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|July 10, 2018

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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…
Smart Baseball: The Story Behind The Old Stats That Are Ruining The Game, The New Ones That Are…

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Predictably Irrational meets Moneyball in ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Law’s iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work,…
Fail Better: Why Baseball Matters
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|April 11, 2017

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Taking seriously the idea that baseball is a study in failure—a very successful batter manages a base hit in just three of every ten attempts—Mark Kingwell argues that there is no better tutor of human failure’s enduring significance than…
Hitting with Torque: For Baseball and Softball Hitters
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|November 7, 2017

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Paul Petricca draws on his experience as a coach, player, blogger, and student of baseball and softball to share what he’s learned about hitting in this essential guide for players seeking dramatic results at the plate.   The author presents easy to…
Liftoff!: The Tank, The Storm, And The Astros' Improbable Ascent To Baseball Immortality

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After 55 years of waiting, Houston Astros fans were hungry for World Series glory. After three consecutive 100-loss seasons, some tantalizing tastes of playoff success, and a devastating hurricane that united a community, their patience was rewarded in dramatic,…
The Baseball Drill Book
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|November 26, 2003

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Seventeen of the game's top collegiate coaches have teamed up with the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) to bring you the game's most comprehensive assortment of practice activities. The Baseball Drill Book features 198 drills proven to improve…
The Big 50: Toronto Blue Jays: The Men And Moments That Made The Toronto Blue Jays

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The Big 50: Toronto Blue Jays is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Blue Jays the Blue Jays. Experienced sportswriter Shi Davidi recounts the living history of the Blue Jays, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. The Big 50: Toronto…
The Boys Of Summer
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|May 9, 2006

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This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a book by and…
Ball Four: The Final Pitch
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|April 1, 2014

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The beloved baseball classic now available in paperback, with an updated epilogue by Jim Bouton When  Ball Four was first published in 1970, it hit the sports world like a lightning bolt. Commissioners, executives, and players were…
Blue Monday: The Expos, the Dodgers, and the Home Run That Changed Everything
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|This title releases October 13, 2018

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Blue Monday: one of the most unforgettable days in Canadian baseball history. Danny Gallagher leads readers up to that unforgettable day in October 1981 when Rick Monday of the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a home run off of Montreal Expos pitcher Steve Rogers in the…
Baseball America's Ultimate Draft Book: The Most Comprehensive Book Ever Published on the Baseball…

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Baseball America invented coverage of the baseball draft. So who better than Baseball America to chronicle 50 years of draft history? As the baseball draft grows in prominence and more and more fans connect winning on draft day to winning in the major leagues,…
Major League Baseball Profiles, 1871-1900, Volume 2: The Hall of Famers and Memorable Personalities…

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In its infancy, major league baseball was anyone’s game, open to a dizzying array of rogues and scamps, athletic giants and captains of industry, hustlers, managers, and umpires who transformed club-based teams into the first professional federations with…
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