Baseball

  • Absolute beginner’s guide to coaching youth baseball. Tom Hanlon. 796.357 HAN
  • An American classic: the World Series at 100. Ken Leiker. 796.357 LEI
  • Autumn glory: baseball’s first World Series. Louis P. Masur. 796.357 MAS
  • Baseball: a literary anthology. 810.803 BAS
  • The baseball book. 796.357 BAS
  • Baseball haiku. 895.6 BAS
  • Baseball: yesterday & today. Josh Leventhal. 796.357 LEV
  • Baseball’s natural: the story of Eddie Waitkus. John Theodore. 796.357 THE
  • The best game ever: Pirates vs. Yankees: October 13, 1960. Jim Reisler. 796.357 REI
  • The best of Baseball digest. 796.357 BES
  • Beyond the shadow of the Senators: the untold story of the Homestead Grays and the integration of baseball. Brad Snyder. 796.357 SNY
  • The Big Bam: the life and times of Babe Ruth. Leigh Montville. B Ruth
  • Big Papi: my story of big dreams and big hits. David Ortiz. 796.357 ORT, Spanish Lang. 796.357
  • Billy Williams: my sweet-swinging lifetime with the Cubs. B Williams
  • Casey at the bat. Ernest L. Thayer. Y 811 THA
  • Clearing the bases: juiced players, monster salaries, sham records, and a Hall of Famer’s search for the soul of baseball. Mike Schmidt. 796.357 SCH
  • Clemente. David Maraniss. 796.357 MAR, Spanish Lang. 796.357 MAR
  • Coach: lessons on the game of life. Michael Lewis. 796.357 LEW
  • Coaching the Little League fielder. Mark Gola. 796.3576 GOL
  • Coaching the Little League hitter. John Monteleone. 796.3576 MON
  • Coaching the Little League pitcher.  Randy Voorhees. 796.3576 VOO
  • The complete Chicago Cubs: the total encyclopedia of the team. Derek Gentile. 796.357 GEN
  • Cubs nation: 162 games, 162 stories, 1 addiction. Gene Wojciechowski. 796.357 WOJ
  • The Cubs: the complete story of Chicago Cubs baseball. Glenn Stout. 796.357 STO
  • DiMaggio. Morris Engelberg. B DiMaggio
  • The echoing green: the untold story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca, and the shot heard round the world. Joshua Prager. 796.357 PRA
  • Faithful: two diehard Boston Red Sox fans chronicle the historic 2004 season. Stewart O’Nan, Stephen King. 796.357 ONA, CD 796.357 ONA
  • Fantasyland: a season on baseball’s lunatic fringe. Sam Walker. 796.357 WAL
  • Far from home: Latino baseball players in America. Tim Wendel. 796.357 WEN, Spanish Lang. 796.357
  • Feeding the monster: how money, smarts, and nerve took a team to the top. Seth Mnookin. 796.357 MNO
  • The first World Series and the baseball fanatics of 1903. Roger I. Abrams. 796.357 ABR
  • Game of shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the steroids scandal that rocked professional sports. Mark Fainaru-Wada. 362.29 FAI
  • Game time: a baseball companion. Roger Angell. 796.357 ANG
  • A great day in Cooperstown: the improbable birth of baseball’s hall of fame. Jim Reisler. 796.357 REI
  • Hank Aaron and the home run that changed America. Tom Stanton. Y 796.357 STA
  • Hitting and hurling in the heartland: a look at Indiana high school baseball. Steve Krah. Ind. Coll 796.357 KRA
  • Is this a great game, or what?. Tim Kurkjian. 796.357 KUR
  • Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball. Scott Simon. 796.357 SIM
  • Juiced: wild times, rampant ‘roids, smash hits, and how baseball got big. Jose Canseco. 796.357 CAN, Spanish Lang. 796.357 CAN
  • Just play ball. Joe Garagiola. 796.357 GAR
  • The last good season: Brooklyn, the Dodgers, and their final pennant race together. Michael Shapiro. 796.357 SHA
