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Puerto Rico and Baseball: 60 Biographies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 266,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Biographies of 60 of the best and most significant Puerto Rican baseball players from Major League Baseball, as well as early pioneers of the game, Negro Leaguers, and more, from Roberto Clemente right up through the recently inducted hall-of-famer Ivan Rodriguez. This book is a collaborative effort of dozens of members of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 45 Issue 2: Fall 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
The flagship publication of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), the Baseball Research Journal is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed publication presenting the best in SABR member research on baseball. The Fall 2016 issue includes a history of the DH rule in the 19th century, history of night baseball, Chief Bender, ad much more.
Sky´s the Limit. Sky, el límite es el cielo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
La intrahistoria del equipo que ha revolucionado el ciclismo mundial con sus innovaciones. Las bases del llamado 'Ciclismo 2.0' en un apasionante relato que te descubrirá todos los secretos de la escuadra británica.
Samuel, el ciclista de oro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,920. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
· La historia personal de Samuel Sánchez, el único campeón olímpico español en la prueba de ruta. · Los retos y obstáculos en la trayectoria de uno de los mejores ciclistas de nuestro país en el siglo XXI.
La tierra de las segundas oportunidades
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fascinante libro de Tim Lewis sobre el ciclismo en Ruanda. Repasa genialmente la historia de un país que se levanta tras la guerra y en el que la bicicleta sirve para cambiar vidas. Como la de Adrien Niyonshuti, ahora corredor del Team Dimension Data. O la del inventor del mountain bike Tom Ritchey o la del primer estadounidense en disputar el Tour de Francia: Jock Boyer.
El Afilador Vol. 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Este libro recopilatorio de narraciones ciclistas pretende ofrecer textos de calidad redactados cada año por periodistas, escritores/as, deportistas que si tienen algo en común, es su pasión por el ciclismo y las letras.
Kayak Na Pali Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The Kayak Na Pali Manual is nearly a yard by yard examination of the Kaua'i coastline and the intricacies of ocean disturbances it provides. Near the middle of the Pacific Ocean, four thousand foot cliffs, caves, reefs, fifteen miles of wilderness - there is some risk. A mix of text, forty-four unique hand rendered maps, images, and over fifty instructional drawings.
Expressly Fed: Several Years Aboard The Federer Express
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
A collection of essays on the complicated but immensely successful post-prime period of Roger Federer's tennis career, from 2011 to 2017.
La rueda de la mentira
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,850. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
El relato definitivo del espectacular ascenso y caída de Lance Armstrong. La biografía más completa de Lance Armstrong, escrita por Julit Macur, periodista del New York Times, una de las periodistas que más acceso tuvo al ciclista norteamericano, antes y después de su confesión.
Storia vera di Carlo Orlandi. “El Negher” di Porta Romana
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: Italian. Published: June 21, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
‘‘El Negher di Porta Romana’’, in queste pagine, ci cattura, ci avvinghia e ci trascina, da protagonisti, in un racconto che ci stende al tappeto, non avversari ma complici. Nino Benvenuti
The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book is a tribute to the members of the Impossible Dream team, including biographies of all 39 players that year as well as appreciations of this remarkable season by an all-star lineup featuring Joe Castiglione, Ken Coleman, Gordon Edes, Peter Gammons, Jim Lonborg, and many more. The book also presents over 300 rare photographs and memorabilia from this special Red Sox season.
No-Hitters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 323,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Sixty no-hitters and the pitchers who threw them are profiled in this book which combines research from the SABR BioProject and Games Project. Sandy Koufax, Bob Feller, and many more that span all eras of baseball history with their amazing feats. Some are hall of famers, some returned to obscurity after their day of perfection. Plus articles on Negro Leagues, losing no-hitters, and more.
The RuthlessGolf.com Short Game Pack
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The RuthlessGolf.com Short Game Pack pairs two of Mike Southern's most popular Quick Guides -- "Accurate Iron Play" and "The Putt Whisperer" -- in a single, low-cost package. This pack will teach you the mechanics of shotmaking, so you can hit every club in your bag… and how to build a brand new putting stroke from scratch, so you can capitalize on those new birdie opportunities.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
The RuthlessGolf.com Long and Straight Pack
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The RuthlessGolf.com Long and Straight Pack pairs two of Mike Southern's most popular Quick Guides -- "More Golf Swing Speed" and "HIT IT HARD" -- in a single, low-cost package. This pack will help you develop the mechanics and balance necessary to hit the ball longer and straighter than ever before.
La etapa decimocuarta. 71 historias de ciclismo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Este libro es una antología de las columnas y textos breves que Tim Krabbé ha escrito de ciclismo durante los últimos treinta y cinco años, muchas de ellas en el periódico NRC Handelsblad, pero también en otros medios especializados como Wieler Revue, De Muur y Soigneur.
Novak Djokovic: Making the Rough Places Plain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
A mid-career appraisal of Novak Djokovic and the enormity of his achievements in the Golden Era of men's professional tennis.
Sailing Solo Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
A Sailing book with a little warning to all who wish adventure on the high seas. Be careful what you wish for.
From Underdog to Winner: In Pursuit of 100% Performance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Frendship Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
John Pfitsch (1919-2012), coach at Grinnell College for 50 years, and Barbara Waite, former chair of the Sport Psychology Program at The University of Iowa, square off to scrutinize theories and philosophies behind 100% performance, Coach Pfitsch’s term for the best his athletes had to offer. A conversation between Waite and Pfitsch’s ghost reveals more than how to win sport contests.
Like Heck She Isn't a Volleyball Player: 27 Essays to Make Coaches Think
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Volleyball, Essay » Author profile
A collection of essays from Jim Dietz, head volleyball coach at Lincoln Land Community College and the Director of the Capital Area Volleyball Club, both in Springfield, Illinois. Dietz, author of "The Human Side of Coaching" (Championship Productions), explores more than just the game of volleyball, all with the intent of helping himself and others become better coaches.