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Curve Ball: Baseball, Statistics, and the Role of Chance in the Game
Curve Ball: Baseball, Statistics, and the Role of Chance in the Game
by Jim Albert
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"... a smart and energetic collection of essays on baseball statistics. Curve Ball doesn't play misty-eyed homage to baseball's traditions and conventional wisdoms.... This is great stuff.... Curve Ball makes clear how pleasurable [stats] can be, and... (read more)

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Baseball America Directory: Your Definitive Guide to the Game (Baseball America Directory)
Baseball America Directory: Your Definitive Guide to the Game (Baseball America Directory)
by Baseball America
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The 2011 Baseball America Directory is the definitive reference guide for the upcoming season and is available during spring training. The Directory contains schedules, contact information, websites, and directions for the majors, minors, college, as... (read more)

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The Cool Chick's Guide to Baseball
The Cool Chick's Guide to Baseball
by Lisa Martin
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Finally, a simple and straightforward guide to understanding the basics of baseball, written specifically for Cool Chicks! The Cool Chick's Guide to Baseball is for women who are drawn into this sport by the people they love. Whether you are married to... (read more)

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Baseball Prospectus: The Essential Guide to the 2007 Baseball Season (Baseball Prospectus)
Baseball Prospectus: The Essential Guide to the 2007 Baseball Season (Baseball Prospectus)
by Steven Goldman
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The 2007 edition of the most authoritative guide to professional baseball America’s favorite pastime has never been more popular and, for over a decade, Baseball Prospectus has been the ultimate guide to the game for fantasy players, professionals, and... (read more)

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The SABR Baseball List & Record Book: Baseball's Most Fascinating Records and Unusual Statstics
The SABR Baseball List & Record Book: Baseball's Most Fascinating Records and Unusual Statstics
by Society For American
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From the authority on baseball research and statistics comes a vast and fascinating compendium of unique baseball lists and records. The SABR Baseball List and Record Book is an expansive collection of pitching, hitting, fielding, home run, team, and... (read more)

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Smithsonian Baseball: Inside the World's Finest Private Collections
Smithsonian Baseball: Inside the World's Finest Private Collections
by Stephen Wong
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To a collector, there is no joy parallel to finding that elusive home-run ball, or a jersey worn by a legendary player. Smithsonian Baseball: Inside the World's Finest Private Collections celebrates the abiding passion for our national pastime, as... (read more)

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Flip Flop Fly Ball
Flip Flop Fly Ball
by Craig Robinson
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Of the many books written about baseball, Flip Flop Fly Ball ought to rank amongst the most unique, informative, and entertaining. Devised and written by Craig Robinson, an Englishman whose love for the game was late to bloom, Flip Flop Fly Ball is a... (read more)

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Baseball Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Baseball
Baseball Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Baseball
by Matthew Silverman
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Why does a curveball curve? What is a “can of corn”? Why was Joe DiMaggio called the “Yankee Clipper”? “Who wrote “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”? How many times did Ty Cobb steal home? In Baseball Miscellany, the... (read more)

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All-New Baseball Brainteasers: 60 Major League Puzzles
All-New Baseball Brainteasers: 60 Major League Puzzles
by Michael Morse
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Was a run ever scored that went unnoticed by everyone on both teams—and the official scorer, too? Can a runner from first base be tagged out stealing second when the batter is walked? Fans of the Great American Pastime want to know! This second... (read more)

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Tim McCarver's Baseball for Brain Surgeons and Other Fans: Understanding and Intrepreting the Game So You Can Watch It Like a Pro
Tim McCarver's Baseball for Brain Surgeons and Other Fans: Understanding and Intrepreting the Game So You Can Watch It Like a Pro
by Tim McCarver and Danny Peary
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"I started McCarver's book because I was sure he would teach me something. I finished it as Casey Stengel."--The Cincinnati Enquirer Tim McCarver, baseball's preeminent analyst, has set down all that he knows about how the game should be played... (read more)

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Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Curve Balls, Knuckleballs, and Fallacies of Baseball
Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Curve Balls, Knuckleballs, and Fallacies of Baseball
by Robert G Watts
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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The Underground Baseball Encyclopedia: Baseball Stuff You Never Needed to Know and Can Certainly Live Without
The Underground Baseball Encyclopedia: Baseball Stuff You Never Needed to Know and Can Certainly Live Without
by Robert Schnakenberg
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This exhilarating account skips the unforgettable athletic achievements, heroic performers, and exhilarating moments that remind fans of everything they love about sports and honest competition and gives the real skinny on baseball's unknown history.... (read more)

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Mets Triviology: Fascinating Facts from the Bleacher Seats (Triviology: Fascinating Facts)
Mets Triviology: Fascinating Facts from the Bleacher Seats (Triviology: Fascinating Facts)
by Neil Shalin
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Interspersing exciting history and fun quizzes, this trivia book ranges from basic facts to challenges that will teach even the most die-hard fans a thing or two about New York Mets baseball. The facts presented are grouped into categories that include... (read more)

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Baseball Bafflers: Quizzes, Trivia, and Other Ballpark Challenges for the Hardball Know-It-All
Baseball Bafflers: Quizzes, Trivia, and Other Ballpark Challenges for the Hardball Know-It-All
by Fastball Makov
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This ultimate compilation of all-things-baseball includes such fan-talizing topics as Little Known Rules, Trick Plays, Quotes of the Game, and Funny Moments. Test your baseball IQ with real-life game situations and official scoring dilemmas, then read... (read more)

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Going Yard: The Everything Home Run Book
Going Yard: The Everything Home Run Book
by Lew Freedman
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Going Yard includes everything anyone would want to know about home runs—from the rise of Babe Ruth, whose prodigious power revolutionized the sport in the Roaring Twenties and the most famous All-Star game and World Series round-trippers to up-... (read more)

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The Physics of Baseball, 3rd Edition
The Physics of Baseball, 3rd Edition
by Robert Kemp Adair
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Blending scientific fact and sports trivia, Robert Adair examines what a baseball or player in motion does-and why. How fast can a batted ball go? What effect do stitch patterns have on wind resistance? How far does a curve ball break? Who reaches first... (read more)

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Baseball for Everybody: Tom Glavine's Guide to America's Game
Baseball for Everybody: Tom Glavine's Guide to America's Game
by Tom Glavine
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On the heels of one of the strongest baseball seasons ever, Atlanta Braves World Series MVP and Cy Young award winning pitcher Tom Glavine delivers an insiders' view of baseball's enduring magic and mystique.... (read more)

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Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know about the Game Is Wrong
Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know about the Game Is Wrong
by The Baseball Prospectus Team of Experts and Jonah Keri
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Since the baseball statistics revolution began in the 1970s, no one had written the book that reveals, across every area of strategy and management, how the best practitioners of statistical analysis in baseball think about numbers and the game. Until... (read more)

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Baseball for Dummies 3RD Edition
Baseball for Dummies 3RD Edition
by Joe Morgan
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Written for players, coaches, and fans, this unbeatable baseball companion shows what it takes to play each position, how to hit and run the bases, what to watch for in a game, and how to appreciate the fine points of the sport. Updates to this edition... (read more)

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The Baseball Same Game: Finding Comparable Players from the National Pastime
The Baseball Same Game: Finding Comparable Players from the National Pastime
by Stephen M. Lombardi
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Ever since there has been a professional game, baseball fans have enjoyed debating comparisons of one player to another--both contemporaries and players across various eras in the sport's history. The Baseball Same Game adds to those debates. However... (read more)

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