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Sports & Recreation - Baseball - History
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 ...
Author: Filip Bondy | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: March 26, 2013
A hilarious celebration of the worst in baseball history: The boneheads, cheats, jerks and losers who make the grand old game so fun Libraries and Internet sites are filled to groaning with debates about who the best ballplayers of all time were&m...
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: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 21, 2010
The companion to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning directed with Lynn Novick. The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling The Civil War,...
Author: Reggie Jackson, Lonnie Wheeler and Bob Gibson | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman and Mirron Willis
Release Date: September 22, 2009
Reggie Jackson and Bob Gibson offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to understand America's pastime from their unique insider perspective.Legendary. Insightful. Uncompromising. Candid. Uncensored. Mr. October and Hoot Gibson unfortunately never face...
Author: Larry Tye | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: June 09, 2009
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige“Among the rare biographies of an athlete that transcend sports . . . g...
The Curse of the Bambino Cover
Author: Dan Shaughnessy | Narrator: Ken Coleman
Release Date: September 17, 2008
The Boston Red Sox's loss to the New York Yankees in the final game of last year's playoffs has been called "the game of the century," evidence that the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees is hotter than ever. In the wake of that defeat, auth...
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Game of Shadows Cover
Author: Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams | Narrator: Arnie Mazer
Release Date: March 28, 2006
The complete inside story of the shocking steroids scandal that turned the sports world upside downFor years, in the shadowy reaches of the world of sports, there were rumors that some of our nation’s greatest athletes were using steroids, huma...
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Emperors and Idiots Cover
Author: Mike Vaccaro | Narrator: Richmond Hoxie
Release Date: March 15, 2005
The New York Yankees. The Boston Red Sox. For a hundred years, no two teams have locked horns as fiercely or as frequently – and no two seasons frame the colossal battle more perfectly than 2003 and 2004. Now, with incredible energy and acce...
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Author: Pete Hamill | Narrator: Pete Hamill
Release Date: June 12, 2001
It's a cold spring day in 1944. A young Pete Hamill is with his father watching the Brooklyn Dodgers play the Boston Braves. The wartime teams are just dismal - many major league players are serving their country and the teams have been clogged with ...