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9781250069191 | St Martins Pr, April 5, 2016, cover price $25.99

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9781250118745 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 11, 2017), cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Ty Cobb called baseball a “red-blooded game for red-blooded men,” warning that “molly coddles had better stay out.” By this, Cobb meant that baseball was the ultimate expression of the masculine ideal – a game of aggression, rivalry, physical and mental dexterity, self-reliance, and primal honor...read more

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9781442251915 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Ty Cobb called baseball a “red-blooded game for red-blooded men,” warning that “molly coddles had better stay out.

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Exploring a pitching career that began with a complete-game victory over Hall of Famer Don Drysdale in 1964 and ended when he could no longer control his pitches, this book details the life of Pittsburgh Pirates great, Steve Blass. This insider's view of the humorous and bizarre journey of a World Series champion pitcher turned color commentator will delight Pirates and baseball fans alike. Recounting his first years in the Major Leagues and his battle with the baffling condition that would ultimately bear his own name, Steve Blass tells the story of his life on and off the field with a poignant, dazzling wit and shares the life of a baseball player who had the prime of his career cut short.

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9781600787065 | Triumph Books, May 1, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Exploring a pitching career that began with a complete-game victory over Hall of Famer Don Drysdale in 1964 and ended when he could no longer control his pitches, this book details the life of Pittsburgh Pirates great, Steve Blass.

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9781600788192 | Triumph Books, April 1, 2013, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Profiles some of the most accomplished players and managers in baseball history, including Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Connie Mack, and Mike Trout.

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9781489650481 | Reprint edition (Av2 by Weigl, July 1, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Profiles some of the most accomplished players and managers in baseball history, including Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Connie Mack, and Mike Trout.

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9781489647979 | Av2 by Weigl, July 1, 2016, cover price $27.13 | About this edition: This exciting new series introduces readers to the greatest players and most memorable moments in the history of professional sports.

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Product Description: Jim Palmer was just 20 years old when he became the youngest pitcher ever to throw a World Series shutout, helping lead the Baltimore Orioles to their first-ever championship, in 1966. Two years later, Palmer’s budding career almost ended due to arm problems...read more

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9781629372266 | Triumph Books, June 1, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Jim Palmer was just 20 years old when he became the youngest pitcher ever to throw a World Series shutout, helping lead the Baltimore Orioles to their first-ever championship, in 1966.

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This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated processes. Despite the cleaning process, occasional flaws may still be present that were part of the original work itself, or introduced during digitization. This book and hundreds of thousands of others can be found online in the HathiTrust Digital Library at www.hathitrust.org.
By Malcolm Hillgartner (narrator)

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9780403002504, titled "Miscellanies" | Scholarly Pr, December 1, 1988, cover price $19.00 | also contains Miscellanies | About this edition: This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries.
9780403002528, titled "History of Christianity in Japan, Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Missions" | Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1971, cover price $79.00 | also contains History of Christianity in Japan, Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Missions

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9781501226526 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 24, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Finally―a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.
9781522649106 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 24, 2016), cover price $19.99

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9781451645767 | Simon & Schuster, May 12, 2015, cover price $27.50

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9781451645798 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, May 17, 2016), cover price $17.00

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9781501226519 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 12, 2015), cover price $24.99
9781501226502 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 12, 2015), cover price $29.99

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Product Description: Millions of America’s youth dream of playing major league baseball or in a college bowl game on New Year’s Day. Growing up in Arkansas during the Great Depression, Ransom Jackson had no idea that one day he would not only play in back-to-back Cotton Bowls for two different colleges—the first and only player to do so—but that he would also become known as “Handsome Ransom,” all-star third baseman for the Chicago Cubs...read more
By Gaylon H. White (contributor)

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9781442261549 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 20, 2016, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Millions of America’s youth dream of playing major league baseball or in a college bowl game on New Year’s Day.

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Product Description: Jackie Robinson’s story is not only a compelling drama of heroism, but also as a template of the African American freedom struggle. A towering athletic talent, Robinson’s greater impact was on preparing the way for the civil rights reform wave following WWII...read more

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9781442245969 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 15, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Jackie Robinson’s story is not only a compelling drama of heroism, but also as a template of the African American freedom struggle.

By John Hare (illustrator)

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9781612481760, titled "Buck O’neil: Baseball's Ambassador" | Truman State Univ Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $27.00

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9780544279339 | Houghton Mifflin, May 5, 2015, cover price $28.00

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9780544705319 | Mariner Books, May 10, 2016, cover price $15.95
9780379209198, titled "International Environmental Law: A Collection of Bibliographic and Research Resources" | Oceana Pubns, December 1, 1990, cover price $50.00 | also contains International Environmental Law: A Collection of Bibliographic and Research Resources

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Product Description: From the first third-generation player in Major League history, a sometimes moving, always candid inside look at his family’s seventy years in baseball   A five-foot-ten fireball questioned by scouts because of his small stature, supposed lack of power, and cocky attitude, Bret Boone didn’t care about family legacy as he fought his way to the Major Leagues in 1992; he wanted to make his own way...read more

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9781101904909 | Crown Pub, May 10, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the first third-generation player in Major League history, a sometimes moving, always candid inside look at his family’s seventy years in baseball   A five-foot-ten fireball questioned by scouts because of his small stature, supposed lack of power, and cocky attitude, Bret Boone didn’t care about family legacy as he fought his way to the Major Leagues in 1992; he wanted to make his own way.

