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Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

DAVID ROSS - Hachette Books
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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I'm Keith Hernandez

Keith Hernandez - Little Brown and Company

A memoir from beloved and outspoken first baseman and broadcaster Keith Hernandez Keith Hernandez revolutionized how first base was played, partied hard, and played harder than anyone as a champion New York Met in the '80s, and even had a star turn appearing as himself on an episode of Seinfeld....
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A Fly Rod of Your Own

John Gierach - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty,...
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The Swiss Army Knife Book

Immler Immler - Frances Lincoln
Format: Print book

Woodsman Felix Immler reveals how we can build a comfortable camp in the wilderness using nothing more than a pocket knife. Simple natural materials are used for making a waterproof roof, a chair, a bed, a table, a fridge, and an oven, as well as for carving spoons, knifes, and bowls. You can even...
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Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

Rock G Positano - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

The real Joe DiMaggio, remembered by the man who knew him best in the last decade of his life - candid and little-known stories about icons from Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, and his Yankees teammates on the field to Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and other great celebrities off the field.Dr....
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild

Dave Canterbury - Adams Media Corporation
Format: Print book

What to eat, where to find it, and how to cook it! Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and wilderness travels. Whether you're headed out for a day hike...
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Wooden: A Coach's Life

Seth Davis - Henry Holt & Co
Format: Book

A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America's top college basketball writers. No college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden. His UCLA teams reached unprecedented heights in the 1960s and '70s capped...
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The Naked Mountaineer: Misadventures of an Alpine Traveler

Stephen C. Sieberson - University of Nebraska Press
Format: Book

The Naked Mountaineer recounts a series of solo journeys to some of the world's most exotic peaks in places such as Switzerland, Japan, and Borneo. However, it is far from the typical heroic mountain-expedition book. Although Steve Sieberson did reach many summits, in most cases his travels...
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The Fair Chase: The Epic Story of Hunting in America

PHILIP DRAY - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian tells the story of hunting in America, showing how this sport has shaped our national identity.From Daniel Boone to Teddy Roosevelt, hunting is one of America's most sacred-but also most fraught-traditions. It was promoted in the 19th century as a way to reconnect...
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Tiger, Meet My Sister...: And Other Things I Probably Shouldn't Have Said

Rick Reilly - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

Rick Reilly has been called "one of the funniest humans on the planet - an indescribable amalgam of Dave Barry, Jim Murray, and Lewis Grizzard, with the timing of Jay Leno and the wit of Johnny Carson" (Publishers Weekly) . In Tiger, Meet My Sister, Reilly compiles the best of his columns...
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Late to the Ball: Age. Learn. Fight. Love. Play Tennis. Win.

Gerald Marzorati - Scribner
Format: Print book

An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player - at the age of sixty.Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't...
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Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard

John Branch - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Paperback

"Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites." -- Steve Almond, New York Times Book Review The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions...
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Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Lynne Cox - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete, able to endure cold water temperatures that would kill others, author of Swimming to Antarctica ("Riveting" - Sports Illustrated) and Grayson ("Moving, mystical" - People)...
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After The Wind : 1996 Everest Tragedy--One Survivor's Story

Lou Kasischke - Good Hart Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. Now he tells the harrowing story of what went wrong, as it has never been told before - including why the climbers were desperately late and out of time....
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Lost Champions: Four Men, Two Teams, and the Breaking of Pro Football's Color Line

Gretchen Atwood - Bloomsbury
Format: Print book

Many know the story of Jackie Robinson integrating major league baseball in 1947. But few know that the NFL integrated a year earlier, when Kenny Washington stepped on the field for the Los Angeles Rams. He wasn't the only one. Four men broke pro football's color line in 1946, Kenny Washington...
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Arthur Ashe: A Life

RAYMOND ARSENAULT - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The first comprehensive, authoritative biography of American icon Arthur Ashe - the Jackie Robinson of men's tennis - a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual.Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1943,...
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Junior Seau: The Life and Death of a Football Icon

Jim Trotter - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

A moving portrait of the life and legendary career of one of the NFL's most beloved players Tiaina Baul "Junior" Seau is widely considered one of the best linebackers ever to play the game. A ten-time All-Pro and twelve-time Pro Bowl selection, Seau was picked for the NFL's "All-Decade...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt - W.W. Norton & Company
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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A Calculus of Color: The Integration of Baseball's American League

Robert Kuhn McGregor - McFarland & Company
Format: Paperback

In 1947, as the integration of Major League Baseball began, the once-daring American League had grown reactionary, unwilling to confront postwar challenges--population shifts, labor issues and, above all, racial integration. The league had matured in the Jim Crow era, when northern cities...
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The Swimming Holes of Texas

