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When the Game Was Ours

Larry Bird · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were the basketball epics of the 1980s--Celtics vs Lakers,...
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Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports

Mark Fainaru-Wada · Gotham Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The complete inside story of the shocking steroids scandal that turned the sports world upside down For years, in the shadowy reaches of the world of sport, there were rumors that some of our nation's greatest athletes were using steroids, human growth hormone, and other drugs to run faster,...
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Coaching the Mental Game

H A Dorfman · Lyons Press
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Whoever claims winning isn't everything obviously has not spoken with an athletic coach.Coaching the Mental Game offers coaches of all sports a definitive volume for effectively understanding an athlete's mental awareness, which in turn will help drive success. Author H.A. Dorfman...
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The Dangerous Book for Boys

Conn Iggulden · William Morrow; First Edition edition
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is.
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The Art of the Automobile: The 100 Greatest Cars

Dennis Adler · HarperResource
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

Award-winning automotive historian, author, and photographer Dennis Adler takes you on a whirlwind tour through more than a century of automotive history, from the first production motorcar, the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwage, to fabled makes including Hispano-Suiza, Duesenberg, packard, and HudsonMore...
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A Chance to Win: Boyhood, Baseball, and the Struggle for Redemption in the Inner City

Jonathan Schuppe · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist follows an embattled Little League team in inner-city Newark, New Jersey, revealing the complex realities of urban life in one of Americas most dangerous citiesWhen Rodney Mason, an ex-con drug dealer from Newarks rough South Ward, was shot and paralyzed,...
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Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas: A Year in the Life of Lone Star Football, from High School to College to the Cowboys

Nicholas Eatman · Dey St.
Pages: 348
Format: Print book

A veteran Texas sports writer offers a lively, up-close look at football in Texas - the fullest portrait ever conceived - viewed through the interwoven stories of three teams, Plano Senior High School, Baylor University, and the Dallas Cowboys, during one season.In Texas, Friday, Saturday,...
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The Fifth Season: Tales of My Life in Baseball

Donald Honing · Ivan R. Dee; 1st ed edition
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

"If you were much of a boy growing up in the Maspeth section of Queens in the late 1930s and 1940s, you had the baseball fever. It seemed contagious, but it struck mostly from within. . . . Often, in later years, when I was writing a long series of books on the game, some well-intended...
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Athletic Fitness for Kids

Scott Lancaster · Human Kinetics; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Finally, here is a conditioning program designed to fully develop a young athlete's physical skills without dropout, injury, or burnout. Athletic Fitness for Kids enhances athletic skills for young athletes using a fun, self-directed, and self-tested system. Gamelike activities help...
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Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game

Dan Barry · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

“Bottom of the 33rd is chaw-chewing, sunflower-spitting, pine tar proof that too much baseball is never enough.” —Jane Leavy, author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax “What a book—an exquisite exercise in story-telling, democracy and myth-making.”...
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The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship

David Halberstam · Hyperion; First Edition edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, Dom DiMaggio, and Johnny Pesky were all members of the famed 1940's Boston Red Sox. Their legendary careers led the Red Sox to a pennant championship and ensured the men a place in sports history. David Halberstam, the bestselling author of the baseball classic...
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The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring

Sugar Ray Leonard · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this unflinching and inspiring autobiography, the boxing legend faces his single greatest competitor: himself. Sugar Ray Leonard's brutally honest and uplifting memoir reveals in intimate detail for the first time the complex man behind the boxer. The Olympic hero, multichampionship...
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