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Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty

Charles Leerhsen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Finally - a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb.Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player who ever lived. His lifetime batting average is still the highest of all time, and when he retired in 1928,...
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Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

Richard Ben Cramer · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 546
Format: Hardcover

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The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood

Jane Leavy · Harper
Pages: 456
Format: Hardcover

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Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius

Bill Pennington · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 530
Format: Hardcover

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Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend

James S. Hirsch · Scribner
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

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Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution

Brian Kenny · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

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Autumn Glory: Baseball's First World Series

Louis P. Masur · National Academies Press
Pages: 228
Format: Paperback

Twelve years into the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Project, little progress has been made in restoring the core of the remaining Everglades ecosystem; instead, most project construction so far has occurred along its periphery. To reverse ongoing ecosystem declines, it will be necessary...
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Handbook of Public Economics, Volume 5

Alan J. Auerbach · North Holland
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

In the Handbook of Public Economics, vol. 5, top scholars provide context and order to new research about mechanisms that underlie both public finance theories and applications. These fundamental subjects follow the recent, steady movement away from rational decision-making and toward more...
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Praying for Gil Hodges: A Memoir of the 1955 World Series and One Family's Love of the Brooklyn Dodgers

Thomas Oliphant · " PS "
Pages: 79
Format: Unknown Binding

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Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top

Seth Mnookin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 504
Format: Hardcover

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Jackie and Campy: The Untold Story of Their Rocky Relationship and the Breaking of Baseball's Color Line

William C Kashatus · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 234
Format: Hardcover

As star players for the 1955 World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers, and prior to that as the first black players to be candidates to break professional baseball's color barrier, Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella would seem to be natural allies. But the two men were divided by a rivalry going...
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56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports

Kostya Kennedy · Sports Illustrated
Pages: 367
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2011 CASEY Award from Spitball MagazineSeventy baseball seasons ago, on a May afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Joe DiMaggio lined a hard single to leftfield. It was the quiet beginning to the most resonant baseball achievement of all time. Starting that day, the vaunted Yankee...
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Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World's Most Loved

Rob Fleder · Ecco
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

Winners of twenty-seven World Series titles, the New York Yankees are the quintessential sports dynasty. Love them or hate them, they cannot be ignored by anyone who professes to be a fan of the great game of baseball.With Damn Yankees, Rob Fleder, former Executive Editor for Sports Illustrated...
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Pitch by Pitch: My View of One Unforgettable Game

Bob Gibson · Flatiron Books
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Pitch by Pitch gets inside the head of Bob Gibson on October 2, 1968, when he took the mound for game one of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers and struck out a record seventeen batters. With the tension rising in the stadium, an uproarious crowd behind him, and the record for the most...
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Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway

Christine M Jacobsen · BRILL
Pages: 420
Format: Hardcover

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Shades of Glory: The Negro Leagues and the Story of African-American Baseball

Lawrence D. Hogan · National Geographic
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

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Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power, and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball

Howard Bryant · Viking Adult
Pages: 439
Format: Hardcover

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Legends of the Tennessee Vols

Marvin West · Sports Publishing
Pages: 150
Format: Hardcover

Tennessee football is hundreds of victories, the giant stadium, passionate fans, sensational statistics, unforgettable plays, unbelievable stories-Jack Reynolds hacksawing his Jeep in half, Richmond Flowers racing a quarter-horse, Peyton Manning dropping his drawers. Tennessee football...
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Sports Illustrated: Brett Favre: The Tribute

Sports Illustrated · Sports Illustrated
Pages: 214
Format: Hardcover

Stunning action shots, stories from respected sports writers, and candid off-the-field moments highlight this tribute to an enduring American icon--a man who, more than any other, has played football the way it should be played.
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October 1964

David Halberstam · Villard
Pages: 380
Format: Hardcover

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Three Nights in August

Buzz Bissinger · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

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Broken Wings

Terri Blackstock · Zondervan
Pages: 223
Format: Paperback

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Game Time: A Baseball Companion

