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The Last Season: A Father, a Son, and a Lifetime of College Football
The Last Season: A Father, a Son, and a Lifetime of College Football

Stuart Stevens · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Fathers, sons, and sports are enduring themes of American literature. Here, in this fresh and moving account, a son returns to his native South to spend a special autumn with his ninety-five-year-old dad, sharing the unique joys, disappointments, and life lessons of Saturdays with their...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics
The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Print book

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games -- by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time. Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal for writing "with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic"...
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Hometown Heroes: The Single Franchise Baseball Stars of the 20th Century
Hometown Heroes: The Single Franchise Baseball Stars of the 20th Century

Clay Sigg · Newtype
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

Throughout the history of baseball, over 18,000 ballplayers have seen action in a major league uniform, yet only 177 men have spent their entire big league careers exclusively with a single team. Playing an entire career with one organization is an extraordinary achievement. Hometown fans...
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Gun Digest 2015
Gun Digest 2015

Jerry Lee · Gun Digest Books; sixty-ninth Edition edition
Format: Book

Youll enjoy this gun book ifYou want updated information and gun reviews on both recently released firearms older gunsYoure looking for an accurate firearms catalogYou want to read about all things guns, from handloading, to ammunition moreFor nearly 7 decades, Gun Digest has been regarded...
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She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports
She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

L.A. Jennings · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Womens fighting sports have a rich and storied history. As far back as the eighteenth century, female fighters battled at varying levels, from county fairs to elite events. With new opportunities to compete in legitimate arenas—from the Olympics and the Golden Gloves to wrestling tournaments...
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Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports
Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports

Mark Johnson · VeloPress
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Doping is a practice as old as sport. From baseball to track and field, cycling to horse racing, doping to win has been a part of sports for over 150 years. Today, the athletes caught using performance enhancing drugs are villainized as cheaters and morally flawed people whose presence...
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The Secret of Golf: The Story of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus
The Secret of Golf: The Story of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus

Joe Posnanski · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe first time they met, at an exhibition match in 1967, Tom Watson was a seventeen-year-old high school student and Jack Nicklaus, at twenty-seven, was already the greatest golfer in the world. Though they shared some similarities - they were both Midwestern boys...
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Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run
Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run

Charles N. deGravelles · Louisiana State University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Billy Cannon's name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national championship in 1958, igniting a love of the game...
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The Flexible Golf Swing: A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf's True Fundamentals
The Flexible Golf Swing: A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf's True Fundamentals

Roger Fredericks · Rodale Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

For more than 400 years, the secret of the golf swing has been one of the most fascinating and frustrating mysteries known to mankind. Despite remarkable advances in golf club technology, golf instruction, and golf course conditioning, the average golfer’s handicap hasn’t changed...
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The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers
The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers

Michael Leahy · Harper
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

From an award-winning journalist comes the riveting odyssey of seven Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960s - a chronicle of a team, a game, and a nation in transition during one of the most exciting and unsettled decades in history.Legendary Dodgers Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff...
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Hiking Ozarks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Hiking Ozarks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures

JD Tanner · FalconGuides; First edition
Format: Paperback

This guide details 40 of the very best hiking trails throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides trails for every type of hiker, from easy flat trails to miles-long excursions.
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The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the New York Yankees
The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the New York Yankees

Steve Steinberg · University of Nebraska Press
Format: Hardcover

From the teams inception in 1903, the New York Yankees were a floundering group that played as second-class citizens to the New York Giants. With four winning seasons to date, the team was purchased in 1915 by Jacob Ruppert and his partner, Cap Til Huston. Three years later, when Ruppert...
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USGA Golf Rules Illustrated 2016: The Official Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Golf
USGA Golf Rules Illustrated 2016: The Official Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Golf

Lewis Blakey · Hamlyn
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

This book contains all the Rules of the game as revised 1st January, 2016, together with over 100 illustrations designed to provide easier understanding of those situations that cause difficulties for golfers.This essential reference book gives guidance on every situation a player...
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NOLS canoeing
NOLS canoeing

Zander Martin · Stackpole Books
Pages: 337
Format: Paperback

Planning and outfitting, including what you'll need on the water and in camp for long or short tripsUsing lines, basic strokes, basic maneuvers, and drills, rigging, loading and unloading, carrying and movingCovers techniques for whitewater and open water travel, navigation, and canoeing...
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