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The last folk hero : the life and myth of Bo Jackson —Pearlman, Jeff, author.

Drawing on 720 original interviews, a New York Times best-selling sportswriter captures as never before the elusive truth about the greatest athlete of all time who took the world by storm from the mid-1980s into the ear...

Who was Babe Ruth? —Holub, Joan, author.

Presents the life of the legendary baseball player, from his impoverished childhood, to his famous trade to the Yankees.

42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero —Rappaport, Doreen, author.

An eye-opening look at the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball and became an American hero.

Satchel Paige —Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Examines the life of the legendary baseball player, who was the first African-American to pitch in a Major League World Series.

The value of courage : the story of Jackie Robinson —Johnson, Spencer.

A biography, stressing the courage, of the first black player in professional baseball.

Full count : the education of a pitcher —Cone, David, 1963- author.

A Mets and Yankees All-Star pitcher shares lessons from his seventeen-year career, detailing his passion, frustrations, and strategies, and offering stories from the memorable teams he played on.

The William Hoy story : how a deaf baseball player changed the game —Churnin, Nancy, author.

All William Ellsworth Hoy wanted to do was play baseball. After losing out on a spot on the local deaf team, William practiced even harder--eventually earning a position on a professional team. But his struggle was far f...

The streak Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and baseball's most historic record —Eisenberg, John, 1956- author.
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"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 hi...

Jackie Robinson —Hoena, B. A., author.
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"In an era of discrimination, Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's race barrier. Facing harassment, he stayed focused on the game, becoming the MLB Rookie of the Year in 1947 and later a baseball legend"-- Provi...

The last hero a life of Henry Aaron —Bryant, Howard, 1968-
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In "The Last Hero", Bryant chronicles Aaron's childhood in segregated Alabama, his brief stardom in the Negro Leagues, his complicated relationship with celebrity, and his historic rivalry with Willie Mays--all culminati...

Lou Gehrig : the luckiest man —Adler, David A.

Traces the life of the Yankees' star ballplayer, focusing on his character and his struggle with the terminal disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

24 : life stories and lessons from the Say Hey Kid —Mays, Willie, 1931- author.

"The legendary Willie Mays shares the inspirations and influences responsible for guiding him on and off the field in this reflective and inspirational memoir. "It's because of giants like Willie that someone like me cou...

The phenomenon : pressure, the yips, and the pitch that changed my life —Ankiel, Rick.

"On October 3, 2000, 21-year-old pitcher Rick Ankiel took the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game One of the National League division series. All was going well until Ankiel, who'd been lauded as the next Bob Gibso...

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