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The Science of Hitting (Revised & Updated)
Williams, Ted

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Ted Williams is our greatest living expert on how to hit a baseball -- the last baseball player to hit .400 in the major leagues. Williams's career hitting statistics will stand forever as a monument to his complete mastery of the single most difficult thing to do in sport: .344 lifetime batting ...


I Never Had It Made
Robinson, Jackie

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Before Barry Bonds, before Reggie Jackson, before Hank Aaron, baseball's stars had one undeniable trait in common: they were all white. In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke that barrier, striking a crucial blow for racial equality and changing the world of sports forever. I Never Had It Made is Robi...


Astroball: The New Way to Win It All
Reiter, Ben

$35.96 $10.89

When Sports Illustrated declared on the cover of a June 2014 issue that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in 2017, people thought Ben Reiter, the article’s author, was crazy. The Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century, but they were more than just bad. They were a...


The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse
Verducci, Tom

$37.00 $10.89

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 championship drought in sports, chronicling their epic journey to become Wo...


The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
Passan, Jeff

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Yahoo’s lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports - the pitching arm - and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors.Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers -...


Eight Men Out
Asinof, Eliot

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The headlines proclaimed the 1919 fix of the World Series and attempted cover-up as "the most gigantic sporting swindle in the history of America!" In this timeless classic, Eliot Asinof has reconstructed the entire story of the infamous scandal in which eight Chicago White Sox players arranged ...


Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game
Neyer, Rob

$34.99 $9.39

The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A’s and eventual World Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which Major League Baseball has changed over the last few decades.On September 8, 2017, the Oakl...


Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game
Neyer, Rob

$34.99 $6.59

The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A’s and eventual World Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which Major League Baseball has changed over the last few decades.On September 8, 2017, the Oakl...


Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty
Leerhsen, Charles

$22.64 $7.29

A fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player ever. His lifetime batting average is still the highest in history, and when he retired in 1928, after twenty-one years with the De...


Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball
Law, Keith

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For decades, statistics such as batting average, saves recorded, and pitching won-lost records have been used to measure individual players’ and teams’ potential and success. But in the past fifteen years, a revolutionary new standard of measurement - sabermetrics - has been embraced by front off...


The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life
Ankiel, Rick

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The Phenomenon is the story of how St. Louis Cardinals prodigy Rick Ankiel lost his once-in-a-generation ability to pitch--not due to an injury or a bolt of lightning, but a mysterious anxiety condition widely known as "the Yips." It came without warning, in the middle of a playoff game, with mil...


Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig
Eig, Jonathan

$21.00 $8.69

Drawing on new interviews and more than two hundred pages of previously unpublished letters to and from Gehrig, Luckiest Man gives us an intimate portrait of the man who became an American hero: his life as a shy and awkward youth growing up in New York City, his unlikely friendship with Babe Rut...


Baseball Field Guide: An In-Depth Illustrated Guide to the Complete Rules of Baseball
Formosa, Dan

$19.91 $8.69

Now in its third edition--a clear guide to the complete rules of baseball! Admit it: Even if you're a diehard fan of our national pastime, sometimes an umpire's call can be a little baffling. And for newer fans, Major League Baseball's nuanced rules--developed and revised over decades--can be do...


Ninety Percent Mental
Miller, Scott

$35.96 $7.29

Bob Tewksbury shows readers a side of the game only he can provide, given his singular background as both a longtime MLB pitcher and a mental skills coach for two of the sport's most fabled franchises, the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. Fans watching the game on television or even at th...


The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life
Ankiel, Rick

$20.99 $5.19

The Phenomenon is the story of how St. Louis Cardinals prodigy Rick Ankiel lost his once-in-a-generation ability to pitch--not due to an injury or a bolt of lightning, but a mysterious anxiety condition widely known as "the Yips." It came without warning, in the middle of a playoff game, with mil...


Ballplayer
Jones, Chipper

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Atlanta Braves third baseman and National Hall of Famer Chipper Jones—one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history—shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport.   Before Chipper Jones became an eight-ti...


Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages
Ross, David

$20.99 $6.59

In 2016 the Cubs snapped a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making, seven-game series against the Cleveland Indians. Of the many storylines to Chicago's fairytale season, one stood out: the late-career renaissance of David Ross, the 39-year-old catcher who had played back-up ...


Trading Bases: How a Wall Street Trader Make a Fortune Betting on Baseball
Peta, Joe

$18.00 $4.39

An ex-Wall Street trader improved on "Moneyball's famed sabermetrics to place bets that would beat the Vegas odds on Major League Baseball games - with a 41 percent return in his first year. "Trading Bases" explains how he did it.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, ...


42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story
Henry, Ed

$31.00 $11.49

Jackie Robinson, Branch Rickey, and the hidden hand of God that changed history. Journalist and baseball lover Ed Henry reveals for the first time the backstory of faith that guided Jackie Robinson into not only the baseball record books but the annals of civil rights advancement as well. Through...


Baseball Cop
Dominguez, Eddie

$37.29 $5.79

Exposing trafficking, theft, fraud, and gambling in the major leagues, a founding member of the MLB's Department of Investigations reveals a news-breaking true story of power and corruption.In the wake of 2005's sometimes contentious, sometimes comical congressional hearings on performance-enhanc...


The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse
Verducci, Tom

$22.64 $7.29

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 championship drought in sports, chronicling their epic journey to become Wo...


Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero
Maraniss, David

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On New Year's Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver food and medical supplies to Nicaragua after a devastating earthquake. David Maraniss now brings the great baseball player ...


The 34-Ton Bat
Rushin, Steve

$28.00 $4.39

An unorthodox history of baseball told through the enthralling stories of the game's objects, equipment, and characters. No sport embraces its wild history quite like baseball, especially in memorabilia and objects. Sure, there are baseball cards and team pennants. But there are also huge balls,...


Ballplayer
Jones, Chipper

$23.00 $7.29

Atlanta Braves third baseman and National Hall of Famer Chipper Jones - one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history - shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport.


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