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Parker, Robert B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Parker

King, Stephen

Summary: Retired third-base coach George 'Granny' Grantham chronicles the story of Billy Blakely, a catcher called up from Iowa to play for the New Jersey Titans in the spring of 1957. A powerful hitter and passionate catcher, Blockade Billy becomes notorious for drawing blood out of runners who collide with him at home plate. However, Billy holds a sinister secret, one that causes baseball officials to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

King, Kevin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Bain, Donald

Summary: In this installment of the USA Today bestselling series, Jessica Fletcher is visiting out-of-state friends when she finds out just how deadly the game of baseball can be. Visiting old friends Jack and Meg Duffy in Arizona, Jessica watches their foster son hit the winning run for the Mesa Rattlers in an AA league playoff game. She and the Duffys are thrilled at Ty Ramos' success, but team owner...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2007

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Mosher, Howard Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Wechsler, Pamela

Summary: Chief of homicide district attorney Abby Endicott hasn't had the easiest adjustment to normal life. Her wealthy Boston family has cut her off because of her dangerous job, her new apartment with her musician boyfriend Ty is not up to her standards, and her impending position as godmother to her new niece or nephew is overwhelming. However, her personal life is about to be put on hold when the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WEC

Coleman, Reed Farrel

Summary: "Police Chief Jesse Stone is back in the remarkable new installment of the New York Times-bestselling series. It's been a long time since Jesse Stone left L.A., and longer still since the tragic injury that ruined his chances for a professional baseballcareer. When Jesse is invited to a reunion of his old Triple-A team, he is forced to grapple with his memories and his regrets over what might...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Bailey, Tessa

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A brand new romantic comedy from New York Times bestseller Tessa Bailey! Georgette Castle's family runs the best home renovation business in town, but she picked balloons instead of blueprints and they haven't taken her seriously since. Frankly, she's over it. Georgie loves planning children's birthday parties and making people laugh, just not at her own expense. She's determined to fix herself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Coleman, Reed Farrel

Summary: Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone investigates the murder of a young woman and the kidnapping of a young man from a wealthy family, only to find connections to his own troubled past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COL

Kluger, Steve.

Summary: A boy describes growing up Jewish in a mainly Catholic neighborhood in 1930s Brooklyn. The story is told in letters to a celebrated baseball player with whom the boy has struck up a correspondence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLU

Fromm, Pete

Summary: Beautifully written and well thought out, Fromm's debut novel captures the true strength in the bond between a brother and sister. With subtle humor and complete honesty, he portrays the heartbreaking reality of a family dealing with manic depression and a young boy's struggle to come to terms with his hero's failings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRO

Boggs, Johnny D.

Summary: What's a 16-year-old boy to do when he learns that his stepmother and a local judge have murdered his father and now plan to kill him, too? Well, when it's 1906, and you can play pretty good second base, you join a barn-storming baseball team making its way across Kansas. It also helps that the team is the Kansas City National Bloomer Girls. After all, who'd look for a runaway boy disguised as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BOG

Roth, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Zubro, Mark Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZUB

Harbach, Chad.

Summary: "At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big-league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended."--from publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Harbach 2011

Harbach, Chad.

Summary: "At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big-league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended."--from publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Kinsella, W. P.

Contents: The baseball wolf.--The fadeaway.--The darkness deep inside.--Eggs.--How Manny Embarquadero overcame and began his climb to the major leagues.--Searching for January.--Feet of clay.--Lumpy Drobot, designated hitter.--The Dixon Cornbelt League.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Lehrer, James.

Summary: A talented athelte, Johnny Wrigley firmly believes that someday he will play major league baseball. But on the way to his dreams, Johnny life takes a detour when as a newly minted marine, he finds love on a brief stop in Wichita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEH

Harbach, Chad.

Summary: A baseball star at a small college near Lake Michigan launches a routine throw that goes disastrously off course and inadvertently changes the lives of five people, including the college president, a gay teammate, and the president's daughter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAR

Monday, T. T.

Summary: Relief pitcher/private investigator Johnny Adcock doesn't have an office; he has the bullpen. That's where he sits shelling sunflower seeds when in walks a femme-fatale blonde claiming to be a TV reporter. She is Tiff Tate, the highly-paid stylist responsible for half the looks in Major League Baseball, from Brian Wilson's beard to Big Papi's gold ropes. Tiff has a problem. Yonel Ruiz--the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MON

Duffield, Katy

Summary: "Diego plays baseball, but he sometimes has trouble focusing on the game. With a good teammate (and some luck!) he learns to keep his eye on the ball. In Diego Chase, Second Base, you'll be rooting for Diego as he learns about teamwork!"--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Educational Media, a division of Carson Dellosa Education 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DUF

Grisham, John.

Summary: In this novel, the careers of a golden boy rookie hitter for the Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher take very different paths. The baseball is thrilling, but it is what happens off the field that makes this story a classic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grisham 2012

Wilde, Lori

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde welcomes you to Stardust, Texas...where dreams come true and love is always right around the corner. Wanted: ghostwriter. Must be female, a baseball fan, and have a great pair of legs. Ex-pitcher Rowdy Blanton never saw a woman he couldn't conquer or a team he couldn't beat. And now that he's off the field he's ready to tell all about when he played...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Grisham, John.

Summary: The careers of a golden boy rookie hitter for the Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher take very different paths.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

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