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We are a small, independent press located in Northern New Jersey specializing in niche publishing of non-fiction titles.

A Baseball Dynasty

A Baseball Dynasty

Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s
by Bruce Markusen

List Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-878282-23-1

The winner of the Society for American Baseball Research’s Seymour Medal as the best book of 1998, this newly released edition of A Baseball Dynasty: Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s (originally titled Baseball’s Last Dynasty) contains added interviews with stars Joe Rudi, Gene Tenace, Jim “Mudcat” Grant, and John “Blue Moon” Odom.

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The Glory of the 1966 Orioles and Baltimore

The Glory of the 1966 Orioles and Baltimore

by Mark R. Millikin

List Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-878282-46-0

Baltimore had known great baseball as a major league city at the turn of the nineteenth century before losing their franchise in 1901 to New York, a team that later became the Yankees. Although Baltimore had some great minor league teams, the city was still considered as a minor league city, even when it returned to the majors in 1954.

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The Incredible Slip Madigan

The Incredible Slip Madigan

The Flamboyant Coach Who Modernized Football
by Dave Newhouse

List Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-937943-48-6

Slip Madigan was a football coach like no other–a visionary, raconteur, and entrepreneur who brought the sport into the modern age.

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Smiling Irish Eyes

Smiling Irish Eyes

Art Rooney and the Pittsburgh Steelers
by Andrew O’Toole

List Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-878282-34-7

Art Rooney was one of the pioneers of the National Football League, along with Bert Bell, George Halas, Tim Mara, and George Preston Marshall, but his beloved team, first known as the Pirates and then the Steelers would spend years as a league doormat before becoming a powerhouse.

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Chicago’s Showcase of Basketball

Chicago’s Showcase of Basketball

The World Tournament of Professional Basketball and the College All-Star Game
by John Schleppi

List Price: $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-878282-49-1

The World Tournament of Champions was the forerunner of the era of professional basketball as we know it today.

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The Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl

A Modern History 1960 – 2008
by Raymond Schmidt

List Price: $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-878282-53-8

Despite its long-time dominance of the end-of-the-year bowl festivals, no recent reference book has covered in detail the games played in the Modern era of the Rose Bowl.

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…and a dollar short

…and a dollar short

The Empty Promises, Broken Dreams
and Somewhat-Less-Than-Comic
Misadventures of the 1974
Florida Blazers
by Mark Speck

List Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-878282-77-4

It’s a great unwritten story that has finally been written! It’s an unforgettable story that shouldn’t be forgotten!!

It’s a story of triumph, loyalty, sacrifice, and just plain old stubbornness. It’s a story of men overcoming almost overwhelming odds and a laundry-list of hardships, problems, and distractions that never turned them from their ultimate goal, the league championship.

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Nothing But A Brand New Set of Flat Tires:

Nothing But A Brand New Set of Flat Tires:

The Sad, Sorry Saga of the 1974 Detroit Wheels of the World Football League
by Mark Speck

List Price: $24.95
ISBN: 973-1-937943-47-9

Detroit’s pro football history is alive with the names of many wonderful heroes from a colorful past … Benny Friedman, Jimmy Conzelman, Potsy Clark, Buddy Parker, Bobby Layne, Joe Schmidt, Night Train Lane, Dick LeBeau, Barry Sanders, Bubba Wyche, Sheldon Joppru, Wimpy Winther…

Wait … Bubba Wyche? Sheldon Joppru? Wimpy Winther? Don’t recognize them?

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Playing for A Hoagie and A Beer

Playing for A Hoagie and A Beer

Life on the Outer Fringes
of Football with the Semipro
Central Pennsylvania Whitetail Bucks
by Mark Speck

List Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-937943-36-3

As the years have fallen away, the memories still remain vivid among the players, coaches and fans who loved and cheered the Central Pennsylvania Whitetail Bucks in the mid-70s. Author Mark Speck tells their story through the eyes of the players themselves.

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WIFFLE

WIFFLE

The Wild, Zany and
Sometimes Hilariously
True Stories of the
World Football League
by Mark Speck

List Price: $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-937943-24-0

The decade of the 1970’s was a unique, fascinating, depressing and exciting period all at the same time. It was a turbulent time that saw many history-making events, and some wild and crazy fads and fashions come and go. A lot of things associated with the 1970s, such as bell bottom, leisure suits, Jimmy Hoffa, pet rocks, lava lamps, mood rings, Nehru jackets, and disco, music, didn’t survive that turbulent decade. Neither did the World Football League.

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Red Sox Review

Red Sox Review

110 Years of Boston Red Sox Photos
by Mark Stang

List Price: $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-878282-70-5

Over 260 black and white photographs span 110 years of baseball history
in this stunning collection of Red Sox images. From the days of Joe Cronin
and Bobby Doerr to Jim Rice and Carlton Fisk, the famous and forgotten
fill these pages and recall the glory of Boston Red Sox baseball. The book
covers the Red Sox from 1901 all the way through the 2011 season.

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The World Series In The Deadball Era

The World Series In The Deadball Era

A history in the words and pictures
of the writers and photographers
by Steve Steinberg

List Price: $45.00
ISBN: 978-1-937943-45-5

The game of baseball at the beginning of the 20th century was remarkably similar to the game that is played today, although pitching was dominant and offense was hard to come by. But missing was the coverage by radio, television, motion pictures, audio/video tapes and the internet. Today’s coverage includes not only these new media but also expanded use of newspapers and photography.

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