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    • The MVP Machine

    • How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players
    • By: Ben Lindbergh, Travis Sawchik
    • Narrated by: Josh Hurley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    Instead of out-drafting, out-signing, and out-trading their rivals, baseball's best minds have turned to out-developing opponents, gaining greater edges than ever by perfecting prospects and eking extra runs out of older athletes who were once written off. Lindbergh and Sawchik take us inside the transformation of former fringe hitters into home-run kings, show how washed-up pitchers have emerged as aces, and document how coaching and scouting are being turned upside down. The MVP Machine charts the future of a sport and offers a lesson that goes beyond baseball.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • !

    • By Elliott Adnapoz on 06-16-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches

    • By: Tyler Kepner
    • Narrated by: Tyler Kepner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than 300 people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Perfect Baseball Book

    • By Jordan on 05-21-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Moneyball

    • The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,900
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,419

    Moneyball reveals a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book, Outstanding Narration, Sloppy Edit

    • By Dirk Turgid on 03-05-12
    • The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 07-26-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,900 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Full Count

    • The Education of a Pitcher
    • By: David Cone, Jack Curry - contributor
    • Narrated by: David Cone
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    Met and Yankee All-Star Pitcher David Cone shares lessons from the World Series and beyond in this essential memoir for baseball fans everywhere. To any baseball fan, David Cone was a bold and brilliant pitcher. During his 17-year career, he became a master of the mechanics and mental toughness a pitcher needs to succeed in the major leagues. A five-time All-Star and five-time World champion now gives his full count - balls and strikes, errors and outs - of his colorful life in baseball.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hyper-smooth; perfect for any baseball fan!

    • By Brigham on 06-15-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Astroball

    • The New Way to Win It All
    • By: Ben Reiter
    • Narrated by: Ben Reiter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 541
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538

    Astroball is the inside story of how a gang of outsiders went beyond the stats to find a new way to win. When new Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and his top analyst, the former rocket scientist Sig Mejdal, arrived in Houston in 2011, they had already spent more than half a decade trying to understand how human instinct and expertise could be blended with hard numbers. Astroball is the story of the next wave of thinking in baseball and beyond, at once a remarkable underdog story and a fascinating look at the cutting edge of evaluating and optimizing human potential. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More About the Story than the Process

    • By Boyd Tschaggeny on 07-16-18
    • The New Way to Win It All
    • By: Ben Reiter
    • Narrated by: Ben Reiter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 07-10-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 609 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Play Hungry

    • The Making of a Baseball Player
    • By: Pete Rose
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Pete Rose was a legend on the field. As baseball’s hit king, he shattered records that were thought to be unbreakable. And during the 1970s, he was the leader of the Big Red Machine, the Cincinnati Reds team that dominated the game. But he’s also the greatest player who may never enter the Hall of Fame because of his lifetime ban from the sport. Perhaps no other ballplayer’s story is so representative of the triumphs and tragedies of our national pastime.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bigger Fan of Pete Now

    • By Eric J Barth on 06-14-19
    • The Making of a Baseball Player
    • By: Pete Rose
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 06-04-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Ninety Percent Mental

    • By: Bob Tewksbury, Scott Miller
    • Narrated by: Bob Tewksbury
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    In Ninety Percent Mental, Bob Tewksbury shows listeners a side of the game only he can provide, given his singular background as both a longtime MLB pitcher and a mental skills coach for two of the sport's most fabled franchises, the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. Fans watching the game on television or even at the stadium don't have access to the mind games a pitcher must play in order to get through an at-bat, an inning, a game. Tewksbury explores the fascinating psychology behind baseball, such as how players use techniques of imagery, self-awareness, and strategic thinking to maximize performance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic for Sports & Life

    • By FRank Skrek on 05-08-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • My Dad, Yogi

    • A Memoir of Family and Baseball
    • By: Dale Berra
    • Narrated by: Dale Berra
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Everyone knows Yogi Berra, the American icon. He was the backbone of the New York Yankees through ten World Series Championships, managed the National League Champion New York Mets in 1973, and had an ingenious way with words that remains an indelible part of our lexicon. But no one knew him like his family did. My Dad, Yogi is Dale Berra's chronicle of his unshakeable bond with his father, as well as an intimate portrait of one of the great sports figures of the 20th century. 

    • A Memoir of Family and Baseball
    • By: Dale Berra
    • Narrated by: Dale Berra
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-19
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Ball Four

    • The Final Pitch
    • By: Jim Bouton
    • Narrated by: Jim Bouton
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 744
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660

    When Ball Four was published in 1970, it created a firestorm. Bouton was called a Judas, a Benedict Arnold and a “social leper” for having violated the “sanctity of the clubhouse.” Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force Bouton to sign a statement saying the book wasn’t true. Ballplayers, most of whom hadn’t read it, denounced the book. It was even banned by a few libraries. Almost everyone else, however, loved Ball Four.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three Ten Year Updates Give Bouton a 5th Star

    • By Byron on 08-09-12
    • The Final Pitch
    • By: Jim Bouton
    • Narrated by: Jim Bouton
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 04-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 744 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Big Fella

