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The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

By: Adomites, Paul; Wisnia, Saul; Nemec, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263703

ISBN: 0785316914

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1996 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. ...a collection of the sport's greatest players, managers, teams, games, ballparks, and so much more. ...With lively text and over 300 engaging photos... View more info

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Major League Baseball: Technique and Tactics

By: Allen, Ethan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261622

Condition: Near Fine


Two one-inch tears along top edge of jacket, faint crease along bottom edge of jacket front, front jacket flap clipped. 1947 Hard Cover. xix, 253 pp. Illustrated with 232 black-and-white pictures. CONTENTS: Part I. Defensive Baseball: General Fundamentals, The Pitcher, The Catcher, General Defense for Infielders and Outfielders, General Infield Defense, The First Baseman, General Defense for the Second Baseman and Shortstop, The Second Baseman, The Shortstop, The Third Baseman, The Outfielder; Part II. Offensive Baseball: Batting, Bunting, Base Running, Sliding, Coaching; Part III. Management:... View more info

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Weatherby's Inning: A Story of College Life and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph H. [Henry]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289151

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Board edges lightly rubbed, rear hinge starting, ink gift note on front endpaper, one inch tear along edge of fourth plate. 1903 Hard Cover. vii, 249 pp. Color frontispiece and 5 color plates by C.M. Relyea. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure. View more info

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Double Play: A Story of School and Baseball

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2186583

Condition: Good


First edition. Bottom right front corner of cover stained, front paste-down endpaper torn away from binding, rear hinge loose. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 315 pp. A story of boarding school and baseball. View more info

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Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game

By: Barry, Dan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper: 2011

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2296807

ISBN: 006201448X

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 2011 Hard Cover. From Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Dan Barry comes the beautifully recounted story of the longest game in baseball history—a tale celebrating not only the robust intensity of baseball, but the aspirational ideal epitomized by the hard-fighting players of the minor leagues. In the tradition of Moneyball, The Last Hero, and Wicked Good Year, Barry’s Bottom of the 33rd is a reaffirming story of the American Dream finding its greatest expression in timeless contests of the Great American Pastime. View more info

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Who's Who in Baseball: Complete Star Players' Records from Their First Day in Professional Baseball

By: Baseball Magazine Company

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baseball Magazine Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2207833

Condition: Very Good


Fifteenth edition. Lightly toned, minor wear to corners. 1930 Stapled Binding. 94 pp. Printed wrappers, stapled binding. An early guide to the playing statistics of star baseball players, including their age, height, weight, birthplace, full name, first game, first club, number of games played, positions played, career batting average, trades, drafts, and sales. It also mentions unique events of the 1929 season, and provides World's Series records and complete pitchers' records. Among the prominent players mentioned are: George Herman ('Babe') Ruth, Jr.; Henry Louis ('Lou') Gehrig; and Rogers ... View more info

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A Lifetime of Nightclubs and Ballparks

By: Costello, Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fred Costello: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263717

ISBN: 0615345220

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light water stain along bottom edge. 2010 Soft Cover. 163 pp. Fred Costello is a Syracuse native who has spent his life around baseball and music often in and around Rochester. His time in semi-pro baseball, playing in mob-owned nightclubs, and many more experiences are discussed in this book. View more info

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Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers

By: Fallon, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202845

ISBN: 0803249403

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 2016 Hard Cover. xii, 454 pp. The 1977–78 Los Angeles Dodgers came close. Their tough lineup of young and ambitious players squared off with the New York Yankees in consecutive World Series. The Dodgers’ run was a long time in the making after years of struggle and featured many homegrown players who went on to noteworthy or Hall of Fame careers, including Don Sutton, Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, and Steve Yeager. Dodgerland is the story of those memorable teams as Chavez Ravine began to change, baseball was about to enter a new era, and American culture ... View more info

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Tales from Baseball's Golden Age

By: Fehler, Gene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sports Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: 2275913

ISBN: 1582612471

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. x, 262 pp. Tales from Baseball's Golden Age is a collection of anecdotes about baseball in the 1940s and '50s. The author has interviewed nearly 100 former Major League Baseball players about their experiences in the era that purists consider to be the Golden Age of Baseball. For longtime fans who are enamored of baseball history and tradition, this book should have special appeal. Each entry is prefaced by a concise player profile, leading into an anecdote that is written entirely in the player's own words. Each tale is about 150 words in length, making for ... View more info

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Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 1949-1964

By: Golenbock, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1975

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2297091

ISBN: 0132223236

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Small chip to bottom edge of rear jacket panel, a few small tears to jacket edges. Ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1975 Hard Cover. xi, 394 pp. 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. View more info

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The Short Stop

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Seller ID: 2294783

Condition: Good


No jacket. Binding has been repaired. Ink name on front free endpaper, general light wear. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. Seventeen-year-old Chase relies on his talent and inner resources as he struggles to succeed as a professional baseball player. View more info

