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First a Bobblehead, Then a Mascot, Now a Book for Once-Homeless ‘Hank’

Milwaukee Brewers LogoOn the heels of the sold out “BobbleHank” giveaway and the introduction of a new Hank mascot, a new book will be released tomorrow to recap the adventures of Hank, baseball’s most celebrated canine.  Hank, The Ballpark Pup, written by Karen Winnick, will go on sale on Thursday, September 18.  Read more hereRead Hank’s background story here.

Milwaukee Brewers Hank Book

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Grisham Turns to Baseball

For those who enjoy John Grisham novels and baseball too might want to check out the litigator-turned-author’s newest book is called “Calico Joe,” set in the backdrop of Major League Baseball.  Read more hereGo to Grisham’s website here.

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DigitalBallparks.com Releases New Book

DigitalBallparks.com has just released a huge new coffee table book entitled 500 BALLPARKS: From Wooden Seats to Retro Classics.  This 400-page monster, which is loaded with photographs and stories, is shipping now in time for the holidays.  You can order it by clicking here.  No, we have no financial interest in this project.  We just dig ballparks, and Eric Pastore does great work.

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Book Signing at JFK Museum

PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, June 18, Jane Mitchell, on-air reporter/producer at Channel 4 in San Diego, will host a book signing/fundraiser for the Cape Cod Baseball League at the JFK Hyannis Museum starting at noon. Continue reading

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Snagging Balls and Other Baseball Stuff

Author and professional “baseball hawk” Zack Hample has written a new book called The Baseball: Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches, where he shares antecdotes about baseballs, talks about the baseball manufacturing process, and provides tips on snagging balls.  We haven’t read the book, but it looks interesting.  Hample has retrieved over 4,600 baseballs from 48 Major League stadiums.  Read more here.

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New Ballparks Book Out for the Holidays

Big League Ballparks BookThinking about gifts as the holidays are fast approaching, what better way to satisfy one’s thirst for America’s pastime during the off-season than a new 512 page book with over 1,000 photographs of all major league ballparks dating back to 1900?  Big League Ballparks: The Complete Illustrated History is now available.  Read more here.

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