Take Me Out to the Ballgame

By Candice Chaplin | February 11 2020 | NonfictionPromo Opportunity

This year, the Major League Baseball season begins earlier than ever. Opening Day is Thursday, March 26, 2020. For the third consecutive season, all 30 teams will play on this day. PRH publishes a wealth of baseball titles, from history to memoir, business to parenting. Work with accounts to build promotions around opening day featuring a selection of these top sellers in the category.

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The Catcher Was a Spy
The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg
NATIONAL BESTSELLERNow a major motion picture starring Paul Rudd“A delightful book that recounts one of the strangest episodes in the history of espionage. . . . . Relentlessly entertaining.”—The New York Times Book ReviewMoe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA. For Berg was much more than a third-string catcher who played on several major league teams between 1923 and 1939. Educated at Princeton and the Sorbonne, he as reputed to speak a dozen languages (although it was also said he couldn't hit in any of them) and went on to become an OSS spy in Europe during World War II. As Nicholas Dawidoff follows Berg from his claustrophobic childhood through his glamorous (though equivocal) careers in sports and espionage and into the long, nomadic years during which he lived on the hospitality of such scattered acquaintances as Joe DiMaggio and Albert Einstein, he succeeds not only in establishing where Berg went, but who he was beneath his layers of carefully constructed cover. As engrossing as a novel by John le Carré, The Catcher Was a Spy is a triumphant work of historical and psychological detection.
$19.00 US
May 30, 1995
US, Canada, Open Mkt

The Matheny Manifesto
A Young Manager's Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life
Now in paperback, and featuring a new preface by the author, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's New York Times bestselling manifesto about what parents, coaches, and athletes get wrong about sports; what we can do better; and how sports can teach eight keys to success in sports and life.
$16.00 US
Mar 28, 2017
US, Canada, Open Mkt