Baseball America 2017 Directory

Baseball America 2017 Directory Author
ISBN-10 1932391703
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 312
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Baseball America 2016 Directory

Baseball America 2016 Directory Author Josh Leventhal
ISBN-10 1932391622
Release 2016-03-22
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100 Years of Who s Who in Baseball

100 Years of Who s Who in Baseball Author Douglas B. Lyons
ISBN-10 9781493017225
Release 2015-02-15
Pages 216
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In celebration of the 100th issue of Who’s Who in Baseball—one of the game’s most venerable publications—comes a century's worth of the annual's iconic covers, insightful breakdowns of the players featured on those covers, and informative accounts of the baseball history tied to each year’s issue. 100 Years of Who’s Who in Baseball is a colorful, must-have book of baseball nostalgia for fans of the American Pastime. The start of the baseball season brings with it a host of annual traditions and reminders, and one of the most beloved—the annual Who’s Who in Baseball—arrives on newsstands across the country every Spring Training. The 2015 season marks 100 years of Who’s Who delivering year-by-year stats to generations of baseball fans to quickly and easily track a player’s performance from the minors to the majors. And while Who’s Who is trusted as an authoritative source of baseball statistics and has been used by generations of club executives, broadcasters, journalists, and fans—it’s the publication’s cover subject that each year generates as much hot-stove speculation and buzz as off-season rumors of trades, firings, and pitching rotations. In partnership with Who’s Who in Baseball, this celebratory book features each of the annual's 100 iconic covers in full color along with an account of why the player rated the cover and what was going on in baseball at the time. From baseball’s deadball era to the dawn of “replay review,” this collection offers a gorgeously illustrated history of the game.



Baseball America 2015 Directory

Baseball America 2015 Directory Author Baseball America
ISBN-10 1932391568
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 312
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The definitive guide to the 2015 baseball season with schedules, addresses, contact information, and much more. The 2015 Baseball America Directory is a comprehensive reference to the upcoming season, featuring major, minor, and independent league schedules, ballpark directions, organization listings, and club contact information. The 2015 Baseball America Directory is the ideal title for the baseball traveler. From schedules to personnel to addresses to phone numbers and websites, this is the guide to finding information in baseball, from the majors to the minors to college, high school, and amateur baseball.



National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac

National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac Author Baseball America and the Baseball Hall of Fame
ISBN-10 193239172X
Release 2017-05-09
Pages 552
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A book for baseball fans of all ages, the Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac brings history to life on every page, with biographies and vivid photographs of every player in the Hall of Fame. You'll get all the stories, all the stats, all the vitals, all the plaques, all you need to know about everyone in the Hall--including the new class that will be inducted in July 2017. Players, managers and executives are included. Baseball's most hallowed hall comes alive in the pages of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac. Every player in the Hall of Fame gets a two-page spread featuring a biography, vitals including awards and postseason appearances, complete career statistics, a full-color, full-page photograph, and an image of their Hall of Fame plaque. Each executive, manager and umpire gets a featured space as well, so everyone of the more than 300 people in the Hall gets their place in the sun. The 2017 edition will include full biographies on all the new inductees, as well as plenty of new photographs. Whether you've been to the Hall of Fame many times or just want to learn more about the players who have reached the pinnacle of baseball achievement, the Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac is a book you'll turn to again and again.



Baseball America

Baseball America Author Donald Honig
ISBN-10 9780743222754
Release 2001-02-25
Pages 342
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Imagining Baseball

Imagining Baseball Author David McGimpsey
ISBN-10 0253336961
Release 2000
Pages 194
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"... McGimpsey displays erudition, clever insights and a knack for the wickedly funny wisecrack (several of which are aimed at his beloved, and beleaguered, Montreal Expos). Literary baseball may be a drastically over-analyzed subject, but, like an overachieving rookie, McGrimpsey produces a far better book on it than one would have ever thought possible." —Louis Jacobson, Washington Post "This is the most important critical book on baseball literature in many years." —Murray Sperber, author of Onward to Victory From Field of Dreams to The Natural, from baseball cards to highbrow fiction, this book explores the place of baseball in American popular culture.



2017 Minor League Baseball Analyst

2017 Minor League Baseball Analyst Author Jeremy Deloney
ISBN-10 9781633196926
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 144
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The first book of its kind to fully integrate sabermetrics and scouting, the 2017 Minor League Baseball Analyst provides a distinctive brand of analysis for more than 1,000 minor league baseball players. Features include scouting reports for all players, batter skills ratings, pitch repertoires, performance trends, major league equivalents, and expected major league debuts. A complete sabermetric glossary is also included. This one-of-a-kind reference is ideally suited for baseball analysts and those who play in fantasy leagues with farm systems.



