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26 Marathons: What I've Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life From Each Marathon I've Run

Meb Keflezighi · Rodale Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Four-time Olympic marathoner Meb Keflezighi shares his lessons on life, family, faith, and running through a reflection on each of the 26 marathons he's run in his storied career.When four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi ran his final marathon in New York City on November 5, 2017, it marked...
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When the Crowd Didn't Roar: How Baseball's Strangest Game Ever Gave a Broken City Hope

Kevin Cowherd · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The date is April 29, 2015. Baltimore is reeling from the devastating riots sparked by the death in police custody of twenty-five-year-old African American Freddie Gray. Set against this grim backdrop, less than thirty-six hours after the worst rioting Baltimore has seen since the assassination...
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Legend: My Life in Football

JOE NAMATH · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Timed for the 50th anniversary of his legendary Super Bowl "Guarantee," the NFL icon who first brought show business to sports is finally ready to tell the story of his spectacular rise and reign as "Broadway Joe," to his struggles with alcoholism, to the redemption...
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Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher

David Cone · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Met and Yankee All-Star pitcher David Cone shares lessons from the World Series and beyond in this essential memoir for baseball fans everywhere. "There was a sense about him and an aura about him. Even when he was in trouble, he carried himself like a pitcher who said, 'I'm...
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108 Stitches: Loose Threads, Ripping Yarns, and the Darndest Characters from My Time in the Game

Ron Darling · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This is New York Times bestselling author and Emmy-nominated broadcaster Ron Darling's 108 baseball anecdotes that connect America's game to the men who played it.In 108 Stitches, Ron Darling offers his own take on the "six degrees of separation" game and knits together a collection...
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Warren Spahn: A Biography of the Legendary Lefty

FREEDMAN LEW. · Sports Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

With 363 victories, Warren Spahn is the winningest left-handed pitcher in baseball history. During his 21-year career, Spahn won 20 games thirteen times, was a 17-time All Star, a Cy Young-award winner, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973. In addition, Spahn was also...
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The Great American Sports Page: A Century of Classic Columns from Ring Lardner to Sally Jenkins: A Library of America Special Publication

John Schulian · Library of America
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A first-of-its-kind celebration of the newspaper scribes who made sportswriting a glorious popular art, and immortalized America's greatest games and athletesSpanning nearly a century, The Great American Sports Page presents essential columns from more than three dozen masters of the press-box...
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So You Think You're a Philadelphia Phillies Fan?: Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

Scott Butler · Sports Publishing
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

So You Think You're a Philadelphia Phillies Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Phillies baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you'll get details behind each - stories that bring to life players and managers, games and seasons.This book is divided...
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Upside Down Football: An Inside Look at Long Snapping in the NFL

Ted Kluck · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

The long snapper is perhaps the most overlooked and underappreciated position in football. He spends a great deal of his career bent over a football, with a guy either kneeling seven yards behind him or standing back at 15 yards. In a sense, the long snapper has one job - to go unnoticed....
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The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

Per J Andersson · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

"A romance, a travelogue, and a cultural critique ... filled with sumptuous prose. [PK's] determination is more than enough to keep readers enthralled." -- Publishers Weekly "This book will appeal to the optimistic, the romantic, and the armchair traveler. This is a story...
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The Practical Handbook of Kayaking & Canoeing: Step-by-step instruction in every technique, from beginner to advanced levels, shown in more than 600 action-packed photographs and diagrams

Bill Mattos · Southwater
Format: Paperback

The ultimate how-to guide to the exciting water sports for both novices and more experienced intermediate-level paddlers, with techniques for mastering flat water, white water, open water and the sea.
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The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing

Peter Neushul · Crown
Format: Book

A definitive and highly readable history of surfing and the cultural, political, economic, and environmental consequences of its evolution from a sport of Hawaiian kings and queens to a billion-dollar worldwide industry Despite its rebellious, outlaw reputation, or perhaps because...
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