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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

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

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

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

Morhard, Ruth Hanford

Summary: "As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster, a devoted single mother in Cleveland, Ohio, wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation. Josephine Morhard's daughter-in-law recounts the extraordinary life and accomplishments of the woman who established the first boys' baseball league in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 796.357 MOR

Summary: A former baseball minor-leaguer coaches a team of tough kids. His star pitcher is a girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAD

Kelly, David A.

Summary: On January 5, 1920, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. That's when, some say, that the Red Sox's reversal of fortune began.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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

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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Christopher, Matt

Summary: "Cousins and best friends Liam McGrath and Carter Jones must play against each other to achieve their dreams of winning the Series title! One cousin will win; the other will lose"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC CHR

Wallace, Rich

Summary: Seventh-grader Javon is the relief pitcher for his summer league baseball team and they are in the championship tournament--trouble is there is one player on the team they are playing that he cannot seem to get out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC WAL

Summary: The California Angels are a struggling baseball team praying to win a pennant. Their luck changes as their biggest fan, 11-year-old Roger, begins giving the coach tips from a real live angel. The team not only climbs back into the pennant race, but learns to believe in themselves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2002

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Angels 2002

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: Bill Ripken and Cal Ripken, Jr. have developed an instructional tool for coaches, parents and youth baseball players with individual and team fundamentals with drills to help players and teams improve defensively.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hart Sharp Video 2005

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

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Through the window of their hotel room in the Toronto Blue Jays baseball stadium, cousins Mike and Kate spot strange blue lights flashing across the bullpen and decide to investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KEL

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

Kelly, David A.

Summary: In New York City for the annual series between rival teams, the Yankees and the Mets, Mike and Kate investigate a spate of pranks, thefts, and sabotage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPMSS

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KEL

Maddox, Jake

Summary: After his embarrassing strike out last season Eddie Jackson decided to quit baseball and stick to band practice, but Coach persuades him to join the team as the backup catcher--then the starter is injured and Eddie finds himself back in the lineup, facing his fear of failing the team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

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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Eisenberg, John

Summary: "The fascinating story of baseball's most legendary "Iron Men," Cal Ripken Jr. and Lou Gehrig, who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played. When Cal Ripken Jr. began his career with the Baltimore Orioles at age twenty-one, he had no idea he'd beat the historic record of playing 2,130 games in a rowset by Lou Gehrig, the fabled "Iron Horse" of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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

Scher, Jon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2003

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

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