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Center Field On Fire

Author : Dave Phillips
ISBN : 9781623681395
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Former MLB umpire Dave Phillips was at the center of some of baseball's most unforgettable moments--Comiskey's infamous Disco Demolition Night, Gaylord Perry's spitball ejection, Albert Belle's confiscated corked bat and George Brett's pine tar bat debacle--and he shares with baseball fans the untold stories behind those incidents and many others, giving baseball fans a complete perspective on the life of an umpire.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Center Field Shot

Author : James R. Walker
ISBN : 9780803248250
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This work explores how the new medium of television changed America's pastime and traces the sometimes contentious but mutually beneficial relationship between baseball and television, from the first televised game in 1939 to the modern-day world of Internet broadcasts, satellite radio, and high-definition television. Original.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Dead In Center Field

Author : Paul Engleman
ISBN : 9780615527871
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 82.34 MB
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It's the summer of 1961, and all eyes in the sports world are riveted on New York's Yankee Stadium, where young outfielder Marvin Wallace is mounting an assault on Babe Ruth's record of 60 home runs in a season. As the upstart slugger closes in on the legendary Sultan of Swat, the pressure begins building off the field: Someone is making death threats, and it's up to ballplayer-turned-private eye Mark Renzler to figure out who. With a lineup of possible suspects that includes New Jersey gambling interests, fanatical Ruth fans and even Wallace's own teammates, Renzler faces a full count in late innings. If he doesn't come through in the clutch, it could be Marvelous Marvin's last time at bat. Praise for Paul Engleman, Mark Renzler, and Dead in Center Field: "Paul Engleman is a deft storyteller with a quirky touch. Mark Renzler is a sociable Sam Spade: great company for the reader." -- Studs Terkel "A grand slam!" -- Lin Brehmer, WXRT Chicago "The wisecracks are funny and the allusions clever. Engleman, like Chandler, doesn't take himself too seriously." -- Publishers Weekly "This one's right in the ballpark." -- Los Angeles Times "It's a delight!" -- Playboy "An excellent baseball mystery and a legendary private eye." -- Sacramento Bee "Breezy and irreverent, Engleman works in 60s touches without wallowing in nostalgia." -- Chicago Sun-Times
Category: Fiction

Center Field

Author : Robert Lipsyte
ISBN : 9780061997358
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Mike has his junior year well under control. He's got a solid group of friends. He's dating Lori, one of the hottest girls in school. And Coach Cody has all but given him the starting spot as the Ridgedale Rangers' varsity center fielder. And then Oscar Ramirez shows up. Oscar is an amazing ballplayer, as talented at the plate as he is in center field, and it's not long before Mike loses control. He's on the bench, he's getting into fights, and he finds himself in weekend detention with Katherine Herold, the most mysterious, abrasive, alluring girl in school. Mike is lost, confused, and looking to Coach Cody to help him get back on track. But the coach has his own set of rules for Mike to play by, and the decisions Mike makes are going to impact more than just the starting lineup. Robert Lipsyte, one of the most celebrated writers in young adult literature, has crafted a subtly intense tale of adolescent struggle, a sports story about much more than sports—one that shows us how the moves one makes off the field matter even more than the moves one has on it.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Danger In Center Field

Author : Willie Mays
ISBN : LCCN:63011990
Genre : Baseball stories
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Category: Baseball stories

Microsoft System Center Software Update Management Field Experience

Author : Andre Della Monica
ISBN : 9780735695894
Genre : Computers
File Size : 75.74 MB
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800x600 Focused technical guidance from System Center experts Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center--this book walks through the tools and resources used to manage the complex task of tracking and applying software updates to client computers in the enterprise using Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2, or later. Written by experts on the Microsoft System Center team and with Microsoft MVP Mitch Tulloch as series editor, this title focuses on maintaining operational efficiency, minimizing security issues, and maintaining the stability of the network infrastructure.
Category: Computers

In The Center Of The Field

Author : Cynthia West
ISBN : 9780865348424
Genre : Poetry
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Cynthia West says, "Poems form a path, with places to rest from the grief that rides the shoulders with the claws of a hawk. It takes strong legs to carry the sorrow of all who ask. It takes a clear mind to bear the voices. It takes the balance of a tightrope walker not to trip on the pain. The flowers, upholding petals and seeds, understand the burden a yoke can be. Sensing their transience, they announce, 'Poems build the road forward, providing hollows where gladness can grow.'" Known for her visionary paintings, Cynthia is also a poet, photographer, digital imager, potter and book artist. Her home with many gardens, where she has lived for forty years with her husband and family, is a healing center as well as her studio and gallery. Her works are collected worldwide. west is the author of four previous collections of poetry, "For Beauty Way," "1000 Stone Buddhas," "Rainbringer," and "The New Sun," the last two from Sunstone Press.
Category: Poetry

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Field Experience

Author : Manoj Pal
ISBN : 9780735684607
Genre : Computers
File Size : 20.53 MB
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Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book shares real-world expertise for using Configuration Manager capabilities to deliver more effective IT services. Series editor Mitch Tulloch and a team of System Center experts provide concise technical guidance as they step you through key deployment and management scenarios.
Category: Computers

Center Field

Author : Jaime Winters
ISBN : 0778714764
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Do you know who invented baseball? Who won the first world series? When did the All-American girls' league start? Find the answers to these questions and more in this jam-packed title. Fascinating fact boxes and clearly written text chronicle the historic triumphs and challenges of America's favorite pastime.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction