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The JWB Historical Library: Journal One - Bulldog Breed: The 1914 Lions and the Rorke's Drift Test
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The story of the British Lions tour which produced the greatest rugby match in the history of the sport.
The 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $9.99 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.
Goju: The Roar of the Tigress. The real self-defense for women only
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Goju is: “The art of knowing how, where, why and when to fight or not to fight.
The Gospel According to Casey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The GOSPEL ACCORDING TO CASEY is the ultimate Casey Stengel book for lovers and admirers of "The Ol' Perfessor." It is part collection of hilarious stories and 1-liners by and about Casey, and half an analysis of his managerial genius. Dozens of resources and interviews were done by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan, two highly esteemed baseball writers. The result is nothing short of AMAZIN'!
Sailing the Caribbean Islands
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“What’s it REALLY like to sail the Caribbean islands?” We are frequently asked this question. For two seasons, we’ve sailed the island chain and this book relates our daily adventures. Whether you’re an armchair sailor, a lover of adventure in general or you are contemplating sailing down island yourself, we think you will enjoy sharing our many fun times and humorous incidents.
Taking on the NFL: The National Martial Arts League
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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Football, baseball, and hockey are all franchised team sports in America. Why not martial arts? Martial arts has been a sport in America for over 70 years but has missed the opportunity to become a major league sport. Dexter Kennedy believes that can change. Taking on the NFL: the National Martial Arts League lays out the martial arts franchise concept in an easy to read and informational format.
The Best & Worst of Sam "Bogey" Johnson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,110. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Best and Worst of Sam “Bogey” Johnson is a collection of golf articles by one of golf’s most entertaining Bloggers.
Daughters of Distance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
Last Train to Cooperstown
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Banned from Major League baseball for nearly the first half of the 20th Century due to racial discrimination, African Americans formed their own professional teams. In 2005 there were 24 former Negro League players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, this did not give Negro League baseball the recognition deserved for its contribution to the sport. A committee of baseball historians re
Keepers of the Sandlot: Coaching, Parenting and Playing for Keeps!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Bill Severns wrote this book to encourage parents and coaches to enjoy their kids and protect their childhood. Your children are only children for a few years-they have plenty of time later in life to be adults; it’s up to us to guard their childhood, to make it fun, and to protect that feeling of playing in the sandlot. We’re the Keepers of that feeling. We’re the Keepers of the Sandlot.
The 20th Century Phillies by the Numbers: You Can't Tell the Players Without a Scorecard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
This 300+ page tome pays homage to Philadelphia’s oft-maligned, but always loved – Phillies. In 1915 the Phils won their first NL pennant (and they didn’t win many more). This book commemorates the 100th anniversary of that magnificent fete. In here you’ll find stuff you never suspected about guys who never knew even wore a Phillies uniform.
Split to Splinters
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When Jim Honeycutt, a Hall of Famer who hurls 90 MPH fast balls in his 50s, finds that his 300th career win baseball is missing, he hires ex pro baseball player Eli Sharpe to investigate. A note points to Jim’s four lovely daughters. As Eli delves into the clan’s complicated family dynamics, he must also interview their boyfriends, their sexy mother, her best friend, and a washed-up journalist.
Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History
Series: Woman on Her Way. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
In Hadrian's Wall Path: Walking into History you can sense the presence of the ancient Romans and feel what it was like to live on Rome's most northern frontier. Vivid descriptions and 130+ photographs and illustrations of northern England and the archaeological remains depict life on The Wall—now and then.
Who's on First: Replacement Players in World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
During World War II, 533 players made the major league debuts. More than 60% of the players in the 1941 Opening Day lineups departed for the service and were replaced not only by first-times but also many oldsters. Hod Lisenbee was 46. POW Bert Shepard had an artificial leg, and Pete Gray had only one arm. The 1944 St. Louis Browns had 13 players classified 4-F. These are their stories.
The Further Adventures of Blackjack: The Champion Morgan Horse
Series: The Morgan Horse Series, Book 7. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Book seven in the Morgan Horse series takes readers from New England to Oklahoma City when Heather and Blackjack qualify for the World Championships! But that's a long way to travel and a lot can happen with a van full of horses along 1500 miles of highway!
Self-Defense Survival Guide: How To Survive When You're Fighting For Your Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Your personal safety and the safety of your family is the most important responsibility you have. Knowing some basic self-defense survival skills is a must. The Self-Defense Survival Guide is packed with over 200 photos that will show you step-by-step how to effectively escape, block, strike, trip and throw your attacker. Get the skills, confidence & mindset that will allow you to stay safe.
Rimfire: The Barrel Racing Horse
Series: The Morgan Horse Series, Book 6. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Book six in the Morgan Horse series. Enter the high-stakes, action-packed world of barrel racing along with Heather and the new horse Rimfire. Also meet Rocket, a half-starved horse who is rescued by Heather and her friends.
Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Baseball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A Classic Baseball reference with an updated introduction addressing the modern era of America's Favorite Pastime... Ever since baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday,fans across America have followed this game, its personalities and its statistics. In Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Baseball, you will find inside stories and little-known anecdotes.
Bubbles Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
Plunge into the world’s oceans with divers Judith Hemenway and Paul Mila. Meet 30-ton whales eye to eye, dive into the Caribbean surrounded by hungry sharks, and turn back time as you explore a World War II Pacific wreck. Feel the thrill of an eagle ray flyby in Cozumel, Mexico, and experience the rush of a barracuda feeding frenzy. Divers, snorkelers, and ocean lovers will enjoy these stories.
San Francisco Giants: A Fan's Journal 2010, 2012, 2014
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
After moving from NY, it took the San Francisco Giants 53 years to win their first World Series in 2010. Then came two more titles in 2012 and 2014. Joseph Sutton has incorporated all three World Series seasons into one book. What makes this book truly unique is that it's interwoven with Sutton's baseball relationship with his son Ray, from the time Ray was a Little Leaguer through high school.