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Winning on the North Side: The 1929 Chicago Cubs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: 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.
GAMES-GIMMICKS-CHALLENGES for Swimming Coaches
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
A book for swimming coaches filled with ideas swimmers of all ages and abilities love to try. It contains over 600 ideas from over 500 successful coaches at all levels. along with the author's 56 years of experience. Chapters have activities divided by either Age Group or Senior. Checkout; Rock/Paper/Scissors Relay, Dem
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
Taken for a Ride: Chasing a Young Lance Armstrong
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
I met Lance Armstrong in 1992 and began a journalist-athlete relationship that lasted, roller-coaster style, for eight years. This is the story of the young Lance, before he became world famous, and later, infamous. Lance influenced a lot of people. He changed a lot of lives. Some for good. Some not for good. I only know that he changed mine for the better. I can’t change that. I wouldn’t want to.
The Sports Motivation Master Plan
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Price: $6.24 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Lee Ness’ Sports Motivation Master Plan helps you create your own route map to success. From picking your dream and learning from the greats through getting motivated and dealing with obstacles, the Master Plan is there for you no matter what your sport. If you want to be the best in your sport, no matter what it is, then you need the Sports Motivation Master Plan.
There is Genius in Passion: Reflections on developing competence and self-belief through human movement
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Gordon Paterson reflects on the life experiences that led him to the threshold of his doctorate that focused on youth sport coaching strategies conducive to strengthening the self-esteem of school sport participants.
The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Wichita Kid is a coming-of-age novel about golf, friendship, and family. Kevin is a fatherless 12 year-old boy, who's just moved from Kansas to the "big city" of Cleveland, OH. To help support his mother and himself, Kevin finds a job as a caddie at a local country club. This story is both humorous and touching as it involves the struggles that many of us have faced as we march into adulthood.
Outside Agency (A Kieran Lenahan Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lawyer turned golf pro Kieran Lenahan wakes up in the hospital with amnesia... and a dead woman. "DALY SCORES A BIRDIE" —PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY
Buried Lies (A Kieran Lenahan Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lawyer turned golf pro Kieran Lenahan's pro shop is torched, and his famed caddie is murdered. It only goes down hill from there... "DALY SCORES A BIRDIE" —PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY
Local Knowledge (A Kieran Lenahan Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lawyer-turned-golf pro Kieran Lenahan must solve the murder of millionaire country-club owner Sylvester Miles. "A FAST-PACED MYSTERY" —THE NEW YORK TIMES
Walking Coast to Coast: Then and Now
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Coast to Coast Walk between St Bees and Robin Hood's Bay is a classic in terms of scenery and heritage. Despite the route falling prey, in some respects, to convenience and complacency, David Butterworth re-captures an imagination of what this famous hike was designed to achieve - simplicity, meaning and independence
Mental Coaching For Fighters
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
How to improve mental resilience for combative and sporting applications.
Total Nonstop Attenuation: How TNA Escaped The Asylum And Put The Lunatics In Charge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
A detailed look at the near four year disastrous period of Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff helping run TNA which not only drove away fans at the time but something the promotion is still paying the price for to this day. A must read for all wrestling fans Total Nonstop Attenuation tells how the wrestling world came so close to a true alternative only for it to be ripped away.
The Truth About Building Muscle: It's All in Your Head
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
Building muscle and getting stronger is more than just going to the gym and eating a healthy diet. There is the mental part of the equation too! Make reaching your goals much easier by including the mental aspect in your fitness routine (and it won't require any extra time).
Bluegrass Brawlers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
Louisville, Kentucky has always loves pro wrestling. From the 1970s through the 1990s the Louisville Gardens was packed every Tuesday for Memphis wrestling, and in the early 2000s Louisville became the home of the WWE's developmental program. Bluegrass Brawlers tells the full history of pro wrestling in Louisville, from the early pioneers of the 1880s to today's indy wrestling scene.
O Fôn i Fynwy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The traditional Welsh expression ‘O Fôn i Fynwy’ literally means from Anglesey (Ynys Môn) to Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy) but is also used figuratively to mean the whole of Wales. This new Wales end to end is a 364-mile route starts at Holyhead and passes through Wales’s most stunning landscapes. The walk ends in Chepstow on the Wales-England border.
Hiking Cancer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
After starting our goal to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, cancer surprised us. Between surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation, and side effects, we found our focus and continued to hike mountains. An inspiration and resource guide for cancer patients, loved ones, and hikers, it is my personal journal, hiking blog entries and essays on cancer. Every survivor story is different. Here is mine.
Idiot Afloat, Book I, Living and Cruising on Wishbone, Ultramarine Blue and My Detour
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This story takes the reader through three years of cruising the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and Cuba. The writer, Sharon Lehnert, a Lake Ontario sailor and racer, had to learn how to live on a cruising boat, as a single-handed sailor, sometimes with novice crew. Sharon made many mistakes, and her adventures, often funny, are a cautionary tale for those setting out for southern salty waters.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1986 a 1990
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Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período dos campeonatos de futebol, de 1986 a 1990, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações das Ligas, Campeonatos Nacionais de 1ª, 2ª, 3ª e Taças de Portugal