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Advantage Disadvantage
By Yale Jaffe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2009. Category: Fiction
Greed, corruption and betrayal of the adults surrounding a high school basketball phenom are examined in this who-dun-it thriller. A neighborhood bookie tries to fix the betting on a high school game to ripoff the local gangs. A sportswriter covering prep sports struggles to advance his career, despite his editor's misgiving. The player's coach must make tough choices which test his morality.
The World Cup Baby
By Euan McCabe
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction
Euan McCabe is a football World Cup compulsive. Once a typical rugby-loving New Zealand schoolboy, he was mesmerised by his first sighting of Buenos Aires’ Monumental Stadium in 1978 and has since become besotted with the global phenomenon that is the FIFA World Cup ™. This book traces his growing infatuation with an event that he chooses to celebrate for its flaws as well as its strengths.
Richard Kauffman Of Susquehanna University And The St. Louis Browns
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Play by Play
By Kate Donovan
Series: Play Makers Books, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction
Former college football star Jake Dublin’s wildly popular sports blog also details his personal life. And lately it’s all about Sophie, the pretty young woman who just moved into his apartment building. His readers know her only as “Elevator Girl,” and they’re all rooting for Jake to score.