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Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines is different from any other Mickey Mantle book. It was written for baseball lovers and Mantle fans who will live vicariously through it's author Tom Molito.
Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This volume by members of the Society for American Baseball Research presents the 50 greatest games in Montreal Expos history. Bill Stoneman, Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers, Pedro Martinez, and others appear in contextualized game recaps from the earliest days to the glory years of 1979-1981 to the end. Dennis Martinez's perfect game, Pedro's almost, and 48 more for your reading pleasure.
Splash
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Physical education
An encyclopedic guide to teaching basic water safety skills, especially good for teaching kids who fear swimming.
Pantani – l’ultimo trascinatore di folle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Marco Pantani, il Pirata, lo sportivo più popolare della sua epoca, un eroe per milioni di persone, l’atleta capace di accendere entusiasmi che non si vivevano dai tempi di Coppi e Bartali, il salvatore del ciclismo a seguito degli scandali doping, vinse sia il Tour de France che il Giro d’Italia nello stesso anno...
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 45 Issue 1: Spring 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The semi-annual interdisciplinary journal of research by members of the Society for American Baseball Research. In the Spring 2016 issue: Pete Palmer on Player Win Average, Don Zminda on Wilbur Wood, Richard Hershberger and Brian Marshall on Paul Hines, Japheth Knopp on economics of the Negro League and desegregation, Jacob Pomrenke and Bruce Allardice on the Black Sox, Chadwick winners, and more.
The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 169,510. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is your complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. With approximately 250 player profiles, information on all eight teams, complete 2016 schedules, broadcast information and exclusive essays, the Handbook will accompany you to Buffalo, New Hampshire, Lansing, Vancouver, Dunedin, Bluefield and beyond!
Olympic Lyon: The Untold Story of the Last Gold Medal for Golf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Before Tiger Woods—and before Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan, and even Bobby Jones, there was the great Canadian George S. Lyon. This first account of Canada’s little-known golf legend, Olympic Lyon traces his incredible journey from small-town Ontario to the final match of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
Scout's Guide to Motorcycle Racing 2016
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTORCYCLE RACING 2016 collects SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016, SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, and SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016 into a single mammoth edition. Ryan Dungey, Jorge Lorenzo, Cameron Beaubier, and the rest of the superstars of motorcycle racing are put under the microscope in this collected series of NFL-style scouting guides.
The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game Six
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 249,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
One of a two-book series on the rivals that met in the 1986 World Series, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets, including biographies of every player, coach, broadcaster, and other important figures in the top organizations in baseball that year. This book on the 1986 season re-tells the story of that year’s classic World Series, written by SABR members.
The 1986 New York Mets: There Was More Than Game Six
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
One of a two-book series on the rivals that met in the 1986 World Series, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets, including biographies of every player, coach, broadcaster, and other important figures in the top organizations in baseball that year. This book on the 1986 season re-tells the story of that year’s classic World Series as written by SABR members.
Icefall: The True Story of a Teenager on a Mission to the Top of the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A suspenseful memoir marked by adventure, hardship, and achievement, Alex Staniforth’s "Icefall" is the remarkable true story of a teenager’s journey to conquer Mount Everest.
Nuclear Powered Baseball: Articles Inspired by The Simpsons Episode “Homer At the Bat”
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,040. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This collection of biographies of major-league players includes every player who appears or is mentioned in the famous episode of The Simpsons, "Homer at the Bat." Don Mattingly, Roger Clemens, Jose Canseco, and Ken Griffey, Jr. are among the players whose voices were used, joining former players like "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and Cap Anson. "Making of" and other Simpsons trivia also included.
Living Without Walls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Julie O'Neill chronicles her family's journey along the John Muir Trail in the High Sierras as she battles her inner fears reliving a backpacking adventure turned disaster that almost took her life 16 years earlier. Part memoir, part manifesto, Living Without Walls is a testament to the power of nature to tend to the whole person as portrayed in this blazingly honest and entertaining account.
Youth Soccer Development: Progressing the Person to Improve the Player
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Football coach Noel Dempsey examines where coaching has come from and where it is heading. Offering insights into how English football has developed, coaching methods, 'talent' in youngsters, and how a player's entire environment needs to be considered in coaching programmes - this book offers many touchpoints for coaches who want to advance their thinking and their coaching.
Oil and Water: An Oilman's Quest to Save the Source of America's Most Endangered River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by UCRA. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The story of the epic struggle to save the headwaters of the Colorado River.
L'épopée Renault en Formule 1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 58,360. Language: French. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Ce livre retrace l'histoire de la marque Renault en Formule 1, depuis les débuts avec le moteur V6 turbo en 1977, jusqu'au début de l'année 2016, suite au rachat de l'équipe Lotus F1 Team pour en faire le Renault Sport F1 Team.
King Dragon — The World of Bruce Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Norman Borine, a personal friend of the Lee family and proprietor of The World of Bruce Lee Museum, tells the story of the martial artist s amazing life from birth to death, including anecdotes and quotes from Lee s family, friends, students and fans, as well as interesting facts about his amazing physical prowess and films.
The Tennis Parent's Bible 2nd Edition
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
The ultimate goal of the second edition of The Tennis Parent’s Bible is to maximize player potential at the quickest rate. Specific roles and responsibilities of the player, coach(s) and parents are outlined for greater synergy, team harmony and accelerate athletic growth.