Julie Wernersbach - University of Texas Press
Format: Paperback

Nothing beats a natural swimming hole for cooling off on a scorching summer day in Texas. Cold, clear spring water, big old shade trees, and a quiet stretch of beach or lawn offer the perfect excuse to pack a cooler and head out with family and friends to the nearest natural oasis. Whether...
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The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

Molly Knight - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

"From the outside looking in, the Dodgers have been a bubbling cauldron of personality, talent and moods, with the occasional dollop of jealousy. In The Best Team Money Can Buy, it's as if Molly Knight ushers you behind the closed clubhouse doors to see it for yourself." - Buster...
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Changing the Game: A History of NHL Expansion

Stephen Laroche - ECW Press
Format: Paperback

Changing the Game: A History of NHL Expansion celebrates an often-overlooked aspect of hockey history. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the NHL’s move into the American market in the 1920s along with the memorable expansions that began in 1967. Relive some great and painful...
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Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run

Charles N. deGravelles - Louisiana State University Press
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 Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams

Michael Tackett - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

From an award-winning journalist, a real Field of Dreams story about a legendary coach and the professional-caliber baseball program he built in America's heartland, where boys come summer after summer to be molded into ballplayers - and men Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits...
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Parcells: A Football Life

Nunyo Demasio - Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots into an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated...
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They Call Me Pudge: My Life Playing the Game I Love

Ivan Rodriguez - Triumph Books
Format: Hardcover

With 14 All-Star appearances, 13 Gold Gloves, a Most Valuable Player Award, and, of course, a World Series ring, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez has more than earned his spot in Cooperstown as one of the best Major League catchers of all time. In They Call Me Pudge, Rodriguez tells the story...
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Draw in the Dunes: The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish That Shocked the World

Neil Sagebiel - Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

In 1969, the 42-year history of biennial golf matches between the United States and Great Britain reached its climax. The U.S., led by Jack Nicklaus, had dominated competitive golf for years; Great Britain, led by Tony Jacklin, was the undisputed underdog. But in spite of having lost 14 of 17 Ryder...
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Quarterback: Inside the Most Important Position in the National Football League

John Feinstein - Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

A major new book from #1 New York Times bestseller and sports-writing legend John Feinstein, QUARTERBACK dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL - exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing...
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Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the Women Who Made the Game

Erica Westly - Touchstone Books
Format: Print book

A real-life A League of Their Own meets The Girls of Atomic City: the first fascinating history of fastpitch softball from its beginnings as an industrial worker's game to an Olympic sport with millions of fans and players worldwide, and the incredible, larger-than-life women...
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Lonely Planet Fiji

Lonely Planet. - Lonely Planet Pubns
Format: Print book

#1 best-selling guide to Fiji* Lonely Planet Fiji is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Say bula to the locals at a dance ceremony; trek to hidden waterfalls on 'Garden Island' Taveuni or ride a bamboo...
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Mudville Madness: Fabulous Feats, Belligerent Behavior, and Erratic Episodes on the Diamond

Jonathan Weeks - Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Paperback

The extent to which remarkable things can happen on a baseball field is virtually limitless. Bats break, balls carom wildly, personalities clash, and playing fields are invaded by uninvited guests. Mudville Madness is for baseball fans who seek something beyond the standard boxscores—something...
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Valley Walls

Glen Denny
Format:  eBook : Document : English

Half a century ago a rag-tag group of innovators was building a foundation for modern American rock climbing from a makeshift home base in Yosemite. Photographer Glen Denny was a key figure in this golden age of climbing, capturing pioneering feats on camera while tackling challenging ascents...
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The Secrets of My Life

KATHERINE SUE NEWPORT - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

In this remarkable memoir-written during her pivotal first years of becoming her authentic self-Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future.
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The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running

Adharanand Finn - Pegasus Books
Format: Print book

Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, and home to a unique running culture unlike anything Adharanand Finn, author of Running with the Kenyans, has even experienced.It may come as a surprise to many people, but Japan is the most running-obsessed country on earth....
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National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2018

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE. - Triumph Books
Format: Paperback

This updated record book ensures that devotees of puck-driven action are as well educated on the sport as they are loyal to it. The only official book of its kind and presented by the National Hockey League itself, this guide to all things hockey reflects the 2017-2018 season in an easy-to-understand...
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White Mountain: A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas

ROBERT TWIGGER - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping biography of the Himalayas by the acclaimed author of Angry White Pyjamas.Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imagination. These mountains, home to Buddhists, Bonpos, Jains, Muslims, Hindus,...
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Ways of Grace: Stories of Activism, Adversity, and How Sports Can Bring Us Together

