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Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character

Marty Appel · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Munson and Pinstripe Empire, Casey Stengel is the definitive biography of baseball's greatest character.There was nobody like Casey before him, and no one like him since. For more than fifty years, Casey Stengel lived baseball, first as a player...
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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...
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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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Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's

Jason Turbow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

How the Oakland A's of the 1970s-a revolutionary band of brawling winners led by Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue, Sal Bando, and Rollie Fingers-won three straight championships and knocked baseball into the modern ageThe Oakland A's of the early 1970s were the most transformative...
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Ballplayer

Chipper Jones · Dutton
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones - one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history - shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport. Before Chipper Jones became an eight-time All-Star who amassed Hall of Fame-worthy...
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Strong Is the New Beautiful: Embrace Your Natural Beauty, Eat Clean, and Harness Your Power

Lindsey Vonn · Dey St.
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Lessons in strength, fitness, food, and attitude from the popular world champion skier and beauty icon - Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn. Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn wants women to stop thinking about "losing weight fast," and instead focus on loving their bodies for what...
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SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

John Wiseman · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 672
Format: Paperback

The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don't leave home without it"--Outside magazineRevised...
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Canoes: A Natural History in North America

Mark Neuzil · University of Minnesota Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Ancient records of canoes are found from the Pacific Northwest to the coast of Maine, in Minnesota and Mexico, in the Southeast and across the Caribbean. And if a native of those distant times might encounter a canoe of our day - whether birch bark or dugout or a modern marvel made of carbon...
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Stand Tall: Fighting for My Life, Inside and Outside the Ring

Dewey Bozella · Ecco
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

In this inspiring memoir, Dewey Bozella recounts his life and the twenty-six years he spent behind bars for a murder he did not commit - a stirring tale of courage, strength, faith, and perseverance.In the late 1970s, Dewey Bozella was wrongfully accused of murdering Emma Crapser, a ninety-two-year-old...
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Bitterroot - A Memoir: Echoes of Beauty & Loss

Steven Faulkner · Beaufort Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Using the letters of the 19th-century explorer Pierre Jean De Smet, Steven Faulkner and his eighteen-year-old son, Alex, follow De Smet across the High Plains to the fur trappers' rendezvous on the Green River, then on to the Lewis and Clark Trail. Lewis and Clark take them over the Rockies...
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