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Baseball, An Illustrated History

USA444
Kevin Baker (Contributor), Ken Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward
Alfred Knopf
2010
564
037571197X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Re-released to coincide with the PBS broadcast of Baseball: The Tenth Inning, this updated edition features a new chapter by historian Kevin Baker on such topics as the 1994 strike, the home-run race of 1998 and recent steroid controversies.
$39.95

The Faith of 50 Million: Baseball, Religion, and American Culture

BBL02
Christopher Hodge Evans (Editor)
Aa Balkema
2002
312
0664223052
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Ten essays examining baseball as an American civil religion.
$30.00

The National Game: Baseball and American Culture

BBL03
John P. Rossi
Ivan Dee
2002
243
1566634164
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly introduction to baseball's history and its effects on American society.
$16.90

101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out

BBL20
Josh Pahigian
Lyons Press
2015
240
1493004786
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A definitive guide to must-see baseball shrines, attractions and gravesites, including the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, the Field of Dreams movie set, the Jackie Robinson Center and Shoeless Joe Jackson Memorial Park.
$24.95

A Yankee Century, A Celebration of the First Hundred Years of Baseball's Greatest Team

BBL09
Paul O'Neill, Harvey Frommer
Berkley Books
2003
432
042519177X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive volume of New York Yankee photographs, interviews, statistics, and trivia.
$24.00

Baseball's Golden Age, The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon

BBL18
Neal McCabe
Harry N. Abrams
2011
198
1419701975
HARD COVER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A celebration of the photographic art of Charles Conlon features more than two hundred images of such legendary figures as Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Honus Wagner, Shoeless Joe Jackson, and others.
$35.00

Call of the Game: What Really Goes on in the Broadcast Booth

BBL06
Michael L. Johnson, Gary Bender
National Book Network
1994
263
1566250137
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
An introduction to a career in sports broadcasting, drawing from both textbook theory and 25 years of professional experience.
$19.95

Men at Work, The Craft of Baseball

BBL21
George F. Will
HarperCollins Publishers
2010
353
0061999814
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
An analysis of the game of baseball profiles four key figures -- Tony Gwynn, Orel Hershiser, Cal Ripken, Jr., and Tony LaRussa -- featuring historical arcana, anecdotes, and conversations with players, managers, and coaches.
$15.99

Moneyball, The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

BBL19
Michael Lewis
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
316
0393324818
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
How to suceed without spending a fortune. Lewis uses the low-budget Oakland Athletics and the plucky team's outsized general manager Billy Beane in this enlightening look at the business of baseball.
$15.95

Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season

BBL23
Jonathan Eig
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
323
0743294610
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A chronicle of the 1947 baseball season during which Jackie Robinson broke the race barrier is a sixtieth anniversary tribute based on interviews with Robinson's wife, daughter, and teammates.
$16.99

Small-Town Heroes, Images of Minor League Baseball

BBL10
Hank Davis
Bison Books
2003
384
0803266391
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Psychologist and journalist Hank Davis' anecdotal account of the minor league baseball culture in the United States and Canada.
$22.95

The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: the Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

BBL16
Jason Turbow
Doubleday
2011
294
030727862X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
With rollicking stories from the past and new perspectives on baseball's informal rulebook, Turbow's insiser's account is a must for every fan.
$15.95

The Baseball: Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches

BBL15
Zack Hample
Doubleday
2011
356
030747545X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Zack Hample shares ballpark legends and lore, details the evolution of the ball, and offers up his secret methods for snagging your own from major league games in this entertaining account from the master (he's collected 4,600 baseballs from 48 different stadiums over the years).
$15.95

The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told, Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond

BBL17
Jeff (ED Silverman (Editor)
Lyons Press
2004
326
1592280838
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Twenty-seven essays, profiles, and stories about baseball feature some of the best writing on the game, with selections from John Updike, George Plimpton, Pete Hamill, Roy Blount Jr., Zane Grey, Jimmy Breslin, Red Smith, P. G. Wodehouse, and many others.
$16.95

You Gotta Have Wa

JPN236
Robert Whiting
Vintage Books
1990
368
067972947X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
1
A history of Japanese baseball, which has been played since the 1850s (professionally since 1935).
$14.95

Luckiest Man: The Life And Death of Lou Gehrig

BBL22
Jonathan Eig
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2006
420
0743268938
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Recounts the life of the Hall of Fame ballplayer whose career was cut short by the disease now commonly called after him, in a portrait that shares details about his rivalry with Babe Ruth, the onset of his illness, and the final years of his life.
$17.00

Memories of Summer: When Baseball Was an Art, and Writing about It a Game

BBL05
Roger Kahn
University of Nebraska Press
2004
290
0803278128
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Revered sports writer Roger Kahn depicts the golden period of baseball through his account of growing up in Brooklyn and his dynamic career writing for the Dodgers.
$19.95

101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out

BBL20
Josh Pahigian
Lyons Press
2015
240
1493004786
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A definitive guide to must-see baseball shrines, attractions and gravesites, including the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, the Field of Dreams movie set, the Jackie Robinson Center and Shoeless Joe Jackson Memorial Park.
$24.95

A Yankee Century, A Celebration of the First Hundred Years of Baseball's Greatest Team

BBL09
Paul O'Neill, Harvey Frommer
Berkley Books
2003
432
042519177X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive volume of New York Yankee photographs, interviews, statistics, and trivia.
$24.00

Baseball's Golden Age, The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon

