Books tagged: sports history

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Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Broken Bowls
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Why College Football's Postseason Has Failed - And How It Can Be Fixed
The Weight of the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Of all the legends and famous moments in the history of sports, none can match what happened on the night of June 22nd, 1938.
When It Was King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The sport of boxing has declined in popularity significantly over the last quarter century. But there was a time when it ranked among the major sporting events in the country. This is a concise history of the golden age of heavyweight boxing in America, from John L. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali.
The Baby Boomer's Top Ten Sports List
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
All sports lists are flawed in one way or another. They are subjective, based on other's opinions and often end up comparing apples to oranges. This is a list of greatest athletes, teams and moments of the modern era of sports, as witnessed first hand by a sports writer.
What is Sport? 101 Questions People Ask About Sport Athletes and Sports– and for which You've Gotta Have Answers!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Welcome to the world of sports! If you ever had questions about sports, sportsmen, athletes, competitions…here you will find the answer. From the Olympics to cricket, from squash to golf, from basketball to pelota, you will find everything here: events, legends, dates and personalities. These questions give the answer to whom, when, where, why or better said: the answer to everything.
A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.
Tom Poorman Of The Philadelphia Athletics
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: SEC Football
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This eBook includes all 14 SEC titles in the 51 QUESTIONS FOR THE DIEHARD FAN trivia series: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt. In total there are 714 trivia questions dedicated to SEC football—51 for each team.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.