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Gator: My Life in Pinstripes

RON GUIDRY - Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Legendary New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry recounts his years playing for one of the most storied and celebrated teams in sports history--the world champion New York Yankees during their heyday in the Bronx Zoo years, with manic manager Billy Martin, headline loving owner George Steinbrenner,...
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Road Biking New Jersey: A Guide to the State's Best Bike Rides (Road Biking Series)

Thomas Hammell - Falcon; First edition
Format: Paperback

As the locals know best, New Jersey is a land of natural and cultural splendors—and it is a bicyclist’s paradise. Road Biking New Jersey provides a personal tour of all the beauty and diversity the Garden State has to offer. From the rural hills by High Point and the Hudson...
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Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World

Mike Stanton - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Prince of Providence, a revelatory biography of Rocky Marciano, the greatest heavyweight champion of all time.The son of poor Italian immigrants, with short arms and stubby legs, Rocky Marciano accomplished a feat that eluded legendary heavyweight champions...
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Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life

Bill Madden
Format: Hardcover

He was called Tom Terrific for a reason. Tom Seaver was one of the most talented and popular players in the history of baseball. He is one of only two pitchers with 300 wins, 3,000 strikeouts, and an ERA under 3.00. He was a three-time Cy Young award winner, twelve-time All Star, and was elected...
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Mantle: The Best There Ever Was

Tony Castro - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

THE BEST MICKEY MANTLE BOOK EVER * From Tony Castro, the award-winning, bestselling author of Mickey Mantle: America's Prodigal Son and DiMag & Mick, comes the concluding book of his Mickey Mantle Biographical Trilogy -- the man of whom even Joe DiMaggio said "to say there...
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Rutgers Football: A Gridiron Tradition in Scarlet

Michael J. Pellowski - Rutgers University Press
Format: Hardcover

Thirteen seconds remaining, score tied at 25, fourth and seven for Rutgers at Louisville's 27. Against the third ranked team in the nation, on a perfect autumn evening, the Scarlet Knights stormed back from 18 down, with Coach Greg Schiano's vaunted defense shutting down Louisville's...
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In the Name of the Father: Family, Football, and the Manning Dynasty

Mark Ribowsky - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

The story of America's most sacred and carefully constructed football dynasty is revealed in this unflinching family portrait.For generations, American athletes have enjoyed the ever-escalating celebrity lavished upon them when they combine on-the-field talent with off-the field charisma,...
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Inside the Empire: The True Power Behind the New York Yankees

Bob Klapisch - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A riveting look at what is really said and done behind closed doors with the New York Yankees, the most famous and wealthiest sports franchise in the world Using the 2018 baseball season as the backdrop, Inside the Empire gives readers the real, unvarnished "straight-from-the-gut"...
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Start by Believing: Larry Nassar's Crimes, the Institutions that Enabled Him, and the Brave Women Who Stopped a Monster

John Barr
Format: Hardcover

From the Peabody Award-winning ESPN journalists, the definitive, devastating account of the largest sex abuse scandal in American sports history. For decades, osteopathic physician Larry Nassar built a sterling reputation as the go-to doctor for America's Olympians while treating countless...
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