Baseball History

Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History

Cait Murphy, "Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History"
2008 | ISBN-10: 0060889381, 0060889373 | 400 pages | PDF | 2 MB
The Money Pitch: Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitration: Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitartion

The Money Pitch: Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitration: Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitartion by Roger I. Abrams
English | 5 May 2000 | ISBN: 156639774X | 240 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

Professional baseball players have always been well paid. In 1869, Harry Wright paid his Cincinnati Red Stockings about seven times what an average working-man earned. Today, on average, players earn more than fifty times the average worker's salary. In fact, on December 12, 1998, pitcher Kevin Brown agreed to a seven-year, $105,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the first nine-figure contract in baseball history.

Baseball's Greatest Series: Yankees, Mariners, and the 1995 Matchup That Changed History  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at June 12, 2016
Baseball's Greatest Series: Yankees, Mariners, and the 1995 Matchup That Changed History

Baseball's Greatest Series: Yankees, Mariners, and the 1995 Matchup That Changed History
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0813546621 | 2010 | 352 pages | 0.4 MB / 0.6 MB

Baseball's Greatest Series details what many believe to be the most exciting postseason series in baseball history: the 1995 Division Series between the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners.
Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game (Repost)

Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game By Dan Barry
Publisher: Harper | 2011 | ISBN: 006201448X | 272 pages | EPUB | 1,24 MB

On April 18, 1981, a ball game sprang eternal. What began as a modestly attended minor-league game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings became not only the longest ever played in baseball history, but something else entirely.
The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team [repost]

The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0345517652 | 2011 | 272 pages | 2 MB / 0.8 MB

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens—the culmination of one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history.

One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball [repost]  

Posted by FenixN at March 25, 2015
One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball [repost]

One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0060854049 | 2012 | 432 pages | 10 MB / 11 MB

One Last Strike by legendary baseball manager Tony La Russa is a thrilling sports comeback story. La Russa, the winner of four Manager of the Year awards—who led his teams to six Pennant wins and three World Series crowns—chronicles one of the most exciting end-of-season runs in baseball history, revealing with fascinating behind-the-scenes details how, under his expert management, the St. Louis Cardinals emerged victorious in the 2011 World Series despite countless injuries, mishaps, and roadblocks along the way. Talking candidly about the remarkable season—and his All-Star players like Albert Pujols and David Freese—the recently retired La Russa celebrates his fifty years in baseball, his team’s amazing recovery from 10 ½ games back, and one final, unforgettable championship in a book that no true baseball fan will want to miss.
Baseball Forever!: 50 Years of Classic Radio Play-by-Play Highlights from The Miley Collection [repost]

Baseball Forever!: 50 Years of Classic Radio Play-by-Play Highlights from The Miley Collection
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 96 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 04:16:08 | ISBN-10: 1620642220 | 2013 | 178 MB
Genre: Sport

John Miley has compiled the most comprehensive audio account of baseball history in existence -a vast and wildly entertaining assemblage of game tapes that is sure to inform, entertain, and appeal to anybody nostalgic for baseball's storied history. Narrated by Bob Costas, Baseball Forever! brings you highlights from Miley's collection, with numerous clips available for the first time since their original transmission. Bestselling author Jason Turbow (The Baseball Codes) mines the archive with Miley himself, taking us to some of baseball's greatest settings, classic moments, amazing feats while guided by the game's legendary broadcasters.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baseball  

Posted by DZ123 at Feb. 7, 2010
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baseball

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baseball
Publisher: Alpha | ISBN: 0028629515 | edition 1999 | PDF | 444 pages | 10,2 mb

You're no idiot, of course. You know that Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat, Mark McGwire is the home run champ, and the '98 Yankees were one of the best teams in baseball history. But when it comes to understanding the finer points of a suicide squeeze or the impact of the designated hitter rule, you feel like a Little Leaguer facing a Randy Johnson fastball. Don't bench yourself just yet! Hall of Famer Johnny Bench–named the greatest catcher and 16th greatest all-around player in history by The Sporting News in 1998– is here to help you follow the national pastime like a pro.

Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Dec. 1, 2016
Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game (repost)

John Thorn, "Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0743294033 | 384 pages | EPUB | 6 MB

Team Chemistry : The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Nov. 11, 2016
Team Chemistry : The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball

Team Chemistry : The History of Drugs and Alcohol in Major League Baseball
by Nathan Michael Corzine
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0252081331 | 248 Pages | True PDF | 1.85 MB

In 2007, the Mitchell Report shocked traditionalists who were appalled that drugs had corrupted the'pure'game of baseball.