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Product Description: A wild and entertaining sports memoir of legendary center-fielder Lenny Dykstra, offering a no-holds-barred account of his life, a Shakespearian tale of highs and lows spanning his years with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his post-baseball career...read more

Hardcover:

9780062407368 | William Morrow & Co, July 12, 2016, cover price $27.99

Paperback:

9780062440273 | Large print edition (Harperluxe, July 12, 2016), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Eclipsing the traditional sports memoir, House of Nails is a tale of Shakespearian proportions—a relentlessly entertaining ride that careens from the heights to the abyss.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504734844 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 12, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A wild and entertaining sports memoir of legendary center-fielder Lenny Dykstra, offering a no-holds-barred account of his life, a Shakespearian tale of highs and lows spanning his years with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his post-baseball career.

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Product Description: A wild and entertaining sports memoir of legendary center-fielder Lenny Dykstra, offering a no-holds-barred account of his life, a Shakespearian tale of highs and lows spanning his years with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his post-baseball career...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504734837 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 12, 2016), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: A wild and entertaining sports memoir of legendary center-fielder Lenny Dykstra, offering a no-holds-barred account of his life, a Shakespearian tale of highs and lows spanning his years with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his post-baseball career.

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Product Description: A wild and entertaining sports memoir of legendary center-fielder Lenny Dykstra, offering a no-holds-barred account of his life, a Shakespearian tale of highs and lows spanning his years with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his post-baseball career...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504734851 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 12, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A wild and entertaining sports memoir of legendary center-fielder Lenny Dykstra, offering a no-holds-barred account of his life, a Shakespearian tale of highs and lows spanning his years with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies and his post-baseball career.

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Product Description: For baseball enthusiasts everywhere, the names of the greatest Boston Red Sox are synonymous with the game itself: Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, Dom DiMaggio, Carl Yastrzemski, Johnny Damon, and so many more. And no other franchise can claim as many moments that have become indelible parts of baseball's history: Williams' last at-bat, Carlton Fisk's Game 6 home run, Bill Buckner's fatal error...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781522682028 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: For baseball enthusiasts everywhere, the names of the greatest Boston Red Sox are synonymous with the game itself: Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, Dom DiMaggio, Carl Yastrzemski, Johnny Damon, and so many more.

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Product Description: This bestselling, highly-acclaimed account is a hilarious but scathing baseball tell-all. After being voted the 1977 American League Cy Young Award winner, Sparky Lyle was rewarded for his efforts by being benched. The Yankees, a leader of free agency, signed Goose Gossage as their closer...read more

Paperback:

9781572437159 | Reprint edition (Triumph Books, March 1, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The acclaimed relief pitcher shares his frequently bitter memories of the Yankees' championship 1978 season, one marred by various feuds and much infighting, alternating with irreverent anecdotes about his eccentric superstar teammates, managers, and owners.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781522609032 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, May 17, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: This bestselling, highly-acclaimed account is a hilarious but scathing baseball tell-all.

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Product Description: Bestselling sportswriter Peter Golenbock knew Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Jim Bouton, Joe Pepitone, and many of Mantle’s friends, family, and teammates. While Mickey was a good person at heart, he had a dark side that went far beyond his well-known alcoholism and infidelities...read more

Hardcover:

9781599212708 | Lyons Pr, April 3, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A fictional memoir inspired by the life of the iconic baseball star places a surprised late Mantle in heaven, where he confesses the truth about how he hurt his loved ones, alienated his fans, succumbed to alcoholism, and otherwise fell short of deserving the adulation directed toward him throughout his career.

Paperback:

9781493013951 | Reprint edition (Lyons Pr, November 13, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Bestselling sportswriter Peter Golenbock knew Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Jim Bouton, Joe Pepitone, and many of Mantle’s friends, family, and teammates.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781597771726 | Unabridged edition (Phoenix Books Inc, May 1, 2007), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Mickey Mantle loved sex.

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Product Description: In Red Sox Nation, five-time New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock brings forth the definitive oral history of the Boston Red Sox. His focus is on the players, managers, and owners who were the colorful characters and legends who guided their legion of fans...read more

Paperback:

9781629370507 | Triumph Books, April 1, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In Red Sox Nation, five-time New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock brings forth the definitive oral history of the Boston Red Sox.

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Product Description: The Chairman, a Shakespearean tale of friendship and betrayal to rival Hamlet, is the harrowing story of Jim Greer, a man loyal to a fault to Florida governor Charlie Crist, his benefactor. From 2006 to 2010, Greer served as chairman of the Republican Party of Florida...read more

Hardcover:

9781588383082 | New South Inc, June 1, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The Chairman, a Shakespearean tale of friendship and betrayal to rival Hamlet, is the harrowing story of Jim Greer, a man loyal to a fault to Florida governor Charlie Crist, his benefactor.

