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Yogi

by Jon Pessah Little, Brown and Company (March 23, 2020)

The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history

Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a...


War Fever

by Randy Roberts & Johnny Smith Basic Books (March 23, 2020)

A "marvelous" (Sports Illustrated) portrait of the three men whose lives were forever changed by WWI-era Boston and the Spanish flu: baseball star Babe Ruth, symphony conductor Karl Muck, and Harvard law student...


Stealing Home

by Eric Nusbaum PublicAffairs (March 23, 2020)

A story about baseball, family, the American Dream, and the fight to turn Los Angeles into a big league city.

Dodger Stadium is an American icon. But the story of how it came to be goes far beyond baseball. The...


The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists (Completely Revised and Updated Edition)

by Glen Macnow & Big Daddy Graham Running Press Adult (October 28, 2019)

When it comes to sports talk, no city has more to say than Philadelphia.

With their 2007 The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists, WIP sports radio hosts Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham compiled dozens of...


War Fever

by Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith & Craig A. Hart Basic Books (March 24, 2020)

A vivid portrait of Boston in the throes of World War I, and three men whose lives were forever changed by it

In the fall of 1918, a fever gripped Boston. The streets emptied as paranoia about the deadly Spanish...


Baseball Cop

by Eddie Dominguez, Jason Culp, Edward Bauer & Teri Thompson et al. Hachette Book Group (August 28, 2018)

"We Could Clean Up This Game."

In the wake of 2005's sometimes contentious, sometimes comical congressional hearings on performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and the subsequent Mitchell Report, Major League...


Ninety Percent Mental

by Bob Tewksbury & Scott Miller Hachette Book Group (March 27, 2018)

Former Major League pitcher and mental skills coach for two of baseball's legendary franchises (the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants) Bob Tewksbury takes fans inside the psychology of baseball.

In Ninety...


The Home Run Kid Races On

by Matt Christopher, Stephanie Peters & Joshua Swanson Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2011)

Home run slugger Sylvester Coddmyer the Third has an amazing secret. For three seasons, he's been coached by men who look exactly like baseball legends Babe Ruth, Eddie Cicotte, and Mickey Mantle. This time,...


The Closer

by Mariano Rivera, Michael Kay & Wayne Coffey Hachette Book Group (May 06, 2014)

The memoir from the greatest relief pitcher of all time

While he is listed along with Ruth, Mantle, Gehrig, and DiMaggio as a top-five Yankee of all time, Rivera is also a man of God and family whose contributions...


Full Count

by David Cone & Jack Curry Grand Central Publishing (May 13, 2019)

Met and Yankee All-Star pitcher David Cone shares lessons from the World Series and beyond in this essential New York Times bestselling memoir for baseball fans everywhere.

"There was a sense about him and an...


The MVP Machine

by Ben Lindbergh & Travis Sawchik Basic Books (June 03, 2019)

Move over, Moneyball -- this New York Times bestseller examines major league baseball's next cutting-edge revolution: the high-tech quest to build better players.

As bestselling authors Ben Lindbergh and Travis...


My Dad, Yogi

by Dale Berra Hachette Books (May 06, 2019)

A candid and nostalgic father-son memoir by Dale Berra, providing a unique perspective on his legendary Hall of Fame dad, the inimitable and highly quotable Yogi Berra.

Everyone knows Yogi Berra. The American...


Let's Play Two

by Ron Rapoport Hachette Books (March 25, 2019)

The definitive and revealing biography of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, one of America's most iconic, beloved, and misunderstood baseball players, by acclaimed journalist Ron Rapoport.

Ernie Banks, the first-ballot...


Baseball Cop

by Eddie Dominguez, Christian Red & Teri Thompson Hachette Books (August 27, 2018)

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...


Hurricane Season

by Joe Holley Hachette Books (April 30, 2018)

An inside look at the 2017 Houston Astros championship season, focusing on the epic seven-game World Series, the front office decisions that built a winning team, and the resilience of the city in the wake of...


I'm Keith Hernandez

by Keith Hernandez Little, Brown and Company (May 14, 2018)

Legendary first baseman Keith Hernandez tells all in this gripping literary memoir and New York Times bestseller.

Keith Hernandez revolutionized the role of first baseman. During his illustrious career with...


A Season in the Sun

by Randy Roberts & Johnny Smith Basic Books (March 26, 2018)

The story of Mickey Mantle's magnificent 1956 season

Mickey Mantle was the ideal batter for the atomic age, capable of hitting a baseball harder and farther than any other player in history. He was also the...


Ninety Percent Mental

by Bob Tewksbury Da Capo Press (March 19, 2018)

Former Major League pitcher and mental skills coach for two of baseball's legendary franchises (the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants) Bob Tewksbury takes fans inside the psychology of baseball.

In Ninety...


Baseball's Best 1,000

by Derek Gentile Black Dog & Leventhal (April 03, 2017)

Using various (and completely subjective) criteria including lifetime statistics, personal and professional contributions to the game at large, sportsmanship, character, popularity with the fans, and more, sports...


New York Times Story of the Yankees

by The New York Times, Bill Pennington, Dave Anderson & Alec Baldwin Black Dog & Leventhal (April 03, 2016)

Experience a century of the pride, power, and pinstripes of the Yankees, Major League Baseball's most successful team, as told through the stories of their hometown newspaper, The New York Times.

The New York...


History of Baseball in 100 Objects

by Josh Leventhal Black Dog & Leventhal (May 04, 2015)

The only book of its kind to tell the history of baseball, from its inception to the present day, through 100 key objects that represent the major milestones, evolutionary events, and larger-than-life personalities...


One for the Record

by George Plimpton & Bob Costas Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home run record, repackaged and with a foreword by Bob Costas and new material from the Plimpton Archives.

In One For the Record, George Plimpton recounts Hank...


Out of My League

by George Plimpton & Jane Leavy Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

This baseball classic that Ernest Hemingway called "beautifully observed and incredibly conceived" includes a foreword from Jane Leavy and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton archives.

The first of Plimpton's...


The Phenomenon

by Rick Ankiel & Tim Brown PublicAffairs (April 17, 2017)

Rick Ankiel had the talent to be one of the best pitchers ever. Then, one day, he lost it.

The Phenomenon is the story of how St. Louis Cardinals prodigy Rick Ankiel lost his once-in-a-generation ability to...


Teammate

by Don Yaeger, David Ross & Theo Epstein Hachette Books (May 08, 2017)

Packed with "compelling inside stories" (Chicago Tribune), Teammate is the inspiring memoir from "Grandpa Rossy," the veteran catcher who became the heart and soul of the 2016 Chicago Cubs championship team...


Yogi

by Jon Pessah & Oliver Wyman Little, Brown (April 14, 2020)

The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 13 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history

Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is at once one of America's...


Heart of the Game

by S.l. Price & Tom Schiff HarperAudio (October 24, 2011)

"Genuine and raw...a heartfelt work of despair, triumph, and redemption."

 --Boston Globe

The critically acclaimed Heart of the Game--subtitled "Life, Death, and Mercy in Minor League America"--explores the pure...


The Inside Game

by Keith Law & Rhett Samuel Price HarperAudio (April 21, 2020)

In this groundbreaking book, Keith Law, the ESPN baseball writer and author of the acclaimed Smart Baseball, offers an era-spanning dissection of some of the best and worst decisions in modern baseball, explaining...


The Arm

by Jeff Passan & Kevin Pierce HarperAudio (April 05, 2016)

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...


Red Sox Rhymes

by Dick Flavin & Henry Strozier HarperAudio (July 14, 2015)

From the voice of Fenway Park comes a collection of sixty-four humorous and nostalgic poems celebrating the Boston Red Sox.

A commonwealth institution and popular local television personality who is also the...


Brothers in Arms

The Empire Strikes Out

by Robert Elias & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (November 16, 2010)

"It's our game...America's game: it has the snap, go, fling of the American atmosphere--belongs as much to our institutions, fits into them as significantly as our Constitution's laws, [and] is just as important...


Finley Ball

by Nancy Finley & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (March 28, 2016)

When Charlie Finley bought the A's in 1960, he was an outsider to the game--an insurance businessman with a larger-than-life personality. He brought his cousin Carl on as his right-hand man, moved the team from...


Cobb

by Al Stump & Ian Esmo Blackstone Publishing (December 15, 2011)

As a boy inthe 1890s, he went looking for thrills in a rural Georgia that still burnedwith the humiliation of the Civil War. As an old man in the 1960s, he dareddeath, picked fights, refused to take his medicine,...


Babe

by Robert W. Creamer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

He was the biggest man baseball has ever produced. Babe Ruth transcended the sport that brought him fame, money, and adulation, moving beyond the limits of baselines and outfield fences into the mainstream of...


Eight Men Out

by Eliot Asinof & Harold N. Cropp Blackstone Publishing (August 06, 2012)

In 1919, American headlines proclaimed the fix and cover-up of the World Series as “the most gigantic sporting swindle in the history of America.” In this painstaking review, Eliot Asinof has reconstructed...


Tales from the Dugout

by Mike Shannon & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

This memorable collection of anecdotes about America'snational pastime will take you into the dugout, clubhouse, and press box withsome of the game's greatest players and storytellers. From Hall-of-FamersMickey...


Still a Legend

by Harvey Rosenfeld & Ian Esmo Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2010)

This book recounts the slugger Roger Maris' life before, during, and after his headline season of 1961, when the taciturn North Dakota native topped Babe Ruth's all-time record by hitting sixty-one home runs....


Pitching in a Pinch

by Christy Mathewson & Adams Morgan Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Christy "Matty" Mathewsonwas one of the most dominant pitchers ever to play baseball. Posthumouslyinducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of the "Five Immortals," he wasan unstoppable force on the mound,...


When the Boys Came Back

by Frederick Turner & Brian Emerson Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2010)

In the aftermath of World War II, few events in the United States were as eagerly awaited as baseball's spring training. But the national pastime was as unsettled as the rest of the country. Had some of the...


You're Out and You're Ugly, Too!

by Durwood Merrill, Adams Morgan & Jim Dent Blackstone Publishing (August 06, 2012)

One of the most colorful and beloved characters in major league baseball, Durwood Merrill talks about the game’s many personalities and gives an up-close and personal account of life on the diamond, in the...


Pitching in a Pinch

by Christy Mathewson & Kyle Tait Spoken Realms (November 19, 2019)

An inside baseball memoir from the game's first superstar

Christy Mathewson was one of the most dominant pitchers ever to play baseball. Posthumously inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of the "Five...


Baseball in '41

by Robert W. Creamer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

It was the year that Joe DiMaggio set his 56-game hitting streak, that Ted Williams batted .406, that the Dodgers and the Yankees battled each other in a classic World series--and that the United States went...


Winning in Baseball and Business

by Earl Bell & Made for Success Made for Success (February 15, 2014)

Doyou want to know how your business can score a home run? Earl Bell, successfulbusinessman, entrepreneur, and Little League coach, is just the man you need totake your business to the major leagues.

Now,for...


Iron Man

by Harvey Rosenfeld & Ian Esmo Blackstone Publishing (August 06, 2012)

In 1995, Cal Ripken, Jr. succeeded in toppling baseball's most unbreakable streak of 2,130 consecutive games played. He has also won the 1982 Rookie of the Year Award, two American League MVP awards, an All-Star...


The Progress of the Seasons

by George V. Higgins & Ian Esmo Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Beginning in 1946, a then eight-year-old George Higgins, accompanied by father and grandfather, began taking the long train ride out to Fenway Park to find some truth in immortals like Doerr, DiMaggio, York,...


Bums

by Peter Golenbock & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

Before the team headed to Los Angeles in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers were one of the most colorful and beloved teams in baseball. Even today, they remain ingrained in the fabric of our national pastime. In Bums,...


The Eternal Summer

by Curt Sampson & Dennis McKee Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2005)

Was there ever a year in golflike 1960? It was the year that the sport and its vivid personalities explodedon the consciousness of the nation, when the past, present, and future of thegame collided. Television,...


The Great Chase

by Harvey Rosenfeld, Barrett Whitener & Ernie Harwell Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2005)

The Dodgers-Giants rivalryis the longest-standing rivalry in baseball history--a feud that began in thelate nineteenth century when both clubs were based in New York City. Then, onOctober 3, 1951, Bobby Thomson's...


Walter Johnson

by Henry W. Thomas, Ian Esmo & Shirley Povich Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

To many, Walter Johnson is the greatest pitcher of all time. He was a star second to none throughout the golden age of sports, which spanned the era of such greats as Cy Young, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Lou Gehrig,...