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Hedging Bets
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Pitcher
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
Basketball Gods: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about brothers, basketball, growing up, and growing apart.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
Making Spares: a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Take a juvenile delinquent bowling? Preposterous. Mr. Meyers put it out of his mind. But one day he found himself at the detention center offering to take a kid bowling. Reuben defied all expectations, especially his own.
Das Geheimnis des verlorenen Schlägers - Ping-Pong
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: German. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
In dieser Erzählung finden wir Sommer, Meer und Wind: gute Winde und leichte Brisen. Ein Gleichnis des Lebens, von seinem Anfang an bis zu einem Höhepunkt und dann wieder abwärts: ein magischer, starker Zauber mit sicherer Hand von Enzo Pettinelli anhand der einzigartigen Metapher des Tischtennis erzählt.
El misterio de la raqueta perdida - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Entrar en contacto con otras personas, mejorar la autoestima, tener más confianza en uno mismo: son objetivos que se consideran “secundarios” en la actividad deportiva. Pero no es así: son el primer objetivo de la actividad de muchos clubes.
Dreams and Baseball (All Nine Innings)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,730. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A baseball story. Inspired by Leslie "Tex" Aulds, Walt Rothe, and Ryan Rothe. 1999 was a year unlike any other for Jeff Hartes. He met the love of his life, experienced surreal, life-like dreams, and lost so much in a single, Triple-A season of baseball.
Light Tower Power
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
El León
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Baseball fans, has your team ever had a closer you just couldn't stand? Meet El León.
Joy In Mudville
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It's 1932 and a new star has risen from the east, arching toward Los Angeles. A man, woman and child set off by rail from Chicago to follow the star. Along the way they'll meet figures from the American imagination who make us the people we are today: Woody Guthrie, Clark Kent, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, and more. And when the three find their fates, the stars that guide us all will be forever changed.
The Legend of League Park
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In a sport like baseball, it can be hard for a girl to make her mark. Just don't count Gioia and Audrey out just yet.
The Prospect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Prospect" is a short story about the longing and passion for an unrealized dream. Austin Colt is a pitching phenom who struggles to adapt when his baseball career doesn’t go as planned.
Il mistero della racchetta perduta - Ping-Pong
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: Italian. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Ci sono l’estate, il mare e il vento. E i venti sono quelli buoni, le brezze leggere. Il racconto parla della parabola della vita: la coglie nel punto in cui comincia a salire verso l’alto e la fa incontrare col punto in cui comincia a scendere verso il basso. Una magia possibile per chi sa raccontare, ed Enzo Pettinelli la racconta attraverso la straordinaria metafora del ping-pong.
Carl’s Hat Wins Marathon: a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
At age ninety-two, the last surviving player from Super Bowl XXI in 1987, Carl decides to win the New York Marathon or die trying. And that’s exactly what he does. In front of the world’s cameras, he crashes to the ground, finished. But his hat doesn’t stay finished. Runner after runner picks it up and relays it to the front-runners, where a battle of epic proportion ensues to get Carl’s hat acro
Goalie Interference
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Hockey goalie Tarah 'TJ' Elliot is too busy stopping pucks to go looking for love. When her friend Natalie sets her up through Madame Eve's 1 Night Stand service, she grudgingly agrees to go. Her ultimate fantasy comes true when Scott Alarid, one of the top scorers in the league, shows up at her hotel room. Hockey player TJ can't possibly spend a night with him, but Tarah certainly can.
Anasazi Runner: a novel of identity and speed
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,000. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sean, a gifted runner, inherited only one thing from his mother, a mysterious carved amulet with three haunting faces. He doesn’t understand why, but when he carries it, he runs faster and feels closer to his unknown ancestors. With the help of the amulet and his former high school running coach, he begins to train for an audacious attempt to make history.
Out of It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Michael O’Leary’s cult 1980s cricket novel Out of It. The novel, which is possibly the only literary cricket novel published in New Zealand, features the beige New Zealand one-day side of the 1986/87 season and is a satirical celebration of that period. New Zealand's team plays on Eden Park, Auckland, against an international invitation Out of It XI featuring famous rock stars, writers & artists.
World Series, A Cub Fan's Adventure, Book One: Evers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Evers is a lifelong Cub fan. He and his brothers are named after Cub players and unfortunately share "The Curse" that follows the team: they never win anything. Evers enters a contest to win a position with the Cubs. Can he break The Curse? Can the Cubs break The Curse? Follow Evers on a Cub fan's adventure and see if he can unlock that savory but elusive brew called "Victory".
Cool As A Cucumber
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.