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The Mental Game of Baseball: A Guide to Peak Performance

by H. A. Dorfman

In this book, authors H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peak performance at every level of the game.


One on One Baseball: The Fundamentals of the Game and How to Keep It Simple for Easy Instruction

by Dom Scala

Coach your kids the Dom Scala way From his days playing in the majors to his years as bullpen coach with the New York Yankees through his NCAA victories with Adelphi University and his success as director of...


The Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition)

by Paul Dickson & Skip McAfee

The definitive work on the language of baseball—one of the “Five Best Baseball Books” (Wall Street Journal). Hailed as “a staggering piece of scholarship” (Wall Street Journal) and “an indispensable...


The Baseball: Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches

by Zack Hample

The Baseball is a salute to the ball, filled with insider trivia, anecdotes, and generations of ball-induced insanity. 

 

Which Hall of Famer once caught a ball dropped from an airplane?

Why do balls get...


Stan Musial: An American Life

by George Vecsey

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

 

Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait...


The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First First

by Jonah Keri

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the...


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 Cheater's Guide to Baseball

by Derek Zumsteg

Ever see Mike Piazza block the plate? Or Derek Jeter slide hard into second? Illegal. But it happens every game. Baseball’s rules, it seems, were made to be broken. And they are, by the players, the front...


The Art of Snag: A Fan's Guide to Catching Major League Baseballs

by Zack Hample

From Zack Hample’s The Baseball, this is the definitive, always-entertaining, never-fail guide to successfully snagging baseballs at Major League games.

 

Luck—or hard work and skill? Zack Hample has caught...


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...


Painting the Corners: Off-Center Baseball Fiction

by Bob Weintraub

“Imaginative baseball stories for long rain delays and hot stove league nights.” —Darryl Brock, author of If I Never Get Back and Two in the Field

Bob Weintraub’s marvelous collection of baseball stories...


Unbreakable: The 25 Most Unapproachable Records in Baseball

by James R. Baehler

Unbreakable gives fans the fascinating stories behind incredible records and the players who made them and provides a basis for comparing players of the Deadball era with those of today. Most importantly, it...


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...


Coaching Baseball For Dummies

by The National Alliance For Youth Sports & Greg Bach

If you are a baseball fan, then coaching youth baseball is one the most enjoyable and rewarding activities you'll experience. But what if you've never coached before? Or you haven't played the game in a while...


Baseball For Dummies

by Richard Lally, Joe Morgan & Sparky Anderson

"Joe Morgan again shows himself a rare bird: an ex-jock with savvy and the ability to communicate it."

-People

"This book has something for everybody, from longtime fans to Little Leaguers."

-New York Newsday...


The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

by Michael Duca & Jason Turbow

An insider’s look at baseball’s unwritten rules, explained with examples from the game’s most fascinating characters and wildest historical moments.

 

Everyone knows that baseball is a game of intricate...


90% of the Game Is Half Mental: And Other Tales from the Edge of Baseball Fandom

by Emma Span

Yogi Berra once said: “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” But for lifelong baseball aficionado Emma Span, it hasn’t always been that simple. Now, in this winning collection of essays, Span chronicles...


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From the Babe to the Beards: The Boston Red Sox in the World Series

by Bill Nowlin & Jim Prime

With the “Curse” a distant memory, the Boston Red Sox are the first team this century to win three World Series titles. Before 2004, an obnoxious Yankees fan might have smirked: The Red Sox in the World Series...