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Satch & Me (Baseball Card Ad... - Dan Gutman

Satch & Me (Baseball Card Ad...Dan Gutman

You wanna know who threw the fastest pitch ever?”Many baseball players claim that Satchel Paige was the fastest pitcher in the history of the game. Stosh and his coach, Flip Valentini, are on a mission to find out. With radar gun in tow, t… more

Satch & Me (Baseball Card Adventures Book 7)
Dan Gutman
HarperCollins , 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
Stars in the Shadows: The Ne... - Charles R. Smith Jr.

Stars in the Shadows: The Ne...Charles R. Smith Jr.

Meet Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, and other baseball heroes in this unique radio broadcast reenactment of a legendary All-Star Game, marking a pivotal time in sports history.1934, Chicago. Come step back in time to witness the best of the be… more

Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934
Charles R. Smith Jr.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers , English
The Mountain of Seven Gables - Earl Rogers

The Mountain of Seven GablesEarl Rogers

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The Mountain of Seven Gables is a story of survival and redemption set against a background of Northern California, San Francisco, Fresno, and Sacramento. It takes the reader on a journey down the John Muir Trail from Yosemite Valley to the… more

The Mountain of Seven Gables
Earl Rogers
A Legacy to Leave Our Youth ... - John 'Mule' Miles, Antoinett...

A Legacy to Leave Our Youth ...John 'Mule' Miles, Antoinett...

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John “”Mule”” Miles, former Negro League Baseball Player and one of the grounds crewmen for the Tuskegee Airman has encouraged my family and I to have faith, be proud, endure and continue to move forward. A Legacy to Leave Our Youth tells… more

A Legacy to Leave Our Youth : Autobiography of John ”Mule” Miles
John ‘Mule’ Miles, Antoinette V. Franklin
Xlibris , English
Invisible Men: Life in Baseb... - Donn Rogosin

Invisible Men: Life in Baseb...Donn Rogosin

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In 1947 Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier and became a hero for black and white Americans, yet Robinson was a Negro League player before he integrated Major League baseball. Negro League ballplayers had been thrilling black fan… more

Invisible Men: Life in Baseball’s Negro Leagues
Donn Rogosin
Bison Books , English
The End of Baseball: A Novel - Peter, Jr. Schilling

The End of Baseball: A NovelPeter, Jr. Schilling

In Peter Schilling’s wonderful novel, the extraordinary baseball season of 1944 comes vividly to life. Bill Veeck, the maverick promoter, returned from Guadalcanal with a leg missing and $500 to his name, has hustled his way into buying the… more

The End of Baseball: A Novel
Peter, Jr. Schilling
Ivan R. Dee , English
When Thunder Comes: Poems fo... - J. Patrick Lewis

When Thunder Comes: Poems fo...J. Patrick Lewis

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In moving verse, Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis gives new voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Exquisitely illustrated by five extraordinary artists, this commanding collection of poems invites the reader to hear in each ve… more

When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders
J. Patrick Lewis
Chronicle Books LLC , English
Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robe... - Timothy M. Gay

Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robe...Timothy M. Gay

Before Jackie Robinson integrated major league baseball in 1947, black and white ballplayers had been playing against one another for decades—even, on rare occasions, playing with each other. Interracial contests took place during the off-s… more

Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson
Timothy M. Gay
Simon & Schuster , 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
Sports Illustrated 50 Years ... - Editors of Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated 50 Years ...Editors of Sports Illustrated

In the half-century since its birth, as SPORTS ILLUSTRATED grew from a struggling start-up to America’s preeminent sports magazine, one thing has remained constant: the commitment to great storytelling. That part of the magazine’s mission h… more

Sports Illustrated 50 Years of Great Writing: 1954-2004 50th Anniversary
Editors of Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated Books , English