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    • The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told

    • Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond
    • Written by: Jeff Silverman
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain, Hillary Huber
    • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At a 1931 barnstorming exhibition game in Tennessee, a 17-year-old pitcher for the Chattanooga Lookouts struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back to back. Her name was Jackie Mitchell - "organized baseball's first girl pitcher." In July 1970, a stripper rushed onto the field at Riverfront Stadium to kiss Johnny Bench, temporarily disrupting a game attended by President Nixon and his family. These are just some of the great, quirky, and comic moments in the annals of baseball recorded in The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told.

    Price: CDN$ 39.82

    • Why Baseball Matters

    • Written by: Susan Jacoby
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the 21st century, the game is losing young fans. Furthermore, baseball's greatest charm - a clockless suspension of time - is also its greatest liability in a culture of digital distraction. These paradoxes are explored by the historian and passionate baseball fan Susan Jacoby in a book that is both a love letter to the game and a tough-minded analysis of the current challenges to its special position in American culture.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Best Team Money Can Buy

    • The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse
    • Written by: Molly Knight
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
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    In 2012 the Los Angeles Dodgers were bought out of bankruptcy in the most expensive sale in sports history. Los Angeles icon Magic Johnson and his partners hoped to put together a team worthy of Hollywood. By most accounts they have succeeded, if not always in the way they might have imagined.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Wonder Girl

    • The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    • Written by: Don Van Natta Jr.
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
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    Texas girl Babe Didrikson never tried a sport too tough and never met a hurdle too high. Despite attempts to keep women from competing, Babe achieved All-American status in basketball and won gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics. Then, Babe attempted to conquer golf. One of the founders of the LPGA, Babe won more consecutive tournaments than any golfer in history. But at the height of her fame, she was diagnosed with cancer. Babe would then take her most daring step of all....

    Price: CDN$ 30.55