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Author: Joe Posnanski |
Release Date: September 05, 2023
A love letter to baseball, and the follow-up to last year’s runaway bestseller The Baseball 100The Baseball 100 was a must-have look at 100 memorable baseball players. Joe Posnanski's new book, Why We Love Baseball, is equally essential reading...
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Author: Ryan McGee | Narrator: Ryan McGee
Release Date: April 04, 2023
A gloriously funny, nostalgic memoir of a popular ESPN reporter who, in the summer of 1994, was a fresh-out-of-college intern for a minor league baseball team. Madness and charm ensue as Ryan McGee spends the season steeped in sweat, fertilizer,...
Author: Scott Simon | Narrator: Scott Simon
Release Date: April 11, 2017
NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom and wise and adoring intimacy that have made the world champion Cubbies baseball's most tortured—and n...
Author: Chipper Jones 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: Roger Angell | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: November 17, 2015
Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life.  Long known for his range and supple prose (he is the only writer elected to ...
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Author: 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: Michael Lewis | Narrator: Michael Lewis
Release Date: May 10, 2005
“There are teachers with a rare ability to enter a child’s mind;it’s as if their ability to get there at all gives them the right to stay forever.”There was a turning point in Michael Lewis’s life, in a baseball game whe...
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