Baseball America 2017 Prospect Handbook

Baseball America 2017 Prospect Handbook Author Editors of Baseball America
ISBN-10 193239169X
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 512
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The one player guide every true baseball fan will want - the leading resource for the next generation of rising stars The Baseball America 2017 Prospect Handbook is the ultimate guide to the next generation of baseball stars. The Prospect Handbook features in-depth analysis and statistics for 900 players, with detailed scouting reports, recaps of each team's amateur draft efforts, and a ranking of Major League Baseball's top farm systems. The Prospect Handbook is the must-have resource for information on the best prospects in baseball and is a valuable tool for fans, fantasy leaguers, and anyone who wants to know more about the player development process



The Summer of Beer and Whiskey

The Summer of Beer and Whiskey Author Edward Achorn
ISBN-10 9781610392617
Release 2013-04-30
Pages 336
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Chris von der Ahe knew next to nothing about base¬ball when he risked his life's savings to found the franchise that would become the St. Louis Cardinals. Yet the German-born beer garden proprietor would become one of the most important—and funniest—figures in the game's history. Von der Ahe picked up the team for one reason—to sell more beer. Then he helped gather a group of ragtag professional clubs together to create a maverick new league that would fight the haughty National League, reinventing big-league baseball to attract Americans of all classes. Sneered at as “The Beer and Whiskey Circuit” because it was backed by brewers, distillers, and saloon owners, their American Association brought Americans back to enjoying baseball by offering Sunday games, beer at the ballpark, and a dirt-cheap ticket price of 25 cents. The womanizing, egocentric, wildly generous Von der Ahe and his fellow owners filled their teams' rosters with drunks and renegades, and drew huge crowds of rowdy spectators who screamed at umpires and cheered like mad as the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Browns fought to the bitter end for the 1883 pennant. In The Summer of Beer and Whiskey, Edward Achorn re-creates this wondrous and hilarious world of cunning, competition, and boozing, set amidst a rapidly transforming America. It is a classic American story of people with big dreams, no shortage of chutzpah, and love for a brilliant game that they refused to let die.



Baseball Prospectus 2017

Baseball Prospectus 2017 Author Baseball Prospectus
ISBN-10 1681626403
Release 2017-02-10
Pages 608
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The 2017 edition of the New York Times Bestselling Guide. The 22nd edition of the industry-leading Baseball Prospectus annual is the essentially guide to the 2017 season. Including projections and commentary on nearly 2,000 players from veterans to prospects and in-depth analysis of each big league team, it is every baseball fan's indispensable resource.



Baseball America 2016 Almanac

Baseball America 2016 Almanac Author Josh Leventhal
ISBN-10 1932391606
Release 2016-01-05
Pages 528
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Always the best baseball annual, and now the only book that sums up the year in baseball from the majors to the minors and down through every amateur level as well. Numbers and commentary to help fans recall all the great moments from the season that was 2015. The 2015 baseball season was one to remember, and on book offers you a more complete recap of the year than the Baseball America Almanac, which takes you all the way from winter ball to the World Series. The 2015 Almanac has all the major and minor league news and statistics, a review of every organization's season, comprehensive college coverage, a full recap of the 2015 draft, high school and youth baseball news, and even foreign and winter league coverage.



Raceball

Raceball Author Rob Ruck
ISBN-10 9780807048054
Release 2011
Pages 273
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Discusses the intricate relationship between race and baseball, from the integration of the Major Leagues to the resulting decline of the Negro League and contemporary prominence of baseball players from the Caribbean.



Billy Lynn s Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn s Long Halftime Walk Author Ben Fountain
ISBN-10 9780857864390
Release 2012-07-05
Pages 320
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY OSCAR-WINNING DIRECTOR ANG LEE Billy Lynn is home from Iraq. And he's a YouTube sensation. Tonight, with the nation's eyes on him, Billy steps out onto the field at the Dallas Cowboys' Thanksgiving football game. Tomorrow, he must go back to war.



The Bill James Handbook 2017

The Bill James Handbook 2017 Author Bill James
ISBN-10 9780879466480
Release 2016-11-04
Pages 600
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Bill James and the Baseball Info Solutions team of analysts continue to pack in new content, including a fresh look at the continued rise and effectiveness of The Shift and a new breakdown of home runs and long flyouts. And, as always, the book forecasts fresh hitter and pitcher projections for those looking to get an early jump on the next season.



The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding Author Chad Harbach
ISBN-10 9780007374465
Release 2011-09-01
Pages 450
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A wonderful, warm novel from a major American voice.



Summer of 68

Summer of  68 Author Tim Wendel
ISBN-10 9780306822483
Release 2013-03-12
Pages 304
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In a year shaped by national tragedy, baseball was shaped by amazing pitching--culminating in a victory by a Detroit Tigers team that faced off against Bob Gibson's St. Louis Cardinals, the 1967 World Series defending champions.