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The Utility Of Boredom: Baseball Essays

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Spitball essays on the off-kilter joys, sorrows and wonder of North America's national pastime. A collection of essays for ardent seamheads and casual baseball fans alike, The Utility of Boredom is a book about finding respite and comfort in the order,…
Remember Who You Are: What Pedro Gomez Showed Us About Baseball And Life

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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…
Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told: Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond

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At a 1931 barnstorming exhibition game in Tennessee, a seventeen-year-old pitcher for the Chattanooga Lookouts struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back to back. Her name was Jackie Mitchell--"organized baseball's first girl pitcher." On September 9, 1965, Sandy…
Five Seasons: A Baseball Companion
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|March 1, 2004

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Five Seasons covers the baseball seasons from 1972 through 1976, described as the “most significant half decade in the history of the game.” The era was notable for the remarkable individual feats of Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, and Nolan Ryan, among…
Summer Of '49
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|May 9, 2006

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“Dazzling…A celebration of a vanished heroic age and a ‘simpler America’ ” — New York Times Book Review David Halberstam’s classic chronicle of baseball’s most magnificent season, as seen through the battle royal…
Philosophical Works of Leibnitz

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Comprising The Monadology, New System of Nature, Principles of Nature and of Grace, Letters to Clarke, Refutation of Spinoza, and his other important philosophical opuscules, together with the Abridgment of the Theodicy and extracts from the New Essays on Human…
Centerstage: My Most Fascinating Interviews-from A-rod To Jay-z

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From the longtime host of the New York Yankees’ television broadcasts, ESPN Radio’s “The Michael Kay Show,” and YES Network’s Emmy Award–winning CenterStage comes a selection of his most memorable interviews with the most…
The Glory Of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It

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From Lawrence Ritter ( The Image of Their Greatness, The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time ), comes one of the bestselling, most acclaimed sports books of all time,  The Glory of Their Times —now a Harper Perennial Modern Classic. Baseball was…
Through The Seams: Baseball Inspired Poetry

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THROUGH THE SEAMS How does celebrating friendship, raising children, dealing with loneliness, experiencing loss, conquering fear, and being in love all relate to baseball ? In Through The Seams , a steadfast fan discovers life's greatest moments, challenges,…
Smart, Wrong, And Lucky: Scouting Baseball's Unexpected Stars
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|This title releases April 26, 2022

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Tales From The Atlanta Braves Dugout: A Collection Of The Greatest Braves Stories Ever Told

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Relive the excitement of Braves baseball--newly updated! This edition of  Tales from the Atlanta Braves Dugout , now updated through the 2019 season, includes stories on the greatest players and coaches to don the Braves uniform. Author Cory McCartney…
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