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Using an iconic photo of the Hall of Fame's original inductees - including Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Honus Wagner and Connie Mack as his starting point, Jim Reisler explains the unusual origins of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the process, Reisler delivers a history of not only the game’s early stars and the house built to honor them, but also the creation of the myth of baseball in America. With his trademark eye and ear for the spirit of the game’s golden age, Reisler explains that the...
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Subtitled "Rankings of the Skills, The Achievments, and the Performance of the Greatest Players of All Time" it is based on criteria including lifetime stats, player durability and consistency. Indexed 638 pages Paperbound 2008
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Baseball has always had its share of colorful characters, and over the years they have expressed themselves in eminently quotable ways. In this treasury of more than 5,000 quotations, noted baseball writer and observer Paul Dickson has captured the flavor of the game, in the words of its most important participants and onlookers.They are all here—from Aaron (Estella, Hank's mother) to Zoldack ("Sad Sack" Sam), and everyone in between. From the players, sportswriters, and politicians, to noted...
Item #: 240 -
This primer advises the novice on the fundamental rules and methods of play. Geared to the American wheel (36 numbers - zero and double zero). 80 Pgs.1982 Preface Introduction The Object of The Game Two Fundamental Fractions Wagers And Payoffs Compound Wagers Multiple Wagers A Simple Formula Getting In And Out Of The Game Buying In And Cashing Out Meeting Uncertainty For The First Time The Concept Of Randomness A Question For Mathematicians Two Kinds Of Game A Simple Concept The Formula...
Item #: 279 -
Good money management advice plus a simple card-counting method. For the absolute beginner but contains accurate information. A lot of information for the price. 16 Pgs. 1970
Item #: 340 -
A 10th anniversary celebration of the 1996 Yankee season―the season that sparked a dynasty―teeming with revelations and glorious memories for baseball fans everywhere In the fall of 1995, the New York Yankees suffered a crushing game 5 defeat to the Seattle Mariners―ending their championship dreams. Remarkably, this loss and the end of Buck Showalter's role as manager would lead to one of the most respected team dynasties in sports history. Now veteran New York Post columnist Joel Sherman, who...
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Planning to attend a dealer's school? Want to learn what makes a good dealer? Or, if you just want to know what training a dealer must undergo, this book's for you. More than 40 illustrations, indexed with glossary. 78 Pgs.1982
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This English book will teach points of the game not covered by American authors. It includes total defense, playing color, and different strategies in offense and defense. 134 Pgs. 1946
Item #: 1177 -
ORIGINALLY $2.00 REDUCED TO $.50. The significant tabular and computational data used in obtaining payoffs in horse and sporting events betting, includes 'Odds Percentage Tables,' the four major sports lines, parlay calculations for all common situations -- or in layman's terms, how to bet combinations of exotics and what to expect in the payoff. 32 pages, paperbound. 1975.
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Two systems for card manipulation. Master Key deals with various card- marking schemes. Run-Up Systems is about cutting, shuffling, stacking. 56 pages Paperbound 1951 Reprinted
Item #: 1688 -
Subtitled "A Complete Guide to the Best, Worst, and Most Memorable Players to Ever Grace the Major Leagues". The title says it all: By compiling lists of players in a baseball "lineup" format, the author, an ESPN.com columnist, manages to catalog the game's all-time greats-and all-time bums. Appendix with year-by-year lineups. Indexed 340 Pgs. 2003
Item #: 404 -
Previously thought to be out of print, this insider's guide to the always fascinating industry was written by a former prostitute who worked in a Nevada cat house. The book's eight revealing chapters describe exactly what you can expect in Nevada's legal brothels, and how they are arranged for the girls and their customers; why the girls work there; how customers can expect to be treated; the "menus of services;" a profile--with anecdotes about the usual and unusual customers; how much the...
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This compendium draws on a century of history and several hundred sources to lend the game a new, hilarious perspective. With over 90 percent of its material never before collected in a single volume, this is a book that will entertain and surprise casual fans and diehards, newcomers and veterans. 339 Pgs. 2010
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Pitchers, the pitches they throw, and how they throw them these days is the stuff of constant scrutiny, but there's never been anything like a comprehensive source for such information. For a dozen years, baseball analyst James and ESPN.com baseball columnist Neyer have been compiling the centerpiece of this book, the Pitcher Census, which lists specific information for nearly 2,000 pitchers throughout the history of professional baseball. 484 Pgs. 2004
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Kevin Kennedy was a catcher and a coach in the minors, a farm director for the Montreal Expos, and a bench coach for Felipe Alou before moving on to manage the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox. Now one of the sport's most respected analysts and commentators, he offers a fresh look at baseball from the viewpoint of a "lifer", capturing the intricacies of the professional game with a sharp analytical eye and unabashed candor. 262 Pgs. 2005