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The Amazing Baseball Adventure: Ballpark Wonders from the Bushes to the Show

Josh Pahigian · Lyons Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A visually stunning road trip through pro baseball's wacky, wondrous, and revered ballpark attractionsExploding scoreboards, treetop seats, and neon skylines are just three of the more than 100 ballpark design features, field eccentricities, historic displays, traditions, concession...
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Days of Knight: How the General Changed My Life

Kirk Haston · Indiana University Press
Pages: 224
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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Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny

Joe Garner · Jeff Gordon Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The first-ever authorized biography of Jeff Gordon, the four-time champion racing legend. For over a year, Garner interviewed and observed Gordon at races, special events, and at home. The book is based on extensive interviews with Gordon - as well as in-depth interviews with dozens of family...
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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin · Dutton
Pages: 320
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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Powerful Moments in Sports: The Most Significant Sporting Events in American History

Marty Gitlin · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics. Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes. Title IX is passed. Some moments in sports - whether they take place on a track, on a tennis court, or in a courtroom - transcend the event itself. Some have helped...
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Running with the Champ: My Forty-Year Friendship with Muhammad Ali

Tim Shanahan · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A personal tribute to the remarkable friendship between Tim Shanahan and Muhammad Ali, including dozens of never-before-told stories about Ali, his family, his entourage, and various celebrities along the way - as well as never-before-published personal photos.In 1976 Tim Shanahan was a medical-instruments...
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Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit

Tom Stanton · Lyons Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerDetroit, mid-1930s: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious and deadly Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group was executing a wicked plan of terror, murdering enemies, flogging...
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Violated: Exposing Rape at Baylor University and College Football's Sexual Assault Crisis

PAULA LAVIGNE · Center Street
Pages: 355
Format: Hardcover

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Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes

Backpacker magazine · Falcon Guides
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

With expert content and beautiful photos provided by Backpacker magazine, this treasured collector's item belongs as much on the coffee table as does in the backpack. Released in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast...
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Earnhardts : the saga of nascar's first family.

Jay Busbee · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A colorful, fearless portrait of the larger-than-life first family of NASCAR, the Earnhardts, and the rise of the world's fastest stock car racing organization.More than sixty years ago, Ralph Earnhardt toiled in a cotton mill in his native North Carolina to support his growing family....
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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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Fast into the Night: A Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail

Debbie Clarke Moderow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

A captivating memoir of one woman's attempt to finish the Iditarod, led by her team of spunky huskies with whom she shares a fascinating and inextricable bond At age forty-seven, a mother of two, Debbie Moderow was not your average musher in the Iditarod, but that's where she found herself...
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The Quarterback Whisperer: How to Build an Elite NFL Quarterback

Bruce Arians · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What is an elite NFL QB and what separates that player from the others? One answer is the coach they share. In the recent history of the biggest game on earth, one man is the common thread that connects several of the very best in the sport: Peyton Manning; Ben Roethlisberger; Andrew Luck;...
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The Patriot: The Stunning True Story of Aaron Hernandez: His Rise and Fall as a Football Superstar, His Two Explosive Trials for Murder, His Shocking Death

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case. Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. But who was Aaron...
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Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

Rock G Positano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
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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