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9781511305426 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 10, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: From the first third-generation baseball player in Major League Baseball history, a sometimes moving, always candid look at his family’s 70 years in the world of professional baseball.

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Winner of the 2016 CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the YearFinalist for the 2017 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports WritingFrom an award-winning journalist comes the riveting odyssey of seven Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960s—a chronicle of a team, a game, and a nation in transition during one of the most exciting and unsettled decades in history.Legendary Dodgers Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff Torborg, Dick Tracewski, Lou Johnson and Tommy Davis encapsulated 1960s America: white and black, Jewish and Christian, wealthy and working class, pro-Vietnam and anti-war, golden boy and seasoned veteran. The Last Innocents is a thoughtful, technicolor portrait of these seven players—friends, mentors, confidants, rivals, and allies—and their storied team that offers an intriguing look at a sport and a nation in transition. Bringing into focus the high drama of their World Series appearances from 1962 to 1972 and their pivotal games, Michael Leahy explores these men’s interpersonal relationships and illuminates the triumphs, agonies, and challenges each faced individually.Leahy places these men’s lives within the political and social maelstrom that was the era when the conformity of the 1950s gave way to demands for equality and rights. Increasingly frustrated over a lack of real bargaining power and an iron-fisted management who occasionally meddled in their personal affairs, many players shared an uneasy relationship with the team’s front office. This contention mirrored the discord and uncertainty generated by myriad changes rocking the nation: the civil rights movement, political assassinations, and growing hostility to the escalation of the Vietnam War. While the nation around them changed, these players each experienced a personal and professional metamorphosis that would alter public perceptions and their own.Comprehensive and artfully crafted, The Last Innocents is an evocative and riveting portrait of a pivotal era in baseball and modern America.

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9780062360564 | Harpercollins, May 10, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the YearFinalist for the 2017 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports WritingFrom an award-winning journalist comes the riveting odyssey of seven Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960s—a chronicle of a team, a game, and a nation in transition during one of the most exciting and unsettled decades in history.

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9780062466754 | Large print edition (Harperluxe, May 24, 2016), cover price $26.99

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Product Description: Herbert Jefferis Pennock (1894-1948) was a Hall of Fame pitcher for the dynastic 1920s New York Yankees. Considered one of the best left-handed pitchers in history, Pennock won 241 games on the mound, never lost in his five World Series starts, and came within four outs of pitching the first no-hitter in a World Series in 1927...read more

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9781442252196 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 29, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Herbert Jefferis Pennock (1894-1948) was a Hall of Fame pitcher for the dynastic 1920s New York Yankees.

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Product Description: The last time the Chicago Cubs played in the World Series, World War II had just ended. The last time they won a World Series, World War I had not yet begun. But from 1906-1910 the Cubs not only played in the World Series four of the five years, they won two World Championships, as well...read more

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9781442253308 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 14, 2016, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: The last time the Chicago Cubs played in the World Series, World War II had just ended.

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Product Description: When the National League decided on June 22, 1932, to place numbers on the backs of uniforms to make it easier for fans to follow their favorite players, no one knew at the time just what a landmark decision it would turn out to be...read more

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9781613219232 | Sports Pub, April 19, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: When the National League decided on June 22, 1932, to place numbers on the backs of uniforms to make it easier for fans to follow their favorite players, no one knew at the time just what a landmark decision it would turn out to be.

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Product Description: Just weeks after Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, Larry Doby joined Robinson in breaking the color barrier in the major leagues when he became the first black player to integrate the American League, signing with the Cleveland Indians in July 1947...read more

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9780803285521 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Just weeks after Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, Larry Doby joined Robinson in breaking the color barrier in the major leagues when he became the first black player to integrate the American League, signing with the Cleveland Indians in July 1947.

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Product Description: Ralph Kiner (1922-2014) was one of the most feared power hitters of his era. Babe Ruth predicted Kiner would be the slugger most likely to break Ruth's single season home run record. While the left fielder from New Mexico missed that mark, he did break one of the Babe's records, leading his league in home runs for seven consecutive seasons--a record unbroken since...read more

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9780786498178 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 2, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Ralph Kiner (1922-2014) was one of the most feared power hitters of his era.

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Product Description: In the world of sports, Iowa is probably best known for wrestling but the state has also produced more than 200 major league baseball players. Sixteen of them are profiled here, including six Hall of Famers, the game's brightest star of the 19th century, an American League batting champion, the only pitcher to lead the National League in strikeouts seven years in a row, the only catcher to catch two back-to-back no-hitters and one of the most dominant pitchers in American League history...read more

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9780786498949 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 2, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In the world of sports, Iowa is probably best known for wrestling but the state has also produced more than 200 major league baseball players.

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Hardcover:

9780062389497 | Harpercollins, May 15, 2017, cover price $27.99
9780062379627 | Harpercollins, May 12, 2015, cover price $27.99

Paperback:

9780062379634 | Reprint edition (Dey Street Books, May 31, 2016), cover price $15.99
9780062392848 | Lgr edition (Harpercollins, May 19, 2015), cover price $27.99

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9781504611015 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 5, 2015), cover price $39.99

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