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The Loyal Lieutenant: Leading Out Lance and Pushing Through the Pain on the Rocky Road to Paris

George Hincapie · William Morrow; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Trading on the sterling reputation that enabled him to survive a widely publicized doping confession, American cyclist “Big George” Hincapie—a record seventeen-time Tour de France participant, Olympian, and key witness in the Lance Armstrong doping case—offers an insightful...
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National Parks of America

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns, 2016.
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

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The Patriot: The Stunning True Story of Aaron Hernandez: His Rise and Fall as a Football Superstar, His Two Explosive Trials for Murder, His Shocking Death

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case. Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. But who was Aaron...
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The Shift: The Next Evolution in Baseball Thinking

Russell A Carleton · Triumph Books
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

With its three-hour-long contests, 162-game seasons, and countless measurable variables, baseball is a sport which lends itself to self-reflection and obsessive analysis. It's a thinking game. It's also a shifting game. Nowhere is this more evident than in the statistical revolution which...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Every Shot Counts: Using the Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach to Improve Your Golf Performance and Strategy

Mark Broadie · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Columbia Business School professor Mark Broadie's paradigm-shifting approach that uses statistics and golf analytics to transform the game. Mark Broadie is at the forefront of a revolutionary new approach to the game of golf. What does it take to drop ten strokes from your golf score?...
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The Fight of Their Lives: How Juan Marichal And John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl Into A Story Of Forgiveness And Redemption

John Rosengren · Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press,
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

One Sunday afternoon in August 1965, on a day when baseball's most storied rivals, the Giants and Dodgers, vied for the pennant, the national pastime reflected the tensions in society and nearly sullied two men forever. Juan Marichal, a Dominican anxious about his family's safety...
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Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack

Katherine C. Mooney · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Race Horse Men recaptures the vivid sights, sensations, and illusions of nineteenth-century thoroughbred racing, Americas first mass spectator sport. Inviting readers into the pageantry of the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney conveys the sports inherent drama while also revealing the significant...
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Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Kevin Cook · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of six ordinary baseball players whose lives intersected in the 1947 World Series, through whom the author explores the life-changing effects of momentary fame.The 1947 World Series was "the most exciting ever" in the words of Joe DiMaggio, with a decade's worth of drama...
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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

Oliver Hilmes · Other Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A lively account of the 1936 Olympics told through the voices and stories of those who witnessed it, from an award-winning historian and biographerBerlin 1936 takes the reader through the sixteen days of the Olympiad, describing the events in the German capital through the eyes of a select...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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So You Think You're a Boston Red Sox Fan?: Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

Bill Nowlin · Sports Publishing
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

So You Think You're a Boston Red Sox Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Red Sox baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you'll get details behind each - stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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