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by Alex Speier

In the vein of The Cubs Way and Astroball, the captivating inside story of the historic 2018 Boston Red Sox, as told through the assembly and ascendancy of their talented young core—the culmination of nearly...

For the Good of the Game

by Bud Selig

Foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball provides an unprecedented look inside professional baseball today, focusing on how he helped bring the game into the modern...

Left on Base in the Bush Leagues

by Gaylon H. White

There was a time when no town was too small to field a professional baseball team. In 1949, the high point for the minor leagues, there were 59 leagues and 464 cities with teams, two-thirds of them in so-called...

Hello, Friends!

by Jerry Howarth

An honest memoir about life, family, and baseball from the longtime, legendary Toronto Blue Jays radio broadcaster

For 36 years, Jerry Howarth ushered in eternal hope each spring and thrived in the drive of each...

Infinite Baseball

by Alva Noë

Baseball is a strange sport: it consists of long periods in which little seems to be happening, punctuated by high-energy outbursts of rapid fire activity. Because of this, despite ever greater profits, Major...

Fidel Castro and Baseball

by Peter C. Bjarkman

Few political figures of the modern age have been so vilified as Fidel Castro, and both the vilification and worship generated by the Cuban leader have combined to distort the true image of Castro. The baseball...

The Big Fella

by Jane Leavy

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax, comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth—the man Roger Angell...

Jackie Robinson

by Joe Schuster

The year was 1947. A talented young minor-league baseball player was called up to the majors to join the Brooklyn Dodgers. But this was no ordinary man, nor any simple achievement. This was Jackie Robinson:...

Blue Monday

by Danny Gallagher & Larry Parrish

Blue Monday: one of the most unforgettable days in Canadian baseball history.

Author and Montreal Expos historian Danny Gallagher leads readers up to the unforgettable day in October 1981 when Rick Monday of...

Power Ball

by Rob Neyer

The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A’s and eventual World Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which...

The Chicken Runs at Midnight

by Tom Friend & Tim Kurkjian

One of the most inspirational stories of sports and faith ever told, The Chicken Runs at Midnight introduces us to a Major League baseball coach whose dying daughter's words changed his heart for good - and...

Baseball and American Culture

by John P. Rossi

For more than a hundred years, baseball has been woven into the American way of life. By the time they reach high school, children have learned about the struggles and triumphs of players like Jackie Robinson....

The Four Home Runs Club

by Steven K. Wagner

In all of baseball, one record shines as perhaps the most coveted: four home runs by one player in a single game. If the pinnacle of pitching is the perfect game, then the highpoint of hitting is four home runs,...

The 1988 Dodgers

by K. P. Wee

When most baseball fans think back to the 1988 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics, they probably remember Kirk Gibson’s dramatic home run off Dennis Eckersley, Orel Hershiser’s...

The Baseball Gods are Real

by Jonathan A Fink

This book is the story of the first part of my life and how I rediscovered myself. At the age of 38, a midlife crisis inspired me to explore a spiritual path. As I transformed myself through the practice of...


by Jim Smith

“This is a ‘PERFECT GAME’ for the reader.” —Lee Thomas, Former Major Leaguer and All Star, now Special Assistant to the General Manager of the Baltimore Orioles 

Jim Smith spent forty years on ballfields...

And My Father Was There

by Noah McCaffrey

Life is a diamond and on it miracles happen.

THE YOUNGS have been a baseball family ever since Al Young saw “Nig” Clarke of Corsicana Oil City hit eight home runs in a single game back in 1902. It was...

America's Game

by Bryan Soderholm-Difatte

This comprehensive survey of major league baseball looks at the national pastime’s legendary figures, major innovations, and pivotal moments, from the beginning of the twentieth century through World War II....

The 50 Greatest Players in Boston Red Sox History

by Robert W. Cohen

The Boston Red Sox are one of the most iconic baseball teams, representing not just a city or a state, but an entire region—it’s the only professional baseball team in New England. Baseball greats such as...

Invisible Ball of Dreams

by Emily Ruth Rutter

Although many Americans think of Jackie Robinson when considering the story of segregation in baseball, a long history of tragedies and triumphs precede Robinson's momentous debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers....