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Learning STEM from Baseball

by Marne Ventura Sky Pony (July 07, 2020)

Get your sports-loving kid excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

By integrating the thrill of learning into the context of baseball, Learning STEM from Baseball presents a whole new ball...


Dodgers vs. Yankees

by Michael Schiavone Sports Publishing (June 30, 2020)

A History of the Epic Rivalry between Two of Baseball's Powerhouses that Has Spanned Over Eighty Years—from Ebbets Field to Dodger Stadium, from Babe Ruth to Reggie Jackson

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New...


Fall from Grace

by Tim Hornbaker Sports Publishing (June 14, 2016)

Considered by Ty Cobb as the finest natural hitter in the history of the game," Shoeless Joe" Jackson is ranked with the greatest players to ever step onto a baseball diamond. With a career .356 batting averagewhich...


Phillies 1980!

by Lew Freedman Sports Publishing (June 02, 2020)

How the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies Won the First World Series Championship in Franchise History

The road was rocky and the suspense intense as a make-or-break 1980 baseball season unfolded for the Philadelphia...


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...


A Fan's Guide to Baseball Analytics

by Anthony Castrovince Sports Publishing (May 12, 2020)

Broken up into sections (pitching, fielding, hitting), this authoritative yet fun and easy guide will help readers young and old fully understand and comprehend the statistics that are the present and future...


Lou Gehrig

by Alan D. Gaff, Angelo Di Loreto & Kyle Tait Simon & Schuster Audio (May 12, 2020)

“A compelling rumination by a baseball icon and a tragic hero.” --Sports Illustrated

The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig--a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.

At the tender...


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...


Buddha Takes the Mound

by Jr. Donald S. Ph.D. Lopez St. Martin's Essentials (May 04, 2020)

In 2010 a Buddhist scroll was found in the ruins of Yankee stadium, and it proved what Buddhist scholar/award-winning author Donald Lopez, Ph.D., had suspected: the Buddha created the game of baseball.

Buddha...


The Subway Series

by Jerry Beach Sports Publishing (April 14, 2020)

In celebration of the twenty-year anniversary of the 2000 Subway Series, Jerry Beach details the history of the series between New York's Major League Baseball clubs. From the early history of the rivalry between...


The Official Rules of Baseball Illustrated

by David Nemec Sports Publishing (April 14, 2020)

Completely updated and expanded through the 2019 baseball season!

In a game that has been our national pastime since the 1850s, there have been countless changes, additions and adaptations to the rules of baseball....


Buzz Saw

by Jesse Dougherty Simon & Schuster (March 24, 2020)

The remarkable story of the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals told by the Washington Post writer who followed the team most closely.

By May 2019, the Washington Nationals--owners of baseball’s...


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...


Buzz Saw

by Jesse Dougherty & Angelo Di Loreto Simon & Schuster Audio (March 24, 2020)

The remarkable story of the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals told by the Washington Post writer who followed the team most closely.

By May 2019, the Washington Nationals--owners of baseball’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...


Swing Kings

by Jared Diamond & Joe Farinacci HarperAudio (March 31, 2020)

"This is the best baseball book I've read in years. Swing Kings is a love letter to small people with big ideas." -- Sam Walker, author of The Captain Class

From the Wall Street Journal's national baseball...


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...


Faithful

by Stewart O'Nan, Stephen King, Ron McLarty & Adam Grupper Simon & Schuster Audio (December 01, 2004)

Faithful isn't just about the Red Sox. It's also about family, friendship, and what it truly means to be a baseball fan and to be--well, faithful, come hell or high water” (The Boston Globe).

“Of all...


Luckiest Man

by Jonathan Eig & Edward Herrmann Simon & Schuster Audio (April 06, 2005)

The definitive account of the life and tragic death of baseball legend Lou Gehrig.

Lou Gehrig was a baseball legend--the Iron Horse, the stoic New York Yankee who was the greatest first baseman in history, a...


Million Dollar Arm

by J. B. Bernstein & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (April 01, 2014)

From the farmlands of India to the fields of major league baseball, this fascinating memoir tells the story of a man who forever changed the lives of two talented young men through a pitching contest in India....


Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story

by Christopher Lucas & Ed Lucas Simon & Schuster Audio (April 21, 2015)

Soon to be a major motion picture, Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story is the incredible true tale of a beloved Emmy-winning blind broadcaster who refused to let his disability prevent him from overcoming many challenging...


After the Miracle

by Erik Sherman, Art Shamsky & Jonathan Todd Ross Simon & Schuster Audio (March 19, 2019)

“A great and insightful” (Keith Hernandez, New York Mets legend and broadcaster) New York Times bestselling account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets--a last-place team that turned...


Willie Mays

by James S. Hirsch & Michael Boatman Simon & Schuster Audio (February 09, 2010)

The "enormously entertaining and wide-ranging" (Seattle Times) authorized, definitive, New York Times bestselling biography of Willie Mays, the most complete baseball player of all time.

Willie Mays is arguably...


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,...


The Bullpen Gospels

by Dirk Hayhurst & Ray Porter Blackstone Publishing (May 18, 2010)

From the humble heights of a Class-A pitcher's mound tothe deflating lows of sleeping on his gun-toting grandmother's air mattress,veteran reliever Dirk Hayhurst steps out of the bullpen to deliver the bestpitch...