BBL18
Neal McCabe
Harry N. Abrams
2011
198
1419701975
HARD COVER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A celebration of the photographic art of Charles Conlon features more than two hundred images of such legendary figures as Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Honus Wagner, Shoeless Joe Jackson, and others.
$35.00

Call of the Game: What Really Goes on in the Broadcast Booth

BBL06
Michael L. Johnson, Gary Bender
National Book Network
1994
263
1566250137
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
An introduction to a career in sports broadcasting, drawing from both textbook theory and 25 years of professional experience.
$19.95

Men at Work, The Craft of Baseball

BBL21
George F. Will
HarperCollins Publishers
2010
353
0061999814
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
An analysis of the game of baseball profiles four key figures -- Tony Gwynn, Orel Hershiser, Cal Ripken, Jr., and Tony LaRussa -- featuring historical arcana, anecdotes, and conversations with players, managers, and coaches.
$15.99

Moneyball, The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

BBL19
Michael Lewis
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
316
0393324818
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
How to suceed without spending a fortune. Lewis uses the low-budget Oakland Athletics and the plucky team's outsized general manager Billy Beane in this enlightening look at the business of baseball.
$15.95

Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season

BBL23
Jonathan Eig
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
323
0743294610
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
A chronicle of the 1947 baseball season during which Jackie Robinson broke the race barrier is a sixtieth anniversary tribute based on interviews with Robinson's wife, daughter, and teammates.
$16.99

Small-Town Heroes, Images of Minor League Baseball

BBL10
Hank Davis
Bison Books
2003
384
0803266391
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Psychologist and journalist Hank Davis' anecdotal account of the minor league baseball culture in the United States and Canada.
$22.95

The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: the Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

BBL16
Jason Turbow
Doubleday
2011
294
030727862X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
With rollicking stories from the past and new perspectives on baseball's informal rulebook, Turbow's insiser's account is a must for every fan.
$15.95

The Baseball: Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches

BBL15
Zack Hample
Doubleday
2011
356
030747545X
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Zack Hample shares ballpark legends and lore, details the evolution of the ball, and offers up his secret methods for snagging your own from major league games in this entertaining account from the master (he's collected 4,600 baseballs from 48 different stadiums over the years).
$15.95

The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told, Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond

BBL17
Jeff (ED Silverman (Editor)
Lyons Press
2004
326
1592280838
PAPER
Sport
0
0
0
0
Twenty-seven essays, profiles, and stories about baseball feature some of the best writing on the game, with selections from John Updike, George Plimpton, Pete Hamill, Roy Blount Jr., Zane Grey, Jimmy Breslin, Red Smith, P. G. Wodehouse, and many others.
$16.95

Luckiest Man: The Life And Death of Lou Gehrig

BBL22
Jonathan Eig
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2006
420
0743268938
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Recounts the life of the Hall of Fame ballplayer whose career was cut short by the disease now commonly called after him, in a portrait that shares details about his rivalry with Babe Ruth, the onset of his illness, and the final years of his life.
$17.00

Memories of Summer: When Baseball Was an Art, and Writing about It a Game

BBL05
Roger Kahn
University of Nebraska Press
2004
290
0803278128
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Revered sports writer Roger Kahn depicts the golden period of baseball through his account of growing up in Brooklyn and his dynamic career writing for the Dodgers.
$19.95

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National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers

USA93
National Geographic
2008
192
142630255X
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This colorful, readable guide to the U.S. is chock full of color-coded maps of each state and region, photographs, drawings and helpful statistics. Great for young travelers and their families.
$24.95

Native Universe, Voices of Indian America

USA95
Clifford E. Trafzer
National Geographic
2008
320
1426203357
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This sumptuously illustrated cultural history, written exclusively by Native Americans, is published in celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
$22.00

Poet of the Appetites, The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher

GEN316
Joan Reardon
North Point Press
2005
544
0865476217
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the prolific food and travel writer, who wrote over thirty books from 1943 until her death in 1992.
$45.00

Return to Wild America, A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul

USA123
Scott Weidensaul
North Point Press
2006
416
0865477310
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An eye-opening trek in the footsteps of conservation pioneers Roger Tory Peterson and James Fisher, whose 1953 journey across America resulted in the classic Wild America.
$17.00

Fodor's New York City's 25 Best

USE36
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546281
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to New York City, featuring a detailed, fold-out map centered on Midtown. With suggested itineraries, walks and top 25 sights.
$13.99

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Fodor's New York City's 25 Best

USE36
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546281
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to New York City, featuring a detailed, fold-out map centered on Midtown. With suggested itineraries, walks and top 25 sights.
$13.99

Poet of the Appetites, The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher

GEN316
Joan Reardon
North Point Press
2005
544
0865476217
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the prolific food and travel writer, who wrote over thirty books from 1943 until her death in 1992.
$45.00

National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers

USA93
National Geographic
2008
192
142630255X
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This colorful, readable guide to the U.S. is chock full of color-coded maps of each state and region, photographs, drawings and helpful statistics. Great for young travelers and their families.
$24.95

Native Universe, Voices of Indian America

USA95
Clifford E. Trafzer
National Geographic
2008
320
1426203357
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This sumptuously illustrated cultural history, written exclusively by Native Americans, is published in celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
$22.00

Return to Wild America, A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul

USA123
Scott Weidensaul
North Point Press
2006
416
0865477310
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An eye-opening trek in the footsteps of conservation pioneers Roger Tory Peterson and James Fisher, whose 1953 journey across America resulted in the classic Wild America.
$17.00