Over 100 Years of Change That Formed America's Favorite Pastime
The Making of Modern Baseball examines the development of Major League Baseball, including the recruitment, entry, and performance of ballplayers from foreign countries; the competitive balance or degree of parity that exists among teams within and between the American and National League.
Author H.A. Dorfman brings his years of expertise as instructor/counselor with the A's, Marlins, and Devil Rays to provide an easy-to-use, A-to-Z handbook which will give insight and instruction on how to pitch to peak performance at every level of the game. Perfect for pitchers who need that extra edge or hitters who want to better understand the ......
The Story of African Americans in Major League Baseball, Past, Present,
Beyond Baseball's Color Line celebrates Black players throughout the history of Major League Baseball. The book not only provides a comprehensive history dating back to the 1800s, but also highlights accomplishments, personalities, participation trends of African American players, and insight into what the future may hold.
The Wicked Good Book is pithy, nostalgic, practical, and irreverent guide to getting the most out of living in the Pine Tree State. It's a blend of hearty survival skills with everyday common sense and a fair amount of humor provides for the Uber-Maine experience.
Catching Baseball Fever in the New Era of Free Agency
This book captures the state of baseball after the demise of the reserve clause gave birth to free agency and fueled the national pastime's surge in popularity. It examines how baseball grew and evolved in the 1980s and the controversies that followed, including drug scandals, gambling, and issues involving race, women, and sexual orientation.