Books tagged: sports reference

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Game-Day Goddess: Learning Football's Lingo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Football's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
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.
The 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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.
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
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.