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Braves Field: Memorable Moments at Boston's Lost Diamond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
From its opening on August 18, 1915 to the sudden departure of the Boston Braves to Milwaukee before the 1953 baseball season, Braves Field was home to Boston's National League baseball club and also hosted many other events: from NFL football to championship boxing. The most memorable moments to occur in Braves Field history are portrayed here as researched and written by SABR members.
Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
The Game Fixing Scandal At NC State That Killed The Dixie Classic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
My book looks at the ordeals of three NC State basketball players who were accused of game fixing from 1959-1961. All of them were prep stars from New York. One was from Binghamton and the other two from Brooklyn. My ebook looks at their crimes and their ordeals in Raleigh and Durham courtrooms from 1961-1963. I also name each of the gamblers involved and the court judgments they received in 1962.
George Glamack Star Center National Basketball League
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
My book looks at George Glamack as a college and pro basketball player. Before the NBA was formed, 1949-50, there was the National Basketball League, the American Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. Glamack was a fine center/forward on Rochester Royals teams that won NBL titles in 1946 and '47. This was a time when pro players played in less than state of the art gyms.
Blood, Sweat & Gears. The Story of the Gray Ghost and the Junkyard Firebird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In 1971, could a little group of unknown automotive engineers independently design and build a race car from an old 1964 Pontiac sedan and really compete against professional, factory-backed racing teams? These guys did it, winning the hearts of fans and the press who dubbed their car “The Gray Ghost.” In 1972 they did it again, starting with a wrecked Firebird, and shocked the racing world.
Beyond The Horizon: A Guide To Snowshoeing Historic Sites in Northern Colorado
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The sport of snowshoeing can provide for a physical workout that can appeal to the young and old, the novice and the seasoned physical fitness advocate. Add information about the history of the place visited and the experience takes on a new dimension of meaning of appreciation, along with memories that will last for a long time.
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.
A Copa do Mundo: Um Sumario dos Vinte Torneios Desde 1930
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Este livro contém informações e estatísticas para cada copa do mundo desde a primeira em 1930. Ele inclui todos os jogos e cada pontuação, os diferentes formatos e as formas em que as equipes foram colocados uns contra os outros ao longo dos anos, a seleção dos países de acolhimento, oficial mascotes e canções, ganhos prêmio, e uma breve história de como a Copa do Mundo tem o seu início.
World Cup: A Summary of all Twenty Tournaments Since 1930
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
This book contains information and statistics for every world cup since the first one in 1930. It includes every game and every score, the different formats and ways in which teams have been pitted against each other over the years, the selection of host countries, official mascots and songs, prize winnings, and a short history of how the world cup got its start.
Metal Detecting Made Easy: A Guide for Beginners and Reference for All
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Silver, gold, & other metals
Metal detecting is a great hobby almost anyone can enjoy, with the real possibility that you can change history, or even your life, forever. However, you are unlikely to make great finds instantly with a metal detector - you need to know a few things first. The purpose of this manual is to show you what equipment you need, how and where to use it and how to overcome the obstacles. And much more...
Quelli erano tempi - Nostalgia canaglia del Mundial '82, l'unico che vincemmo davvero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: Italian. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Breve cronistoria di un momento di trapasso dalla fine della società industriale all'inizio del “post”. Un momento sportivo, calcistico, che per l'ultima volta riuscì a coinvolgere gli italiani in una liturgia festosa realmente nazionalpopolare. L'ultima volta in cui tutti vincemmo qualcosa, una bizzarria del destino sportivo rimasta nella memoria di ciascuno, effimera parvenza di gioia
One Last Thing: The Untold History Of The Martial Arts Philosophy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
“This is the history of the Martial Arts - and our own ever-evolving mash-up culture as you've never seen it before!” Imagine being able to travel back in time, to collect the greatest fighters and writers of history and bring them back to the present so they could tell us: ONE LAST THING. Well, that's just what happened...
Dylan's Welsh Walks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
In 2014, Wales celebrates the centenary of the birth of Swansea-born poet Dylan Thomas. These eight themed walks, from an author who himself lived in Dylan's childhood home, will take you past several of the poet's childhood haunts, former homes and favourite drinking places, while offering stunning views along the Wales Coast Path. Walks vary from 4.3 to 8.1 miles (6.9 to 13.04 km).
Field Hockey Primer for Parents
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Learn about the exciting sport of field hockey. It's played at the high school, collegiate, and international level. The sport has also been played at the Olympics for both men and women.
Krav Maga Self Defense Explained
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Information-packed ebook reveals the truths and facts about the Krav Maga Self Defense, Fighting and Fitness system. Discover why traditional martial arts masters and mixed martial arts legends recommend Krav Maga as the ultimate street fighting and defensive tactics system for men, women and children of all ages, sizes and physical abilities.
The Worst Year in Racing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The true story of the most tragic year in auto racing in the US. NASCAR, USAC, NHRA, and local tracks and drag strips were not immune from the horrors.
Philaelphia Eagles 1971: A Game-by-Game Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
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Sports Stories: Roy B. Clogston (1905-1995)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In this collection of snippets and short stories, Roy B. Clogston recounts his lifelong passion for sports that encompassed such highlights ranging from coaching the US Navy Ford Islands to win the football champion of the Pacific (1943) and Founding the ACC in 1953.
Great Delaware Sports Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
What's your Delaware sports IQ? That's the question Delawareans are asking each other with the publication of the book, THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK. THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK is the only book ever devoted the sporting heritage in the First State.
NHL Hockey IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 25. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Streaking forwards, bruising defensemen, and goalies with laser-quick reflexes have created a history so deep in tradition and so rich in lore that fans have to be at their very best to keep up. NHL Hockey IQ is the supreme test of your endurance and your hockey knowledge.