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Buckley, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE BUC

Tackett, Michael

Summary: Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits two hours from anything. There, between the corn fields and hog yards, is a ball field with a bronze bust of a man named Merl Eberly, a baseball whisperer who specialized in second chances and lost causes. The statue was a gift from one of Merl's original long shot projects, a skinny kid from the ghetto in Los Angeles who would one day become a beloved...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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: Play NBA games with real or created players and teams in various game modes.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2K 2016

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME XBOXONE NBA

Bryant, Kobe

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Summary: In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant shares his vast knowledge and understanding of the game. Citing an obligation to teach young players, hardcore fans, and devoted students of the game how to play it "the right way," The Mamba Mentality takes us inside the mind of one of the most analytical and creative basketball players ever. Bryant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux 2018

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Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten black teens from an Indianapolis school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in Indiana shattered the myth of their inferiority. Their brilliant coach had fashioned an unbeatable team from a group of boys born in the South and raised in poverty. Anchored by the astonishing Oscar Robertson, a future...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.323 HOO

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

Johnson, Varian

Summary: Introduces the Negro Leagues of baseball, highlighting the players, coaches, owners, and teams that dominated the leagues during the 1930s and 1940s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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

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

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

Feinstein, John.

Summary: "The Legends Club is a sports book that captures an era in American sport and culture, documenting the inside view of a decade of absolutely incredible competition. Feinstein pulls back the curtain on the recruiting wars, the intensely personal competition that wasn't always friendly, the enormous pressure and national stakes, and the battle for the very soul of college basketball allegiance in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.323 FEI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 FEI