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Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend

By: Hirsch, James S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275498

ISBN: 1416547908

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge of jacket very lightly bumped, otherwise an excellent copy. 2010 Hard Cover. viii, 628 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. Authorized by Willie Mays and written by a New York Times bestselling author, this is the definitive biography of one of baseball's immortals.Considered to be as monumental -- and enigmatic -- a legend as American sport has ever seen (Sports Illustrated), Willie Mays is arguably the greatest player in baseball history, still revered for the passion he brought to the game. He began as a teenager in the Negro Leagues, became a cult hero in Ne... View more info

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Playing the Field: Why Defense is the Most Fascinating Art in Major League Baseball

By: Kaplan, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Algonquin: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202608

ISBN: 0912697369

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker remnant to rear wrapper. 1987 Soft Cover. Casual fans may concentrate on the duel between batter and pitcher, but for those who know the game of baseball, nothing is more fascinating, or more important, than the art of defense. In Playing the Field Jim Kaplan takes us onto the playing field and into major league dugouts and locker rooms for a definitive look at the great defensive players of the game, past and present. Position by position, and form an overall point of view as well, Kaplan examines the great glove men—their moments of glory, how they do it, how they ... View more info

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Box Socials

By: Kinsella, W.P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274265

ISBN: 0345377494

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Top page ridge very faintly foxed, minor pencil note on rear endpaper verso. 1992 Hard Cover. 225 pp. From the author of Shoeless Joe, the book that inspired the movie Field of Dreams. Here's the story of how Truckbox Al McClintock, a small-town greaser whose claim to fame was hitting a baseball clean across the Pembina River, almost got a tryout with the genuine St. Louis Cardinals – but instead ended up batting against Bob Feller of Cleveland Indian Fame in Renfrew Park, Edmonton, Alberta. View more info

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For the Love of Baseball: An A-to-Z Primer for Baseball Fans of All Ages

By: Klein, Frederick C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Triumph Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2297800

ISBN: 1572436352

Condition: Fine


NEW. 2004 Large Hardcover. In an entertaining alphabet book, each letter of the alphabet is assigned to at least one notable baseball player, including Hank Aaron and Sandy Koufax, accompanied by an illustration, poem, and a brief summary of the player's place in baseball history. View more info

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Lardner on Baseball

By: Lardner, Ring; Silverman, Jeff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205151

ISBN: 158574784X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. xiv, 492 pp. From his humble beginnings as a journeyman reporter for the South Bend Times in Indiana, to the height of his popularity when his work was syndicated in more than 115 newspapers with a readership of more than eight million, Ring Lardner was the undisputed master of sports journalism and fiction. In his stories, readers found the authentic lives of their heroes and idols, their hopes and fears, and the vernacular of the diamond in all its bawdy and athletic glory. Here then for the baseball fan, in one comprehensive volume,... View more info

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Clarkville's Battery; or Baseball vs. Gangsters (Champion Sport Stories, Book 4)

By: Lawton, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2289581

Condition: Very Good


Jacket chipped along front hinge near spine, multiple chips to top edge of jacket, two half-inch tears along jacket spine base. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iii, 203 pp. Tom Raynor and Bert West perform daring rescues during a damaging flood, outwit a group of gangsters trying to interfere with Clarkville's baseball team, and climax their adventures by starring in the most important game of the season. View more info

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Ted Williams: The Eternal Kid

By: Linn, Ed

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sports Magazine Library: 1961

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281905

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. A biography of one of baseball's most legendary starts. View more info

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New York Clipper Woodcuts, 1879-1880

By: Lipset, Lew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lew Lipset: 1984

Seller ID: 2279588

Condition: Near Fine


Spine head and spine base very lightly bumped, rear wrapper creased. 1984 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. The woodcuts that are illustrated on the following pages were a series that started in the April 12, 1879 issue and proved to be popular enough to be issued weekly thru January of 1880. The woodcuts continued with other sports figures and theatrical personalities when the Clipper indicated a new series was starting in the May 15, 1880 issue. This series ran for 28 consecutive weeks. The New York Clipper, also known as The Clipper, was a weekly entertainment newspaper published in New York City fro... View more info

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The Great Baseball Mystery: The 1919 World's Series

By: Luhrs, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294911

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards and edges lightly foxed, 2 inch closed tear to front jacket corner and minor loss from other corners, jacket price clipped. 1966 Hard Cover. 318 pp. 8vo. An investigation of the 'Black Sox' scandal of 1919, which involved the World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds. Accusations of collusion with organized gambling rings were aimed at eight members of the White Sox, who allegedly attempted to throw the series, and despite their later acquittal were banned from the game. View more info

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A Lifetime of Yankee Octobers

By: Maiorana, Sal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press: 2002

