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Last of the David Teams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Everton Football Club in Liverpool, England, and The Oakland Athletics from Oakland, California, play in different sports some 8,000 apart yet share a special talent for besting wealthier opposition. Oakland is the original Moneyball team; Everton is England's Moneyball story. These modern-day Davids can teach us a lot about playing sports and overcoming Goliaths such as Big Money.
Contract Year: a baseball novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,740. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Contract Year tells not only the story of a superstar's emergence in the key year of his baseball career, it presents the journey of a superstar's heart in the most pivotal year of his personal life and shows how the glory we seek is sometimes right under our nose.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.