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Summary: In graphic novel format, presents the life and achievements of the baseball player who became the first African American to play in the major leagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Robinson 2008

McCully, Emily Arnold.

Summary: "A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MUR

Mara, Wil.

Summary: When Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers he became the fir st African American to play on a white Major League Baseball team. Read about how Robinson changed the face of baseball when he broke the color barrier and opened the door for the non-white players that followed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROB

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

Chandler, Matt.

Summary: "Introduces readers to the most dynamic pro baseball stars of today and yesterday, including notable statistics and records"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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

Martínez, Pedro

Summary: From the 8-time All Star and 3-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher, a bold, no-holds-barred memoir of his career, from his hardscrabble upbringing in the Dominican Republic to becoming one of the greatest pitchers of all time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTINEZ, PEDRO MAR

Buckley, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Pub. 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE BUC

O'Connor, Jim.

Summary: Presents a biography of the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Also traces the history of all-black baseball teams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1989

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 O'CON

Hubbard, Crystal.

Summary: "A picture book biography highlighting a pivotal event in the childhood of African American baseball player Marcenia "Toni Stone" Lyle Alberga, the woman who broke baseball's gender barrier by becoming the first female roster member of a professional Negro League team"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2005

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

Summary: In graphic novel format, presents the life and accomplishments of one of the best known figures in the history of baseball, home-run hitter and multiple record-holder Babe Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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Morrison, Jessica.

Summary: Surveys the life and career of the baseball star most noted for hitting 755 home runs--a record that lasted over thirty years--describing his time in the Negro Leagues and his work off the field to advance equal opportunity in baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 AAR

Herman, Gail

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JET

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 JET

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET JETER

Flynn, Brendan

Summary: Learn about Miguel Cabrera's early life, career, biggest sports moments, and what makes him a champion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB CABRERA FLY

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

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

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: Chronicles the story of the legendary baseball star, his favorite bat, Betsy Ann, and the longest hitting streak in baseball history, which united the country on the brink of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Pr 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIM

Rappoport, Ken.

Summary: "A collective biography of the top 10 pitchers, both past and present, which includes accounts of game action, career statistics, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.35722 RAP

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

Bechtel, Mark

Summary: Highlights the careers of notable baseball players, including Josh Gibson, Jose Fernandez, Yogi Berra, Manny Ramirez, and Babe Ruth, dividing them into such categories as record breakers, prime pitchers, and cool characters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books 2017

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

Rucker, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcadia Pub. 2006

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

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Profiles the life of the baseball player who discovered that mud worked better than dirty water for breaking in baseballs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2013

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

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Discusses the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates legend who was one of the greatest hitters and fielders in baseball history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2010

Stout, Glenn

Summary: "The complete story surrounding the most famous and significant player transaction in professional sports The sale of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees in 1919 is one of the pivotal moments in baseball history, changing the fortunes of two of baseball's most storied franchises, and helping to create the legend of the greatest player the game has ever known. More than a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martins Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B RUTH STO

Summary: "In 1946, Branch Rickey ... owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson ... to the team. The deal put both men in the crosshairs of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and let his talent on the field win over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

Buckley, James

Summary: Provides a history of the World Series and profiles some of the most famous men who have competed in this century-old event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2003

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE BUC