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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: Wayne Coffey | Narrator: Gary Cohen
Release Date: March 26, 2019
“One of sports’ most storied championship teams gets its proper due” (Tom Verducci) in this definitive history of the 1969 Miracle Mets from the New York Times bestselling author of The Boys of Winter. “If ...
Author: Ben Reiter | Narrator: Ben Reiter
Release Date: July 10, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWhen Sports Illustrated declared on the cover of a June 2014 issue that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in 2017, people thought Ben Reiter, the article’s author, was crazy. The Astros were the worst baseba...
Author: Ron Guidry and Andrew Beaton | Narrator: Ron Guidry
Release Date: March 20, 2018
Legendary New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry recounts his years playing for one of the most storied and celebrated teams in sports history--the world champion New York Yankees during their heyday in the Bronx Zoo years, with manic manager Billy Mart...
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: Tom Verducci | Narrator: Tom Verducci
Release Date: March 28, 2017
The New York Times BestsellerWith inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the lo...
Author: Marty Appel | Narrator: Marty Appel
Release Date: March 28, 2017
The definitive biography of one of baseball's most enduring and influential characters, from New York Times bestselling author and baseball writer Marty Appel.As a player, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries included Babe Ruth, Honus...
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: 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: John Feinstein | Narrator: John Feinstein
Release Date: February 25, 2014
From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris Schwinden...
Author: Kevin Baker and Reggie Jackson | Narrator: Reggie Jackson
Release Date: October 08, 2013
A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legendIn the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of ...