• Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball: World Series Heroics! Greatest Home Run Hitters! Classic Rivalries! And Much, Much More! (Legends: Best Players, Games, & Teams)

    “With the LEGENDS series, Howard Bryant brings to life the best that sports has to offer—the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports-loving kid should know.”—Mike Lupica, #1 bestselling author of Travel Team, Heat, and Fantasy League Experience baseball's most exciting moments, World Series heroics, greatest players, and more! Baseball, America's pastime, is a sport of moments that stand the test of time. It is equally a sport of a new generation of heroes, whose exploits inspire today's young fans. This combination makes for a winning debut in Legends: The Best Pl... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 014751262X
    • ASIN: 014751262X
    • ISBN: 014751262X
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

  • The Great Eight: The 1975 Cincinnati Reds (Memorable Teams in Baseball History)

    The 1975 Cincinnati Reds, also known as the “Big Red Machine,” are not just one of the most memorable teams in baseball history—they are unforgettable. While the Reds dominated the National League from 1972 to 1976, it was the ’75 team that surpassed them all, winning 108 games and beating the Boston Red Sox in a thrilling 7-game World Series. Led by Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson, the team’s roster included other legends such as Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, Tony Pérez, Ken Griffey Sr., and Dave Concepción. The 1975 Reds were notably disciplined and clean-cut, which d... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0803245866
    • ASIN: 0803245866
    • ISBN: 0803245866
    • Manufacturer: University of Nebraska Press

  • The Amazing Tale of Mr. Herbert and His Fabulous Alpine Cowboys Baseball Club: An Illustrated History of the Best Little Semipro Baseball Team in Texas (Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage)

    Back in the 1940s and 1950s, almost every small town in America had a baseball team. Most players were simply local heroes with a local following, but a few teams achieved fame far beyond their region. The Alpine Cowboys—despite being based in Texas's remote, sparsely populated Big Bend country—became a star in the firmament of semi-pro baseball. Lavishly underwritten by a wealthy rancher with a passion not only for baseball but even more for helping young men get a good start in life, the Cowboys played on a "field of dreams" whose facilities rivaled those of professional ballparks. Many ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0292723342
    • ASIN: 0292723342
    • ISBN: 0292723342
    • Manufacturer: University of Texas Press

  • The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse

    The New York Times BestsellerWith inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest championship drought in sports, chronicling their epic journey to become World Series champions. It took 108 years, but it really happened. The Chicago Cubs are once again World Series champions.  How did a team composed of unknown, young players and supposedly washed-up veterans come together to break the Curse of the Billy Goat? Tom Verducci, ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0804190011
    • ASIN: 0804190011
    • ISBN: 0804190011
    • Manufacturer: Crown Archetype

  • Rocks: The True Story of the Worst Team in Baseball

    In "The Rocks," Wilt Browning brings to life the year of the worst team in baseball history. In the only season in which Granite Falls would appear on the minor league map, the Western Carolinas League team made up mostly of very good textile baseball players won just 14 games and lost 96.

    • ASIN: 1878086146
    • ASIN: 1878086146
    • ISBN: 1878086146
    • Brand: Brand: Down Home Press
    • Manufacturer: Down Home Pr

  • Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Women in Science)

    Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. Women for the win!A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than forty sports. The athletes featured include well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, as well as lesser-known champions like Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a professional men’... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1607749785
    • ASIN: 1607749785
    • ISBN: 9781607749783
    • Manufacturer: Ten Speed Press

  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

    Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball book ever" (Rob Neyer, Slate) but also what "may be the best book ever written on business" (Weekly Standard). "I wrote this book because I fell in love with a story. The story concerned a small group of undervalued professional baseball players and executives, many of whom had been rejected as unfit for the ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0393324818
    • UPC: 352749455567
    • ASIN: 0393324818
    • ISBN: 0393324818
    • Brand: W.W. Norton & Co
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • The Glory Days: New York Baseball 1947-1957