  • Little League drills and strategies. Ned McIntosh. 796.3576 MACI
  • The Little League guide to conditioning and training. Mark Gola. 796.3576 GOL
  • The Little League guide to correcting the 25 most common mistakes. John Monteleone. 796.3576 MON
  • The Little League guide to tee ball. Ned McIntosh, Rich Cropper. 796.3578 MACI
  • Little League’s official how-to-play baseball book. Peter Kreutzer, Ted Kerley. 796.3576 KRE
  • Living on the black: two pitchers, two teams, one season to remember. John Feinstein. 796.357 FEI
  • Luckiest man: the life and death of Lou Gehrig. Jonathan Eig. B Gehrig, CD B Gehrig
  • Managing Little League baseball. Ned McIntosh. 796.3576 MACI
  • Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game.  Michael Lewis. 796.357 LEW
  • Mostly true: a memoir of family, food, and baseball. Molly O’Neill. B O’Neill
  • My bat boy days. Steve Garvey. B Garvey
  • My prison without bars. Pete Rose. B Rose
  • Officiating baseball. 796.357 OFF
  • The old ball game: how John McGraw, Christy Mathewson, and the New York Giants created modern baseball. Frank Deford. 796.357 DEF
  • 100 baseball icons. Terry Heffernan. 796.357 HEF
  • 100 years of the World Series. Eric Enders. 796.357 END
  • 101 baseball places to see before you strike out.  Josh Pahigian. 796.357 PAH
  • The only game in town: baseball stars of the 1930s and 1940s talk about the game they loved. Fay Vincent. 796.357 VIN
  • Opening day: the story of Jackie Robinson’s first season. Jonathan Eig. B Robinson
  • The perfect game: America looks at baseball. Elizabeth V. Warren. 796.357 WAR
  • Perfect I’m not: Boomer on beer, brawls, backaches, and baseball. David Wells. 796.357 WEL
  • Perfect, once removed: when baseball was all the world to me. Phillip Hoose. B Hoose
  • Play baseball the Ripken way. Cal Ripken, Jr., Bill Ripken. 796.357 RIP
  • Praying for Gil Hodges: a memoir of the 1955 World Series and one family’s love of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Thomas Oliphant. 796.357 OLI
  • Pride of October: what it was to be young and a Yankee. Bill Madden. 796.357 MAD
  • Rob Neyer’s big book of baseball legends. Rob Neyer. 796.357 NEY
  • Sandy Koufax. Jane Leavy. 796.357 LEA
  • Shades of glory: the Negro leagues and the story of African-American baseball. Lawrence B. Hogan. 796.357 HOG
  • Smithsonian baseball: inside the world’s finest private collections. Stephen Wong. 796.357 WON
  • The soul of baseball: a road trip through Buck O’Neil’s America. Joe Posnanski. 796.357 POS
  • Sox and the city: a fan’s love affair with the White Sox from the heartbreak of ’67 to the Wizards of Oz. Richard Roeper. 796.357 ROE
  • The teammates. David Halberstam. 796.357 HAL
  • Ted Williams. Leigh Montville. B Williams
  • This ain’t brain surgery: how to win the pennant without losing your mind. Larry Dierker. 796.357 DIE
  • Three nights in August: strategy, heartbreak, and joy inside the mind of a manager. Buzz Bissinger. 796.357 BIS
  • Triumph and tragedy in Mudville: a lifelong pas-sion for baseball. Stephen Jay Gould. 796.357 GOU
  • 27 men out: baseball’s perfect games. Michael Coffey. 796.357 COF
  • We would have played for nothing: baseball stars of the 1950s and 1960s talk about the game they loved. Fay Vincent. 796.357 VIN
  • Wrigley Field. Mark Jacob. 796.357 JAC
  • Yankee Stadium. Mark Vancil. 796.357 VAN
  • The Yankee years. Joe Torre. 796.357 TOR
  • Yogi Berra. Allen Barra. 796.357 BAR
  • You can observe a lot by watching. Yogi Berra. 796.357 BER

