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Hockey's Greatest Players
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
An objectively ranked list of the greatest hockey players of all time.
Round the Top - Perth to Melbourne the Long Way
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: Australian English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Part blog, part guide book, part text book, this book documents a couple's 12 month sailing voyage around the top of Australia to some of the most remote and dangerous waters in the world. Full of stories, photographs and practical, down-to-earth tips, this is an ideal book for someone contemplating a similar voyage or just dreaming of it.
The National Pastime: 2017 Issue: New York, New York: Baseball in the Big Apple
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In 2017 the SABR national convention took place in New York City. As SABR has done since 2008, the annual issue of The National Pastime centered around the convention site. Organized chronologically, the articles in the 2017 issue include fascinating figures such as Joan Whitney Payson, Casey Stengel, and Graham McNamee, and events from Ruth playing at Sing Sing to the Titanic's sinking.
When the Dream Became Reality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sports
A young soccer player wanted to achieve something great, but quickly learned that to move up in the soccer world, he would have to live as two separate people: the ruthless player and the regular human. This heartfelt memoir pulls back the curtain on the life of a professional athlete, and tells the story of one's path and evolution, as a person and athlete, from childhood through six pro seasons.
2017 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
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The definitive 2017 Texas Longhorns Football Preview and Big 12 Guide. Includes comprehensive personnel breakdowns, opponent previews, coaching profiles and think pieces to equip Longhorn, Big 12 conference and college football fans with the smartest, most entertaining analysis in college football today.
The Vertical Jump Secrets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
All the secrets to jumping higher! Learn how gain 10-12 inches on your vertical jump! Learn exactly how to dunk a basketball! A must for anyone looking to improve their vertical jump
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: $7.99 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
Any interest in kayaking Na Pali Kaua'i? Whether you are going on a day tour, wondering about going on a day tour, planning on going camping, dreaming to get out there, or training to be a guide, thinking about that, this is a valuable tool in preparation for the experience. The skills section can be applied to any sit-on-top kayak activity.
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.