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The Franchise: New York Yankees: A Curated History of the Bronx Bombers

Mark Feinsand - Triumph Books
Format: Hardcover

In The Franchise: New York Yankees, take a more profound and unique journey into the history of the baseball's most successful team. This thoughtful and engaging collection of essays captures the astute fans' history of the franchise, going beyond well-worn narratives of yesteryear...
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The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

Per J Andersson - Oneworld Publications
Format: Hardcover

"A romance, a travelogue, and a cultural critique ... filled with sumptuous prose. [PK's] determination is more than enough to keep readers enthralled." -- Publishers Weekly "This book will appeal to the optimistic, the romantic, and the armchair traveler. This...
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Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir

Alan Gaff - SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: Hardcover

The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig--a major historical discovery, published for the first time as a book, with "color commentary" from historian Alan Gaff. In 1927, the legendary Lou Gehrig sat down to write the remarkable story of his life and career. He was at his peak,...
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The Pride of the Yankees: The Movie that Defined the Legacy of Lou Gehrig

Richard Sandomir - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

"I CONSIDER MYSELF THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH."On July 4, 1939, baseball great Lou Gehrig delivered what has been called "baseball's Gettysburg Address" at Yankee Stadium and gave a speech that included the phrase that would become legendary. He died two years...
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Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76

Dan Epstein - St Martins Press
Format: Hardcover

Dan Epstein scored a cult hit with Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s. Now he returns with a riotous look at the most pivotal season of the decade.America, 1976: colorful, complex, and combustible. It was a year of Bicentennial...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt - W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Print book

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games -- by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time. Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal for writing "with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic"...
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Can't Knock the Hustle: Inside the Season of Protest, Pandemic, and Progress with the Brooklyn Nets' Superstars of Tomorrow

Matt Sullivan - Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

"Brilliantly audacious ... written with the profundity of a sage baller and the acuity of a seasoned journalist." - Kiese Laymon, New York Times bestselling author of Heavy An award-winning journalist's behind-the-scenes account from the epicenter of sports, social justice,...
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We Matter: Athletes and Activism

Etan Thomas - Edge of Sports
Format: Paperback

"A former NBA player and current activist and MSNBC commentator returns with a collection of dozens of interviews on the subject of race in America--all supporting the efforts of athletes to speak out and up...Voices of pain, anger, and hope resound through these pages--and through...
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Gods at Play: An Eyewitness Account of Great Moments in American Sports

Tom Callahan - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully observed narrative of American sport: character, grit, tragedy, unremarked heroism, and, always, the illuminating story behind the story.As a columnist for Time magazine, among many other publications, Tom Callahan witnessed an extraordinary number of defining moments in American...
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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

LEIGH MONTVILLE - Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

An insightful portrait of Muhammed Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military - and the key moments in a life that was as high...
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