    From the 1947 season until the Dodgers and Giants slunk out of town for the Golden State, the epicenter of "the American Game" was New York City. In every year but one, one of the three New York teams played in the World Series, and there were 6 subway series as well. In an exhibition to be presented at the Museum of the City of New York, the story of The Glory Years of New York baseball will be told in pictures, objects and words. This book is the companion to that exhibition. In it, along with the best memorabilia, are outstanding new essays, arranged by "innings," from the best baseball wri... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0061344044
    • ASIN: 0061344044
    • ISBN: 0061344044
    • Manufacturer: Harper

  • The Baltimore Orioles: The History of a Colorful Team in Baltimore and St. Louis (Writing Baseball)

    With a legacy that spans two fiercely loyal baseball towns a half-nation apart, the Baltimore Orioles―originally the St. Louis Browns―rank among baseball’s most storied teams. One of the fifteen celebrated team histories commissioned by G. P. Putnam’s Sons in the 1940s and 1950s, The Baltimore Orioles: The History of a Colorful Team in Baltimore and St. Louis chronicles the club’s early history and is reissued on the fiftieth anniversary of their first season in Baltimore.Hall of Fame sportswriter Frederick G. Lieb begins with the history of baseball in Baltimore from its pre-Civil W... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0809326191
    • ASIN: 0809326191
    • ISBN: 0809326191
    • Brand: Brand: Southern Illinois University Press
    • Manufacturer: Southern Illinois University Press

  • A History of US: War, Peace, and All That Jazz: 1918-1945 A History of US Book Nine

    Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.From woman's suffrage to Babe Ruth's home runs, from Louis Armstrong's jazz to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's four presidential terms, from the finale of one world war to the dramatic close of the second, War, Peace, and All That Jazz presents the story of some of the most exciting years in U.S. history. With the end of World War I, many Americans decided to live it up, going to movies, driving cars, and cheering baseball games a plenty. But alongside this post WWI spree was hi... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0195327233
    • ASIN: 0195327233
    • ISBN: 0195327233
    • Brand: Simon Pulse
    • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press

  • The Baseball Fanbook: Everything You Need to Know to Become a Hardball Know-It-All (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)

    Everything You Need to Become a Hardball Know-It-All The next book in the Fanbook series from Sports Illustrated Kids, The Baseball Fanbook has all the nerdy-cool insider knowledge that fans ready for next-level, in-depth stats need to know to impress their friends, family, coaches, and any season ticket holders they may meet. Tailor-made for baseball fanatics ages 8 and up who know the basics of the sport they love, may play it, and are looking to become super fans, this new fanbook is filled with fun trivia, unique lingo, and illustrated behind-the-skills how-to's. Chapters include Team Ti... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1683300696
    • ASIN: 1683300696
    • ISBN: 1683300696
    • Manufacturer: Sports Illustrated Kids

  • Professional Baseball in North Carolina: An Illustrated City-By-City History, 1901-1996

    Hundreds of major leaguers--including the Hall of Fame's Hank Greenburg, Johnny Mize, Rod Carew, Carl Yastrzemski and Joe Morgan--got their starts in North Carolina, where baseball has been a fixture in the state for nearly 100 years--in Charlotte and Durham (whose Bulls were in the 1988 film Bull Durham) as well as Red Springs and Snow Hill. Following an historical statewide overview, year by year summaries and histories are provided for each of the 72 towns, from Albemarle to Zebulon. Notable players and club records are listed for each year, and the causes for the rise and fall of baseball ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0786425539
    • ASIN: 0786425539
    • ISBN: 0786425539
    • Manufacturer: McFarland & Company

  • Legacy

    Champions do extra. They sweep the sheds. They follow the spearhead. They keep a blue head. They are good ancestors. In Legacy, best-selling author James Kerr goes deep into the heart of the world's most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership and business. Legacy is a unique, inspiring handbook for leaders in all fields, and asks: What are the secrets of success - sustained success? How do you achieve world-class standards, day after day, week after week, year after year? How do you handle pressure? How do ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B00OGUP7RQ
    • ASIN: B00OGUP7RQ
    • Manufacturer: Constable

