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Liftoff!
Liftoff! (4 Formats) ›
By Brian T. Smith

Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629376233

Estimated Release Date Jul 2018

After 55 years of waiting, Houston Astros fans were hungry for World Series glory. After three consecutive 100-loss seasons, some tantalizing tastes of playoff success, and a devastating hurricane that united a community, their patience was rewarded in dramatic, exuberant fashion. In Liftoff!, Houston Chronicle writer Brian T. Smith expertly retraces the team's magical 2017 championship season as well as the moves and moments that made it all possible—the hiring of general manager Jeff Luhnow in 2011, drafting Carlos Correa with the first overall pick, the meteoric rise of Jose Altuve, the trade that brought ace Justin Verlander to Houston, and more. Featuring an unforgettable cast of characters both on the field and in the front office, this is the story of how the Astros went from empty seats to packed stadiums and, at long last, earned history.
Joy in Tigertown
Joy in Tigertown (4 Formats) ›
By Tom Gage, By Mickey Lolich, Foreword by Jim Leyland
Trade Paper Price 19.95

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ISBN 9781629375830

Estimated Release Date Jun 2018

The 1968 World Series remains one of the most iconic in major league history. Featuring Bob Gibson in MVP form, Al Kaline, and Mickey Lolich, it was baseball at its best. Told with the vibrant first-hand perspective of Lolich himself and the expertise of award-winning Detroit journalist Tom Gage, this is the remarkable saga of that 1968 season which culminated in Tigers glory. Incorporating new reflections from players and personnel, Joy in Tigertown traces such achievements as Denny McClain's 31-win season as well as the remarkable slugging performances of Kaline, Norm Cash, Willie Horton, and Bill Freehan.
2018 Official Rules of Major League Baseball
2018 Official Rules of Major League Baseball ›
By Triumph Books
Price 9.95

Trade Paper

ISBN 9781629375434

Estimated Release Date May 2018

An important resource for umpires, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of Major League Baseball (MLB), this handbook lists the dos and don’ts of the national pastime. Fully up-to-date, this book contains the official and sanctioned MLB rules and their interpretations per the Playing Rules Committee, the sole group that determines baseball’s regulations.
Hawk
Hawk (4 Formats) ›
By Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, By Jeff Snook
Cloth Price 27.95

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ISBN 9781629375847

Estimated Release Date May 2018

Anyone who's tuned in to a White Sox game during the past four decades has heard his calls and catchphrases: "Mercy!" "Rack 'em up!" "He gone!" Ken Harrelson is a man who knows how to talk and is brimming with stories, but even the most dedicated fans haven't heard them all; many of "Hawk's" most memorable tales are simply not suitable for television broadcasts. Now, in his memoir, Harrelson opens up on a wide variety of topics, from his volatile childhood, to life in the major leagues, to stints as a professional golfer and MLB general manager, and of course his storied years in the broadcast booth. He minces no words when reflecting on brawls, blowups, and encounters with figures ranging from Mickey Mantle and Arnold Palmer to Frank Sinatra and Bobby Kennedy. Packed with the enthusiasm and candor audiences have come to expect, Hawk is a no-holds-barred look at a singular life and career. 
Davey Johnson
Davey Johnson (4 Formats) ›
By Davey Johnson, By Erik Sherman
Cloth Price 26.95

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ISBN 9781629374116

Published May 2018

Davey Johnson is best known for managing the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, and Baltimore Orioles—and taking all three clubs to their respective league championship series during his time at the helm. When teams needed to improve, they hired Johnson, and he delivered, memorably leading the Mets to the 1986 World Series title. Yet even as he raised the bar of their success, all three clubs parted ways with Johnson, a pattern that puzzles him to this day. A self-termed "army brat," Johnson kept moving, managing the Los Angeles Dodgers then the Washington Nationals before announcing his retirement in 2013. But managing baseball has been just one part of Johnson's fascinating life. A true Renaissance man, Johnson has also found incredible success as a land investor, pilot, scratch golfer, scuba diving teacher, and mathematician, pioneering the use of sabermetrics in the big leagues. Now, Johnson finally takes the time to meditate on his wild and remarkable journey, with reflections on not only his All-Star playing days and years of managerial success in New York, Cincinnati, and Baltimore, but on his entire career.
The Big 50: Boston Red Sox
The Big 50: Boston Red Sox (4 Formats) ›
By Evan Drellich, Foreword by Kevin Youkilis
Trade Paper Price 16.95

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ISBN 9781629375656

Published May 2018

The Big 50: Boston Red Sox is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Sox the Sox. Experienced sportswriter Evan Drellich recounts the living history of the Red Sox, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Learn about and revisit the team's remarkable stories, from Ted Williams to David Ortiz, to the roller coaster that was the 2004 playoffs, to the team's subsequent World Series championships and current stars like Mookie Betts.
Brothers in Arms
Brothers in Arms (4 Formats) ›
By Jon Weisman, Foreword by Joe Davis
Trade Paper Price 19.95

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ISBN 9781629374673

Published May 2018

The Los Angeles Dodgers are one of the most storied franchises in all of sports, with enduring legacies both on and off the diamond. Chief among the hallmarks of the organization is an unparalleled pitching dominance; Dodger blue and white brings to mind brilliance on the mound and the Cy Young Awards that followed. In Brothers in Arms: Koufax, Kershaw, and the Dodgers' Extraordinary Pitching Tradition, acclaimed Dodgers writer Jon Weisman explores the organization's rich pitching history, from Koufax and Drysdale to Valenzuela and Hershiser, to the sublime Clayton Kershaw. Weisman delves deep into this lineage of excellence, interviewing both the legends that toed the rubber and the teammates, coaches, and personalities that witnessed their genius. 
The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals
The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals (4 Formats) ›
By Benjamin Hochman, Foreword by Tony La Russa
Trade Paper Price 16.95

