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  • Ball Four

    by Jim Bouton ...
    series RosettaBooks Sports Classics
    The 50th Anniversary edition of “the book that changed baseball” (NPR), chosen by Time magazine as one of the “100 Greatest Non-Fiction” books.When Ball Four was published in 1970, it created a firestorm. Bouton was called a Judas, a Benedict Arnold, and a “social leper” for having violated the “sanctity of the clubhouse.” Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force Bouton to sign a statement ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Rocket That Fell to Earth

    Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality

    by Jeff Pearlman ...
    “Pearlman’s book develops a stark, unsparing picture of Clemens’s life that surpasses anything that’s come before.” —Boston GlobeNew York Times bestselling author Jeff Pearlman reconstructs pitcher Roger Clemens's life—from his Ohio childhood to the mounds of Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium—to reveal a flawed and troubled man whose rage for baseball immortality took him to superhuman heights before ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Beauty at Short

    Dave Bancroft, the Most Unlikely Hall of Famer and His Wild Times in Baseball's First Century

    by Tom Alesia ...
    The most unlikely Hall of FamerDave Bancroft should not be in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He emerged from his Iowa hometown as an undersized shortstop without batting skills. Signed by one of the 300-plus minor league teams at age 17 in 1909, he lasted only three weeks before being cut, then joined another team and was released again. His rise to become enshrined in Cooperstown as one of baseball's ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Baseball in the Garden of Eden

    The Secret History of the Early Game

    by John Thorn ...
    Think you know how the game of baseball began? Think again.Forget Abner Doubleday and Cooperstown. Forget Alexander Joy Cartwright and the New York Knickerbockers. Instead, meet Daniel Lucius Adams, William Rufus Wheaton, and Louis Fenn Wadsworth, each of whom has a stronger claim to baseball paternity than Doubleday or Cartwright.But did baseball even have a father—or did it just evolve from ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • In Scoring Position

    40 Years of a Baseball Love Affair

    A love letter to the game of baseball from one of America's foremost scribesBob Ryan has scored every baseball game he's attended, at every level, since the start of the 1977 season. It's a deeply personal tradition still going strong at more than 1,400 games and counting.The tattered scorebooks he's filled are worn from age, travel, and countless summer days, but their grids and scrawled symbols ... Read more

    $15.19 USD

  • Coaching Youth Baseball

    Congratulations on your commitment to coach youth baseball. If you’re new to coaching, you’ll find Coaching Youth Baseball invaluable in making your first season a success. If you have previous coaching experience, you’re sure to discover tips and strategies that will help you improve on last year.Coaching Youth Baseball will help you manage your team with confidence. This age-specific and field ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Ultimate Baseball Road Trip

    A Fan's Guide to Major League Stadiums

    The most entertaining and comprehensive guide to every baseball fan’s dream road trip—including every new ballpark since the 2004 edition—revised and completely updated! ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Babe: The Legend Comes to Life

    The Legend Comes to Life

    The life of baseball’s grandest figure, told in extraordinary detailNearly a century has passed since George Herman Ruth made his major league debut, and in that time millions of words have been used to describe baseball’s greatest hero. But for a man like the Babe, for whom the phrase “larger than life” seems to have been coined, those millions of words have created a mythologized legacy. Who was ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Where Nobody Knows Your Name

    Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

    From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher“If you don’t like it here, do a better job.” —Ron Johnson, Triple-A managerJohn Feinstein gave readers an unprecedented view of the PGA Tour in A Good Walk Spoiled. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Core Four

    The Heart and Soul of the Yankees Dynasty

    by Phil Pepe ...
    Tracing the careers of four instrumental players who turned around the Yankees ball club, this book shares behind-the-scenes stories from their early days together in the minors through the 2013 season, and follows them on their majestic ride to the top of the baseball world. At a time when the New York Yankees were in free fall, having failed to win a World Series in 17 years and had not played ... Read more

    $11.39 USD

  • The Best Team Money Can Buy

    The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

    by Molly Knight ...
    **With a new Afterword covering the 2015 season.The bestselling, inside-the-clubhouse story of two tumultuous years when the Los Angeles Dodgers were re-made from top to bottom, becoming the most talked-about and most colorful team in baseball. “It’s as if Molly Knight ushers you behind the closed clubhouse doors.” (Buster Olney, ESPN)**In 2012 the Los Angeles Dodgers were bought out of bankruptcy ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Homegrown

    How the Red Sox Built a Champion from the Ground Up

    by Alex Speier ...
    “Alex Speier spins a compelling narrative about how great scouting and player development created a perennial contender in baseball’s toughest division, without losing sight of the people at the heart of his story.” — Keith LawThe 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 a decade ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Clearing the Bases

