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Buzz Saw: The Improbable Story of How the Washington Nationals Won the World Series

Jesse Dougherty · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

By May 2019, the Washington Nationals - owners of baseball's oldest roster - had one of the worst records in the majors and just a 1.5 percent chance of winning the World Series. Yet by blending an old-school brand of baseball with modern analytics, they managed to sneak into the playoffs...
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Taking a Knee, Taking a Stand: African American Athletes and the Fight for Social Justice

Bob Schron · Imagine
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

, Muhammad Ali refused to fight in a war he believed was immoral. Wilma Rudolph retired from track and field to campaign for civil rights. Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to draw attention to the oppression of black bodies. Taking a Knee, Taking a Stand tells their...
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