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The First Tour de France: Sixty Cyclists and Nineteen Days of Daring on the Road to Paris

Peter Cossins · Nation Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The first Tour De France was a far cry from the polished international sporting event we see on television today. Organized by the financially free falling L'Auto magazine, the desperate editors thought that organizing a grand cycling tour was the only thing that could save their publication....
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Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit

Tom Stanton · Lyons Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerDetroit, mid-1930s: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious and deadly Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group was executing a wicked plan of terror, murdering enemies, flogging...
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Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny

Joe Garner · Jeff Gordon Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The first-ever authorized biography of Jeff Gordon, the four-time champion racing legend. For over a year, Garner interviewed and observed Gordon at races, special events, and at home. The book is based on extensive interviews with Gordon - as well as in-depth interviews with dozens of family...
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The Voices of Baseball: The Game's Greatest Broadcasters Reflect on America's Pastime

Kirk McKnight · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

With careers spanning two to three times that of an average player, baseball's best broadcasters have no shortage of history to offer. They have witnessed opening days, no hitters, slugfests, and perfect games, all from arguably the best seats in the house. From former Baltimore Orioles...
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Boat Data Book

Ian Nicolson · Sheridan House; 5th edition
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Boat designers, builders, surveyors and anyone interested in repairing, refitting, and maintaining powerboats and sailboats, have long used the <I>Boat Data Book</I> as the standard reference work covering the materials and equipment used for boats. <P>Now in its fifth...
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Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out

John Calipari · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

"If you are a college basketball fan like I am, you'll understand why I've long admired John Calipari's leadership style. While no coach treasures a win more than John, this terrific book reveals his greater purpose - to lead his young players to better lives, and then...
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Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey

Ila Jane Borders · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Making My Pitch tells the story of Ila Jane Borders, who despite formidable obstacles became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all-male middle school and high school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate...
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Coleman The Outdoor Adventure Cookbook: The Official Cookbook from America's Camping Authority

Coleman · Oxmoor House
Pages: 271
Format: Paperback

A new cookbook from the brand that is the authority on the best camping experiences delivers the ultimate guide for creating wow-worthy campsite meals.As you'd expect from the experts at Coleman, The Outdoor Adventure Cookbook is both useful and beautiful. It's filled with 100 delicious...
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The Closer

Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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Belichick & brady

Michael Holley · Hachette Books
Pages: 410
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the NFL. No head coach-quarterback pair has been more successful in NFL history than Bill Belichick and Tom Brady...
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Young Runners at the Top: A Training, Racing, and Lifestyle Guide for Competitors and Coaches

Brad Hudson · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 156
Format: Hardcover

In today's hyper-competitive world, young athletes are often pushed to compete and pressured to succeed to the point of burnout. It doesn't have to be that way, though, because many young runners genuinely enjoy training and racing. But in order to train and compete intelligently...
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This Old Man: All in Pieces

Roger Angell · Doubleday Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. Long known for his range and supple prose (he is the only writer elected to membership in both the Baseball Hall of Fame...
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The Game's Not Over: In Defense of Football

Gregg Easterbrook · Public Affairs, 2015.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

On November 17, 1968, the Oakland Raiders staged a last-minute comeback against the New York Jets, scoring two touchdowns in the final minute for a dramatic finale. But there was a problem: no one saw it. NBC, broadcasting the game nationally, cut away with 1:01 remaining and the Jets still...
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After the Fall: A Climber's True Story of Facing Death and Finding Life

Craig DeMartino · Kregel Publications
Format: Paperback

Craig DeMartino never thought this would happen to him. He was 100 feet up a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park when—with one step—his 13 years of rock climbing experience and 15 pounds of gear plummeted with him to the ground. Expert climbers say that if you fall 10 feet...
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The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy

Filip Bondy · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning veteran sportswriter who personally covered the Pine Tar Game looks back and explores one of the wackiest events in baseball history. On July 24, 1983, during the finale of a heated four-game series between the dynastic New York Yankees and small-town Kansas City Royals,...
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