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1001 Basketball Trivia Questions

by Dale Ratermann & Brian Brosi

<p>Basketball has evolved to one of the most commonly played sports worldwide. Regardless of how well you think you know basketball, there’s bound to be questions in this book to challenge and entertain, to stimulate discussion, and to start and

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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 ...

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A Miltonic Sonnet About Being Given the Game Ball After a Play in Right Field

And 51 Other Modern Poems in Sonnet Form

by David Crump

<p>&quot;If you haven't read poetry since high school, now is the time to start!&quot;<br /> -Richard Alderman<br /> KTRK Channel 13 (ABC Television)</p> <p>&quot;Beethoven Baseball Buicks [and] Elway . These sonnets enjoy the world!&quot;<br

ISBN: 9780595768325

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A Season to Remember

How Canada's Team Gave Us the Best Summer in Twenty-two Years

by The Toronto Star

<p><strong>What started as a baseball season like any other became the most thrilling sports story of 2015</strong></p> <p>Canada’s team began the season with as many losses as wins, but things changed rapidly. With inspired moves by management

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An Outsider's Look at the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Ranking the Hall of Famers and How to Fix Cooperstown, #1

by Matthew Woods

<p>A lifelong baseball enthusiast and student examines each of the current Hall of Famers according to a ranking system he created and discusses how to fix the Hall of Fame.</p> ...

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Another Time... Another Place

by Stu Rossman

<p>Stu Rossmann's heritage includes numerous family members who were baseball fans. They belonged to a generation who witnessed the game through a different lens. There was no free agency, thus they found comfort in knowing that their favorite ...

ISBN: 1230001135640

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Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos

by Norm King

<p>This volume by members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) presents the 50 greatest games in Montreal Expos history. The games described here recount the exploits of the many great players who wore Expos uniforms over the ...

ISBN: 9781943816149

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Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox

Babe Ruth and the World Champion Boston Red Sox

by Allan Wood

<p><em>Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox</em> is the first complete account of Boston's fifth World Series championship. The year is famous, but most fans know very little about the season.</p> <p>During that tumultuous summer, the Great War in ...

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Baseball and the Media

How Fans Lose in Today's Coverage of the Game

by George Castle

<DIV>What sports fans read, watch, and listen to at home often isn’t the real story coming out of the locker room or the front office. George Castle should know: he’s covered baseball in Chicago for decades and witnessed the widening gulf ...

ISBN: 9780803299818

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Baseball Beyond Our Borders

An International Pastime

by George Gmelch & Daniel A. Nathan

<p><em>Baseball Beyond Our Borders</em> celebrates the globalization of the game while highlighting the different histories and cultures of the nations in which the sport is played.</p> <p>This collection of essays tells the story of America’s ...

ISBN: 9781496201034

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Baseball FAQ

All That's Left to Know About America's Pastime

by Tom DeMichael

(FAQ Pop Culture). Was Abner Doubleday the architect of baseball? What exactly did it mean to be a "professional" baseball player in the 1870s? What goes on in the front office? What exactly is the Eephus pitch? What are "the tools of ...

ISBN: 9781617136580

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BASEBALL FOR EVERYONE - A Treasury of Baseball Lore and Instruction for Fans and Players

by Joe DiMaggio

<p>ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1948) - Here is Joe DiMaggio’s inside story of baseball, an instructive and entertaining survey of the game written expressly for fan and player alike — the bleacher fan, the sand-lot player, the high school athlete, and

ISBN: 9788899914035

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Baseball in a Grain of Sand

Seeing the Game through a Small Town Season

by Bill Gruber

<p>? Part sports journalism, part history, part memoir, this many-sided narrative follows one season with the Blue Devils of Moscow, Idaho—a rural American Legion baseball team. Showcasing baseball’s enduring place in American life, the author ...

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Baseball's Untold History: The People

by Michael Lynch

<p>Go deep inside the game with Seamheads.com founder and SABR stalwart Mike Lynch. Amazing stories about the players, managers, and owners that will educate and fascinate even the most ardent students of the game.<br />From “cup of coffee” ...

ISBN: 9781938545535

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Baseball's Untold History: The World Series

by Michael Lynch

<p>There is no bigger stage for baseball than the World Series, yet much of its richest history is obscured by the likes of Mazeroski, Gibson, Reggie, and the Yankees. Who better than Seamheads.com’s Michael Lynch to uncover and present some of ...

ISBN: 9781938545597

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Big League Dream

The Sweet Taste of Life in the Majors

by Roy Berger

<p>The chosen few who made it-and the many who only dreamed of it-find themselves as teammates and contemporaries. The result is golden. Entertaining, engaging, funny, and heartwarming, <em>Big League Dream</em>, with the Foreword written by ...

ISBN: 9781631831171

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Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show

by Jim Campanis

<p>Jim Campanis Jr. is a third generation professional baseball player whose career stopped just short of the major leagues. Born Into Baseball is a collection of Jim’s stories about his life in and around the game:</p><p>•As a boy—meeting star ...

ISBN: 9781938545801

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Calling the Game: Baseball Broadcasting From 1920 to the Present

SABR Digital Library, #23

by Society for American Baseball Research & Stuart Shea

<p><em>Calling the Game: Baseball Broadcasting from 1920 to the Present</em> is an exhaustive, meticulously researched history of bringing the national pastime out of the ballparks and into living rooms via the airwaves.</p> <p>Every ...

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Cuba Loves Baseball

A Photographic Journey

by Ira Block

<p>According to the <em>New York Times</em>, Cuba is at an historic turning point. As Cuba catches up with political and economic changes, baseball will inevitably catch up and change as well. In <em>Cuba Loves Baseball</em>, photographer Ira ...

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Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball

by Vince Gennaro

<p>Diamond Dollars is a fresh, provocative, insightful and analytical look at the business of baseball by author Vince Gennaro, a consultant to MLB teams. In doing so, Gennaro addresses some key questions that affect how teams make decisions, ...

ISBN: 9781310496301

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