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Let's Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks

Ron Rapoport · Hachette Books
Pages: 464
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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The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds

Caroline Van Hemert · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Hope Jahren, Helen MacDonald, and Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle -- traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely by human power -- to rediscover birds, the natural world, and her own love...
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K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches

Tyler Kepner · Doubleday
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of todayThe baseball is an amazing...
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The Language of the Game: How to Understand Soccer

Laurent Dubois · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Just in time for the 2018 World Cup, a lively and lyrical guide to appreciating the drama of soccer Soccer is not only the world's most popular sport; it's also one of the most widely shared forms of global culture. The Language of the Game is a passionate and engaging introduction to soccer's...
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Inside the Empire: The True Power Behind the New York Yankees

Bob Klapisch · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
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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The National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer

Caitlin Murray · Abrams Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has won three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, earned huge revenues for FIFA and U.S. Soccer, and helped to redefine the place of women in sports. But despite their dominance, and their rosters...
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After the Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the '69 Mets

Art Shamsky · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The inside account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets - a consistently last-place team that turned it all around in just one season - told by '69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky, Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, and other teammates as they reminisce about what happened...
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Never Cry Halibut: and Other Alaska Hunting and Fishing Tales

Bjorn Dihle · Alaska Northwest Books
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

From the sharp, comic voice of Haunted Inside Passage, Never Cry Halibut is a collection of humorous and thoughtful short essays about hunting and fishing in Alaska.Accompanied by photographs, each story reflects the author's three-decade relationship with the wildest places left in North...
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Running Is My Therapy: How Running Can Help You Relieve Stress and Anxiety, Fight Depression, Ditch Bad Habits, and Live Happier

SCOTT DOUGLAS · The Experiment
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

From a New York Times-bestselling author and lifelong runner, a groundbreaking guide to fighting depression and anxiety one run at a timeWhether you're a runner struggling with depression or anxiety or someone who is depressed and anxious looking for a scientifically supported way to improve...
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Justify: 111 Days to Triple Crown Glory

Lenny Shulman · Triumph Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

With a trademark powerful stride amid a blaze of red and yellow silks, Justify emphatically crossed the finish line at the 2018 Belmont Stakes and became just the 13th winner of horse racing's elusive Triple Crown. One of the most charismatic and talented runners in the history of the sport,...
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