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Fly Fishing: The Way of a Trout With a Fly

GEM Skues · Dover Publications
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Attorney G. E. M. Skues drew upon his vast experience as a recreational fisherman to write this masterpiece of the fly fishing genre, in which he established sunken flies as essential tools for the well-equipped angler. Originally published in 1921, this seminal book retains its relevance...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
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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Running with Raven: The Amazing Story of One Man, His Passion, and the Community He Inspired

Laura Lee P Huttenbach · Citadel Pr
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The Amazing Story of One Man, His Passion, and the Community He Inspired.In 1975 Robert "Raven" Kraft, a high school dropout and aspiring songwriter, made a New Year's Resolution to run eight miles on Miami's South Beach each evening. Over 125,000 miles later, he has not missed...
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Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry

Marcus Thompson, II · Touchstone
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The incredible and inspiring story of Stephen Curry, the greatest shooter basketball has ever seen, and the ascension of the Golden State Warriors, a team on the verge of being an NBA dynasty, by long-time Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson.When...
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The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life

Rick Ankiel · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
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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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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Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey

Ila Jane Borders · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Making My Pitch tells the story of Ila Jane Borders, who despite formidable obstacles became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all-male middle school and high school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate...
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My Cubs: A Love Story

SCOTT SIMON · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 160
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...
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Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball

Keith Law · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Predictably Irrational meets Moneyball in ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Law's iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work, and exploring what the rise...
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The Total Fishing Manual

JOE CERMELE · Weldon Owen
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

When it comes to fishing, nobody knows more than the writers and editors at Field & Stream magazine--unless it's the local guides, prizewinners, and other experts they interviewed for this book. The Total Fishing Manual is chock full of 317 field-tested tools, techniques and tactics,...
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