My Turn At Bat

Author: Ted Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671634230
Size: 14.27 MB
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The author recounts his baseball career, both as a player and as a manager, and reflects on his accomplishments as a sports fisherman.

My Turn At Bat

Author: Claude Brochu
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 9781770900295
Size: 19.18 MB
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After 32 years, Montreal will soon lose its professional baseball team. The former president of the Expos explains how the team went from being one of major league baseball's most promising franchises to becoming a financial pariah, barely escaping extinction at the end of the 2001 season and now facing demise in 2002. This history of the team's troubled existence covers years of gradually declining revenue and attendance, the sale of the team to a consortium of business leaders in 1991, and the league's ongoing debate over eliminating the Expos once and for all.

The Kid

Author: Ben Bradlee
Publisher:
ISBN: 0316163716
Size: 13.86 MB
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A thrilling and honest account of the best hitter in baseball history whose batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped. During his 22 years with the Boston Red Sox, Williams electrified crowds across America--and shocked them, too.

Science Of Hitting

Author: Ted Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671621032
Size: 15.18 MB
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Features the legendary hitter's guidance in all the basics and finer points of hitting and includes his analysis of the great hitters of the seventies and the eighties, including Rose, Brett, Carew, and Murray

Bats At The Ballgame

Author: Brian Lies
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547505019
Size: 20.92 MB
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Hurry up! Come one—come all! We’re off to watch the bats play ball! You’ll never forget your first game: the green so green, the presence of heroes past, and togetherness with family and friends, rooting for the home team. But you think humans are the only ones who enjoy America’s national pastime? Grab your bat—the other kind—and your mitt, and join these captivating bats as they flutter off to watch their all-stars compete. How about a mothdog? Or some Cricket Jack? In sweeping compositions that transport fans to the rightside-up and upside-down world of bats at play, Brian Lies treats us to a whole new ballgame.

Brothers At Bat

Author: Audrey Vernick
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547822853
Size: 18.52 MB
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The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the 1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother team in baseball history. They loved the game, but more important, they cared for and supported each other and stayed together as a team. Nothing life threw their way could stop them. Full of action, drama, and excitement, this never-before-told true story is vividly brought to life by Audrey Vernick’s expert storytelling and Steven Salerno’s stunning vintage-style art.