  • Where They Ain't: The Fabled Life and Untimely Death of the Original Baltimore Orioles, the Team That Gave Birth to Modern Baseball

    • ASIN: 0684854511
    • ASIN: 0684854511
    • ISBN: 0684854511
    • Brand: Brand: Free Press
    • Manufacturer: Free Press

  • Town Ball: The Glory Days of Minnesota Amateur Baseball

    Fondly remembered and celebrated throughout Minnesota, old-fashioned town team baseball was the glue that held a community together and generated a great sense of pride and passion among its residents. A love of baseball—and, of course, the desire to whomp the neighboring town’s team—spurred on players and fans alike. The game was intense and personal, connecting people from all walks of life at every hard-fought game.Featuring individual stories of success and defeat, hundreds of photographs, and scores and statistics, Armand Peterson and Tom Tomashek chronicle the unfolding of a fascin... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0816646759
    • ASIN: 0816646759
    • ISBN: 0816646759
    • Brand: Brand: Univ Of Minnesota Press
    • Manufacturer: Univ Of Minnesota Press

  • The Cubs Way : The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse

    -With inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest

    • UPC: 55219799
    • Color: Other
    • Size: No Size
    • Rating: 4.75

  • The Cloudbuster Nine : The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II

    The remarkable story of the best baseball team you never heard

    • UPC: 333275640
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The Best Team Money Can Buy : The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

    "The inside-the-clubhouse story of two tumultuous years when the Los Angeles Dodgers were re-made from top to bottom, from the ownership of the team to management to the players on the field, becoming the most

    • UPC: 48161037
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball: World Series Heroics! Greatest Homerun Hitters! Classic Rivalries! and Much, Much More!

    Presents a history of America's pastime that discusses many of its most notable players, teams, rivalries, and moments, from Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier to the home run race between Sammy Sosa and

    • UPC: 42083227

  • Connecticut Baseball : The Best of the Nutmeg State

    Whether Connecticut fans were cheering on Connecticut teams in baseball's major and minor leagues or watching their native sons participate in America's favorite pastime all across the country, they have taken satisfaction in the contributions

    • UPC: 10573477
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The Team That Changed Baseball : Roberto Clemente and the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates

    In The Team That Changed Baseball: Roberto Clemente and the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates, veteran baseball writer Bruce Markusen tells the story of one of the most likable and significant teams in the history of professional

    • UPC: 10897682

  • Chumps to Champs : How the Worst Teams in Yankees History Led to the '90s Dynasty

    The untold story of the time when the New York Yankees were a laughingstock—and how out of that abyss emerged the modern Yankees dynasty, one of the greatest in all of

    • UPC: 505094373

  • More than Merkle : A History of the Best and Most Exciting Baseball Season in Human History


    • UPC: 822247322
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball : World Series Heroics! Greatest Home Run Hitters! Classic Rivalries! And Much, Much More!

    In this volume, Howard Bryant brings to life the best that baseball has to offer--the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports--loving kid should

    • UPC: 48452461

  • I Don't Care If We Never Get Back : 30 Games in 30 Days on the Best Worst Baseball Road Trip Ever

    "Ben, a sports analytics wizard, loves baseball. Eric, his best friend, hates it. But when Ben writes an algorithm for the optimal baseball road trip, an impossible dream of every pitch of 30 games in

    • UPC: 42082574

  • 1992 Megacards Ruth #19 The Best Baseball/Team in History 1927

    • UPC: 312881826598
    • Category: Baseball Cards
    • Price: 0 USD


    • UPC: 131765234539
    • Category: Media Guides
    • Price: 99 USD

  • MLB Baseball's All-Time Dream Team - FOX SPORTS 1

    13 Greatest Hitters in Baseball History

    The Worst Team in Baseball History