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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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Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Lynne Cox · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete, able to endure cold water temperatures that would kill others, author of Swimming to Antarctica ("Riveting" - Sports Illustrated) and Grayson ("Moving, mystical" - People)...
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Ted Williams, My Father: A Memoir

Claudia Williams · Ecco; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition
Format: Hardcover

In this poignant memoir, Claudia Williams, the last surviving child of legendary Boston Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Ted Williams, tells her father’s story, including never-before-told anecdotes about his life on and off the field that reveal the flesh and blood man behind “The...
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Beckett Basketball Card Price Guide: 2013 Edition

James Beckett · Beckett Pubns
Format: Book

Offers checklists and pricing for basketball card sets from 1910 to present, includes pricing for other collectibles, and provides a brief history of basketball cards.
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100 More Swimming Drills

Blythe Lucero · Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

To swim better, we have to swim more efficiently. While good technique is the foundation of efficient swimming, it is difficult to achieve by simply swimming lap after lap. Ongoing stroke problems leave many people feeling unrewarded. Therefore, swimming drills are a fundamental and ongoing...
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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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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...

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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 Closer

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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438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

Jonathan Franklin · Atria Books
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

"The best survival book in a decade" (Outside magazine) , 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.

On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast...
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Ultralight Backpackin' Tips: 153 Amazing & Inexpensive Tips for Extremely Lightweight Camping

Mike Clelland · FalconGuides; First edition
Format: Paperback

Short, to the point, and humorously illustrated by famed outdoor illustrator Mike Clelland, this book presents everything hikers and backpackers need to be safe, comfortable, and well-fed while carrying a very small and lightweight pack.
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