Books - Team Histories
The books on this page are all dedicated to the histories
of some of baseball's most amazing teams.
A celebration of the New York Mets' first 50 years, this book features dozens of stories from the archives of the New York Post as well as more than 100 stunning color photographs. Includes 22 in-depth player profiles, the 24 most memorable games in Mets history, and special sections on the Mets' managers, executives, ballparks and broadcasters.
10" x 12". Paperback. 160 pages.
The Complete Boston Red Sox (Revised)
An encyclopedia of the Red Sox through the 2003 season, including career stats on every player who ever wore a Red Sox uniform, biographies of the 100 greatest Red Sox of all time, the best and worst trades in history, and more.
Hardcover. 632 pages.
|#1102 $ |24.95
Sale Price: $12.95
Cubs, by Joe Hoppel and Joe Distelheim
A special commemorative book celebrating one of baseball's most loved franchises, the Chicago Cubs. All of the team's greatest players, games, moments and performances are documented through colorful historic photos and expert commentary. Includes a history of beautiful Wrigley Field as well as more than 140 profiles of favorite Cubs players and personalities and highlights of every Cubs season through 2004.
Hardcover. 223 pages.
|#1206 $ |24.95
Sale Price: $19.95
Phillies Essential, by Rich Westcott
From the Whiz Kids to the Wheeze Kids, everything you ever wanted to know about the Phillies is included in this handy reference. There's trivia, Top 10 lists, and much more, all contained in the compelling story of one of baseball's most entertaining franchises.
Hardcover. 213 pages.
The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia
The Pittsburgh Pirates have one of the most storied histories in the annals of baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia captures these fabulous times through the stories of the individuals and the collective teams that have thrilled the Steel City for 125 years. The book breaks down the team with a year-by-year synopsis of the club, including biographies of more than 180 of the most memorable Pirates through the ages as well as a look at each manager, owner, general manager, and announcer who has served the club proudly.
Now updated through the 2014 season, The Pittsburgh Pirates Encyclopedia will provide Pirates fans as well as baseball fans in general a complete look into the team's history, sparking memories of glories past and hopes for the future. Highlights include:
- Single-season and career records
- Player and manager profiles
- Pirates award winners
- Synopses of key games in Pirates history
Now fully updated, this is one of the most comprehensive books ever written about the Pirates, and a resource that no Bucs fan should be without.
|#2962 $39.95 |
Red Sox Essential, by Jim Prime
Through stories and anecdotes, trivia and stats, this handy reference guide will rekindle memories from the early days of Fenway Park. Everything you should know about the Bosox is included, the greatest hitters and pitchers, the greatest moments and biggest disappointments, and the personalities that make the Red Sox such an endearing and captivating team.
Hardcover. 195 pages.
Red Sox: Where Have You Gone?, by Steve Buckley
Catch up with 50 former Red Sox players, re-living their glory days and their post-playing careers. Bosox featured include Fred Lynn, Mike Andrews, Sam Horn, Dick Radatz, Billy Rohr, and Jim Lonborg.
Hardcover. 222 pages.
Rico Petrocelli's Tales from the Impossible Dream Red Sox
In 1967, the Red Sox thrilled New England's baseball fans by winning the pennant, the only team ever to rise from ninth place to league champion. Petrocelli, Boston's 24-year-old shortstop on that "Impossible Dream" team, recaptures the thrills of that season through his unique anecdotes.
Hardcover. 208 pages.
|#1659 $ |19.95
Sale Price: $9.95
Ron Kittle's Tales from the White Sox Dugout
Kittle shares his memories from the 1983 season, when he belted 35 homers and helped Chicago win the AL West. He shares insights and stories about manager Tony La Russa, catcher Carlton Fisk, outfield Harold Baines, Cy Young winner LaMarr Hoyt and others.
Hardcover. 184 pages.
|#1222 $ |19.95
Sale Price: $9.95
Tales from the Dodgers Dugout
Outfielder Rick Monday recounts the story of the remarkable 1981 season that included three October comebacks that gave the Dodgers the chance to beat the Yankees in the World Series. Monday's personal recollections and conversations with teammates Cey, Garvey, Baker, Scioscia and manager Lasorda give a rare insight into the team of characters.
179 pages, hardcover.
|#1509 $ |19.95
Sale Price: $9.95
Tales from the Mets Dugout
From the earliest days in 1962 through the modern era, Tales from the Mets Dugout offers a wide range of stories that capture the many moods of an ever-changing franchise. Written by veteran baseball author Bruce Markusen, the book relives some of the favorite moments in Mets history while also telling an array of little-known stories about the players and personalities that have comprised the beloved National League franchise.
Paperback. 185 pages.
Tales from the Orioles Dugout, by Louis Berney
Thirty-six former players--from Billy O'Dell to Cal Ripken Jr.-- share their stories in this anecdotal history of five decades of Oriole baseball.
Hardcover. 202 pages.
Tales from the Reds Dugout
Tom Browning shares his pitching career memories including his 1988 perfect game and the Reds' sweep of the Oakland A's in the 1990 World Series. Why did Marge Schott slap him on the way to the White House? How did he feel about the lifetime suspension of his manager and friend Pete Rose? Here's the inside story.
179 pages, hardcover.
|#1508 $ |19.95
Sale Price: $12.95
Tommy Davis' Tales from the Dodgers Dugout
Davis shares entertaining anecdotes from his days with the Dodgers (1959 through 1966), a period when the Dodgers won three world titles and Davis captured two batting crowns.
Hardcover. 179 pages.
Under the Halo: The Official History of Angels Baseball
Celebrate the diamond heroics of such Angel greats as Rod Carew, Nolan Ryan and Jim Fregosi. From the team's inaugural season in 1961 under the ownership of film legend Gene Autry, Under the Halo traces the memorable moments, personalities and accomplishments of this remarkable franchise. With more than 300 images, a vintage lineup sheet, game tickets, postcards and more, this book is a grand slam for Angel fans and baseball historians alike!
Hardcover. 264 pages.
|#2614 $ |50
Sale Price: $24.95
Worth the Wait, by dJayson Stark
For 25 years, Philadelphia waited for a team like the 2008 Phillies to come along. Waited for a team that could end the longest title drought of any city in America that fields teams in all four major pro sports. And then these Phillies made it happen, winning the NL East, then beating the Brewers, the Dodgers, and finally, the Rays, in the World Series. As the two million fans who attended the championship parade can attest, it was worth the wait.
Hardcover. 218 pages.
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