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The Soul of Baseball - Joe Posnanski

The Soul of BaseballJoe Posnanski

When legendary Negro League player Buck O’Neil asked Joe Posnanski how he fell in love with baseball, the renowned sports columnist was inspired by the question. He decided to spend the 2005 baseball season touring the country with the nine… more

The Soul of Baseball
Joe Posnanski
HarperCollins e-books , English
Curveball: The Remarkable St... - Martha Ackmann

Curveball: The Remarkable St...Martha Ackmann

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Documenting multiple challenges at every turn—as a target for racism from society at large and sexism both inside and outside of the Negro League—this is the unique story of the first woman to play professional baseball on a men’s team, bre… more

Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League
Martha Ackmann
Chicago Review Press , English
I Was Right On Time - David Conrads, Buck O'neil

I Was Right On TimeDavid Conrads, Buck O'neil

From Babe Ruth to Bo Jackson, from Cool Papa Bell to Lou Brock, Buck O’Neil has seen it all. As a first baseman and then manager of the legendary Kansas City Monarchs, O’Neil witnessed the heyday of the Negro leagues and their ultimate demi… more

I Was Right On Time
David Conrads, Buck O’neil
Simon & Schuster , English
Willie's Boys: The 1948 Birm... - John Klima

Willie's Boys: The 1948 Birm...John Klima

The story of Willie Mays’s rookie year with the Negro American League’s Birmingham Black Barons, the Last Negro World Series, and the making of a baseball legendBaseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays is one of baseball’s endearing greats, a tre… more

Willie’s Boys: The 1948 Birmingham Black Barons, The Last Negro League World Series, and the Making of a Baseball Legend
John Klima
Wiley , English
The Only Game in Town: Baseb... - Fay Vincent

The Only Game in Town: Baseb...Fay Vincent

In this delightful book that every baseball fan will cherish, ten outstanding ballplayers remember the heyday of the game in the 1930s and 1940s. It was the era of Gehrig and DiMaggio; of Foxx, Greenberg, and Williams; of Grove and Feller. … more

The Only Game in Town: Baseball Stars of the 1930s and 1940s Talk About the Game They Loved (Baseball Oral History Project)
Fay Vincent
Simon & Schuster , English
The Last Commissioner: A Bas... - Fay Vincent

The Last Commissioner: A Bas...Fay Vincent

On a beautiful July morning in 1991, three men gathered in a hotel suite for an informal breakfast and conversation. The discussion ranged widely over events and characters of the past, famous names and fabled accomplishments flowing along … more

The Last Commissioner: A Baseball Valentine
Fay Vincent
Simon & Schuster , English