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Product Description: Bill Denehy was at the top of his game . . . until he threw a pitch that changed the course of his life.A home-run bio about a gifted pitcher whose National League career held promise until a hard slider to Willie Mays injured his shoulder, Rage chronicles Denehy's injury-plagued career in major league baseball and the loss of his vision due to injections used to keep him in the game...read more
By Peter Golenbock (contributor)

Paperback:

9781937612559 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, April 8, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Bill Denehy was at the top of his game .

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Product Description: The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the “Best Umpires of All Time” by the Society of American Baseball Research—filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories.Doug Harvey was a California farm boy, a high school athlete who nevertheless knew that what he really wanted was to become an unsung hero—a major league umpire...read more

Hardcover:

9781476748788 | Gallery Books, March 25, 2014, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the “Best Umpires of All Time” by the Society of American Baseball Research—filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories.

Paperback:

9781476748801 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 24, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the “Best Umpires of All Time” by the Society of American Baseball Research—filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories.

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Product Description: New York Times bestseller Presumed Guilty exposes shocking, never-before revealed, exclusive information from the trial of the century and the verdict that shocked the nation.When Caylee Anthony was reported missing in Orlando, Florida, in July 2008, the public spent the next three years following the investigation and the eventual trial of her mother, Casey Anthony...read more

Hardcover:

9781937856380 | Benbella Books, July 3, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: New York Times bestseller Presumed Guilty exposes shocking, never-before revealed, exclusive information from the trial of the century and the verdict that shocked the nation.

Paperback:

9781937856779 | Updated edition (Benbella Books, August 27, 2013), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: New York Times bestseller Presumed Guilty exposes shocking, never-before revealed, exclusive information from the trial of the century and the verdict that shocked the nation.

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Product Description: Offering a fresh approach to the familiar concept of all-time baseball teams, this exhaustive work ranks more than 2,500 players by state of birth and includes both major league and Negro League athletes. Each chapter covers one state and opens with the all-time team, naming a top selection for each position followed by honorable mentions...read more
By Peter Golenbock (foreword by) and Chris Jensen

Paperback:

9780786468959 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 26, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Offering a fresh approach to the familiar concept of all-time baseball teams, this exhaustive work ranks more than 2,500 players by state of birth and includes both major league and Negro League athletes.

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Product Description: The most amazing baseball games happened when fall arrived and the boys of summer played for the championship. During those two weeks in October (now November), time stood still. Nothing else mattered. This anthology, now available in paperback, captures the best and worst of times as teams battled for the glory...read more

Paperback:

9781402797521 | Reprint edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 6, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The most amazing baseball games happened when fall arrived and the boys of summer played for the championship.

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Product Description: America's favorite pasttime from A to Z. From young to old, new to tried-and-true, here is the baseball book for every fan. With one or more baseball-related terms for each letter arranged in alphabetic order, accompanied by a stirring illustration, this gorgeous compendium celebrates America's game...read more
By Dan Andreasen (illustrator) and Peter Golenbock

School and Library:

9780803737112 | Dial Books for Young Readers, February 2, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: America's favorite pasttime from A to Z.

An illustrated history of baseball in St. Louis offers a close-up look at the teams and players that transformed the city's sports, from the first games more than a century ago, through the glory days of Rogers Hornsby, Grover Cleveland Alexander, and Stan Musial, to Mark McGwire's record-breaking season. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780380798803 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 2001), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: An illustrated history of baseball in St.

Miscellaneous:

9780062078568 | Harpercollins, February 15, 2011, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: The biography of one of the most controversial figures in sports: New York Yankees owner George SteinbrennerFor 34 years, he berated his players and tormented Yankees managers and employees. He played fast and loose with the rules, and twice could have gone to jail...read more

Hardcover:

9780470392195 | Turner Pub Co, April 27, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The biography of one of the most controversial figures in sports: New York Yankees owner George SteinbrennerFor 34 years, he berated his players and tormented Yankees managers and employees.

Paperback:

9780470602041 | Turner Pub Co, February 2, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The biography of one of the most controversial figures in sports: New York Yankees owner George SteinbrennerFor 34 years, he berated his players and tormented Yankees managers and employees.

Miscellaneous:

9780470730317 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 29, 2009, cover price $26.95
9780470730331 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 29, 2009, cover price N/A

Based on interviews with players, coaches, fans, and personnel, an oral history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field recounts the 1871 founding of the Chicago franchise and the team's ongoing quest for a World Series championship

Hardcover:

9780312140793 | St Martins Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Based on interviews with players, coaches, fans, and personnel, an oral history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field recounts the 1871 founding of the Chicago franchise and the team's ongoing quest for a World Series championship

Paperback:

9780312156992 | Updated edition (Griffin, May 1, 1997), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Based on interviews with players, coaches, fans, and personnel, an oral history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field recounts the 1871 founding of the Chicago franchise and the team's ongoing quest for a World Series championship

Miscellaneous:

9781429904803 | 3 edition (St Martins Pr Griffin, April 1, 2010), cover price $9.99

Traces the story of NASCAR legend Bobby Allison and the Alabama Gang, covering such topics as the tragic deaths of Allison's sons, the loss of Neil Bonnet in a 1994 crash, and the contributions of the Allisons to some of NASCAR's pivotal moments.

