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Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred

George Will · Crown Archetype
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times-bestselling history of America's most beloved baseball stadium, Wrigley Field, and the Cubs' century-long search for World Series gloryIn A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless...
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Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

Phil Robertson · Howard Books; Nineteenth Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson, the original Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty® star, from early childhood through the founding of a family business.LIVING THE DREAM Duck calls - though the source of his livelihood - are not what makes...
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Throwback: A Big-League Catcher Tells How the Game Is Really Played

Jason Kendall · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ever Wonder What's Being Said at Home Plate?How a Team Silently Communicates?What Goes on in the Clubhouse Behind Closed Doors?America's pastime has always left fans and amateur players alike yearning for the answers to questions about how pros play the game. Jason Kendall is an All-Star...
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The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

Kevin Cook · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable look at how baseball families share our national pastime.Baseball honors legacies -- from cheering the home team to breaking in an old glove handed down from father to son. In The Dad Report, award-winning sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which...
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

John Feinstein · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball "No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they're pitching or hitting in Triple-A." - Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher "If you don't like it here,...
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Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

Nicolaus Mills · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

For Armys players, their 1964 football game against a Navy team led by its Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, Roger Staubach, was a do-or-die battle. Army had lost to Navy five years in a row. This time a stunning victory by Army changed the Cadets fortunes and made headlines across the country....
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1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever

Bill Madden · Da Capo Press
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

1954: Perhaps no single baseball season has so profoundly changed the game forever. In that year - the same in which the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled, in the case of Brown vs. Board of Education, that segregation of the races be outlawed in America's public schools - Larry Doby's...
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The Outsider: A Memoir

Jimmy Connors · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.Connors ignited the tennis boom in the 1970s with his aggressive style of play, turning his matches with John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, and Ivan Lendl into prizefights. But it was his prolonged dedication...
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Runner's World Big Book of Running for Beginners: Lose Weight, Get Fit, and Have Fun

Jennifer Van Allen · St Martins Pr
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they're realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears...
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Lennyball: A Memoir of Life on the Edge

Lenny Dykstra · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A TOP-TEN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! AN INSTANT CLASSIC OF HUSSLE AND EXCESS ..."Tough, straight, upsetting, and strangely beautiful. ONE OF THE BEST SPORTS AUTOBIOGRAPHIES I'VE EVER READ. It comes from the heart." - Stephen King"THIS BOOK IS GOING TO BLOW YOUR MIND! Obviously...
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