Roger Angell · Harcourt
Pages: 302
Format: Hardcover

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Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry, and Baseball's Greatest Gift

Harvey Araton · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

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The Games That Changed the Game: The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays

David Plaut · ESPN
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

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Baseball as America : Seeing Ourselves Through Our National Game

National Baseball Hall Of Fame · National Geographic
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Baseball As America examines how the American landscape, our language, literature, entertainment, food, and summertime living all bear the mark of a 19th-century game that has become intertwined with our nation's values and aspirations. Baseball As America is the official companion volume...
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Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Mark Edmundson · Penguin Press
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

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The Pro Football Historical Abstract: A Hardcore Fan's Guide to All-Time Player Rankings

Sean Lahman · Lyons Press
Pages: 567
Format: Hardcover

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Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty

Jeff Pearlman · Harper
Pages: 406
Format: Hardcover

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Super Bowl Monday: From the Persian Gulf to the Shores of West Florida - The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV

Adam Lazarus · Taylor Trade Publishing
Pages: 325
Format: eBook

Super Bowl Monday is a thorough retelling of Super Bowl XXV, the epic January 1991 showdown between the New York Giants and the Buffalo Bills. Great characters and a gripping finish to the closest episode in Super Bowl history made for a wonderful conclusion to the game's Silver Anniversary....
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A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred

George Will · Crown Archetype
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

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The House That Ruth Built: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923

Robert Weintraub · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 421
Format: Hardcover

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Emotional Incest in Group Psychotherapy

Robert S Pepper

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The Only Game in Town: Baseball Stars of the 1930s and 1940s Talk About the Game They Loved (Baseball Oral History Project)

Fay Vincent · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

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Rites of Autumn: The Story of College Football

L Olansky · Free Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

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Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season, and Fenway's Remarkable First Year

Glenn Stout · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

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The 34-Ton Bat: The Story of Baseball as Told Through Bobbleheads, Cracker Jacks, Jockstraps, Eye Black, and 375 Other Strange and Unforgettable Objects

Steve Rushin · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 343
Format: Hardcover

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The Best Game Ever: Pirates 10, Yankees 9: October 13, 1960

Jim Reisler · Carroll & Graf
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

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My Prison Without Bars

Pete Rose · Rodale Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

PETE ROSE HOLDS MORE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL RECORDS THAN ANY OTHER PLAYER IN HISTORY. He stands alone as baseball's hit king having shattered the previously "unbreakable" record held by Ty Cobb. He is a blue-collar hero with the kind of old-fashioned work ethic that turned...
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Approaches To Art : Key Stage 2 Tgroup Discussion Book

Anthea Peppin · Ginn
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

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Glove Affairs: The Romance, History, and Tradition of the Baseball Glove

Noah Liberman · Triumph Books
Pages: 150
Format: Hardcover

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A Civil War: Army vs. Navy: A Year Inside College Football's Purest Rivalry

John Feinstein · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 412
Format: Hardcover

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The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

Michael Lewis · W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

By the author of the bestselling Moneyball: in football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play.The young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story will one day be among the most highly paid athletes in the National Football...
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Game Day: Tennessee Football: The Greatest Games, Players, Coaches and Teams in the Glorious Tradition of Volunteer Football

Athlon Sports · Triumph Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Volunteer fandom, this book about the University of Tennessee football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings...
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Game Day: Tennessee Football: The Greatest Games, Players, Coaches and Teams in the Glorious Tradition of Volunteer Football

Triumph Books (Firm) · Triumph Books
Pages: 148
Format: Hardcover

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Sunday's Heroes: NFL Legends Talk About the Times of Their Lives

Richard Whittingham · Triumph Books
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

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The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World

Ian Bernard · Pantheon
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

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The Last Good Season: Brooklyn, the Dodgers and Their Final Pennant Race Together

M N Katehakis · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

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My Prison Without Bars

Pete Rose · Rodale Books
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

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