James Blake - Amistad
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by Arthur Ashe's bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides.Like many people of color, James Blake has experienced the effects...
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A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

John Aldridge - Weinstein Publishing
Format: Print book

In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown of the back of the Anna Mary while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski, slept below. As desperate hours ticked by, Sosinski, the families, the local fishing community, and the U.S. Coast Guard in three states mobilized in an unprecedented...
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The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

Jennifer Pharr Davis - Viking
Format: Hardcover

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis unlocks the secret to maximizing perseverance--on and off the trailJennifer Pharr Davis, record holder of the FKT (fastest known time) on the Appalachian Trail, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles...
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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

LEIGH MONTVILLE - Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

An insightful portrait of Muhammed Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military - and the key moments in a life that was as high...
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A History of Women's Boxing

Malissa Smith - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Records of modern female boxing date back to the early eighteenth century in London, and in the 1904 Olympics an exhibition bout between women was held. Yet it was not until the 2012 Olympics—more than 100 years later—that women’s boxing was officially added to the Games....
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The Hoops Whisperer: On the Court and Inside the Heads of Basketball's Best Players

Idan Ravin - Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Basketball’s most unlikely—and most sought-after—training guru offers an inside look at his career, his methods, and the all-star players whose games he’s helped transform. Where do the best basketball players in the world turn when they want to improve their...
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Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.: Quick-Fix Recipes for Hangry Athletes

SHALANE FLANAGAN - Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

Cook the recipes that Shalane Flanagan ate while training for her 2017 TCS New York City Marathon historic win!The New York Times bestseller Run Fast. Eat Slow. taught runners of all ages that healthy food could be both indulgent and incredibly nourishing. Now, Olympian Shalane...
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Gun Digest 2014

Jerry Lee - Gun Digest Books; 68 edition
Format: Paperback

The world's greatest gun book is here again--it's Gun Digest 2014!Since 1944, Gun Digest has been regarded as the shooter's No. 1 resource worldwide. Our 2014 68th Edition is nothing less, as we continue the tradition of bringing you more of everything that firearms fanatics...
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The Born Again Runner: A Guide to Overcoming Excuses, Injuries, and Other Obstaclesfor New and Returning Runners

Pete Magill - Experiment Llc
Format: Print book

From the lead author of Build Your Running Body ("the best running book ever" - Runner's World founder Bob Anderson) , a one-of-a-kind guide for everyone who wants to run but feels they can't As a drug-addled young man, Pete Magill once found himself in the ER, with...
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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

Andrew Forsthoefel - Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

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...
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Striking Gridiron: A Town's Pride and a Team's Shot at Glory During the Biggest Strike in American History

Greg Nichols - Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

In the summer of 1959, most of the town of Braddock, Pennsylvania---along with half a million steel workers around the country---went on strike in the longest labor stoppage in American history. With no paychecks coming in, the families of Braddock looked to its football team for inspiration.The...
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Lift: Fitness Culture, From Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors

Daniel Kunitz - Harper Wave
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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Limits of the Known

DAVID ROBERTS - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventures and explorations, past and present.David Roberts, "veteran mountain climber and chronicler of adventures" (Washington Post) , has spent his career documenting voyages to the most extreme landscapes...
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The Closer

Mariano Rivera - Little Brown & Co.
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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Club Soccer 101: The Essential Guide to the Stars, Stats, and Stories of 101 of the Greatest Teams in the World

Luke Dempsey - W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Book

Everything any fan needs to know.Club Soccer 101 is the essential guide to 101 of the most storied soccer clubs in the world. The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, and Real...
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The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

SRIDHAR PAPPU - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

The Year of the Pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable...
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How Cycling Can Save the World

Peter Walker - TarcherPerigee
Format: Paperback

Peter Walker - reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog - shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle. Car culture has ensnared much of the world - and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation...
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The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created

JANE LEAVY - Harper
Format: Hardcover

From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax, comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth - the man Roger Angell dubbed "the model for modern celebrity."He lived in the present tense - in the camera's lens. There was no frame...
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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

Lars Anderson - Ballantine
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes the first full biography of the top family in American sports. Two generations of Mannings have produced three star quarterbacks: Archie, the folk hero at Ole Miss and a star with the Saints; Peyton, considered one of the best of all time;...
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Violated: Exposing Rape at Baylor University and College Football's Sexual Assault Crisis

PAULA LAVIGNE - Center Street
Format: Hardcover

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Pin Action: Small-Time Gangsters, High-Stakes Gambling, and the Teenage Hustler Who Became a Bowling Champion

