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Baseball Prospectus 2016

Patrick Dubuque · Wiley
Pages: 593
Format: Print book

The 2016 edition of the New York Times Bestselling Guide Welcome to The Show! After 20 All-Star seasons, the creators of this, the 21st edition of the industry-leading Baseball Prospectus annual, could have been content to rest on their laurels. Instead, Baseball Prospectus 2016 contains...
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Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

Richard Ben Cramer · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Paperback

Joe DiMaggio was, at every turn, one man we could look at who made us feel good.In the hard-knuckled thirties, he was the immigrant boy who made it big - and spurred the New York Yankees to a new era of dynasty. He was Broadway Joe, the icon of elegance, the man who wooed and won Marilyn...
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UFC: A Visual History

Thomas Gerbasi · DK/Prima Games, a division of Penguin Randhom House LLC
Pages: 399
Format: Print book

Experience the fastest growing sport in the world!Follow the rich history of UFC from its inception as a small, fledgling organization all the way to its present day status as a sports world juggernaut! With insider commentary and stunning visuals, experience UFC like never before! Through...
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Soccer Speed

Richard Bate · Human Kinetics; 1 edition
Format: Book

The world’s most popular sport is also one of the most demanding. Stronger, smarter, and more agile players have increased the intensity and tempo of the game. Success hinges on the ability to read, react, and execute. For individual players and teams alike, speed is a necessity....
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The Book of Draft Horses: A Guide to Selecting, Caring, and Training

Donna Campbell Smith · Lyons Press
Pages: 147
Format: Print book

Before trucks and tractors, draft horses performed the heavy work of pulling wagons, plowing fields, and hauling logs. But the internal combustion engine did not entirely replace these animals; they are still used in many parts of the country for agricultural and other jobs. The Book of Draft...
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Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History

Curt Menefee · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A refreshing and though-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat - those on the flip side of an epic triumph - and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit.Every sports fan recalls with amazing...
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The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History

Robert W. Cohen · Taylor Trade Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

The St. Louis Cardinals are perhaps the most popular and successful franchise in National League history, having won more world championships than any other club in the league. Baseball greats such as Stan Musial, Rogers Hornsby, and Albert Pujols have all worn the Cardinals uniform. But which...
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Baseball Prospectus 2016

Sam Miller · Turner
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

The 2016 edition of the New York Times Bestselling Guide Welcome to The Show! After 20 All-Star seasons, the creators of this, the 21st edition of the industry-leading Baseball Prospectus annual, could have been content to rest on their laurels. Instead, Baseball Prospectus 2016 contains...
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A History of American Sports in 100 Objects

Cait Murphy · Basic Books
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

What artifact best captures the spirit of American sports? The bat Babe Ruth used to hit his allegedly called shot, or the ball on which Pete Rose wrote, "I'm sorry I bet on baseball"? Could it be Lance Armstrong's red-white-and-blue bike, now tarnished by doping and hubris? Or perhaps...
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Firearms For Personal Protection: Armed Defense for the New Gun Owner

Joseph von Benedikt · Gun Digest
Pages: 222
Format: Print book

Armed Defense for the New Gun OwnerFirearms for Personal Protection provides the armed citizen with comprehensive information and education on critical aspects of practical personal-protection gun ownership and use, featuring:Solid, practical information on firearms, free of pseudo-tactical...
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Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl

Jase Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

The closer we look at the Robertson family, the more we discover the substance and authenticity below the surface of these well-known TV characters. In this enlightening book, Jase Robertson gives us a deep look behind his funnyman exterior. In addition to stories of life in the Robertson...
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Peyton Manning: The Last Rodeo

Mark Kiszla · Natl Book Network
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Peyton Manning is America's quarterback. And America loves a great comeback story. Less than two years after Manning was fired from the Indianapolis Colts, he led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl and won pro football's Most Valuable Player award for the fifth time. In 2013,...
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Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania

Daniel Bryan · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

One of the most popular WWE champions tells his behind-the-scenes story for the first time.Daniel Bryan has whipped the WWE universe into a frenzy. In 2014, as the biggest week of his life unfolds, Aberdeen, Washington's bearded son reflects in full detail on his incredible path to the top and gives...
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