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ISBN 9781629375366

Published May 2018

The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that make the Cardinals the Cardinals. St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman recounts the living history of the team, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Learn about and revisit the remarkable stories, featuring greats like Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, and Yadier Molina.
100 Things Brewers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Brewers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Tom Haudricourt, Foreword by Jim Gantner
Trade Paper Price 14.95

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ISBN 9781629375465

Published Apr 2018

Most Brewers fans have enjoyed a beer and a brat at Miller Park, proudly sported a hat with the iconic ball-in-glove logo, and listened to Bob Uecker call a game. Names like Pete Yuckovich and Gorman Thomas are just as familiar as Robin Yount and Paul Molitor. But even the most die-hard fans don't know everything about their beloved Brewers. In 100 Things Brewers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Tom Haudricourt has assembled the facts, traditions, and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. Do you know which player regularly stopped by tailgates before games? Which pitcher worked as a garbageman before joining the Brewers? And why was Uecker's first scouting report covered in mashed potatoes and gravy? All of the key figures and events are here: Bud Selig's purchase of the Seattle Pilots in 1970; Harvey's Wallbangers of the early 1980s; the 2011 NL Central title, and even the team's recent development under manager Craig Counsell.
100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Adrian Dater
Trade Paper Price 14.95

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ISBN 9781629375380

Published Apr 2018

Most Rockies fans have taken in the action from the purple row at Coors Field, and followed every moment of the team's exhilarating run to the 2007 World Series. But only real fans know the full rollercoaster story of how the Major Leagues finally came to the Mile High City, or all the best spots in LoDo to hit up before and after games. 100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Rockies. Whether you're a die-hard devotee from the team's inception in 1993 or have been drawn in more recently by the dazzling play of Nolan Arenado, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. In this revised and updated edition, author Adrian Dater has collected every essential piece of Rockies knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
100 Things Yankees Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Yankees Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By David Fischer
Trade Paper Price 14.95

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ISBN 9781629375472

Published Apr 2018

Most Yankees fans have taken in a game or two at Yankee Stadium, have seen highlights of stars like Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio, and can tell the story of Babe Ruth's called-shot home run in 1932. But only real fans know who designed the team's iconic "NY" logo, have spent time at the Babe Ruth Museum, or have visited the site of the Yankees' original home ballpark. 100 Things Yankees Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Bronx Bombers. Whether your favorite player is Lou Gehrig, Derek Jeter, or even Aaron Judge, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. In this revised and updated edition, featuring Judge and the Yankees' exciting next generation, author David Fischer has collected every essential piece of Yankees knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
The Big 50: Cincinnati Reds
The Big 50: Cincinnati Reds (4 Formats) ›
By Chad Dotson, By Chris Garber, Foreword by Marty Brennaman
Trade Paper Price 16.95

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ISBN 9781629375410

Published Apr 2018

The Big 50: Cincinnati Reds is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Reds the Reds. Experienced sportswriters Chad Dotson and Chris Garber recount the living history of the Reds, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Reds brilliantly brings to life the Reds remarkable story, from Johnny Bench and Barry Larkin to the roller coaster that was Pete Rose to the team's 1990 World Series championship and Todd Frazier's 2015 Home Run Derby win.
The Big 50: Minnesota Twins
The Big 50: Minnesota Twins (4 Formats) ›
By Aaron Gleeman
Trade Paper Price 16.95

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ISBN 9781629375427

Published Apr 2018

The Big 50: Minnesota Twins is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that have made the Twins the Twins. Experienced sportswriter Aaron Gleeman recounts the living history of the Twins, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. The Big 50: Minnesota Twins brilliantly brings to life the Twins' remarkable story, from Harmon Killebrew and Kirby Puckett to the roller coaster that was the 1991 World Series to the rise of Joe Mauer and up to new stars like Miguel Sano.
Gehrig and the Babe
Gehrig and the Babe (4 Formats) ›
By Tony Castro
Cloth Price 25.95

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ISBN 9781629372518

Published Apr 2018

The legendary achievements of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are undeniable hallmarks of baseball history. Much has been written about the two men as teammates, but Ruth and Gehrig's relationship away from the field is rarely, if ever, explored. In Gehrig and the Babe, Tony Castro portrays Ruth and Gehrig for what they were: American icons who were remarkably different men. For the first time, readers will learn about a friendship driven apart, an enduring feud which wove its way in and out of their Yankees glory years and chilled their interactions until July 4, 1939—Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium—when Gehrig's famous farewell address thawed out their stone silence.
Try Not to Suck
Try Not to Suck (4 Formats) ›
By Bill Chastain, By Jesse Rogers, Foreword by Ben Zobrist
Cloth Price 25.95

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ISBN 9781629374765

Published Mar 2018

With his irreverant personality, laid-back approach, and penchant for the unexpected, Joe Maddon is a singular presence among Major League Baseball managers. Whether he's bringing clowns and live bear cubs to spring training or leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series victory in 108 years, Maddon is always one to watch.  In Try Not to Suck, ESPN's Jesse Rogers and MLB.com's Bill Chastain fully explore Maddon's life and career, delving behind the scenes and dissecting that mystique which makes Maddon so popular with players and analysts alike. Packed with insight, anecdotes, and little-known facts, this is the definitive account of the curse-breaker and trailblazer at the helm of the Cubs' new era.