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Leo Durocher: Baseball's Prodigal Son

Paul Dickson · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Leo Durocher (1906-1991) was baseball's all-time leading cocky, flamboyant, and galvanizing character, casting a shadow across several eras, from the time of Babe Ruth to the Space Age Astrodome, from Prohibition through the Vietnam War. For more than forty years, he was at the forefront...
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Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

DAVID ROSS · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Theo Epstein An inspiring memoir from David Ross, the veteran catcher dubbed "Grandpa Rossy," who became the heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship team.In 2016 the Cubs snapped a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making,...
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2015–2016 Official Rules of the NHL

National Hockey League · Triumph Books (IL)
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The complete go-to resource for all the latest information on NHL rules changes and updates Extremely thorough and expertly detailed, this guide is the most valuable resource for referees, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of the National Hockey League. The singular resource for the official...
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Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's

Jason Turbow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

How the Oakland A's of the 1970s-a revolutionary band of brawling winners led by Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue, Sal Bando, and Rollie Fingers-won three straight championships and knocked baseball into the modern ageThe Oakland A's of the early 1970s were the most transformative...
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The Road Headed West: A 6,000-Mile Cycling Odyssey through North America

Leon McCarron · Skyhorse Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

What happens when you swap the nine-to-five for two wheels and a journey of a lifetime?Terrified of the prospect of a life spent behind a desk, without challenge or excitement, Leon takes off to cross America on an overloaded bicycle packed with everything but common sense.Over five months...
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A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across the United States

DAVID GOODRICH · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that engages the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System in Geneva, David Goodrich returned...
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Lou: Fifty Years of Kicking Dirt, Playing Hard, and Winning Big in the Sweet Spot of Baseball

LOU PINIELLA · HARPERCOLLINS
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In this candid, revealing, and entertaining memoir, the beloved New York Yankee legend looks back over his nearly fifty-year career as a player and a manager, sharing insights and stories about some of his most memorable moments and some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.For...
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I'd Know That Voice Anywhere: My Favorite NPR Commentaries

Frank Deford · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Frank Deford is one of the most beloved sports journalists in America. A contributing writer to Sports Illustrated for more than fifty years, and a longtime correspondent on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, these days, Deford is perhaps best known for his weekly commentaries on NPR's...
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Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Canyon

Ron Adkison · Falcon Guides
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

Taking hikers to some of the most scenic sections of the fabulous Grand Canyon National Park, this book includes short descriptions and maps of seventeen easy day hikes in the park. Hikes in this book are fairly short, usually (but not always) without big hills, and are on well-defined,...
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Handbook of Reloading Basics

Robin Sharpless · Krause Publications
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

Ready, set, reload!With ammo shortages on retailer's shelves, unprecedented firearms sales across the country, and burgeoning numbers of new shooters, reloading is growing in leaps and bounds. Handbook of Reloading Basics, written by industry experts Robin Sharpless and Rick Sapp, is aimed...
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Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre

Jeff Pearlman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

From a New York Times best-selling author, the full, definitive biography of Brett Favre A towering figure on the field for two decades who breezed into the Hall of Fame, Brett Favre was one of the game's last cowboys, a fastball-throwing, tobacco-chewing gunslinger who refused to give...
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Lift: Fitness Culture, From Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors

Daniel Kunitz · Harper Wave
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A riveting cultural history of fitness, from Greek antiquity to the era of the "big-box gym" and beyond, exploring the ways in which human exercise and physical ideals have changed over time - and what we can learn from our past. How did treadmills and weight machines become the gold...
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Bird Dream: Adventures at the Extremes of Human Flight

Matt Higgins · Tantor; Unabridged CD edition
Format: Audio CD

PEN / ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing (2015 LONGLIST) "[P]erversely entertaining... In a truly intoxicating read that was hard to put down, Matt Higgins has managed to make real a world about as far removed from daily life as it gets." --Daily Beast "Matt Higgins...
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Return of the King: LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History

BRIAN WINDHORST · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Now a New York Times bestseller! The inside story of LeBron James's return and ultimate triumph in Cleveland. What really happened when LeBron James stunned the NBA by leaving a potential dynasty in Miami to come home to play with the Cleveland Cavaliers? How did the Cavs use secret meetings...
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