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Pappu, Sridhar

Summary: "The Year of the Pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable pitchers would dominate the game as well as the broadsheets. One was black, the other white. Bob Gibson, together...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 PAP

Moss, Marissa.

Summary: Traces the childhood dream of Japanese-American baseball pioneer Kenichi Zenimura of playing professionally and his family's struggles in a World War II internment camp where he introduces baseball to raise hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOS

Epstein, Dan.

Summary: A pop-culture history of baseball in the 1970s discusses the advent of such practices as free agency, advocated drug use, and garish promotional events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 EPS

Madden, Bill.

Summary: "Jackie Robinson heroically broke the color barrier in 1947. But how--and, in practice, when--did the integration of the sport actually occur? Bill Madden shows that baseball's famous "black experiment" did not truly succeed until the coming of age of Willie Mays and the emergence of some star players--Larry Doby, Hank Aaron, and Ernie Banks--in 1954. And as a relevant backdrop off the field,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 MAD

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Fitts, Robert K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 FIT

Lamster, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 LAM

Kahn, Roger.

Summary: "In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate secondhand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s, back when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 KAH

Gregorich, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.3576 GRE

Bryant, Howard

Summary: In "The Last Hero", Bryant chronicles Aaron's childhood in segregated Alabama, his brief stardom in the Negro Leagues, his complicated relationship with celebrity, and his historic rivalry with Willie Mays--all culminating in the defining event of his life: his shattering of Babe Ruth's all-time home-run record. Bryant also examines Aaron's more complex second act: his quest to become an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: B AARON BRY

Keegan, Tom

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triumph Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HARWELL, ERNIE KEE

Panchyk, Richard.

Summary: Baseball History for Kids is a fascinating and unique journey through the modern history of America’s favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, Bonus Babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the Designated Hitter. Along the way, they’ll enjoy firsthand quotes and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press Incorporated 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357 Panchyk 2016

McCarver, Tim.

Summary: Presents an account of the 1998 baseball season, and discusses the reasons why the author believes the year was the greatest in baseball history, with high standards being maintained, and records being set and broken by both individual players and teams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 MCC

Shapiro, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Book 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 SHA

Wallace, Joseph E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 WAL

Macy, Sue.

Summary: Describes the activities of the members of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the women's professional baseball league that existed between 1943 and 1954.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 MACY

Murphy, Cait

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books/Collins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 Mur

Wendel, Tim.

Summary: In a year shaped by national tragedy, baseball was shaped by amazing pitching--culminating in a victory by a Detroit Tigers team that faced off against Bob Gibson's St. Louis Cardinals, the 1967 World Series defending champions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 WEN

Marshall, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 MAR

Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.74 STE