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Intentional Walk
By E. G. Fabricant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
From "Matters Familiar." A girls' softball team rebels and instructs parents and coaches in the value of competition.
90 Days To Your First Marathon
By Daniel Alick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
"90 Days To Your First Marathon" is a clear and concise training guide offering tips and techniques to attain physical, nutritional, and mental balance for one's first marathon.
Rocket! (an Ell Donsaii story #4)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Rocket!" is the fourth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has rendered her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Rocket!” she works out the enormous potential of the wormholes she discovered in "Lieutenant." Though they only provide small openings through space, the wormholes could prove to be a tremendous boon to humankind.
5 things - BODY
By nicole torrens
Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
5 things - BODY is the 5 things you can do to lose 1 - 2 dress sizes within 5 weeks! I went from a size 14 to a size 10 in a few weeks - not about diet or long hours at the gym. 5 things - BODY works on the mental and emotional aspects of your weight gain and then gives you the tools to release the extra layers of weight for good! www.nicoletorrens.com
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
An Executive Summary of David Epstein's 'The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/