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A Graphic History of Sport: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Greatest Wins, Misses, and Matchups from the Games We Love

Andrew Janik · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Every sport has its legends . . . THE RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES THE PINE TAR INCIDENT THE STEEL CURTAIN PHI SLAMA JAMA A Graphic History of Sport presents artist Andrew Janik's survey of the weird and wonderful world of athletic competition. The unforgettable plays...
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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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The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse

Tom Verducci · CROWN
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times BestsellerWith inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longest championship drought in sports, chronicling...
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The Plan: Epstein, Maddon, and the Audacious Blueprint for a Cubs Dynasty

David Kaplan · TRIUMPH BOOKS
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

On October 12, 2011, Theo Epstein became the new Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, flipping a switch on the lovable-loser franchise and initiating a plan to accomplish in Chicago what he'd succeeded in as general manager of the Boston Red Sox: ending a World Series drought....
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Off Speed: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception

Terry McDermott · Pantheon
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A wonderfully informative, exuberant, and entertaining book that explores the evolution and history of baseball pitching through the story of one "perfect" game. Tracing the evolution of pitching and the pitcher's art of deception, Terry McDermott tells the fascinating story...
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Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

DAVID ROSS · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
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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How to Watch Soccer

Ruud Gullit · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"For Americans new to European soccer, terms like 'false striker,' 'double accordion' or 'moving trios' need Mr. Gullit's expert explications." - Wall Street JournalAn opinionated masterclass in the art and science of "reading" a match from...
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Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History and Rise of Women's Wrestling

Pat Laprade · ECW Press Ltd.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Documenting the rise of women's wrestling from sideshow to WWE main eventSisterhood of the Squared Circle presents the fascinating history of women's wrestling, from the carnival circuit of the late 1800s to today's hugely popular matches. With more than 100 wrestler profiles,...
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The 1997 Masters: My Story

Tiger Woods · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

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...
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