FICTION

  • Beanball. Gene Fehler. Y Fic FEH
  • The boy who saved baseball. John H. Ritter. Y Fic RIT, J AUDIO CD RIT
  • Double play. Robert B. Parker. Mystery PAR
  • The end of baseball. Peter Schilling, Jr. Fic SCH
  • The entitled: a tale of modern baseball. Frank Deford. Fic DEF
  • Green monster. Rick Shefchik. Mystery SHE
  • Mexican whiteboy. Matt de la Peña. Y Fic PEN
  • River season. Jim Black. Fic BLA
  • Samurai shortstop. Alan Gratz. Y Fic GRA
  • Satchel Paige: striking out Jim Crow. James Sturm & Rich Tommaso. Y 741.5 STU

REFERENCE

  • The official price guide to baseball cards. James Beckett. R 769.42 BEC

DVDS & VIDEOS

  • Bang the drum slowly. DVD Drama B
  • Baseball fundamentals. DVD 796.3572
  • Damn Yankees. DVD Musical D
  • Dinosaur Bob and his adventures with the family Lazardo (Reading rainbow). DVD Children R
  • Everyone’s hero. DVD Children E
  • The final season. DVD Drama F
  • Hitting mechanics. DVD 796.3572
  • The Jackie Robinson story. DVD Drama J
  • Little League’s official how-to-play baseball DVD. DVD 796.3576
  • Mickey. DVD Drama M
  • The natural. DVD Drama 2007 N
  • Offensive drills. DVD 796.3572
  • Pitching drills & techniques. DVD 796.3572
  • The pride of the Yankees. DVD Drama P
  • The Stratton story. DVD Drama S
  • This old Cub. DVD 796.357
  • We’re a team (Dora the explorer). DVD Children D

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Alex Rodriguez. Michael Bradley. JB Rodriguez
  • American League Central. David Fischer. J 796.357 FIS
  • American League East.  James Buckley, Jr. J 796.357 BUC
  • American League West. John Clendening. J 796.357 CLE
  • The Aurora County All-Stars. Deborah Wiles. J WIL, J AUDIO CD WIL
  • Ballpark. Lynn Curlee. J 796.357 CUR
  • Baseball! Q & A. J 796.357 BAS
  • Baseball’s boneheads, bad boys & just plain crazy guys. George Sullivan. J 796.357 SUL
  • Boys in control. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. J NAY, Large Type Fic NAY
  • Champions on the bench: the Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars. Carole Boston Weatherford. Pic WEA
  • The Chicago White Sox. Mark Stewart. J 796.357 STE
  • Dad, Jackie, and me. Myron Uhlberg. Pic UHL
  • Derek Jeter. Michael Bradley. JB Jeter
  • Diamond life. Charles R. Smith, Jr. J 795.357 SMI
  • Edward’s eyes. Patricia MacLachlan. J MACL, Large Type Fic MACL
  • Free baseball. Sue Corbett. J COR
  • Girl wonder: a baseball story in nine innings. Deborah Hopkinson. Pic HOP
  • Hammerin’ Hank: the life of Hank Greenberg. Yona Zeldis McDonough. EB Greenberg
  • Heat. Mike Lupica. J LUP, J AUDIO CD LUP
  • How baseball works. Keltie Thomas. J 796.357 THO
  • I know who likes you. Doug Cooney. J COO
  • Just like Josh Gibson. Angela Johnson. Pic JOH
  • The kid who only hit homers. Matt Christopher. J CHR, Sp. Lang. J CHR
  • Luke goes to bat. Rachel Isadora. Pic ISA
  • Mickey Mantle. John Marlin. JB Mantle
  • Mighty Jackie: the strike-out queen. Marissa Moss. EB Mitchell
  • Mudball. Matt Tavares. Pic TAV
  • Nate the Great and the stolen base. Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. E SHA
  • National League Central. John Silbaugh. J 796.357 SIL
  • National League East. Michael Teitelbaum. J 796.357 TEI
  • National League West. Jim Gigliotti. J 796.357 GIG
  • A Negro League scrapbook. Carole Boston Weatherford. J 796.357 WEA
  • Out of the ballpark. Alex Rodriguez. Pic ROD
  • Roberto Clemente. Jonah Winter. EB Clemente
  • Satch & me: a baseball card adventure. Dan Gutman. J GUT
  • The shot heard ’round the world. Phil Bildner. Pic BIL
  • Stealing home: Jackie Robinson: against the odds. Robert Burleigh. JB Robinson
  • The story of the Chicago Cubs. Tyler Omoth. J 796.357 OMO
  • The story of the Chicago White Sox. Michael O’Hearn. J 796.357 OHE
  • Swinging for the fences: Hank Aaron and me. Mike Leonetti. EB Aaron
  • Take me out to the ball game: the sensational baseball song. Jim Burke. J 796.357 BUR
  • Two hot dogs with everything. Paul Haven. J HAV
  • The unwilling umpire. Ron Roy. J ROY Mystery
  • We are the ship: the story of Negro league baseball. Kadir Nelson. J 796.357 NEL

SPANISH LANGUAGE / EN ESPAÑOL

  • Cuenta con el béisbol. Barbara Barbieri McGrath. Sp. Lang. Pic MACG
  • En el campo de juego con– Alex Rodriguez. Glenn Stout. Sp. Lang. JB Rodriguez
  • Jackie Robinson. Jonatha A. Brown. Sp. Lang. EB Robinson