Hardcover:

9780312340018 | St Martins Pr, February 7, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Traces the story of NASCAR legend Bobby Allison and the Alabama Gang, covering such topics as the tragic deaths of Allison's sons, the loss of Neil Bonnet in a 1994 crash, and the contributions of the Allisons to some of NASCAR's pivotal moments.

Paperback:

9780312340025 | Reprint edition (Griffin, February 6, 2007), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: A profile written in cooperation with the Allison family traces the full story of the NASCAR legend and the Alabama Gang, covering such topics as the tragic deaths of Bobby Allison's sons, the loss of Neil Bonnet in a 1994 crash, and the contributions of the Allisons to some of NASCAR's pivotal moments.

Miscellaneous:

9781429904827 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, April 1, 2010), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Love them or hate them, the New York Yankees are undeniably the world's most successful professional sports franchise. In this definitive history of the team's most successful era, bestselling journalist Peter Golenbock focuses on the sixteen-year period during which the Bronx Bombers won nine World Series titles—five of them in a row...read more

Hardcover:

9780132223232 | Prentice Hall Direct, May 1, 1975, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A year-by-year account, with personal interviews and reminiscences, of the events and personalities of the Stengel-Houk-Berra years, which accounted for fourteen American League pennants and nine World Series championships in sixteen seasons

Paperback:

9780486477367 | Dover Pubns, April 21, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Love them or hate them, the New York Yankees are undeniably the world's most successful professional sports franchise.
9780809223947 | Contemporary Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: No team dominated baseball for a longer period than the New York Yankees did from 1949 to 1964.
9780425076521, titled "Dynasty: The New York Yankees 1949-1964" | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, April 1, 1985), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: A year-by-year account, with personal interviews and reminiscences, of the events and personalities of the Stengel-Houk-Berra years, which account for fourteen American League pennants and nine World Series championships in sixteen years

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Product Description: In 1949, when Humpy Wheeler was 11, he attended the very first NASCAR race. For the next ten years, he spent as much time in the pits as he could, and came to know many of the sport’s pioneers.  Eventually, Wheeler began promoting races at Carolina tracks such as Concord Speedway, Robinwood Speedway, and Starlight Speedway...read more

Hardcover:

9780760337752 | Motorbooks Intl, March 15, 2010, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In 1949, when Humpy Wheeler was 11, he attended the very first NASCAR race.

The post-season leadoff hitter for the 2004 Boston Red Sox describes growing up and his life in baseball, and provides a personal account of the 2004 championship season.

Hardcover:

9780307237637 | Crown Pub, April 5, 2005, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The post-season leadoff hitter for the 2004 Boston Red Sox describes growing up and his life in baseball, and provides a personal account of the 2004 championship season.

Paperback:

9780307237736 | Three Rivers Pr, September 13, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Dear Baseball Fan:I know what you’re thinking: Couldn’t he have come up with a better title?

Miscellaneous:

9780307496065, titled "Idiot: Beating the Curse and Enjoying the Game of Life" | Crown Pub, February 10, 2010, cover price $13.95

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Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.
By Paul Bacon (illustrator) and Peter Golenbock

Paperback:

9780152842864 | Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 1992, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

School and Library:

9780152006037 | Harcourt Childrens Books, March 1, 1990, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball

Library:

9780817240929 | Heinemann/Raintree, September 1, 1998, cover price $25.69 | About this edition: This is the moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first black player on a major league baseball team and how on a fateful day in Cincinnati, PeeWee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his teammate.

Reinforced:

9780606010191 | Demco Media, August 1, 1992, cover price $15.83 | About this edition: Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

Prebinding:

9781442005914 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.00
9780833583291 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.

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Product Description: One of every seven people in the United States can trace their family back to Brooklyn, New York—all seventy-one square miles of it; home to millions of people from every corner of the globe over the last 150 years. Now Peter Golenbock, the author of the acclaimed book Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers, returns to Kings County to collect the firsthand stories of the life and times of the people of Brooklyn—and how they changed the world...read more

Hardcover:

9780061253812 | 1 edition (William Morrow & Co, October 14, 2008), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: One of every seven people in the United States can trace their family back to Brooklyn, New York—all seventy-one square miles of it; home to millions of people from every corner of the globe over the last 150 years.

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