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The Book of Baseball by Derek Brandon and Jim Marooney

A guest review by Jamie Crompton

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Who’s on First? Illustrated by John Martz

Illustrated version of the classic comedy routine

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Nine Aces and a Joker: Sample chapters released

Two sample chapters have just been released for Nine Aces and a Joker: Defining seasons from British baseball’s standout pitchers.

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Nine Aces and a Joker: Purchasing information and details of first review

Nine Aces and a Joker: Defining seasons from British baseball’s standout pitchers was published by Project COBB several weeks back and is available both in print and as a Kindle eBook. Copies of the print version will be on sale for £12 at all three days of the National Baseball Championships, at Hemel Hempstead, this […]

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Provisional rotation announced for Project COBB’s “Nine Aces”

The provisional rotation has been announced for the upcoming Project COBB book titled Nine Aces and a Joker: Defining seasons from British baseball’s standout pitchers. The “Nine Aces” are, provisionally, as follows (with their defining season in parentheses):

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Nine Aces and a Joker: Provisional cover design

A provisional cover design has been prepared for the forthcoming Fineleaf Editions title Nine Aces and a Joker: Defining seasons from British baseball’s standout pitchers. This will be the second book by Project COBB, with fellow BaseballGB crew members Matt Smith and Mark George among the contributors to this effort. More news will follow soon.

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Decisions to be made on this year’s Baseball Prospectus annual

It wasn’t long after one item in my baseball budget became available to buy that another popped up to join it

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The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95mph by Shawn Green and Gordon McAlpine

Mark George reviews a book that provides an insight into what goes through a player’s mind when at the plate, and what can happen when you overthink and fall victim to your ego

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Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella

You are sure to know the film Field of Dreams, but have you read the novel that it is based on? If not, you should.

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The Secret History of Balls by Josh Chetwynd

The first review of the 2011/12 offseason looks at The Secret History of Balls by Josh Chetwynd

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