Baseball

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  1. Book ImageBaseball Dynasties: The Greatest Teams of All Time

    Eddie Epstein, Rob Neyer

    A must-have for any diehard baseball fan, this lively, authoritative book answers the classic question "Who was the greatest team of all time?"More

  2. Book ImageBaseball Haiku: The Best Haiku Ever Written about the Game

    Nanae Tamura, Cor van den Heuvel

    Presenting more than two hundred of the greatest haiku ever written about the game.More

  3. Book ImageCoach: Lessons on the Game of Life

    Michael Lewis

    "[Lewis] has such a gift for storytelling."--New York TimesMore

  4. Book ImageThe Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

    Kevin Cook

    An unforgettable look at how baseball families share our national pastime.More

  5. Book ImageThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary

    Paul Dickson, Skip McAfee

    Third Edition

    The definitive work on the language of baseball—one of the “Five Best Baseball Books” (Wall Street Journal).More

  6. Book ImageField of Screams: The Dark Underside of America's National Pastime

    Richard Scheinin

    Field of Screams is an anecdote-filled romp that unearths all the funny, bizarre, off-the-wall personalities and incidents that don’t fit in the official baseball picture. From violent and vengeful Ty Cobb and skinflint owner Charles Comiskey to such specimens of contemporary manhood as Pete Rose, Jose Canseco, George Steinbrenner, Darryl Strawberry, and, yes, Vince “Family Man” Coleman, Field of Screams definitely highlights the men who will never ever be presented as role models again. Kevin Costner wept. Sorry, Kev.More

  7. Book ImageIron Horse: Lou Gehrig in His Time

    Ray Robinson

    "All these many years down the road, Lou Gehrig's reputation still holds up as does Ray Robinson's elegant biography." –Bob CostasMore

  8. Book ImageMoneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

    Michael Lewis

    "This delightfully written, lesson-laden book deserves a place of its own in the Baseball Hall of Fame." —ForbesMore

  9. Book ImageRickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark

    Allen Barra

    The extraordinary social history of Rickwood Field is the story of baseball itself, gloriously evoked for the centennial of America’s oldest ballpark.More

  10. Book ImageSo You Think You Know Baseball?: A Fan's Guide to the Official Rules

    Peter E. Meltzer, Rich Marazzi

    Essential for armchair umpires and scorekeepers, this guide challenges aficionados on every significant part of the Official Baseball Rules.More

  11. Book ImageTaking On the Yankees: Winning and Losing in the Business of Baseball

    Henry D. Fetter

    An illuminating history of the Yankees and the behind-the-scenes business interests that make them the dynasty they are today.More

  12. Book ImageTriumph and Tragedy in Mudville: A Lifelong Passion for Baseball

    Stephen Jay Gould, David Halberstam

    "Scientific analysis intersects with flat-out fandom. [Gould] could write, he was funny, and he loved, loved baseball."—BooklistMore

  13. Book ImageYankee Miracles: Life with the Boss and the Bronx Bombers

    Ray Negron, Sally Cook, Hank Steinbrenner

    “You don’t have to be a Yankees fan to love Yankee Miracles.”—Yogi BerraMore

  14. Book ImageThe Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant

    Douglass Wallop

    "A bad bargain for the devil, a wonderful one for readers."—New York PostMore

  15. Book ImageYogi Berra: Eternal Yankee

    Allen Barra

    “Allen Barra brings a legendary figure from the true golden age of baseball to life.”—Bob CostasMore