the first World Series game ever played in Minnesota. Decades after the 1965 World Series fans lined up for autographs of their heroes. This is the story of the team, the players, the games of the 1965 Minnesota Twins.
An American Legend
Paperback ISBN: 0449005615
The author retraces the amazing journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that nevertheless made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, an owner, and a jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.
The Romance, History, and Tradition of the Baseball Glove
Hardcover ISBN: 1572434201
Discusses the history of the baseball glove; offers tips on breaking in, maintaining, and repairing a glove; and features anecdotes and remembrances of first baseball gloves by players including Bernie Williams and Greg Maddux.