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Baseball For Dummies

Joe Morgan · For Dummies; 4 edition
Format: Paperback

Play, watch, and understand Americas favorite pastime Baseball continues to be a popular game both as a spectator sport and as a pastime. Since the publication of Baseball For Dummies, 3rd Edition, baseball teams have changed, new MLB stadiums have been built, and rules have been updated....
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Who Invented the Bicycle Kick?: Soccer's Greatest Legends and Lore

Paul Simpson · William Morrow Paperbacks

Published in time for the 2014 World Cup, the ultimate collection of soccer’s greatest lore and legends, illustrated with 100 black-and-white photos, by two of the world’s most knowledgeable soccer journalists.Who Invented the Bicycle Kick? is a rollicking ride through soccer...
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Backpacker Hidden Gems: 100 Greatest Undiscovered Hikes Across America

MAREN HORJUS · Falcon Guides
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Nothing against the Bright Angel Trail, the Narrows, the Presidential Traverse, or Half Dome, which are all certainly worth of their popularity, but hikers don't need another resource pointing them toward those conga lines. It's time we rewrite the backpacker's life list. Enter Backpacker...
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Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Roland Lazenby · Little
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

Seventeen-time all-star; scorer of 81 points in a game; MVP and a shooting guard second only to Jordan in league history: Kobe Bryant is one of basketball's absolute greatest players, a fascinating and complicated character who knew when he was a mere boy that he would be better than Jordan...
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Baseball Prospectus 2017

Baseball Prospectus · Turner
Pages: 608
Format: Paperback

The 2017 edition of the New York Times Bestselling Guide. The 22nd edition of the industry-leading Baseball Prospectus annual is the essentially guide to the 2017 season. Including projections and commentary on nearly 2,000 players from veterans to prospects and in-depth analysis of each...
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Soccer-4th Edition: Steps to Success

Joe Luxbacher · Human Kinetics Publishers
Pages: 253
Format: Paperback

Master key techniques on the soccer field with Soccer: Steps to Success. This comprehensive guide features step-by-step instruction on becoming skilled in individual techniques and team tactics. Improve your abilities in dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, defending, tackling, heading,...
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Epic Journeys: 245 Life-Changing Adventures

National Geographic · National Geographic
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From rafting the Zambezi River's 23 stomach-flipping rapids to hiking the Inca trail and sailing from island to island in Greece, the travel experts at National Geographic reveal the world's best adventures in this stunning--and practical--treasury.

From navigating the class-five...
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Legend: My Life in Football

JOE NAMATH · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of his legendary Super Bowl "Guarantee," the NFL icon who first brought show business to sports shares his life lessons on fame, fatherhood, and football.

Three days before the 1969 Super Bowl, Joe Namath promised the nation that he would...
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Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player

Pete Rose · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The inside story of how Pete Rose became one of the greatest and most controversial players in the history of baseball

Pete Rose was a legend on the field. As baseball's Hit King, he shattered records that were thought to be unbreakable. And during the 1970s, he was the leader of the Big Red Machine,...
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Secret Marvels of the World: 360 extraordinary places you never knew existed and where to find them

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Featuring communist bunkers, burning gas craters and at least one sponge-rock fluorescent grotto built by Polish monks, this book reveals weird and wonderful sights the crowds don't reach.

We've all heard of India's Taj Mahal, but what about Karna Mata Temple? It's a building teeming...
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