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Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character
Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character

Marty Appel · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Munson and Pinstripe Empire, Casey Stengel is the definitive biography of baseball's greatest character.There was nobody like Casey before him, and no one like him since. For more than fifty years, Casey Stengel lived baseball, first as a player...
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The Lost City of Z
The Lost City of Z

DAVID GRANN · VINTAGE
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

This New York Times bestseller is soon to be a major motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, and Robert Pattinson and directed by James Gray.In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned....
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Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's
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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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s
Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

Tom Doyle · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Based on rare one-on-one interviews with the flamboyant rock 'n' roll icon, this is the first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise from obscurity to worldwide celebrity in the wildest, weirdest decade of the twentieth century. In August 1970, Elton John achieved overnight fame with...
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The 1997 Masters: My Story
The 1997 Masters: My Story

Tiger Woods · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

To mark the twentieth anniversary of his historic win at the 1997 Masters, Tiger Woods will for the first time reflect on the record-setting win both on and off the course. In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history. But it wasn't until...
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Dueling with Kings: High Stakes, Killer Sharks, and the Get-Rich Promise of Daily Fantasy Sports
Dueling with Kings: High Stakes, Killer Sharks, and the Get-Rich Promise of Daily Fantasy Sports

Daniel Barbarisi · Touchstone Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

As Bringing Down the House did for card counters and Positively Fifth Street did for poker players, Daniel Barbarisi does for Daily Fantasy Sports fans in this leap down the rabbit hole of America's latest obsession.Daniel Barbarisi quits his job as the New York Yankees beat writer...
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Leo Durocher: Baseball's Prodigal Son
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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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

Andrew Forsthoefel · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek--told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of America.Life is fast, and I've found it's easy to confuse the miraculous for the mundane, so I'm slowing down, way down,...
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Mr. Darley's Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life: A History of Racing in Twenty-Five Horses
Mr. Darley's Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life: A History of Racing in Twenty-Five Horses

Christopher McGrath · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The audacious and inspired history of horse racing told through the bloodline of twenty-five exceptional Arabian steeds. In 1704 a bankrupt English merchant sent home the colt he had bought from Bedouin tribesmen near the ruins of Palmyra. Thomas Darley hoped this horse might be the ticket...
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