    • Babe Ruth and the World He Created
    • By: Jane Leavy
    • Narrated by: Jane Leavy, Fred Sanders
    • Length: 22 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    After hitting his 60th home run in September 1927, Ruth embarked on the mother of all barnstorming tours, a three-week victory lap across America, accompanied by Yankee teammate Lou Gehrig. In The Big Fella, acclaimed biographer Jane Leavy recreates that 21-day circus and in so doing captures the romp and the pathos that defined Ruth’s life and times. Drawing from more than 250 interviews, a trove of previously untapped documents, and Ruth family records, Leavy breaks through the mythology that has obscured the legend and delivers the man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Babe Ruth and American History

    • By A. L. Katz on 10-21-18

    Regular price: $49.05

    • Calico Joe

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Erik Singer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184

    Whatever happened to Calico Joe? It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and headed for home. The next day, Jim Hickman, the first baseman for the Cubs, injured his back. The team suddenly needed someone to play first, so they reached down to their AA club in Midland, Texas, and called up a 21-year-old named Joe Castle. He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short but worth at least 2 credits

    • By Marjean on 04-21-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Just Show Up

    • And Other Enduring Values from Baseball's Iron Man
    • By: Cal Ripken Jr., James Dale
    • Narrated by: Cal Ripken Jr.
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Iron Man Cal Ripken, Jr., the 19-time All-Star, World-Series-winning legend, American League MVP, and record holder who played 2,632 consecutive games, outlines eight rules for the game of baseball and life, drawing from the lessons he has learned on and off the field.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cal is a Giant!

    • By Rogue Iron Giant on 05-16-19

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Heads-Up Baseball 2.0: 5 Skills for Competing One Pitch at a Time

    • By: Dr. Ken Ravizza, Dr. Tin Hanson
    • Narrated by: Michael Haytack
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Join more than 145,000 players and coaches who have found playing heads-up baseball helps them overcome the failure, frustration, and fear the game throws at you each day and instead play with confidence, consistency, and composure under pressure. Talent, strength, and great mechanics don't matter if you can't compete in games. Developed by working with elite players and coaches over the past 40 years, the strategies and tools in this audiobook (an "upgrade" to the classic 1994 edition) arm you with the approach you need to find out how good you can be at baseball.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Baseball 90% Mental.

    • By Anonymous User on 04-02-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Smart Baseball

    • The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball
    • By: Keith Law
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    Predictably Irrational meets Moneyball in ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Law's iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work, and exploring what the rise of Big Data means for the future of the sport.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • slightly annoying but solid

    • By Ex on 08-07-17
    • The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball
    • By: Keith Law
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 04-25-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 341 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Cubs Way

    • The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse
    • By: Tom Verducci
    • Narrated by: Tom Verducci
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 557

    With inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest championship drought in sports, chronicling their epic journey to become World Series champions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for Cub fans and even those that are not

    • By Michael Klotz on 04-15-17
    • The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse
    • By: Tom Verducci
    • Narrated by: Tom Verducci
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 602 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Power Ball

    • Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game
    • By: Rob Neyer
    • Narrated by: Rob Neyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A’s and eventual World Series champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which Major League Baseball has changed over the last few decades. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid overview of Baseball in 2018

    • By Tyler Burch on 11-21-18
    • Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game
    • By: Rob Neyer
    • Narrated by: Rob Neyer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 10-09-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 93 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Moneyball

    • The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Michael Lewis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 452
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459

    Moneyball is a quest for something that money can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected by a brotherhood of baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, and physics professors. These numbers prove that the traditional measure of success for players and teams are fatally flawed. This information has been around for years, and nobody paid it any mind. And then came Billy Beane, General Manager of the Oakland A's.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Audible Book Yet

    • By Steven on 06-15-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Mental Game of Baseball

    • A Guide to Peak Performance
    • By: H.A. Dorfman, Karl Kuehl, Rick Wolff - foreword
    • Narrated by: Matthew Josdal
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In this book, authors H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peak performance at every level of the game. The theory and applications are illustrated by anecdotes and insights from major and minor league players, who at some point discovered the importance of mastering the inner game in order to play baseball as it should be played. Intended for players, managers, coaches, agents, and administrators as well as fans who want a more in-depth look at the makeup of the complete baseball player. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Papi

    • My Story
    • By: David Ortiz, Michael Holley
    • Narrated by: Peter Larkin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped the team win three World Series, bringing back a storied franchise from "never wins" to "always wins". He helped them upend the doubts, the naysayers, and the nonbelievers and captured the imagination of millions of fans along the way, as he launched balls into the stands again and again and again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story Cover To Cover

    • By Rich Gasser on 03-20-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Heat

    • By: Mike Lupica
    • Narrated by: Paolo Andino
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    Twelve-year-old Michael Arroyo lives in the shadows of Yankee Stadium, home of his heroes, but a place that might as well be on a different continent since he can't afford to see the inside. He also lives in the shadows of his Bronx neighborhood, hiding from the bill collectors and the officials who would separate him from his 17-year-old brother if they knew the two boys were living on their own. Baseball is Michael's only salvation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heat

    • By bernardo roman on 08-14-15

    Regular price: $20.95

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