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The Emerald Guide to Baseball 2013 By edited by Gary Gillette and Pete Palmer
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Edited by Gary Gillette & Pete Palmer with Rod Nelson and Ted Turocy The definitive source for batting, pitching, and fielding statistics for every major and minor leaguer active in 2012. The... More > most comprehensive book of record on the 2012 baseball season. Including Franchise Directories, Schedules, Spring Training Rosters, Minor League Affiliates, Broadcasting Information, and Career Leaders in 26 Categories for All Major League Teams. Plus a Huge 2012 Year-in-Review Section: * Comprehensive Essay Covering MLB, On and Off the Field * Expanded Standings * Head-to-Head Won-Lost Records * Head-to-Head Runs Scored & Allowed by Opponent * Exhaustive Team & Individual Batting, Pitching, and Fielding Statistics * Expanded Leader Boards * Day-by-Day Game Logs for all 30 Clubs * Great Hitting and Pitching Performances * MLB, NL, and AL Records Set or Tied * Individual Career Milestones * Box Scores for Every Postseason Game * Postseason Batter & Pitcher Registers and more!< Less
Baseball Summer : The Story of the 1937 Smiths Falls Beavers By Doug Phillips
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This is the story of a minor league baseball team in a small town in Eastern Ontario a long time ago. In 1937, the Smiths Falls Beavers competed in the second season of the Class C Canadian-American... More > League. The players included Pete Angelovich, Matt Christopher, Dick Henry, Henry Hoysradt, Art Horsington, Bill Homan, Charlie Harig, George Klivak, Ernie Downer, Walter Lanfranconi, Joe Mooney, Eddie Martin, Joe Mooney, Johnny Orpheus, Andy Palau, Xavier Rescigno, Art Upper and Al Smith. This is also the story of an industrious, progressive town with a large, stable employment base in manufacturing and transportation. If the Depression was not yet a distant memory, the worst period was a few years in the past. In 1937 men were working; the stores on the main street were open for business, hotels and boarding houses were full. It was the year professional baseball came to town. Includes photos and statistics.< Less
Baseball Summer : The Story of the 1937 Smiths Falls Beavers By Doug Phillips
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This is the story of a minor league baseball team in a small town in Eastern Ontario a long time ago. In 1937, the Smiths Falls Beavers competed in the second season of the Class C Canadian-American... More > League. The players included Pete Angelovich, Matt Christopher, Dick Henry, Henry Hoysradt, Art Horsington, Bill Homan, Charlie Harig, George Klivak, Ernie Downer, Walter Lanfranconi, Joe Mooney, Eddie Martin, Joe Mooney, Johnny Orpheus, Andy Palau, Xavier Rescigno, Art Upper and Al Smith. This is also the story of an industrious, progressive town with a large, stable employment base in manufacturing and transportation. If the Depression was not yet a distant memory, the worst period was a few years in the past. In 1937 men were working; the stores on the main street were open for business, hotels and boarding houses were full. It was the year professional baseball came to town. Includes photos and statistics.< Less
The Business Game: Spalding's Creation of the Global Sporting Goods Industry By Sarah M. Bousquet
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A.G. Spalding's career began as a grocery clerk. Through hard work, determination, and excellent business skills he founded one of the first global sporting goods industries in the world and... More > established himself as a permanent part of baseball, basketball, and golf history. Spalding was the first to identify baseball as an American Sport. He initiated the development of women's sporting goods and apparel. In addition to creating superior quality goods and hosting sporting events around the world, Spalding was a humanitarian. He provided benefits and a positive working environment for his employees and contributed to charities. Spalding's location in Chicopee, Massachusetts, his excellent employees, and his marketing sense made his name common in households around the world. Re-discover A.G. Spalding as an athlete, businessman, good citizen, and above all, an example of the fulfillment of the American dream.< Less
Get Busy Livin': Essays and Short Stories About Living the Good Life By Ray Birks
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6th grade students from Mr. Birks' Core classes at Foothills Middle School have written a book about living the good life. Get Busy Livin' is a collection of short stories, essays, and poems that... More > share our perspective about what it means to live a good life. We've shared true stories about family, fun times, death, baseball, vampires, and everything in between. We hope you enjoy our creation.< Less
Get Busy Livin': Essays and Short Stories About Living the Good Life By Ray Birks
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6th grade students from Mr. Birks' Core classes at Foothills Middle School have written a book about living the good life. Get Busy Livin' is a collection of short stories, essays, and poems that... More > share our perspective about what it means to live a good life. We've shared true stories about family, fun times, death, baseball, vampires, and everything in between. We hope you enjoy our creation.< Less
Mystic Bat By Bob Whetstone
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Fourteen year-old Buck is selected as batboy for his town's first professional baseball team. He finds an old baseball bat that talks to him, guiding him through each game and making one player the... More > team's leading batter. Buck's inside view of players' comical antics and shenanigans are much fun until be becomes a target for their pranks. He becomes disenchanted with the business end of baseball toward the end of the season and considers giving up his job as batboy. His best friends Tad and Peggy Sue threaten to desert him until he reveals the secret of his mystic bat. The background of the story set in the 1940's is an authentic view of bush league baseball in the South.< Less
Renovo Storytellers: Bill Friel By Donna Kshir
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Bill Friel was a professional baseball player born in a small town nestled in the endless mountains of Pennsylvania called Renovo. Friel began his career in the minor leagues in 1895 and in 1901 he... More > signed on and played with the Milwaukee Brewers. Friel played three seasons of professional baseball as a outfielder, second and third baseman. He remained with the franchise in 1902-1903 after it moved to St. Louis and became the Browns. He played several more years in the minors before becoming a manager. Imagine being able to capture and share the most cherished memories of your town, the people, the buildings that have fallen into disrepair, the empty lots where thriving businesses used to stand and the relationships with the people you love the most for future generations to experience. Bestselling author Donna Kshir has spent the last few years speaking with local townsmen and recording information she found; beginning a journey back to the past through storytelling.< Less
Renovo Storytellers: Bill Friel By Donna Kshir
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Bill Friel was a professional baseball player born in a small town nestled in the endless mountains of Pennsylvania called Renovo. Friel began his career in the minor leagues in 1895 and in 1901 he... More > signed on and played with the Milwaukee Brewers. Friel played three seasons of professional baseball as a outfielder, second and third baseman. He remained with the franchise in 1902-1903 after it moved to St. Louis and became the Browns. He played several more years in the minors before becoming a manager. Imagine being able to capture and share the most cherished memories of your town, the people, the buildings that have fallen into disrepair, the empty lots where thriving businesses used to stand and the relationships with the people you love the most for future generations to experience. Bestselling author Donna Kshir has spent the last few years speaking with local townsmen and recording information she found; beginning a journey back to the past through storytelling.< Less
Bill Friel By Donna M. Kshir
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Bill Friel was a professional baseball player born in a small town nestled in the endless mountains of Pennsylvania called Renovo. Friel began his career in the minor leagues in 1895 and in 1901 he... More > signed on and played with the Milwaukee Brewers. Friel played three seasons of professional baseball as a outfielder, second and third baseman. He remained with the franchise in 1902-1903 after it moved to St. Louis and became the Browns. He played several more years in the minors before becoming a manager. Imagine being able to capture and share the most cherished memories of your town, the people, the buildings that have fallen into disrepair, the empty lots where thriving businesses used to stand and the relationships with the people you love the most for future generations to experience. Bestselling author Donna Kshir has spent the last few years speaking with local townsmen and recording information she found; beginning a journey back to the past through storytelling.< Less