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Rowdy: The Roddy Piper Story

Ariel Teal Toombs - Random House Canada
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The biggest pro wrestling bio since Bret Hart's Hitman: legendary Rowdy Roddy Piper's unfinished autobiography, re-conceived and completed by his children, actress/musician Ariel Teal Toombs and wrestler Colt Baird Toombs.In early 2015, Roderick Toombs, aka Rowdy Roddy Piper, began...
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The Man I Never Met: A Memoir

ADAM SCHEFTER - St. Martin's Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A powerful true story of loss and hope by one of the biggest names in sports media.

On September 11, 2001, Joe Maio went to work in the north tower of the World Trade Center. He never returned, leaving behind a wife, Sharri, and 15-month old son, Devon. Five years later, Sharri...

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Edgar: An Autobiography

Edgar Martinez - Triumph Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Patience, persistence, and the most unlikely of circumstances vaulted Edgar Martinez from a poor neighborhood in Dorado, Puerto Rico to the spotlight in Seattle, where he spent the entirety of his 18-year major league career with the Mariners. At last, his path is destined for one last...
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Jacobs Field:: History and Tradition at The Jake

Vince McKee - The History Press
Pages: 126
Format: Print book

The sports landscape changed in the spring of 1994 when the Cleveland Indians moved into their new stadium at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario. No longer the joke of the league, The Jake made them the jewel of baseball and helped revitalize a city and a fan base. For the first time ever,...
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Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry

Marcus Thompson - Touchstone
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The incredible and inspiring story of Stephen Curry, the greatest shooter basketball has ever seen, and the ascension of the Golden State Warriors, a team on the verge of being an NBA dynasty, by long-time Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson.

When...
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Baseball Under the Lights: The Rise of the Night Game

Charlie Bevis - ?McFarland
Format: Paperback

Night games transformed the business of professional baseball, as the smaller, demographically narrower audiences able to attend daytime games gave way to larger, more diversified crowds of nighttime spectators. Many ball club owners were initially conflicted about artificial lighting and later...
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Jim Brown: Last Man Standing

Dave Zirin - Blue Rider Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A unique biography of Jim Brown--football legend, Hollywood star, and controversial activist--written by acclaimed sports journalist Dave Zirin. The author spent considerable time with his subject, speaking with him at length about his life and career.

Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps...
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The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work and What to Do Instead

KRISTEN ULMER - Harper Wave
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this conversation-changing book, a former professional extreme skier revolutionizes our understanding of fear and provides the tools we need to build a healthy relationship with this complex emotion - and use it as a positive force in our lives.We all feel fear. Yet we are often told...
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Glory Days in Tribe Town: The Cleveland Indians and Jacobs Field 1994-1997

Tom Hamilton - Gray & Company, Publishers
Format: Print book

Relive the most thrilling seasons of Cleveland Indians baseball in recent memory! Remember the excitement of those first years at Jacobs Field? When it seemed the Indians could find a way to win almost any game? When screaming fans rocked the jam-packed stands every night? When a brash...
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