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The Shift: The Next Evolution in Baseball Thinking

Russell A Carleton · Triumph Books
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

With its three-hour-long contests, 162-game seasons, and countless measurable variables, baseball is a sport which lends itself to self-reflection and obsessive analysis. It's a thinking game. It's also a shifting game. Nowhere is this more evident than in the statistical revolution which...
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Hiking Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: A Guide to the Parks' Greatest Hiking Adventures

Laurel Scheidt · Falcon Pr Pub Co
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, situated in California's rugged Sierra Nevada, boast some of the most spectacular landscapes on the continent: towering groves of giant sequoia trees, crystalline trout rivers, jagged peaks and alpine meadows, and Mount Whitney, the highest mountain...
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Walks of a Lifetime: Extraordinary Hikes from Around the World

ROBERT MANNING · Falcon Guides
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Walk the World's Greatest TrailsTo walk is to discover, from those first halting steps as a child to walking the world's greatest long-distance trails. Experience breathtaking coastlines, mountain ranges, historic landscapes, wilderness areas, religious pilgrimages, great cities, and iconic...
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Urban Calisthenics

Tee Major · Alpha
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Get ripped and get strong with progressive street workouts you can do anywhere.So, you hate the gym, but you want to get ripped and you need a gym to make it all happen, right? Wrong! Calisthenics are the bodyweight workouts you need. And all you need is your body, a few simple pieces of equipment,...
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Encyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup

Tom Dunmore · Rowman & Littlefield,
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

Every four years, the FIFA World Cup captures the global imagination like no other sporting spectacle. With a cumulative television audience of several billion people tuning in to the 2014 World Cup, and an estimated 700 million watching the finals - including more than 25 million in the United...
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The Big Wave Method: 8 Steps to Overcoming Your Fear and Achieving Your Ultimate Dream

Mark Visser · Hay House, Inc.
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Each of us has a "big wave" - a dream that seems to be at the edge of what's possible, that resonates deeply in our hearts, and would require all of our heart and soul to accomplish. If we're successful, we're transported far beyond who we thought we were and where...
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Run Fast Eat Slow: Nourishing Recipes for Athletes

Shalane Flanagan · Rodale
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here's a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance...
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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 Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood

Jane Leavy · Harper
Pages: 456
Format: Hardcover

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The Last Pass: Cousy, Russell, the Celtics, and What Matters in the End

Gary M Pomerantz · Penguin Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Out of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regretAbout to turn ninety, Bob Cousy, the Hall of Fame Boston Celtics captain who led the team to its first six championships on an unparalleled run, has much to look back on in contentment....
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Pedal Power: Inspirational Stories from the World of Cycling

Anna Hughes · Summersdale
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A bike can be so many different things - a simple way of navigating busy city streets or enjoying quiet lanes, a cross-country steed to take a rider up hill and down dale, or even a world-beating racing machine. What unites everyone who rides is that they each have their own cycling story...
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Stress Management and Longevity: The Importance of Physical and Social Activity In Later Life

Dr Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha · Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH
Format: Book

The world is aging. Age is accompanied by opportunities as well as challenges. This book addresses the relationship between longevity, aging, and stress. It describes the varied stressors of later life and presents effective coping mechanisms. The book emphasizes the importance of physical...
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NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Johnny Anonymous · Dey Street Books
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football...
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Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Mark Edmundson · Penguin Press
Pages: 229
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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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

Andrew Forsthoefel · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 400
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 down, way down,...
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