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The Modern Soccer Coach: Pre-Season Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Aimed at soccer coaches of all levels who work with players of all age groups, this book focuses on maximizing every minute you have with your team. With over 60 training exercises designed specifically to challenge your players to their maximum physically, technically, tactically, and mentally, this is pre-season training like you have never seen it before.
Win 'Em All - Little Laurel Wins Montana's Biggest Basketball Trophy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A piece of sports history from Montana - an undersized team from one of the state's smaller high schools goes undefeated and wins its first state basketball championship by beating a bigger team (enrollment and lineup) in overtime, witnessed by the biggest crowd for a basketball game in Treasure State history. A vivid description from a sportswriter who was there takes you back to a glorious time.
Tigers by the Tale: Great Games at Michigan & Trumbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,220. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
For over 100 years, Michigan and Trumbull was the scene of some of the most exciting baseball ever. This book, the collaborative work of 34 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), portrays 50 classic games at the corner, spanning the earliest days of Bennett Park until Tiger Stadium’s final closing act. From Ty Cobb to Mickey Cochrane, Hank Greenberg to Al Kaline.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
Box Set: Speed Kills and The Unsolved Murder of Adam Walsh Books One and Two
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 356,820. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
SPEED KILLS: He built the fastest boats -- for royalty, the rich, spies, smugglers, Feds and a former U.S. President. Then came six shots. THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF ADAM WALSH BOOK 1: It was the crime of the decade -- and the perpetrator may have been the most notorious serial killer in history BOOK 2: 30 years after he was reported as dead, could the Walshes' little boy, Adam, actually be alive?
Never Too Old To backpack: O Fôn I Fynwy - A 364-Mile Walk Through Wales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,630. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
An avowed hater of camping, rain and mud, the author sets out to walk from one end of Wales to another with her partner, outdoor writer Harri Garrod Roberts. With a birthday looming, her rucksack stuffed to capacity and the memory of a disastrous six-day, five-blister backpacking trip in Somerset still fresh in her mind, will she be up to the challenge ahead?
Scouting for Boys
Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
When "Scouting for Boys" was first published in 1908, it changed the course of history by launching the worldwide Scouting movement. This unabridged republishing of the classic work is produced by ScoutingRediscovered.com - a project dedicated to rediscovering the timeless framework of traditional Scouting.
Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Campanis, Jr. shares his unique perspective on baseball in this collection of stories about his childhood as part of the Dodgers' inner circle; his career as an All American at USC and minor leaguer; and being part of a baseball family whose history dates back to the days of Jackie Robinson. Campanis is funny, insightful, and refreshingly honest about both his triumphs and failures.
Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This volume by members of the Society for American Baseball Research presents the 50 greatest games in Montreal Expos history. Bill Stoneman, Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers, Pedro Martinez, and others appear in contextualized game recaps from the earliest days to the glory years of 1979-1981 to the end. Dennis Martinez's perfect game, Pedro's almost, and 48 more for your reading pleasure.
Splash
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Physical education
An encyclopedic guide to teaching basic water safety skills, especially good for teaching kids who fear swimming.
Pantani – l’ultimo trascinatore di folle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Marco Pantani, il Pirata, lo sportivo più popolare della sua epoca, un eroe per milioni di persone, l’atleta capace di accendere entusiasmi che non si vivevano dai tempi di Coppi e Bartali, il salvatore del ciclismo a seguito degli scandali doping, vinse sia il Tour de France che il Giro d’Italia nello stesso anno...
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.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 45 Issue 1: Spring 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The semi-annual interdisciplinary journal of research by members of the Society for American Baseball Research. In the Spring 2016 issue: Pete Palmer on Player Win Average, Don Zminda on Wilbur Wood, Richard Hershberger and Brian Marshall on Paul Hines, Japheth Knopp on economics of the Negro League and desegregation, Jacob Pomrenke and Bruce Allardice on the Black Sox, Chadwick winners, and more.
Olympic Lyon: The Untold Story of the Last Gold Medal for Golf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Before Tiger Woods—and before Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan, and even Bobby Jones, there was the great Canadian George S. Lyon. This first account of Canada’s little-known golf legend, Olympic Lyon traces his incredible journey from small-town Ontario to the final match of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
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.
The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game Six
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 249,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
One of a two-book series on the rivals that met in the 1986 World Series, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets, including biographies of every player, coach, broadcaster, and other important figures in the top organizations in baseball that year. This book on the 1986 season re-tells the story of that year’s classic World Series, written by SABR members.
The 1986 New York Mets: There Was More Than Game Six
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
One of a two-book series on the rivals that met in the 1986 World Series, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets, including biographies of every player, coach, broadcaster, and other important figures in the top organizations in baseball that year. This book on the 1986 season re-tells the story of that year’s classic World Series as written by SABR members.
Icefall: The True Story of a Teenager on a Mission to the Top of the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A suspenseful memoir marked by adventure, hardship, and achievement, Alex Staniforth’s "Icefall" is the remarkable true story of a teenager’s journey to conquer Mount Everest.
Nuclear Powered Baseball: Articles Inspired by The Simpsons Episode “Homer At the Bat”
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,040. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This collection of biographies of major-league players includes every player who appears or is mentioned in the famous episode of The Simpsons, "Homer at the Bat." Don Mattingly, Roger Clemens, Jose Canseco, and Ken Griffey, Jr. are among the players whose voices were used, joining former players like "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and Cap Anson. "Making of" and other Simpsons trivia also included.