Baseball Lifetime Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz
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Baseball Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz
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Murphy slam leads Nats to 7th straight win
Phils hit 3 straight homers, sweep Braves
Yu know it: Rangers rally to take 4 from Royals
Rox roll to first home sweep of Giants since '02
Benintendi gets 5 hits; scary pitch irks Machado
Starting in 4-run hole, Astros win in 10
Stroman settles in after quick-pitch hiccup
Week Ahead: Opening month winds down
Benintendi's 5 hits lead trip down rabbit hole
Bullpen of the Week: Houston Astros
NL West Coast power outage
Rivalries renewed: 10 things to watch this week
Dodgers, Giants resume rivalry on MLB.TV
Statcast of the Day: Scherzer's spin zone
MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device
Hunter Pence appeared on Bill Nye's new show because of course he did
See them now:'s Top 100 Prospects
A rabbit crashing a Minor League team's Bark in the Park Day almost caused a hare-y situation
Start your own season by purchasing R.B.I. Baseball
MLB News Quiz: Do you remember the week that was?
Joe Blogs: The art of being perfect
A giant flock of seagulls descended upon a fan in Oakland, threatened to carry her away forever
Dodgers' big inning, McCarthy gem sink D-backs
Indians taking shape as contenders in AL
Machado in middle of 8th-inning tiff
Boss-a Nova: Bucs win behind stellar ex-Yank
Darvish comes up Yu-ge with 8-inning outing
Reds reward Arroyo with big hits to rip Cubs
A grand opening for Nationals' Murphy
Catcher Chris Gimenez kept it 'slow, slow, and slower' in his fourth career pitching appearance
Motter's slam lifts Gallardo, Seattle over A's
Allard among top prospect performers Sunday
Marlins surge past Padres with 6-run 6th
Mets hope Cespedes available Tuesday
Big flies seal Stroman's complete-game win
Strasburg set to go on paternity leave
Pujols now at No. 1 on RBI list for Dominicans
Nova's first '17 walk to NYY pitcher -- in first AB
Benintendi singles self out in record books
Miller has forearm tightness; MRI scheduled
Back on track, Price to throw next bullpen
Pitching win then soccer intro for McCarthy

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Two books by Dr. Carol S. Dweck, a Stanford University psychology professor, have given Dave insight into the course of his baseball career and were important aids as he was writing his memoir.  

Dr. Dweck's book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success is written for the general public.  It presents her concepts clearly and tells how the reader can apply them.

Dr. Dweck's book Self-theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development describes the research upon which her concepts are based.

Baseball Memoir by Dave Baldwin, Snake Jazz