Gianmarc Manzione - Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"The Color of Money" meets "The Big Lebowski." Pin Action is an inspiring and improbable story of transcendence, redemption, survival and one of the greatest, forgotten sports legends in New York City sports history.Most of us think of bowling as a "sport"...
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Love Game: A History of Tennis, from Victorian Pastime to Global Phenomenon

Elizabeth Wilson - The University of Chicago Press
Format: Print book

Tennis has never been played better than it is today. To watch Rafael Nadal spin a forehand at 4000 rpm, Maria Sharapova arabesque out of a serve, Serena Williams utterly destroy a short ball, or Roger Federer touch a volley into an impossibly angled winner is to watch not only the best...
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Finley Ball: How Two Baseball Outsiders Turned the Oakland A's into a Dynasty and Changed the Game Forever

Nancy Finley - Regnery History, 2016.
Format: Print book

This is the story of a losing baseball team that became a 1970s dynasty, thanks to the unorthodox strategies and stunts of two very colorful men.When Charlie Finley bought the A's in 1960, he was an outsider to the game - a insurance businessman with a larger-than-life personality....
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Days of Knight: How the General Changed My Life

Kirk Haston - Indiana University Press
Format: Paperback

What happens when a 6' 9" kid from Lobelville, Tennessee is recruited by legendary basketball coach Bob Knight? Kirk Haston's life was changed forever with just a two-minute phone call. Containing previously unknown Knight stories, anecdotes, and choice quotes, fans will gain...
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Coming Out to Play

Robbie Rogers - Penguin Books
Format: Book

“Rogers made history.” —Sports IllustratedRobbie Rogers knows better than most that keeping secrets can crush you. But for much of his life Robbie lived in paralyzing fear that sharing his big secret would cost him the love of his family and his career as a professional...
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Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

Aspen Matis - William Morrow & Co
Format: Print book

Girl in the Woods is Aspen Matis's exhilarating true-life adventure of hiking from Mexico to Canada - a coming of age story, a survival story, and a triumphant story of overcoming emotional devastation. On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student. Overprotected by her parents...
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How 'Bout Them Cowboys?: Inside the Huddle with the Stars and Legends of America's Team

Gary Myers - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Jerryworld and an all-access pass to the most valuable sports franchise on the planet, the Dallas Cowboys.Many books have been written about the Cowboys, but there's never been an account like this one. HOW 'BOUT THEM COWBOYS tells the story of the NFL's most successful...
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The Ugly Game: The Corruption of FIFA and the Qatari Plot to Buy the World Cup

Heidi Blake - Scribner Book Company
Format: Hardcover

"The book that reminds you exactly what's wrong with FIFA" (Esquire UK) : This meticulously reported account by two award-winning, investigative journalists at Britain's The Sunday Times explains how the 2022 World Cup was secured for Qatar - a key element in the ongoing,...
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Superfans: Into the Heart of Obsessive Sports Fandom

GEORGE DOHRMANN - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary inner lives of America's most obsessive sports fans. There are fans, and then there are fanatics. In this wondrously immersive look at American sports fandom, George Dohrmann travels the country to find out what...
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Qb : an autobiography

Steve Young - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

In the most candid and compelling sports memoir since Andre Agassi's riveting bestseller Open, former San Francisco 49er, Super Bowl champion, NFL MVP, and Hall of Famer Steve Young gives readers an unprecedented and stunning inside look at what it takes to become a super-elite professional...
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Best easy day hikes, Shenandoah National Park

Robert C Gildart - FalconGuides
Format: Print book

Best Easy Day Hikes Shenandoah National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty-eight easy-to-follow hikes along the length of the 105-mile Skyline Drive in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Discover panoramic views, spectacular waterfalls, and old homesteads...
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Pedro

Pedro Martinez - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A bold, no-holds-barred memoir from one of the most dominant and dynamic pitchers to ever play the game Before Pedro Martinez was the eight-time All Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner, and World Series champion, before stadiums full of fans chanted his name, he was just a little kid from...
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Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story

Chris Nashawaty - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

"More fun to read than the movie was to watch ... a scene-stealing book." -- The Washington Post An Entertainment Weekly "Must List" selectionCaddyshack is one of the most beloved comedies of all time, a classic snobs vs. slobs story of working...
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The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball

Alejandro Danois - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

The inspiring true story of a high-school basketball team that overcame desperate circumstances in 1980s Baltimore to produce four NBA players and give hope to a neighborhood and a city, thanks to a remarkable coach who relentlessly pursued perfection.As the crack epidemic swept across...
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Life Is a Wheel: Love, Death, Etc., and a Bike Ride Across America

Bruce Weber - Scribner Book Company
Format: Hardcover

Based on his popular New York Times series, bestselling author Bruce Weber shares the adventures of his solo bicycle ride from coast to coast. Riding a bicycle across the United States is one of those bucket-list goals that many dream about but few fulfill. During the summer and fall of 2011,...
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Approaching Ali: A Reclamation in Three Acts

Davis Miller - Liveright Publishing Corporation
Format: Print book

The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali's life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship.On Easter weekend 1988, then struggling writer and movie store clerk Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali's mother's modest house in Louisville, knocked on the front door,...
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The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball's Most Historic Record

John Eisenberg - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of baseball's legendary "Ironmen," two players from different eras who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played When Cal Ripken Jr. began his career with the Baltimore Orioles at age twenty-one, he had no idea...
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National Pastime: U.S. History Through Baseball

MARTIN C BABICZ - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

From its modest beginnings in rural America to its current status as an entertainment industry in postindustrial America enjoyed worldwide by millions each season, the linkages between baseball's evolution and our nation's history are undeniable. Through war, depression, times of tumultuous...
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Rowdy: The Roddy Piper Story

Ariel Teal Toombs - Random House Canada
Format: Print book

The biggest pro wrestling bio since Bret Hart's Hitman: legendary Rowdy Roddy Piper's unfinished autobiography, re-conceived and completed by his children, actress/musician Ariel Teal Toombs and wrestler Colt Baird Toombs.In early 2015, Roderick Toombs, aka Rowdy Roddy Piper, began...
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Christy Mathewson, the Christian Gentleman: How One Man's Faith and Fastball Forever Changed Baseball

Bob Gaines - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Nearly a century after his final major league appearance, Christy Mathewson is still considered one of the greatest right-handed pitchers in the history of baseball. Mathewson ranks in the top ten among pitchers for wins, shutouts, and ERA, and in 1936 he was honored as one of the inaugural...
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Leap In: A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim

ALEXANDRA HEMINSLEY - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

At once inspiring, hilarious, and honest, the new book from Alexandra Heminsley chronicles her endeavor to tackle a whole new element, and the ensuing challenges and joys of open water swimming. "It's a meditative act," they said. But it was far from meditative for Alexandra Heminsley...
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Knuckleball: The History of the Unhittable Pitch

Lew Freedman - Sports Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"It took me a day to learn [the knuckleball] and a lifetime to learn how to throw it for a strike."This quote, by pitcher and coach Charlie Hough, is the best way to understand baseball's most baffling and mysterious pitch. Not even the best practitioners of the art of throwing...
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The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway's Ghost in the Last Days of Castro's Cuba

Brin-Jonathan Butler - Picador USA
Format: Hardcover

A powerful and lively work of immersive journalism, Brin-Jonathan Butler's story of his time chasing the American dream through CubaWhether he's hustling his way into Mike Tyson's mansion for an interview, betting his life savings on a boxing match, becoming romantically entangled...
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Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life

Janet Messineo - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

A moving, inspiring portrait of making a dream come true--the (unsentimental) education of a champion surfcaster (catching fish by casting a line from the shoreline) .The...
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Driven: From Homeless to Hero, My Journeys On and Off Lambeau Field

Donald Driver - Random House Inc
Format: Book

The legendary NFL receiver, all-time receptions and yards leader for the Green Bay Packers, and Dancing with the Stars champion looks back on his life and career. When he was picked in the seventh-round of 1999 NFL draft, Donald Driver couldn't find Green Bay on a map. He was given little...
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Under the Stars: How America Fell in Love with Camping

Dan White - Henry Holt and Company
Format: Print book

"The definitive book on camping in America. . . . A passionate, witty, and deeply engaging examination of why humans venture into the wild." -- Cheryl Strayed, author of WildAn irreverent history of American campingFrom the Sierras to the Adirondacks and the Everglades,...
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I'd Know That Voice Anywhere: My Favorite NPR Commentaries

Frank Deford - Atlantic Monthly Press
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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Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Mark Edmundson - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its menFootball teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic...
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Football: Great Writing About the National Sport: A Special Publication of The Library of America

Various - Library of America
Format: Hardcover

An All-Pro line-up of writers including Red Smith, Frank Deford, Jimmy Breslin, George Plimpton, Richard Price, Charles Pierce, Michael Lewis, and Roy Blount Jr tackle our most popular pastime: Since football’s meteoric rise in the mid-twentieth century, the standout writers on the sport...
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Baseball's Greatest Comeback: The Miracle Braves of 1914

