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The Physics of Baseball

by Robert K. Adair

Blending scientific fact and sports trivia, Robert Adair examines what a baseball or player in motion does-and why. How fast can a batted ball go? What effect do stitch patterns have on wind resistance? How...


The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises

by Frank Russo

The Cooperstown Chronicles is an entertaining look at the unusual lives, strange demises, and downright rowdy habits of some of the most colorful personalities in the history of baseball. Frank Russo goes beyond...


Before the Machine: The Story of the 1961 Pennant-Winning Reds

by Mark J. Schmetzer & Greg Rhodes

The Big Red Machine dominated major league baseball in the 1970s, but the Cincinnati franchise began its climb to that pinnacle in 1961, when an unlikely collection of cast-offs and wannabes stunned the baseball...


365 Oddball Days in St. Louis Cardinals History

by John Snyder

The St. Louis Cardinals is one of the most successful franchises in National League history. Having won a record ten World Championships, the team has cultivated a huge fan base. 365 Oddball Days in Cardinals...


The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR

by Brian Tuohy

Factual accounts expose how professional sports manipulate the outcomes of games for TV ratings and profits.


The 1928 New York Yankees: The Return of Murderers' Row

by Charlie Gentile

This book tells the story of the 1928 New York Yankees, who won the World Series and fell just short of surpassing the record accomplishments of the 1927 Yankees. Many players from that 1927 “Murderers' Row”...


Cage Rat

by Kevin Long & Glen Waggoner

The Hitting Coach for the New York Yankees, Kevin Long trains power-hitters in the fine art of hitting a baseball well—a talent the legendary Ted Williams once called, “the most difficult skill in sport.”...


Baseball Teams Facts for Fun!: National League Book 1

by Wyatt Michaels

Like in every popular sport, fans love to show off their knowledge about the teams and famous games. With this book, you'll be able to see who, you, or a friend or family member, is the bigger baseball fan....


Bullpen Diaries: Mariano Rivera, Bronx Dreams, Pinstripe Legends, and the Future of the New York Yankees

by Charley Rosen

"Delightful and insightful." —John Thorn, author of Total Baseball

Baseball is the only sport where the defense has the ball, and there is no lonelier in the world of sports than the pitcher’s mound. Which...


Bottom of the 33rd: Hope and Redemption in Baseball's Longest Game

by Dan Barry

Bottom of the 33rd is chaw-chewing, sunflower-spitting, pine tar proof that too much baseball is never enough.” —Jane Leavy, author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax 

“What a book—an exquisite exercise...


Miracle at Fenway

by Saul Wisnia & Dave Roberts

BEFORE THEY BECOME THE 2013 WORLD CHAMPIONS, THERE WAS THE SEASON THAT BROKE THE CURSE AND STARTED IT ALL…

The players and coaching staff of the 2004 Boston Red Sox are now and forever, legends. After all,...


Ya Gotta Believe!

by Michael Lichtenstein

Are you a true Mets fan? Were you there when they won the 1986 World Series in the seventh game? Did you stand and cheer as the Mets demolished the St. Louis Cardinals to become the National League Champions...


Live All You Can: Alexander Joy Cartwright and the Invention of Modern Baseball

by Jay Martin

Laying waste to the notion that Abner Doubleday established the modern game of baseball, acclaimed biographer Jay Martin makes a bold case for A. J. Cartwright (1820-1892), an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and...


Baseball's Greatest Quotations Rev. Ed.

by Paul Dickson

Baseball has always had its share of colorful characters, and over the years they have expressed themselves in eminently quotable ways. In this treasury of more than 5,000 quotations, noted baseball writer and...


Rage: The Legend of "Baseball Bill" Denehy

by Bill Denehy & Peter Golenbock

Baseball, addiction, and recovery are chronicled in this story of a gifted athlete who almost had it all.


Baseball Prospectus 2014

by Baseball Prospectus

The bestselling annual baseball preview from the smartest analysts in the business Now in its 19th edition, the Baseball Prospectus annual shows once again how it became the industry leader: The 2014 edition...


Baseball Prospectus 2013

by Baseball Prospectus

The bestselling annual baseball preview from the smartest analysts in the business

The essential guide to the 2013 baseball season is on deck now, and whether you're a fan or fantasy player?or both?you won't...


Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot?: And Other Unsolved Mysteries of Baseball

by Paul Aron

Advance Praise for Did Babe Ruth Call His Shot?

"Aron has found the Rosetta stone to all of baseball's enduring mysteries, and he skips it along the pond with utter disregard for the ducks. His fortunate readers...


Throwback

by Jason Kendall & Lee Judge

Ever Wonder What's Being Said at Home Plate?

How a Team Silently Communicates?

What Goes on in the Clubhouse Behind Closed Doors?

America's pastime has always left fans and amateur players alike yearning for the...


The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field

by Josh Ostergaard

A humorous, historical, and hirsute miscellany that's the baseball book Howard Zinn would have written, if he hated the Yankees.