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Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A project of SABR's Nineteenth Century Committee, INVENTING BASEBALL brings to life the greatest games to be played in the game's early years, starting with a game in 1833. From the "prisoner of war" game that took place among captive Union soldiers during the Civil War, to the first intercollegiate game, to the first professional no--hitter, the games in this volume span 1833-1900.
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
Super Bowl Word Scrambles - The Big Game - Over 65 Word Jumble Puzzles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
If you like the Super Bowl, Football, and Word Scrambles, this ebook is for you. Give your brain a workout today and try to unscramble words with the Super Bowl theme.
Jerry's Golf Gems
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Jerry's Golf Gems is the remarkable culmination of Jerry Harmon's lifetime of playing and teaching golf. Over his 30 year career, Jerry Harmon has acquired knowledge that few others ever have. Now it is time to share that knowledge with the golfing public. Jerry's Golf Gems is filled with over 50 priceless gems that cover the long game and the short game.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
With almost 150 years of baseball history, the stories of many players from before 1900 were long obscured. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) first attempted to remedy this in 1989 by publishing a collection of 136 fascinating biographies of talented late-1800s players. Twenty-three years later, "Nineteenth Century Stars" has been updated with revised stats and re-released.
Opening Fenway Park With Style: The 1912 Champion Red Sox
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
OPENING FENWAY PARK WITH STYLE: The 1912 World Champion Red Sox details the story of a season 100 years ago, the first season played at Fenway Park and the team that went on to win the pennant by a mile and fight to victory in one of the most thrilling World Series ever staged.
Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,700. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Red Sox spent most of the 1950s far out of pennant contention, winning just enough games to keep their fans' hopes up for the next season. But there can be little doubt that the club was filled with absorbing and fascinating people, and stories that still resonate in New England and beyond. In this book, members of SABR present biographies of all of these men, 46 in all, with season recaps.
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates is the joint product of 44 authors and editors from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) who have pooled their efforts to create a portrait of the 1960 team which pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the last 60 years.
Branding Pride A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Where else can you work from before daylight to after dark, sleep on the ground in good weather or bad and feast on Dutch oven cooking if you’re on the range? These are men and women who are proud of who they are and what they do. Worn leather chaps and custom made boots are a mark of honor. Some wear chaps handed down from generation to generation.
Run, Rabbit, Run: The Hilarious and Mostly True Tales of Rabbit Maranville
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Rabbit Maranville was the Joe Garagiola of Grandpa's day, the baseball comedian of the times. In a twenty-four-year career from 1912 through 1936, Rabbit found a lot of funny situations to laugh at, and no wonder: he caused most of them himself. A year before his death in 1954, Rabbit reached back forty years into his memory and put his stories down on paper for future fans to enjoy.
Getting On A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
You have to be able to catch your loose horse and mount him whether you were bucked off or simply dismounted. Getting on is never more important than when you’re alone. Spend time making your horse stand still when you want to mount. It will pay off when you’re alone and need to depend on him to get home. Here's how.
Saddle Sore A cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
I never knew a horse that liked saddles until I introduced one to Shadow, a young, solid black filly. She was two and it was time to start her career. Bad things happen when you rush things starting colts.
Inside The Montreal Screw Job: Who Really Got Screwed in the WWE?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Inside The Montreal Screw Job: Who Really Got Screwed in the WWE?" is a compelling and completely unauthorized look at what may have actually happened at Survivor Series 1997. Derived from exclusive interviews, extensive investigative research, and a healthy dose of common sense, this gripping ebook from Sports Entertainment Publishing is a must-read for WWE fans everywhere.
Hackamore Horses A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Hackamore horsemen have been around a long time. The Spanish Vaqueros were using them to train colts 400 years ago. Working a branding near Baird, Texas, I watched young horses in manila hackamores being schooled to work cattle. It puts a soft handle on young horses. Here's a look at how to start a youngster in a rope hackamore.
Ride, Sally Ride! A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Horses perform great feats on the ranch and arena. I've wondered what form of communication the rider conveyed to summon that wonderful performance. The more I thought of the great rides I’ve had the pleasure to witness, I began to realize that many of those rides were made by Women.
Best in the World: The Unauthorized Biography of Phil Brooks (WWE Superstar CM Punk)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Best in the World: The Unauthorized Biography of Phil Brooks" is a first of its kind look at the man behind WWE superstar CM Punk.
2013 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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This 2013 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
The Way Forward: Solutions to England's Football Failings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
English football is in a state of crisis. It has been almost 50 years since England made the final of a major championship and the national sides, at all levels, continue to disappoint and underperform. In The Way Forward, football coach Matthew Whitehouse examines the causes of English football’s decline and offers a number of areas where change and improvement need to be implemented immediately.
Californios---A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The term Californios is an honored name given to the best of the early Vaquero horsemen who first brought Longhorn cattle from Mexico to California in the 18th century. The Vaquero style of horsemanship has influenced natural training methods for centuries. The Vaquero history has a special meaning to horsemen. It was the beginning of the working cowboys in North America.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Philadelphia Phillies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Philadelphia Phillies history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Phillies fan.