Books tagged: sports columnists

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Rants: Online Essays by E. G. Fabricant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
What you’re buying into here are a series of 13 essays I posted as 35 blog entries to my website between the end of 2005 and just before the November 2010 election. Most of the first 32 were published weekly throughout 2006 and are organized around 13 distinct themes; the last three were random, and later. My personal therapy will be your burden--and amusement.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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
A Lion's Despair Alex Karras And NFL Gambling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Not since the 1946 NFL Championship game had two NFL players been caught up in betting on professional football games. Two New York Giants' players had been banished for their failure to report being approached by gamblers prior to the '46 title game. In 1963 an NFL gambling scandal emerged that was more widespread. It also involved two of the league's elite players, Alex Karras and Paul Hornung.