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Product Description: New York Times BestsellerEvery little kid who's ever taken the mound in Little League dreams of someday getting the ball for Game Seven of the World Series. Ron Darling got to live that dream - only it didn't go exactly as planned...read more

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9781250069191 | St Martins Pr, April 5, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: New York Times BestsellerEvery little kid who's ever taken the mound in Little League dreams of someday getting the ball for Game Seven of the World Series.

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9781250118745 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 11, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: New York Times BestsellerEvery little kid who's ever taken the mound in Little League dreams of someday getting the ball for Game Seven of the World Series.

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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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Product Description: Finally―a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player who ever lived. His lifetime batting average is still the highest of all time, and when he retired in 1928, after twenty-one years with the Detroit Tigers and two with the Philadelphia Athletics, he held more than ninety records...read more
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 | About this edition: Finally―a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.

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Finally—a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player who ever lived. His lifetime batting average is still the highest of all time, and when he retired in 1928, after twenty-one years with the Detroit Tigers and two with the Philadelphia Athletics, he held more than ninety records. But the numbers don’t tell half of Cobb’s tale. The Georgia Peach was by far the most thrilling player of the era: “Ty Cobb could cause more excitement with a base on balls than Babe Ruth could with a grand slam,” one columnist wrote. When the Hall of Fame began in 1936, he was the first player voted in. But Cobb was also one of the game’s most controversial characters. He got in a lot of fights, on and off the field, and was often accused of being overly aggressive. In his day, even his supporters acknowledged that he was a fierce and fiery competitor. Because his philosophy was to “create a mental hazard for the other man,” he had his enemies, but he was also widely admired. After his death in 1961, however, something strange happened: his reputation morphed into that of a monster—a virulent racist who also hated children and women, and was in turn hated by his peers. How did this happen? Who is the real Ty Cobb? Setting the record straight, Charles Leerhsen pushed aside the myths, traveled to Georgia and Detroit, and re-traced Cobb’s journey, from the shy son of a professor and state senator who was progressive on race for his time, to America’s first true sports celebrity. In the process, he tells of a life overflowing with incident and a man who cut his own path through his times—a man we thought we knew but really didn’t.

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9781451645767 | Simon & Schuster, May 12, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Finally—a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.

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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 | About this edition: Finally—a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.
9781501226502 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 12, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Finally—a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.

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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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Product Description: A New York Times bestseller“Pedro the book is as smart, as funny, and as diva-esque as Pedro the pitcher . . . Buy the book. Read the book. Celebrate a golden era in Boston baseball.” — Boston Globe “There is little the eight-time All-Star holds back about any subject as he offers a revealing look at a colorful career ...read more

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9780544279339 | Houghton Mifflin, May 5, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A bold, no-holds-barred memoir from one of the most dominant and dynamic pitchers to ever play the game Before Pedro Martinez was the eight-time All Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner, and World Series champion, before stadiums full of fans chanted his name, he was just a little kid from the Dominican Republic who sat under a mango tree and dreamed of playing pro ball.

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9780544705319 | Mariner Books, May 10, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A New York Times bestseller“Pedro the book is as smart, as funny, and as diva-esque as Pedro the pitcher .
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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Product Description: Finalist 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...read more

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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 | About this edition: Finalist 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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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: Audrey Vernick and Steven Salerno have again collaborated to bring us a captivating picture book about a compelling but little-known piece of baseball history. Beginning in 1922, when Edith Houghton was only ten years old, she tried out for a women’s professional baseball team, the Philadelphia Bobbies...read more
By Steven Salerno (illustrator)

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9780544611634 | Clarion Books, March 29, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Audrey Vernick and Steven Salerno have again collaborated to bring us a captivating picture book about a compelling but little-known piece of baseball history.

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Product Description: The complete story surrounding the most famous and significant player transaction in professional sports. The sale of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1919 is one of the pivotal moments in baseball history, changing the fortunes of two of baseball's most storied franchises, changing the game forever and helping to create the legend of the greatest player the game has ever known...read more

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9781250064318 | Thomas Dunne Books, March 8, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The complete story surrounding the most famous and significant player transaction in professional sports.

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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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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

CD/Spoken Word:

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

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