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Summary: Tells how the Oakland Athletics general manager, Billy Beane, tried to use statistics to find better players without resorting to the larger budgets big-market teams were able to employ.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Moneyball 2012

Summary: With promises of a reduced sentence, Jake Shuttlesworth is granted temporary release from state prison in order to persuade the nation's top college basketball recruit, his estranged son Jesus, to play ball for the Governor's alma mater! Includes theatrical trailer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HE

Goldsberry, Kirk Patrick

Summary: Goldsberry's spatial and visual analyses of players, teams, and positions have helped teams understand who really is the most valuable player at any position. In this book, he combines stunning visuals, in-depth analysis, behind-the-scenes stories and gee-whiz facts to chart a modern revolution. He shows that, from the introduction of the 3-point line to today, the game has changed drastically....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 GOL

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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Summary: Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated from his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SHO

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Summary: Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Pursuit 2007

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Summary: Fifth-grader Scotty Smalls has just moved into town with his parents. The local kids call him a Dork because he can't even throw a baseball. That changes when the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses, and fearsome confrontations with the dreaded Beast and its owner who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY SAN

Summary: "Hoosiers: Norman Dale is a basketball coach whose checkered past has led him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team. Made to feel unwelcome by squad members, an icy fellow teacher and townspeople, Dale perseveres with an unwavering passion for the game ; The French connection: New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GEN

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV X

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Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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O'Donnell, Patrick K.

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Summary: "From the bestselling author of The Indispensables, the unknown and dramatic story of irregular guerrilla warfare that altered the course of the Civil War and inspired the origins of America's modern special operations forces. The Civil War is most remembered for the grand battles that have come to define it: Gettysburg, Antietam, Shiloh, among others. However, as bestselling author Patrick K....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2024

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Summary: The shop around the corner: The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GLO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Glory 2006

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD GLO

Summary: "On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 136 years of baseball history, only 276 no-hitters have been recorded. Dock is the only pitcher to ever claim he accomplished his while high on LSD. During his 12 years in the major leagues, Dock lived the expression "Black is Beautiful!" He wore curlers on the field. He stepped out of his Cadillac wearing the widest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO

Boseman, Chadwick

Summary: Depicts the early career of Jackie Robinson as he became the first African American Major League Baseball player when he was signed to the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FOR

Boseman, Chadwick

Summary: Depicts the early career of Jackie Robinson as he became the first African American Major League Baseball player when he was signed to the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

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Summary: Everyone is looking for their dreams to come true. Nathan dreams of a basketball comeback; Haley is looking for musical success; Peyton is hoping for happiness; Mouth needs to find a decent job; Jamie wants to be like his hero Q; Brooke is hoping to save the Clothes Over Bro's brand from her nasty mom; Lucas is hoping to find the right girl to marry. What isn't a dream: Dan learning what it's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ONE

Summary: Minor league baseball player Carlton Garrett takes an unplanned road trip to find his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garrett, after his mother becomes ill. Knowing that his father is charming, yet extremely immature, he brings along his sometimes girlfriend for support. After father and son are reunited, Carlton must struggle to deal with the misadventures brought on by his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Open 2009

Summary: "A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ROC

Summary: "From the playground to the pro leagues, Monica and Quijncy taught each other how to play the game. Now, their commitment to the sport will force them to make a choice between each other and the game ... between family and team ... between Love and Basketball"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LOV

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Summary: Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team. Before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing in baseball's minor league...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SUG
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Summary: "Sparks fly both on and off the court in this groundbreaking feature debut by writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Old Guard), which elevated the coming-of-age romance by giving honest expression to the challenges female athletes face in a world that doesn't see them as equal. Sanaa Lathan (Alien vs. Predator) and Omar Epps (Higher Learning) make for one of the most iconic screen couples...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Abrams, Jonathan P. D.

Summary: "When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he would not be attending college--as young basketball prodigies were expected to do--but instead enter the 1995 NBA draft directly from high school, he blazed a trail for a generation of teenage basketball players to head straight for the pros. That trend would continue until the NBA instituted an age limit in 2005, requiring all players...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 ABR

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