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Baseball books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Baseball category. Presented with a red border are the Baseball books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Fate's Take-Out Slide A Baseball Scout Recalls Can't-Miss Prospects Who Did by George Genovese, Dan Taylor Fate's Take-Out Slide A Baseball Scout Recalls Can't-Miss Prospects Who Did
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For most fans greatness is measured in trophies and awards and confirmed by consistency over time. During his 70 years in baseball, scout George Genovese witnessed some of the most talented players ever to play the game - some of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Call to the Hall When Baseball's Highest Honor Came to 31 Legends of the Sport by Kevin Warneke, David C. Ogden The Call to the Hall When Baseball's Highest Honor Came to 31 Legends of the Sport
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They are a select few. They are the royalty of baseball. They embody the history and drama of the sport. Their plaques hang in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, and many of them believe their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2017

Baseball's Top 10 Ranking the Best Major League Players by Position by Robert Kuenster Baseball's Top 10 Ranking the Best Major League Players by Position

This book profiles the top ten major league ballplayers at every position. Each chapter starts with an overview of the position and how the players were chosen, with compelling stats that support the rankings. Player entries include original interviews, individual...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/09/2017

Manager of Giants The Tactics, Temper and True Record of John McGraw by Lou Hernandez Manager of Giants The Tactics, Temper and True Record of John McGraw

For decades prior to the rise of Babe Ruth, the most recognized name in baseball was John McGraw. An outstanding player in the 1890s, McGraw was molded in the rough and tumble pre-20th century game where sportsmanship took a back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Spirit of '67 The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America by Thomas J. Whalen Spirit of '67 The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America

On the 50th anniversary of the historic 1967 World Series acclaimed author Thomas J. Whalen shows how the Red Sox and Cardinals waged an epic battle for baseball supremacy that captured the imagination of weary Americans looking for escape from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball by Jonathan Fraser Light The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball

More than any other sport, baseball has developed its own niche in America's culture and psyche. From AARON, HENRY onward, this book covers all of what might be called the cultural aspects of baseball (as opposed to the number-rich statistical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Latino Stars in Major League Baseball From Bobby Abreu to Carlos Zambrano by Jonathan Weeks Latino Stars in Major League Baseball From Bobby Abreu to Carlos Zambrano

This book provides richly detailed profiles of the greatest Latino baseball players in Major League Baseball history, both past and present. Full of colorful anecdotes and inspiring stories, it offers an in-depth look at the influence of Latino players on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

Dick Allen, The Life and Times of a Baseball Immortal An Illustrated Biography by William C. Kashatus, Mike Schmidt Dick Allen, The Life and Times of a Baseball Immortal An Illustrated Biography
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Baseball star Richie Dick Allen forced Philadelphians to address the racism that existed in their city during the 1960s. While his candid opinions challenged the white baseball establishment, Allens tape-measure home runs earned the admiration of younger fans and fellow...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Coming Soon

Baseball Rowdies of the 19th Century Brawlers, Drinkers, Pranksters and Cheats in the Early Days of the Major Leagues by Eddie Mitchell Baseball Rowdies of the 19th Century Brawlers, Drinkers, Pranksters and Cheats in the Early Days of the Major Leagues

During the 19th century, baseball was a game with few rules, many rowdy players and just one umpire. Dirty tricks were simply part of a winning strategy. Providing bios of dozens of players, managers, umpires and owners, this book chronicles...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

The New Boys of Summer Baseball's Radical Transformation in the Late Sixties by Paul Hensler The New Boys of Summer Baseball's Radical Transformation in the Late Sixties

In the 1960s, especially in the latter half of the decade, Major League Baseball went through a multitude of changes and innovations. This book tells the story of this dynamic period, including the election of a new commissioner, league expansion,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Other books in this genre

The Only Rule is it Has to Work Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, Paul Golob The Only Rule is it Has to Work Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team
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The Only Rule Is It Has to Work. Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team. What would happen if two statistics minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball team?
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Culture and Ethnicity of Nineteenth Century Baseball by Jerrold I. Casway The Culture and Ethnicity of Nineteenth Century Baseball

The emergence of baseball as the national pastime established the dynamics of spectator sports. Evolving in an urban landscape, the game attracted a dedicated fan base and enshrined the sports hero as a national celebrity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

The Baltimore Elite Giants Sport and Society in the Age of Negro League Baseball by Bob Luke The Baltimore Elite Giants Sport and Society in the Age of Negro League Baseball

Based on interviews with former players and Baltimore residents, articles from the black press of the time, and archival documents, and illustrated with previously unpublished photographs, The Baltimore Elite Giants recounts a barrier-breaking team's successes, failures, and eventual demise.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

From the Dugouts to the Trenches Baseball during the Great War by Jim Leeke From the Dugouts to the Trenches Baseball during the Great War

Comprehensive history of the complex relationship between baseball and World War I --
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

Kansas Baseball, 1858 - 1941 by Mark E. Eberle Kansas Baseball, 1858 - 1941

The first book to chronicle the history of baseball in Kansas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

Baseball's Roaring Twenties A Decade of Legends, Characters, and Diamond Adventures by Ronald T. Waldo Baseball's Roaring Twenties A Decade of Legends, Characters, and Diamond Adventures

In Baseball's Roaring Twenties, Ronald T. Waldo recounts the rollicking escapades surrounding a distinct collection of players, managers, umpires, and fans that truly personified this era of baseball history. Waldo includes a mix of unique stories and amusing tales surrounding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

Cincinnati Red and Dodger Blue Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Rivalry by Tom Van Riper Cincinnati Red and Dodger Blue Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Rivalry

For a period of time in the 1970s, the Los Angeles Dodgers versus the Cincinnati Reds was one of the best rivalries in Major League Baseball. This book takes a fresh look at these two powerhouses and the players that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2017

City of Dreams Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles by Jerald Podair City of Dreams Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles

On the sixtieth anniversary of the Dodgers' move to Los Angeles, the full story of the controversial building of Dodger Stadium and how it helped transform the city. When Walter O'Malley moved his Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles in 1957...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

New York Times Story of the Yankees by The New York Times New York Times Story of the Yankees

There has never been a team like the New York Yankees. No team has won as many World Series titles. No team has hit as many home runs. No team has had as many great superstars playing for them: Ruth,...
Format: eBook - Released: 04/04/2017

Baseball's Best 1,000 by Derek Gentile Baseball's Best 1,000

A revised and up-to-date edition of Baseball's Best 1,000, a must-have book for baseball fans obsessed with stats, quick facts, and the age-old debate of who is the best player in history and why. Using various (and completely subjective)...
Format: eBook - Released: 04/04/2017

New York Times Story of the Yankees 1903-Present: 390 Articles, Profiles and Essays by Dave Anderson, Alec Baldwin New York Times Story of the Yankees 1903-Present: 390 Articles, Profiles and Essays
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This fully updated, paperback edition allows you to 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.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

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