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Das Geheimnis des verlorenen Schlägers - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: German. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
In dieser Erzählung finden wir Sommer, Meer und Wind: gute Winde und leichte Brisen. Ein Gleichnis des Lebens, von seinem Anfang an bis zu einem Höhepunkt und dann wieder abwärts: ein magischer, starker Zauber mit sicherer Hand von Enzo Pettinelli anhand der einzigartigen Metapher des Tischtennis erzählt.
El misterio de la raqueta perdida - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Entrar en contacto con otras personas, mejorar la autoestima, tener más confianza en uno mismo: son objetivos que se consideran “secundarios” en la actividad deportiva. Pero no es así: son el primer objetivo de la actividad de muchos clubes.
Light Tower Power
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
El León
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Baseball fans, has your team ever had a closer you just couldn't stand? Meet El León.
The Prospect
By Zack Drisko
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Prospect" is a short story about the longing and passion for an unrealized dream. Austin Colt is a pitching phenom who struggles to adapt when his baseball career doesn’t go as planned.
Il mistero della racchetta perduta - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: Italian. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Ci sono l’estate, il mare e il vento. E i venti sono quelli buoni, le brezze leggere. Il racconto parla della parabola della vita: la coglie nel punto in cui comincia a salire verso l’alto e la fa incontrare col punto in cui comincia a scendere verso il basso. Una magia possibile per chi sa raccontare, ed Enzo Pettinelli la racconta attraverso la straordinaria metafora del ping-pong.
Carl’s Hat Wins Marathon: a short story
By Jeff Posey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
At age ninety-two, the last surviving player from Super Bowl XXI in 1987, Carl decides to win the New York Marathon or die trying. And that’s exactly what he does. In front of the world’s cameras, he crashes to the ground, finished. But his hat doesn’t stay finished. Runner after runner picks it up and relays it to the front-runners, where a battle of epic proportion ensues to get Carl’s hat acro
Goalie Interference
By Angela S. Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Hockey goalie Tarah 'TJ' Elliot is too busy stopping pucks to go looking for love. When her friend Natalie sets her up through Madame Eve's 1 Night Stand service, she grudgingly agrees to go. Her ultimate fantasy comes true when Scott Alarid, one of the top scorers in the league, shows up at her hotel room. Hockey player TJ can't possibly spend a night with him, but Tarah certainly can.
Out of It
By Michael O'Leary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Michael O’Leary’s cult 1980s cricket novel Out of It. The novel, which is possibly the only literary cricket novel published in New Zealand, features the beige New Zealand one-day side of the 1986/87 season and is a satirical celebration of that period. New Zealand's team plays on Eden Park, Auckland, against an international invitation Out of It XI featuring famous rock stars, writers & artists.
Cool As A Cucumber
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.
After the Great Muskie Hunt
By J.G. Sandom
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
The Loss
By Roy Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A bittersweet story of a man remembering his late father.
Punchdrunk
By Bill Lowenburg
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.
This One Belongs to the Reds
By Joseph Shaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Is Baseball about winning? Or is it about something else? Author Joseph Shaw tells a story of generations linked together to America's past time.
Helmets Do Not Expand With Heads
By OJ Wolfsmasher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Have you ever wondered what NFL players were actually thinking between plays? With so many suffering head injuries, it's a shame that helmets don't expand with heads... this would surely help them think more clearly...
Countdown to Kickoff: A Short Story about College Sports in Our Times
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Anticipation is running high for the opening of football season, but things are not what they seem. Technology, economics, and social norms intersect to create a new phenomenon in the wacky world of college football.
Barcelonan Nights
By William Olson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
British Properties, the pre-eminent scholar of Olympism, travels to Barcelona, Spain to enjoy the Olympic Games of 1992. He is there on assignment. He has real research to do. And he loves the Games and all they represent. But it’s his celebratory company that makes his trip the more memorable.
A Dinger in the Bay
By Frank Severino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A washed-up pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation. Frankie Torinaddo gets to see life from both sides of the fence.
Off Course (Short Story)
By Simon Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
When you're on for a birdie, watch for aliens in the rough. A 1500 word SF/comedy/golf story
Takedown
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Andy doesn't want to be at the tournament, yelling at his young wrestlers until he loses his voice. He wants to spend his Saturday with Sarah, the older sister of his best wrestler, and find out why she thinks she needs time away. But he has to be responsible and do his job, despite the coldness filling him with each match.