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Moneyball

Moneyball

by Michael Lewis

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game is a book by Michael M. Lewis, published in 2003, about the Oakland Athletics baseball team and its general manager Billy Beane. Its focus is the team's modernized, analytical, sabermetric approach to assembling a competitive baseball team, despite Oakland's disadvantaged revenue situation.
The Glory Of Their Times

The Glory Of Their Times

by Lawrence S Ritter

The Glory of Their Times: The Story Of The Early Days Of Baseball Told By The Men Who Played It is a book, edited by Lawrence Ritter, telling the stories of early 20th century baseball. It is widely acclaimed as one of the great books written about baseball.
Summer Of '49

Summer Of '49

by David Halberstam

Chronicles the 1949 pennant race between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, profiling the players, owners, and fans as major league baseball was poised on the brink of major changes.
Ball Four

Ball Four

by Jim Bouton

Ball Four is a book written by former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Bouton in 1970. The book talks about Bouton's career with the New York Yankees, the Houston Astros, and primarily his season with the Seattle Pilots (the club's only year in existence). Despite its controversy at the time, with baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn's attempts to discredit it and charging it detrimental to the sport, it is considered to be one of the most important sports books ever written.
The Catcher Was a Spy

The Catcher Was a Spy

by Nicholas Dawidoff

Nicholas Dawidoff is the author of The Catcher was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg and In the Country of Country: A Journey to the Roots of American Music, and is the editor of the Library of America’s Baseball: A Literary Anthology. He is also a contributor to The New Yorker, The American Scholar, and The New York Times Magazine. A graduate of Harvard University, he has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a Berlin Prize Fellow of the American Academy. He and his wife live in New York.
Faithful

Faithful

by Stephen; O'nan, Stewart King

Early in 2004, two writers and Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King, decided to chronicle the upcoming season, one of the most hotly anticipated in baseball history. They would sit together at Fenway. They would exchange emails. They would write about the games. And, as it happened, they would witness the greatest comeback ever in sports, and the first Red Sox championship in eighty-six years. What began as a Sox-filled summer like any other is now a fan's notes for the ages.
Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax

by Jane Leavy

Nobody ever threw a baseball better than Sandy Koufax. He dominated the game -- and the ball, making it rise, break, sing. Then, after his best season, in 1966, he was gone, retired at age thirty, leaving behind a reputation as the game's greatest lefty and most misunderstood man. The Brooklyn boy whom the Dodgers signed as "the Great Jewish Hope" will forever be known for his refusal to pitch the opening game of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur. Forty years later, Koufax stands apart... Read more
The Teammates

The Teammates

by David Halberstam

Halberstam frequently interviewed Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, Dom DiMaggio, and Johnny Peske. In this book, Halberstam offers a rare glimpse into the special lives and friendships of these men. But it focuses on the more than 50-year friendship among them and serves as a testament to loyalty and the bonds of friendship. Complete with stories of their glory days with the Boston Red Sox, their lifelong friendship, and the reaction of the remaining three to the death of Ted Williams, THE TEAMMATES is a... Read more
The Bobby Richardson Story

The Bobby Richardson Story

by Bobby Richardson

Baseball Is a Funny Game

Baseball Is a Funny Game

by Joe Garagiola

Men At Work

Men At Work

by George F Will

Moe Berg

Moe Berg

by Louis Kaufman

Bums

Bums

by Peter Golenbock

Prophet Of the Sandlots

Prophet Of the Sandlots

by Mark Winegardner

Five Seasons

Five Seasons

by Roger Angell

No Big Deal

No Big Deal

by Mark Fidrych and Tom Clark

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Willies Time

by Charles Einstein

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My Nine Innings

by Lee MacPhail

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The Power and The Darkness

by Mark Ribowsky

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Spartan Seasons

by Richard Goldstein

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Lost Summer

by Bill Reynolds

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Sixty-One

by Tony and Pluto, Terry Kubek

Baseball Books & Ephemera

Summer Of \'49

Summer Of '49

by Halberstam, David

Chronicles the 1949 pennant race between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, profiling the players, owners, and fans as major league baseball was poised on the brink of major changes.
The Baseball Codes

The Baseball Codes

by Turbow, Jason, Duca, Michael

Jason Turbow has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, SportsIllustrated.com, and Slam magazine. He is a regular contributor to Giants Magazine and Athletics, and for three years served as content director for “Giants Today,” a full-page supplement in the San Francisco Chronicle that was published in conjunction with every Giants home game. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two children.Michael Duca was the first chairman of the board of Bill... Read more
The Teammates

The Teammates

by Halberstam, David

Halberstam frequently interviewed Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, Dom DiMaggio, and Johnny Peske. In this book, Halberstam offers a rare glimpse into the special lives and friendships of these men. But it focuses on the more than 50-year friendship among them and serves as a testament to loyalty and the bonds of friendship. Complete with stories of their glory days with the Boston Red Sox, their lifelong friendship, and the reaction of the remaining three to the death of Ted Williams, THE TEAMMATES is a... Read more
Endless Summers

Endless Summers

by Torry, Jack

Baseball - the Early Years

Baseball - the Early Years

by Seymour, Harold

The Inside Pitchand More

The Inside Pitchand More

by Budig, Gene A

The Armchair Book Of Baseball

The Armchair Book Of Baseball

by Thorn, John Editor

I Never Had It Made

I Never Had It Made

by Robinson, Jackie

Baseball\'s Book Of Firsts

Baseball's Book Of Firsts

by Johnson, Lloyd

Men At Work

Men At Work

by Will, George F

The Official Encyclopedia Of Baseball

The Official Encyclopedia Of Baseball

by Thompson, Hy Turkin and S C

The Sports Encyclopedia

The Sports Encyclopedia

by Neft, David S and Cohen, Richard M