    Juiced Players, Monster Salaries, Sham Records, and a Hall of Famer's Search for the Soul of Baseball

    Clearing the Bases is a much-needed call to arms by one of baseball's most respected players. Drawing on his experiences as a third baseman, a manager, and, most recently, a fan, Mike Schmidt takes on everything from skyrocketing payrolls, callous owners, and unapproachable players to inflated statistics, and, of course, ersatz home run kings.But Schmidt's book goes beyond the Balco investigation ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty

    The Game, the Team, and the Cost of Greatness

    by Buster Olney ...
    For six extraordinary years around the turn of the millennium, the Yankees were baseball's unstoppable force, with players such as Paul O'Neill, Derek Jeter, and Mariano Rivera. But for the players and the coaches, baseball Yankees-style was also an almost unbearable pressure cooker of anxiety, expectation, and infighting. With owner George Steinbrenner at the controls, the Yankees money machine ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Summer Game

    by Roger Angell ...
    This New York Times bestseller “takes you into the heart of baseball as it was in the 1960s, conveyed with humor and insight” (Tim McCarver, The Wall Street Journal).Acclaimed New Yorker writer Roger Angell’s first book on baseball, The Summer Game, originally published in 1972, is a stunning collection of his essays on the major leagues, covering a span of ten seasons. Angell br... ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract

    by Bill James ...
    When Bill James published his original Historical Baseball Abstract in 1985, he produced an immediate classic, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the “holy book of baseball.” Now, baseball's beloved “Sultan of Stats” (The Boston Globe) is back with a fully revised and updated edition for the new millennium.Like the original, The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is really several books in ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

  • Mantle

    The Best There Ever Was

    by Tony Castro ...
    "Mantle’s life story has been told many times, but it’s never received as loving a treatment as this one." Booklist**, Starred Review**Mickey Mantle is one of baseball’s all-time greats. Playing for the New York Yankees for his entire professional career, Mantle was named to the All-Star team for 11 consecutive seasons, won three MVP awards, and was a seven-time World Series champion. He quickly ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Pastime Lost

    The Humble, Original, and Now Completely Forgotten Game of English Baseball

    by David Block ...
    Long before baseball became America’s national pastime, English citizens of all ages, genders, and classes of society were playing a game called baseball. It had the same basic elements as modern American baseball, such as pitching and striking the ball, running bases, and fielding, but was played with a soft ball on a smaller playing field and, instead of a bat, the ball was typically struck by ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • The Baseball 100

    by Joe Posnanski ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Winner of the CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year“An instant sports classic.” —New York Post * “Stellar.” —The Wall Street Journal * “A true masterwork…880 pages of sheer baseball bliss.” —BookPage (starred review) * “This is a remarkable achievement.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)A magnum opus from acclaimed baseball writer Joe Posnanski, ... ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Sandlot Stats

    Learning Statistics with Baseball

    Sandlot Stats uses the national pastime to help students who love baseball learn—and enjoy—statistics.As Derek Jeter strolls toward the plate, the announcer tosses out a smattering of statistics—from hitting streaks to batting averages. But what do the numbers mean? And how can America’s favorite pastime be a model for learning about statistics? Sandlot Stats is an innovative textbook that ... Read more

    $73.79 USD

  • Deep Drive

    A Long Journey to Finding the Champion Within

    An inspiring, national bestselling memoir from a Red Sox hero and MVP of the 2007 World Series.In 2007, Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell triumphed over a lifetime of adversity when he led the world’s most zealously followed baseball team to the promised land—their second World Series title in four years. But there was much more to the story than what happened that October night.From the hardships ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Pennant Hopes Dashed by the Homer in the Gloamin'

    The Story of How the 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates Blew the National League Pennant

    After many disappointing seasons during the 1930s, the 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates looked like they were finally poised to claim their first National League pennant since 1927. A hot streak during June and July propelled manager Pie Traynor's squad into first place. Yet after commanding the top spot for more than two months, Pittsburgh could not hold off the charging Chicago Cubs and experienced one ... Read more

    $14.79 USD

  • A Season in the Sun

    The Rise of Mickey Mantle

    The story of Mickey Mantle's magnificent 1956 seasonMickey Mantle was the ideal batter for the atomic age, capable of hitting a baseball harder and farther than any other player in history. He was also the perfect idol for postwar America, a wholesome hero from the heartland.In A Season in the Sun, acclaimed historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith recount the defining moment of Mantle's ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Why Baseball Matters

    by Susan Jacoby ...
    series Why X Matters Series
    Baseball, first dubbed the “national pastime” in print in 1856, is the country’s most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as well as white men. Furthermore, baseball’s greatest charm—a clockless suspension of time—is also its greatest liability in a culture of digital ... Read more

    $18.79 USD