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2187082

ISBN: 1585360392

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author. First Edition. An exceptional copy. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. It is a look at the New York Yankees through the eighty-five-year-old eyes of life-long Bronx resident, Joseph Kimmerle. A fictional character, Kimmerle has served as batboy, scribe or confidante for every Yankee team since 1923. He has been like a son to Babe Ruth, a trusted friend of Joe DiMaggios, and a father figure for current manager, Joe Torre. A Lifetime of Yankee Octobers is Kimmerles chronicle of the Yankees twenty-six World Series victories, the seasons tha... View more info

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The Natural

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1971

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292369

Condition: Good


1971 reprint. Pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. Roy Hobbs is a baseball prodigy whose career is sidetracked when he is shot by a woman whose motivation remains mysterious. Adapted into a hit movie starring Robert Redford. View more info

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Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero

By: Montville, Leigh

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270431

ISBN: 0385507488

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 513 pp. He was The Kid. The Splendid Splinter. Teddy Ballgame. One of the greatest figures of his generation, and arguably the greatest baseball hitter of all time. But what made Ted Williams a legend – and a lightning rod for controversy in life and in death? What motivated him to interrupt his Hall of Fame career twice to serve his country as a fighter pilot; to embrace his fans while tangling with the media; to retreat from the limelight whenever possible into his solitary ... View more info

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Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season

By: O'Nan, Stewart; King, Stephen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260213

ISBN: 0743267524

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint edge wear to jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. A fan's notes for the ages, Faithful grew from an email exchange last summer. Filled with the heady mix of exhilaration and frustration familiar to all Boston Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan fired off a note to fellow Sox fan, Stephen King, who responded with his thoughts on Pedro, Nomar, Manny, Mueller, and Theo. From the supposed Curse of the Bambino to f###in' Bucky Dent to the recent off-season battle for Alex Rodriguez, Sox fans have seen it all since 1918...except for that elusive World Championship. Baseball history has transformed ... View more info

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The Catcher and the Manager: Two Baseball Fables

By: O'Rourke, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes and Company: 1953

Seller ID: 2204830

Condition: Good


Pages toned. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Two short novels by a top writer of sports fiction for the slicks. Part of Barnes' Sports Novel series. KEYWORDS: FRANK OROURKE CATCHER MANAGER TWO 2 BASEBALL FABLES SPORTS FICTION View more info

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Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank: The Unforgettable Era that Transformed Baseball

By: Pepe, Phil; Dent, Bucky

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Triumph Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2263707

ISBN: 1572438398

Condition: Near Fine


DVD included. Bottom edge of rear board very lightly bumped. 2005 Large Hardcover. xiv, 336 pp. DVD included. In Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank, sportswriter Phil Pepe talks to the stars of the day about their fondest memories and their greatest highlights from an era gone by. The spirit of the day is nostalgically captured in Pepe's priceless interviews and through scores of archival photographs. This book proves to be as enjoyable as the era it so thoroughly depicts. View more info

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The Earl of Baltimore: The Story of Earl Weaver, Baltimore Orioles Manager

By: Pluto, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Century Publishers: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2297094

ISBN: 0832901253

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed, small tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel. 1982 Hard Cover. x, 207 pp. Earl Sidney Weaver (August 14, 1930 – January 19, 2013) was an American professional baseball player, Hall of Fame Major League manager, author, and television broadcaster. After playing in minor league baseball, he retired without playing in Major League Baseball (MLB). He became a minor league manager, and then managed in MLB for 17 years with the Baltimore Orioles (1968–82; 1985–86). Weaver's style of managing was summed up in the quote: pitching, defense, and the three-run homer. He d... View more info

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Collision at Home Plate: The Lives of Pete Rose and Bart Giamatti

By: Reston, James Jr.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268373

ISBN: 0060981156

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. Describes how the lives of baseball player Pete Rose and baseball commissioner Bart Giamatti collided against the backdrop of modern baseball when Rose was accused of betting on the game. View more info

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The Great American Novel

By: Roth, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270442

ISBN: 0030045169

Condition: Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly soiled, jacket toned with a few small tears, jacket flaps lightly creased. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 382 pp. ...the story of the Ruppert Mundys, the only homeless big-league baseball team in America history, whose wretched players wander like refugees from one Patriot League city to the next during World War Two... View more info

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Billy Martin: The Story of Baseball's Unpredictable Genius

By: Schoor, Gene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200955

ISBN: 0385152809

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Page toned. Jacket toned. 1980 Hard Cover. 228 pp. A biography of the controversial baseball player, coach, and manager who has managed such teams as the Minneapolis Twins, Detroit Tigers, and New York Yankees. Alfred Manuel Billy Martin (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989) was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five different times. As Yankees manager, he led the team to consecutive American League pennants in 1976 and 1977; the Yankees were swept in the 1976 World Series by th... View more info