J. Brian Ross - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

In 1914 the Boston Braves experienced the greatest come-from-behind season in baseball history. A perennially woeful team, the Braves rose from the ashes of last placefifteen games behind on July 4thto battle in the World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics, one of the most dominant...
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Discovering the John Muir Trail: An Inspirational Guide to America's Most Beautiful Hike

DAMON CORSO - Falcon Guides
Format: Paperback

From beginners to thru-hikers, Discovering the John Muir Trail has something for anyone that wants a connection with what Backpacker Magazine has called "The best hike in the world." Taking on the JMT is a pilgrimage because of both its beauty and accessibility. Let Damon Corso...
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Unsportsmanlike conduct : college football and the politics of rape

Jessica Luther - Edge Of Sports
Format: Print book

"Luther's research into rape on campuses is an important expos demonstrating that the problem still lies within the male locker room...Highly relevant, hard-hitting, much-needed information that reveals the widespread existence of rape by sports players on college campuses."--Kirkus...
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The Cardinals Way: How One Team Embraced Tradition and Moneyball at the Same Time

Howard Megdal - Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

The St. Louis Cardinals have experienced the kind of success that is rare in baseball. Regarded by many as the premier organization in Major League Baseball, they not only win, but do so with an apparently bottomless pool of talent, one that is mostly homegrown.Despite years of phenomenal...
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Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War

Brian Curtis - Flatiron Books
Format: Print book

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Durham, North Carolina, out of fear of Japanese attacks on the West Coast. It remains the only Rose Bowl game to ever be played outside of Pasadena. Duke University, led by legendary coach Wallace...
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The Voices of Baseball: The Game's Greatest Broadcasters Reflect on America's Pastime

Kirk McKnight - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

With careers spanning two to three times that of an average player, baseball's best broadcasters have no shortage of history to offer. They have witnessed opening days, no hitters, slugfests, and perfect games, all from arguably the best seats in the house. From former Baltimore Orioles...
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Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas: A Year in the Life of Lone Star Football, from High School to College to the Cowboys

Nicholas Eatman - Dey St.
Format: Print book

A veteran Texas sports writer offers a lively, up-close look at football in Texas - the fullest portrait ever conceived - viewed through the interwoven stories of three teams, Plano Senior High School, Baylor University, and the Dallas Cowboys, during one season.In Texas, Friday, Saturday,...
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Forgotten Sundays: A Son's Story of Life, Loss, and Love from the Sidelines of the NFL

Gerry Sandusky - Running Press Book Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Forgotten Sundays is the coming-of-age story of a father-son relationship and the value of a good name, which Gerry Sandusky knows all too well. He has had to endure having an unfortunate name in sports, but to him the Sandusky name means something entirely different: honor, integrity,...
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The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball's Greats: In Stories and Images, the Complete Roster of Inductees

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum - Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

A deluxe baseball treasury unlike any other, complete with essays, photos, and player bios from The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.Everyone dreams of Cooperstown. It's a hallowed name in baseball, for players as well as their fans. It's a house where legends live; it's...
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Training for Climbing: The Definitive Guide to Improving Your Performance

Eric Horst - Falcon Guides
Format: Paperback

Increase your strength, power, skill, and focus to maximize your climbing performance. Praise for Training for Climbing"Training for Climbing is a great resource. Whether you're just starting out or already ticking 5.13, you'll find valuable information here to help you climb...
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The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between LeBron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk That Saved the NBA

Ian Thomsen - Houghton Mifflin
Format: Print book

"Ian Thomsen is the perfect writer to show us The Soul of Basketball. While baseball grew old, and the NFL dealt with multiple crises, the NBA has emerged as America's game of the present and future. Riding sidecar with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Greg Popovich, Ian was there for all of it and tells...
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My Dad, Yogi: A Memoir of Family and Baseball

Dale Berra - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

A candid and nostalgic father-son memoir by Dale Berra, providing a unique perspective on his legendary Hall of Fame dad, the inimitable and highly quotable Yogi Berra. Everyone knows Yogi Berra, the American icon. He was the backbone of the New York Yankees through ten World Series Championships,...
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The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

Kevin Cook - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable look at how baseball families share our national pastime.Baseball honors legacies -- from cheering the home team to breaking in an old glove handed down from father to son. In The Dad Report, award-winning sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which...
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Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Time Home Entertainment
Format: Print book

Bestselling author, basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today.Since retiring from professional basketball as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, six-time MVP, and Hall of Fame inductee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has become...
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A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle

Randy Roberts - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

The story of Mickey Mantle's magnificent 1956 seasonMickey Mantle was the ideal batter for the atomic age, capable of hitting a baseball harder and farther than any other player in history. He was also the perfect idol for postwar America, a wholesome hero from the heartland.In A Season...
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My Cubs: A Love Story

