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27 Men Out: Baseball's Perfect Games

Michael Coffey · Atria; 1St Edition edition
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth look at baseballs nirvana -- a lyrical history of pitching perfection. There have been only fourteen perfect games pitched in the modern era of baseball the great Cy Young fittingly hurled the first, in 1904, and David Cone pitched the most recent, in 1999. In between,...
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Tribe Memories...the first century

Russell J Schneider · Moonlight Pub.
Pages: 217
Format: Print book

Memories of more than 200 all-time Cleveland Indian favorites from Bobby Avila to Jim Thome who played for Cleveland teams since 1901, when Clevelands professional baseball franchise began as a charter member of the American League, are profiled in this latest book by sportswriter/sports...
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Senior Year: A Father, A Son, and High School Baseball

Dan Shaughnessy · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In Senior Year, Dan Shaughnessy focuses his acclaimed sports writing talents on his son Sam?fs senior year of high school, a turning point in any young life and certainly in the relationship between father and son. Using that experience, Shaughnessy circles back to his own boyhood and calls...
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This Much Country

Kristin Knight Pace · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of heartbreak, thousand-mile races, the endless Alaskan wilderness and many, many dogs from one of only a handful of women to have completed both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod.In 2009, after a crippling divorce that left her heartbroken and directionless, Kristin decided to accept...
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Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area: A Guide to Hiking, Biking, Paddling, and Viewing Wildlife in the Region

Roger L Hammer · FalconGuides
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

This is the ultimate guide to discovering the vast "River of Grass" ecoregion of the southern Florida mainland. Packed with photographs, maps, and informative text, this guide will help outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the landscape and varied flora and fauna of this watershed whether...
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Water Skiing and Wakeboarding

Ben Favret · Human Kinetics; Revised edition
Format: Print book

Whether you’re a crafty vet on the water looking to take your skills to the next level or a recreational rider interested in doing some eye-opening tricks for fun, Water Skiing and Wakeboarding is your guide to tearing up the water. Ben Favret’s 25 years of competitive experience...
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One on One: Behind the Scenes with the Greats in the Game

John Feinstein · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

John Feinsteins illuminating recollections from two decades of interviews with sports legends. John Feinsteins career is a sports fans dream-a lifetime of encounters with the great figures in sports, not just on the field, but in the locker room and behind the scenes with legends like Bob Knight,...
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Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank: The Unforgettable Era That Transformed Baseball

Phil Pepe · Triumph Books; Har/DVD edition
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank, sportswriter Phil Pepe talks to the stars of the day about their fondest memories and their greatest highlights from an era gone by. The spirit of the day is nostalgically captured in Pepe's priceless interviews and through scores of archival...
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Behind the Line of Scrimmage: Inside the Front Office of the NFL

MICHAEL HUYGHUE · Center Street
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Former collegiate star, sports agent, and NFL Executive Michael Huyghue recounts his journey in professional sports and the challenges that remain for minorities to success as front office executives in the multi-billion dollar sports industry. The author's journey as an athlete and lawyer...
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Walking in London: Park, Heath and Waterside Walks

Peter Aylmer · Cicerone Press Limited
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Discover a wilder side to London with this guidebook of 25 hikes in and around the capital's green spaces and nature reserves. Covering both central and Greater London, the hikes, which range from 4 to 14 miles and take up to six hours, explore woods and forests, royal parks and heaths,...
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The Yankee Years

Joe Torre · Doubleday
Pages: 502
Format: Print book

Twelve straight playoff appearances. Six American League pennants. Four World Series titles. This is the definitive story of a dynasty: the Yankee yearsWhen Joe Torre took over as manager of the New York Yankees in 1996, the most storied franchise in sports had not won a World Series title...
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