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Author: David Wright and Anthony DiComo
Release Date: October 13, 2020
The memoir from the last Mets captain, David Wright, one of the most admired players in recent MLB history, about his inspiring and deep commitment to the game.   David Wright played his entire fourteen-year Major League Baseball career for the ...
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Author: Pete Rose | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: June 04, 2019
A New York Times BestsellerThe inside story of how Pete Rose became one of the greatest and most controversial players in the history of baseball Pete Rose was a legend on the field. As baseball’s Hit King, he shattered records that were though...
Author: Tyler Kepner | Narrator: Tyler Kepner
Release Date: April 02, 2019
From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers t...
Author: Wil Haygood | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: September 18, 2018
Against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous periods in recent American history, as riots and demonstrations spread across the nation, the Tigers of poor, segregated East High School in Columbus, Ohio did something no team from one school had e...
Author: Chipper Jones, Bobby Cox and Carroll Rogers Walton | Narrator: Mark Deakins and Chipper Jones
Release Date: April 04, 2017
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones—one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history—shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport.   Before Chipper Jone...
Author: Erik Sherman | Narrator: Darrel J. Caneiro
Release Date: March 22, 2016
In 1986, the bad guys of baseball won the World Series. Now, Erik Sherman, the New York Times bestselling coauthor of Mookie, profiles key players from that infamous Mets team, revealing never-before-exposed details about their lives after that champ...
Author: Jerry B. Jenkins and Mike Matheny | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: February 03, 2015
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's New York Times bestselling manifesto about what parents, coaches, and athletes get wrong about sports; what we can do better; and how sports can teach eight keys to success in sports and life. Mike Math...
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Author: Keith Hernandez, Mookie Wilson and Erik Sherman | Narrator: Ruffin Prentiss
Release Date: April 29, 2014
They said it was the “Curse of the Bambino.” They said “the bad guys won.” Now one of baseball’s all-time good guys, New York Mets legend Mookie Wilson, tells his side of the story—from the ground ball through Bill...
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Author: George Will | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: March 25, 2014
The New York Times-bestselling history of America's most beloved baseball stadium, Wrigley Field, and the Cubs’ century-long search for World Series gloryIn A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to ba...
Author: Jim Abbott and Tim Brown | Narrator: Jim Abbott
Release Date: April 03, 2012
On an overcast September day in 1993, Jim Abbott took the mound at Yankee Stadium and threw one of the most dramatic no-hitters in major-league history. The game was the crowning achievement in an unlikely success story, unseen in the annals of profe...
Author: George Vecsey | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: May 10, 2011
When baseball fans voted on the top twenty-five players of the twentieth century in 1999, Stan Musial didn’t make the cut. This glaring omission—later rectified by a panel of experts—raised an important question: How could a first-b...
Author: Howard Bryant | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: May 11, 2010
In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude: he broke existing records (rbis, total bases, extra-base hits) and set new ones (hitting at least thirty home runs per season fifteen times, be...