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Mad About Cycling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
MAD ABOUT CYCLING… A collection of four cycling-related books by Alannah Foley for those who are MAD about cycling for one reason or another - whether it's the cyclomaniac or the long-suffering Cycling Widow who has to cope with her spouse's cycling obsession! Includes: CYCLING WIDOWS; CYCLING WIDOWS 2; The CYCLING WIDOW'S SURVIVAL GUIDE; CYCLOPATHIC TENDENCIES. Rated PG 15 (mild adult content).
The Stern Years: 1984-2014
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,910. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
David Stern began his association with the National Basketball Association in 1966. The NBA of 1966 will never be confused with the NBA of February 1, 2014 when Stern retired after a 30 year reign as National Basketball Association commissioner. By the time Stern retired, basketball was the second most popular sport in the world.
Braves Field: Memorable Moments at Boston's Lost Diamond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
From its opening on August 18, 1915 to the sudden departure of the Boston Braves to Milwaukee before the 1953 baseball season, Braves Field was home to Boston's National League baseball club and also hosted many other events: from NFL football to championship boxing. The most memorable moments to occur in Braves Field history are portrayed here as researched and written by SABR members.
Israel, A Nation of Warriors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Much has been written about Jewish history, but rarely has the “fighting history” of the Jewish people been told. “Israel, A Nation of Warriors” traces the fighting heritage and history of the Hebrew warrior. It examines the modern Israeli close quarter combat system, Krav Maga, analyzes its components and attributes, and the reasons it is sought after by security forces worldwide.
Casting For Cloopers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by BigCarpMagazine. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Casting For Cloopers is Trevors first carp book and will captivate the reader from the outset with its down to earth style and humorous theme. It will appeal to the 'Average ' carp angler because Trevor is, like most of us a hard working family man, with a passion for big carp.
Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,010. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Black Sox Scandal isn’t the only story worth telling about the 1919 Chicago White Sox. The team roster included three future Hall of Famers, a 20-year-old spitballer who would win 300 games in the minors, and even a batboy who later became a celebrity with the “Murderers’ Row” New York Yankees. All of their stories are included in Scandal on the South Side with a timeline of the 1919 season.
The National Pastime: Summer 2015 issue: North Side, South Side, All Around the Town: Baseball in Chicago
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The National Pastime provides in-depth articles focused on the geographic region where the national SABR convention is taking place annually. The SABR 45 convention took place in Chicago, and here are 45 articles on baseball in and around the bat-and-ball crazed Windy City: 25 that appeared in the souvenir book of the convention plus another 20 articles available in ebook only.
Calling the Game: Baseball Broadcasting from 1920 to the Present
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,730. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
An exhaustive, meticulously researched history of bringing the national pastime out of the ballparks and into living rooms via the airwaves. Every play-by-play announcer, color commentator, and ex-ballplayer, every broadcast deal, radio station, and TV network. Plus a foreword by "Voice of the Chicago Cubs" Pat Hughes, and an afterword by Jacques Doucet, the "Voice of the Montreal Expos" 1972-2004
Ahead of the Game: Brentford FC's 2014/15 Season
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 216,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The extraordinary story of Brentford FC's 2014/15 season.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
The Duck Hunter Diaries (Volume 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Fiction » Adventure » General
For Bill Burkett, life has been an extended series of duck hunts. Here are his personal diaries that describe memorable hunts along with the high points of his journalistic career. Any hunter will identify and find these tales as exhilarating as taking down that first bluebill, canvasback, or greenwing teal.
Ted Williams: A Baseball Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery
A lot has been written about the “Splendid Splinter,” but very little of it approaches the splendor of Michael Seidel’s carefully researched and beautifully crafted biography. The focus is on Williams the ballplayer, with careful accounts presented of each year of The Kid's career. Includes two photo sections, extensive stats, and a brilliant essay on Williams' hitting philosophies.
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,220. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor leagues for 2015. This handbook is even bigger than last year's edition and provides coverage of over 250 players in the Toronto Blue Jays' organization as well as all eight minor league teams.
Goju: The Roar of the Tigress. The real self-defense for women only
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Goju is: “The art of knowing how, where, why and when to fight or not to fight.
Fear Of Failure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The autobiographical work “Fear of Failure” documents the life and times of James Aarons, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. It is a bold, uncensored look at the struggles of a young man looking for fulfillment in his profession and love in his life. Dr. Aarons pulls no punches and makes no excuses as he charmingly writes his way through his life’s journey.
Ride Every Stride
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
What if you ran away from your past to pursue your dream, only to have that same dream bring you face-to-face with the very demons you hoped to escape? For Jed Carver, the answer is simple—ride every stride until the dream comes true, no matter what obstacle he must clear. Come along for the ride as this mysterious, troubled young man overcomes adversity to achieve Canadian show jumping stardom.
Who's on First: Replacement Players in World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
During World War II, 533 players made the major league debuts. More than 60% of the players in the 1941 Opening Day lineups departed for the service and were replaced not only by first-times but also many oldsters. Hod Lisenbee was 46. POW Bert Shepard had an artificial leg, and Pete Gray had only one arm. The 1944 St. Louis Browns had 13 players classified 4-F. These are their stories.
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland) is the story of a cyclist's return to his native country. It is an attempt to re-engage with home and re-discover the ancient land of saints and scholars that is Ireland.
Winning on the North Side: The 1929 Chicago Cubs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Celebrate the 1929 Chicago Cubs, one of the most exciting teams in baseball history. Future Hall of Famers Hack Wilson, ’29 NL MVP Rogers Hornsby, and Kiki Cuyler, along with Riggs Stephenson formed one of the most potent quartets in baseball history. The magical season came to an ignominious end in the World Series and helped craft the future "lovable loser" image of the team.
The Spectacular Case of the 1962 Los Angeles Angels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The expansion Los Angeles Angels shock the sporting world in 1962 by claiming first place on July 4th and by contending for the pennant deep into the season.