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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Mo

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Herzog, Brad

Summary: For 108 years, fans of Chicago Cubs baseball suffered every playofff season, with mishap after mishap each being traced back to 1945 when a friendly goat was kicked out of a World Series game. But the 2016 season felt different. Would this finally be the year that the Billy Goat Curse was reversed? Author Brad Herzog tells the story of the curse's origin and follows the Cubs right through that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HER

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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 J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 JET

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET JETER

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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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

Cohen, Rich

Summary: For Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the Chicago Cubs have always been more than a team: they've been the protagonists of a King Arthur epic, in search of the Holy Grail that is winning the World Series. A chronicle of the last few miraculous seasons as experienced through the prism of Cubs history, The Chicago Cubs tracks the famous curse, which was placed on the team in 1945 by the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.357 COH

Summary: Little big league: An inspiring family comedy adventure about a boy's determination to put the fun back into baseball after inheriting the Minnesota Twins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ki

Summary: They were one of the most famous, and infamous teams in college history. Arriving on the campus at the University of Michigan in the fall of 1991, these five freshmen (Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson) not only electrified the game, but also brought new style to the masses with their baggy shorts, black socks, and brash talk. Now viewers can see them in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: He was called 'the bionic kid'. Todd Marinovich was molded by his father to be an athlete from birth, including stretching exercises in his crib and a strict diet and fitness routine. A pioneer who developed ground-breaking strength and conditioning techniques, Marv Marinovich believed his strict systems would sculpt his son into a top athlete. But along with the pursuit of perfection came...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAR

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: "Babe Ruth's baseball glove goes missing before a Baltimore Orioles game. It's up to cousins Mike and Kate to find its whereabouts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPM 15

Summary: This passionate and inspirational documentary goes up close and personal to capture the Roosevelt Roughriders girls' basketball team during six turbulent seasons, taking us far beyond the court to the unbridled desire to make history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEA

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 + BLU-RAY DRAMA FOR

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

Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: A biography of the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference details his struggles against racism, persistence of will, and role as a civil rights trailblazer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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

Contents: Dear boy / W. H. Cobb -- Defeated, again / Detroit Free Press -- Life is short / Frank Navin -- A new home / E. A. Batchelor -- A day with Cobb / F. C. Lane -- A baseball romance / Baseball Magazine -- To war / Chicago Tribune -- Germany the jokester / Hugh Jennings -- Ownie Carroll / Babe Ruth -- Schoolboy / C. E. Parker -- Yearning for Detroit / Vera Brown -- Game four / Damon Runyon --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2005

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

Summary: "The 2003 murder investigation of college basketball star Patrick Dennehy and teammate Carlton Dotson's confession rocked the world of collegiate athletics, and the ensuing corruption scandal brought to light by the investigation ultimately led to the resignation of coach Dave Bliss. Through rare first-hand accounts, Disgraced probes the story and brings nearly all aspects of the narrative into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIS

Summary: A fast-break drama series chronicling the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of the sports₂ most revered and dominant dynasties a team that defined its era, both on and off the court. The series examines one of the professional sports' most beloved empires and experience the exhilarating ride of a team that dominated a decade of basketball and watches them not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Ianni, Anthony

Summary: "'They don't know me. They don't know what I'm capable of.' Diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder, a form of autism, as a toddler, Anthony Ianni wasn't expected to succeed in school or participate in sports, but he had other ideas. As a child, Ianni told anybody who would listen, including head coach Tom Izzo, that he would one day play for the Michigan State Spartans. Centered:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Lightning Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 IANNI, ANTHONY IAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B IANNI IAN

Summitt, Pat Head

Summary: Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author, tells for the first time her story of victory and resilience, as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SUMMITT, PAT HEAD SUM

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Jones, Chipper

Summary: "Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones--one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history--shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JONES, CHIPPER JON

Mantle, Mickey

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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