Baseball Books - Miscellaneous
This page contains a wide variety of books, all dedicated to the facts,
figures and fun that make baseball the rich and entertaining sport that
Baseball Field Guide
A quick and easy-to-use reference guide to the complete rules of major league baseball. The book is designed to allow you to get quick and clear answers to one or two issues at a time, whether it's the balk, the infield fly rule, or fan interference. Revised in 2008, it's enhanced with illustrations and is a handy book to have around while watching a game.
Paperback. 240 pages.
|#1903 $ |13.95
Sale Price: $6.95
Baseball Road Trips: The Midwest and Great Lakes, by Timothy M. Mullin
The perfect travel guide for baseball fans who want to see more of the great ballparks in America's heartland, this handy guide gives you the tips for best lodging, great restaurants, and local attractions for the major league and minor league cities and towns that dot the Midwest. From taking in a AAA game at Louisville Slugger Field to visiting the Field of Dreams to sitting in the bleachers at Wrigley Field, this book is all you need to plan a dream baseball trip.
5" x 8". Paperback. 207 pages.
Golden Boys: Baseball Portraits, 1946-1960
Renowned artist Andy Jurinko believed that the golden age of baseball was 1946-1960. It was a time that celebrated such legendary stars as Jackie Robinson, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Robin Roberts and Henry Aaron. Jurinko spent 20 years creating more than 600 portraits of the colorful characters and stadiums that enlivened this era, all collected here for the first time. With text by sportswriter Christopher Jennison, it is the definitive artistic portrait of a remarkable time in American sports history.
Hardcover. 280 pages.
|#2665 $ |50
Sale Price: $24.95
The Greatest Game Ever Pitched
On July 2, 1963 at cold and windy Candlestick Park, Juan Marichal and Warren Spahn were deadlocked in a scoreless tie when Willie Mays hit a walk-off home run in the last of the 16th inning. Future Hall of Famers Spahn and Marichal each threw over 200 pitches, embodying the life lessons of hard work and perseverance learned through their dissimilar upbringings. This dual biography thoughtfully examines their extraordinary lives.
Hardcover. 214 pages.
How Baseball Explains America, by Hal Bodley
Examining the connection between baseball and our society as a whole, longtime USA Today columnist Hal Bodley explores just how essential baseball is to understanding the American experience. The book looks at topics such as the role Jackie Robinson's signing with the Dodgers played in the civil rights movement, how baseball's westward expansion mirrored the growth of our national economy, labor strife, baseball families, and even the myriad ways in which movies, music and baseball are intrinsically tied.
5" x 8". Hardcover. 235 pages.
|#2876 $ |24.95
Sale Price: $19.95
The perfect game is baseball's ultimate pitching achievement. Using original interviews, contemporary accounts, and in-depth research into historical records, James Buckley Jr. has created an amazing record of history's greatest pitching performances. From J. Lee Richmond in 1880 to Roy Halladay in 2010, Perfect features a wealth of little-known stories and facts that are sure to surprise and delight baseball fans of all ages.
Paperback. 307 pages.
|#2605 $ |16.95
Sale Price: $7.95
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