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The Ultimate Angling Bucket List
Price: Free! Words: 269,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
A lifetime quest to catch 100 species of fish from UK waters; 300 species worldwide; a 200 pound fish from a trailed boat; a 200 pound fish from the shore; a 100 pound fish from freshwater; a double figure trout; a double figure Bass; a fish in excess of 1000 pounds, plus a British, a European and a world record before calling time on the practical angling.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
Scout's Guide to Motorcycle Racing 2016
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTORCYCLE RACING 2016 collects SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016, SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, and SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016 into a single mammoth edition. Ryan Dungey, Jorge Lorenzo, Cameron Beaubier, and the rest of the superstars of motorcycle racing are put under the microscope in this collected series of NFL-style scouting guides.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Lotus 72E Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Colin Chapman, Emerson Fittipaldi, Jacky Ickx, Ronnie Peterson, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,900. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Lotus 72E racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Tyrrell P34 Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Formula 1, Ronnie Peterson, Jody Scheckter, Patrick Depailler, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Tyrrell P34 racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
Slouching Toward Fargo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
An unforgettable tale of big-time characters playing small-town baseball with the St. Paul Saints, one of minor league baseball's true classic teams. The unforgettable tale of indie baseball madness, starring Mike Veeck, Bill Murray, Darryl Strawberry, Steve Howe, a massage-giving nun, and much, much more. Winner of the prestigious Casey Award for best book of 1999. New foreword by Mike Veeck!
Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A Hill Walker's Journey to the Top of the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,200. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mark had been an ordinary hiker who had only read books about mountaineering. When he signed up for an organised trek in Nepal with a group of elderly ladies, little did he know that ten years later he would be attempting to climb the world's highest mountain. Funny, incisive and heartfelt, his journey provides a refreshingly honest portrait of the joys and torments of a modern-day Everest climber
The Pitch That Killed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
The Stern Years: 1984-2014
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,900. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
David Stern began his association with the National Basketball Association in 1966. The NBA of 1966 will never be confused with the NBA of February 1, 2014 when Stern retired after a 30 year reign as National Basketball Association commissioner. By the time Stern retired, basketball was the second most popular sport in the world.
The Duck Hunter Diaries (Volume 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Fiction » Adventure » General
For Bill Burkett, life has been an extended series of duck hunts. Here are his personal diaries that describe memorable hunts along with the high points of his journalistic career. Any hunter will identify and find these tales as exhilarating as taking down that first bluebill, canvasback, or greenwing teal.
Ted Williams: A Baseball Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery
A lot has been written about the “Splendid Splinter,” but very little of it approaches the splendor of Michael Seidel’s carefully researched and beautifully crafted biography. The focus is on Williams the ballplayer, with careful accounts presented of each year of The Kid's career. Includes two photo sections, extensive stats, and a brilliant essay on Williams' hitting philosophies.
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,220. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor leagues for 2015. This handbook is even bigger than last year's edition and provides coverage of over 250 players in the Toronto Blue Jays' organization as well as all eight minor league teams.
Ride Every Stride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Jed Carver is a secretive young man with a troubled history. After hitch-hiking across Canada, he lands a job in an A Circuit barn with the ultimate goal of competing for his country. In this privileged world, he finds friendship, success, love, and ruthless enemies determined to ruin show jumping’s rising star. Dark, mysterious, and suspenseful, Ride Every Stride is about more than just horses.
Tour De Ireland (a Cycling Fan's Ride Around Ireland)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Tour de Ireland (A cycling fan's ride around Ireland) is the story of a cyclist's return to his native country. It is an attempt to re-engage with home and re-discover the ancient land of saints and scholars that is Ireland.
The Spectacular Case of the 1962 Los Angeles Angels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The expansion Los Angeles Angels shock the sporting world in 1962 by claiming first place on July 4th and by contending for the pennant deep into the season.
There is Genius in Passion: Reflections on developing competence and self-belief through human movement
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gordon Paterson reflects on the life experiences that led him to the threshold of his doctorate that focused on youth sport coaching strategies conducive to strengthening the self-esteem of school sport participants.
Following the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Author Doug Sanderson takes you along on a sailing trip that spans two years. He abandons his job in Seattle and purchases a Formosa 46 in Florida. After a frantic couple of months getting the boat ready, Doug sets sail for whatever adventures await him. His trip includes Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.