Scott Simon - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom and wise and adoring intimacy that have made the world champion Cubbies baseball's most tortured - and now triumphant - franchise.No metaphor is necessary;...
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The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them

Tim Howard - Harper
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring faith...
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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality; not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.A New York...
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unPHILtered: The Way I See It

Phil Robertson - Howard Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The beloved patriarch of AEs Duck Dynasty series, Phil Robertson, shares his thoughtfuland opinionatedphilosophy on life. In Phil Robertsons 1 New York Times bestseller, Happy, Happy, Happy, we learned about Phils colorful past and the wild road to becoming the beloved patriarch of AEs smash...
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Forward: A Memoir

Abby Wambach - Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." - NPR"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." - Sheryl Sandberg,...
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Lonely planet new zealand

Lonely Planet. - Lonely Planet Pubns
Format: Print book

"Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher" "Lonely Planet New Zealand" is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience Maori culture, be wowed by beautiful glaciers...
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Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends

John Valenti - Atria Books
Format: Print book

"If you care about basketball or about people, you will care about this book" (John Feinstein, author of Season on the Brink) . In this updated edition of a lost classic of sports writing, authors John Valenti and Ron Naclerio chronicle the life of Lloyd Daniels, one of New York...
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Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl

Jase Robertson - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The closer we look at the Robertson family, the more we discover the substance and authenticity below the surface of these well-known TV characters. In this enlightening book, Jase Robertson gives us a deep look behind his funnyman exterior. In addition to stories of life in the Robertson...
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An October to Remember 1968: The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in It

DONLEY BRENDAN. - Sports Publishing
Format: Hardcover

An October to Remember 1968: The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in It recalls one of baseball's most celebrated championship series from the voices of the players who still remain--a collected narrative from a bygone era of major-league baseball as they...
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Ballplayer

Chipper Jones - Dutton
Format: Print book

Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones - one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history - shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport. Before Chipper Jones became an eight-time All-Star who amassed Hall of Fame-worthy...
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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Charles Jardine - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

With over 100 movies and two Academy Awards to his credit over six decades, Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight, and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career--and now his 85th year. One of our best-loved actors Michael Caine has starred in a huge...
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The Performance Cortex: How Neuroscience Is Redefining Athletic Genius

Susan Sarah Cohen - Dutton Books
Format: eBook

Athletic genius explained. A groundbreking new perspective on the science of elite sporting performance. Why couldn't Michael Jordan, master athlete that he was, hit a baseball? Why can't modern robotics come close to replicating the dexterity of a five-year-old? Why do good quarterbacks...
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Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith

Art Briles - St. Martin's Press
Format: Book

Growing up in Rule Texas Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents Soon that faith would be tested On their way to see him play in a college football game Briles parents and aunt died in a car crash This event shaped Briles into the man he is today...
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Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character

Marty Appel - Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most enduring and influential characters, from New York Times bestselling author and baseball writer Marty Appel. As a player, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries included Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson...
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Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

Nicholas Griffin - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

THE SPRING OF 1971 heralded the greatest geopolitical realignment in a generation. After twenty-two years of antagonism, China and the United States suddenly moved toward a dtente - achieved not by politicians but by Ping-Pong players. The Western press delighted in the absurdity of the moment...
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The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life

Rick Ankiel - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

On October 3, 2000, 21-year-old pitcher Rick Ankiel took the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game One of the National League division series. All was going well until Ankiel, who'd been lauded as the next Bob Gibson, threw a pitch that missed the mitt--wildly. Then he threw another....
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Lou: Fifty Years of Kicking Dirt, Playing Hard, and Winning Big in the Sweet Spot of Baseball

LOU PINIELLA - HARPERCOLLINS
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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The Mamba Mentality: How I Play

KOBE BRYANT - MCD
Format: Hardcover

The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant -- a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all timeIn the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant has decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding...
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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
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...
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Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV

Joe Buck - Dutton
Format: Print book

In his debut memoir, Joe Buck talks about his life, his career, and his memorable relationship with his father, legendary sportscaster Jack Buck.Sports fans see Joe Buck everywhere: broadcasting one of the biggest games in the NFL every week, doing the World Series every year, announcing...
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The 1997 Masters: My Story

Tiger Woods - Grand Central Publishing
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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Out of the Rough

Steve Williams - Penguin Books Canada, 2016.
Format: Print book

With 150 wins to his name, Steve Williams is one of the most successful caddies of the modern era. From his modest start in freelancing his way around the world's golf courses, he became a man in demand, working with some of the golfing world's best. Greg Norman, Raymond Floyd, Terry Gale,...
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Off Course: Inside the Mad, Muddy World of Obstacle Course Racing

