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The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston's Original Worst-to-First World Series Champions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Long before the Red Sox "Impossible Dream" season, Boston’s now nearly forgotten “other” team, the 1914 Boston Braves, performed a baseball “miracle” that resounds to this very day. The "Miracle Braves" were Boston's first "worst-to-first" winners of the World Series. Includes biographies of every player, coach, and owner, a season recap, and other great stories from the 1914 season.
The Footballer's Journey: real-world advice on becoming and remaining a professional footballer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many youngsters dream of becoming a professional footballer. The Footballer’s Journey maps out the footballer’s path with candid insight and no-nonsense advice. It examines the reality of becoming a footballer including the odds of ‘making it’, how academies really work, the importance of attitude and mindset, and even the value of having a backup plan if things don’t quite work out.
Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Luge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to luge. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! BONUS: How to start in luge!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Freestyle Skiing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to freestyle skiing. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! BONUS: Info on how to become an Olympian!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Skeleton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nothing quite matches excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to skeleton. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! BONUS: Learn how to get started in skeleton!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebooks - Snowboarding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to snowboarding. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! Bonus! Learn how to become an Olympic Snowboarder!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebooks - Ice Hockey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to ice hockey. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the teams on the podium when the Games are done! Bonus! How to become an Ice Hockey Olympian!
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story - 2nd Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,940. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Professionals and amateurs from all walks of life and from all social and economic backgrounds have won the US Open championship. This is the history of all of the US Open champions through 2014.
Handguns for Beginning Shooters and First Time Owners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Designed for the new or beginning shooter as well as those interested in, or looking to purchase their first handgun. Based upon our experience in law enforcement as well as our years as an instructor, and overseeing range operations. Simple and easy reading designed to bring you the basics you will need to get started.
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
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"The concept is provocative. It is somehow counterintuitive to think of great athletes becoming unfit in old age. The recent suit brought against the NFL by former players indicates the fitness and health can erode all too quickly. The aging pursuers of fitness featured in 'The Aging Athlete' are the exceptions. We can learn from their own stories of perseverance." Tom Jones, Author, 40plussports
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Ride Like a Trooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Ride Like a Trooper is based upon the first of the manuals adopted by the United States Army, translated from the “Notes on Equitation and Horse Training” which were the answers to the examination questions at the School of Application for Cavalry at Saumur, France. It was adopted by the US Army and the Mounted Service School on 16 July, 1910.
Alaskan Adventures Internship Handbook: How to become an Alaska Fishing or Hunting Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Greg McElveen. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
What does it take to be an Alaska Fishing or Hunting Guide, or wilderness culinary expert and remote lodge mechanic? Let Rocky, a longtime Alaska master fishing, registered hunting guide and an outstanding wild game chef, teach you the skill sets. Learn on the job thru his tough but lifesaving internship training programs, and do so in the majestic wilderness of Alaska - The Last Great Frontier!
54 Tennis Drills for Today’s Game
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
54 Tennis Drills for Today’s Game: Improve Consistency and Power By Joseph Correa "This book will teach you how to become more consistent by adding spin to your shots which will give you the confidence to hit with more power.” Do you ever ask yourself: How can I hit with more top spin? How can I improve my deep topspin shots cross court? Is there a way for me improve my slice down the down?
54 Tennis Drills for Today’s Game
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
54 Tennis Drills for Today’s Game: Improve Consistency and Power By Joseph Correa "This book will teach you how to become more consistent by adding spin to your shots which will give you the confidence to hit with more power.” Do you ever ask yourself: How can I hit with more top spin? How can I improve my deep topspin shots cross court? Is there a way for me improve my slice down the down?
Easy Golf Tips
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Easy Golf Tips presents ideas and recommendations for the weekend golfer that are not addressed by the popular golf magazines.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
La Voie du Kung Fu Zen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dans cet ouvrage, les auteurs mettent en lumière le lien profond unissant depuis plus d'un millénaire le Zen au kung fu ainsi qu'à d'autres arts martiaux chinois. Au fil des pages, les aspects externes ainsi qu'internes du kung fu, du qì g┼Źng, et du tàijiquán sont abordés, et les phases séquentielles de la méthode de méditation Vipassana sont explorées en détails.
Missouri Proud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
Missouri is a Wonderful State! It is a scenic, historic, and entertaining region surrounding the mean population center of a great country.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.