Erin Beresini - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A?fun, funny, fist-pumping?romp through the thriving new fitness culture of obstacle course racing? Obstacle course racing is the fastest-growing sport in U.S. history. Every week, thousands of marathoners, CrossFitters, and casual weekend warriors shell out money to run through mud and fire,...
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Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

KEITH O'BRIEN - Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s - and won Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multiday events, and cities...
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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin - Dutton
Format: Print book

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making...
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Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and The Cuban League

César Brioso - University Press of Florida
Format: Print book

"An in-depth look at a pivotal time in baseball history." - Lou Hernndez, author of Baseball's Great Hispanic Pitchers "Set against the backdrop of Old Havana, Cesar Brioso has given us an insightful, often loving ode to a memorable season when baseball's past and future...
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The Whistleblower: Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball

Bob Katz - ForeEdge
Format: Hardcover

During a season on the road with college basketball referees, Bob Katz watched the games they officiated, listened in on their candid conversations in locker rooms and hotel lobbies, and explored the challenges they must regularly confront. In thisportrait of one consummate professional...
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The Hero's Body: A Memoir

William Giraldi - Liveright Publishing Corp
Format: Print book

A memoir of motorcycles and muscles, of obsession and grief, and of a young man who learned how to stay alive through literature. At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi's father was killed in a horrific motorcycle crash while racing on a country road. This tragedy, which forever...
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Porque el fútbol importa

Pelé - Celebra
Format: Print book

Fútbol. Balompié. El juego bonito. El deporte más popular del mundo tiene muchos nombres pero, por muchas décadas, los aficionados han estado de acuerdo en una cosa: el mayor jugador de todos los tiempos fue Pelé. Ahora, la estrella legendaria, embajador y personaje...
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How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting With Nature: 200+ Creative Activities to Encourage Self-esteem, Mindfulness and Wellbeing

Bonnie Thomas - Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Full of ideas, activities and exercises, this book provides imaginative ways to inspire young people to put down the computer games, disconnect from social media, and spend more time away from a screen. In an increasingly electronic world, creating enthusiasm for the great outdoors can seem...
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Let's Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks

Ron Rapoport - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

The definitive and revealing biography of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, one of America's most iconic, beloved, and misunderstood baseball players, by acclaimed journalist Ron Rapoport.Ernie Banks, the first-ballot Hall of Famer and All-Century Team shortstop, played in fourteen All-Star...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy - Little Brown & Co
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide: Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester ... and Manchester United Cannot Be Stopped

Stefan Szymanski - Nation Books; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

Modern soccer is big business. From the ill-received takeover of Manchester United by the Glazer family to Paris Saint Germain's current shopping spree for the best footballers on the planet, soccer finance has become an increasingly important part of the game.Barely a summer goes by now without...
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The Man I Never Met: A Memoir

ADAM SCHEFTER - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A powerful true story of loss and hope by one of the biggest names in sports media.On September 11, 2001, Joe Maio went to work in the north tower of the World Trade Center. He never returned, leaving behind a wife, Sharri, and 15-month old son, Devon. Five years later, Sharri remarried,...
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Jim Brown: Last Man Standing

Dave Zirin - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

A unique biography of Jim Brown--football legend, Hollywood star, and controversial activist--written by acclaimed sports journalist Dave Zirin. The author spent considerable time with his subject, speaking with him at length about his life and career.Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps...
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The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand

Matt Gutman - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman, and written using exclusive interviews and information comes the definitive account of the dramatic story that gripped the world: the miracle rescue of twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave miles...
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Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer

TOM CALLAHAN - HARPERCOLLINS
Format: Print book

In this definitive biography, veteran sportswriter Tom Callahan shines a spotlight on one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game, Arnold Palmer.The winner of more than ninety championships, including four Masters Tournaments, Arnold Palmer was a legend in twentieth century sports:...
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Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

Alex Hutchinson - William Morrow & Company
Format: Hardcover

The capacity to endure is the key trait that underlies great performance in virtually every field. But what if we all can go farther, push harder, and achieve more than we think were capable of Blending cutting-edge science and gripping storytelling in the spirit of Malcolm Gladwellwho...
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The Future of the Gun

Frank Miniter - Regnery Publishing
Format: Hardcover

The history of the American gun is intricately entwined with the history of America itself. Promising developments in gun technology could change not only America's future, but the future of the world. Unfortunately, the radical anti-gun lobby is standing between innovation and the American...
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