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Martial Arts against Multiple Opponents
Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This book will explain how to develop an effective approach to defending yourself against multiple attacker situations and also question some of the less effective strategies that are out there in the martial arts world.
The Search
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The pounding hooves of betrayal have battered photographer Claire Kincaid’s trust in men. After her mother’s death, Claire’s desire for family leads her to the coast to find her long-lost father. Instead, she finds herself in love with an engaged man, an island of secrets, and a light mystery blowing in the ocean breeze. Unfortunately, searching for answers reveals that an old truth never existed.
Elbrus By Any Means: An unconventional ascent of Europe's highest mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Burnett County, Wisconsin
Series: Hittin' the Trail, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Imagine a place of crystal blue waters surrounded by lush green forests, of friendly Mayberry-like villages, of skies graced by rare, elegant birds, some whose wings span up to seven feet. The place is real: It’s called Burnett County, Wisconsin. Now comes the only complete guide to the county’s great day hiking trails: “Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Burnett County, Wisconsin.”
A Little Respect A Cowboy Chatter Article
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Complacency can get you in trouble but respect goes a long way to keep you out of trouble. Keep your eyes peeled and don’t let your guard down when you’re working with cattle. Yes, Cattle. Even those gentle old cows that you've worked for years can sometimes have a bad day and throw you a curve.
A Bum Calf A Cowboy Chatter Article
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Bummer is the ideal calf to have on your place. He doesn’t eat or drink and just hangs out until you have work for him to do. He was named after a bum calf we raised years ago. This new Bummer is a mechanical contraption that runs back and forth on a wire and trains colts.
Batting
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
First published in 1925, Batting collects the wisdom and insights of over 250 hitters and baseball figures. Lane interviewed extensively and compiled tips and advice on everything from batting stances to beanballs. Legendary baseball figures such as Ty Cobb, Casey Stengel, Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Rogers Hornsby, and Babe Ruth reveal the secrets of this integral and interesting part of the game.
Can He Play? A Look At Baseball Scouts and Their Profession
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Can He Play? collects the contributions of some 26 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) on the subject of scouts, including biographies and historical essays. The book touches on more than a century of scouts and scouting with a focus on the men (and the occasional woman) who have taken on the task of scouring the world for the best ballplayers available.
DETROIT TIGERS 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!, an effort by the society of American Baseball research's BioProject Committee, brings together biographical profiles of every Tiger from that magical season, plus those of field management, top executives, the broadcasters--even venerable Tiger Stadium and the city itself.
Great Hitting Pitchers: 2012 Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
First published in 1979, GREAT HITTING PITCHERS was one of SABR's early publications. Including the contributions of several members of the Society and edited by SABR's founder, Bob Davids, the book compiled together records and anecdotes about pitchers excelling in the batters box. Now updated for 2012, GREAT HITTING PITCHERS has been updated so that all tables include 1979-2012 data.
Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A project of SABR's Nineteenth Century Committee, INVENTING BASEBALL brings to life the greatest games to be played in the game's early years, starting with a game in 1833. From the "prisoner of war" game that took place among captive Union soldiers during the Civil War, to the first intercollegiate game, to the first professional no--hitter, the games in this volume span 1833-1900.
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
Super Bowl Word Scrambles - The Big Game - Over 65 Word Jumble Puzzles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
If you like the Super Bowl, Football, and Word Scrambles, this ebook is for you. Give your brain a workout today and try to unscramble words with the Super Bowl theme.
Jerry's Golf Gems
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Jerry's Golf Gems is the remarkable culmination of Jerry Harmon's lifetime of playing and teaching golf. Over his 30 year career, Jerry Harmon has acquired knowledge that few others ever have. Now it is time to share that knowledge with the golfing public. Jerry's Golf Gems is filled with over 50 priceless gems that cover the long game and the short game.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
With almost 150 years of baseball history, the stories of many players from before 1900 were long obscured. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) first attempted to remedy this in 1989 by publishing a collection of 136 fascinating biographies of talented late-1800s players. Twenty-three years later, "Nineteenth Century Stars" has been updated with revised stats and re-released.
Opening Fenway Park With Style: The 1912 Champion Red Sox
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
OPENING FENWAY PARK WITH STYLE: The 1912 World Champion Red Sox details the story of a season 100 years ago, the first season played at Fenway Park and the team that went on to win the pennant by a mile and fight to victory in one of the most thrilling World Series ever staged.
Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,700. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Red Sox spent most of the 1950s far out of pennant contention, winning just enough games to keep their fans' hopes up for the next season. But there can be little doubt that the club was filled with absorbing and fascinating people, and stories that still resonate in New England and beyond. In this book, members of SABR present biographies of all of these men, 46 in all, with season recaps.
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sweet ’60: The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates is the joint product of 44 authors and editors from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) who have pooled their efforts to create a portrait of the 1960 team which pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the last 60 years.
Branding Pride A Cowboy Chatter Article
Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Where else can you work from before daylight to after dark, sleep on the ground in good weather or bad and feast on Dutch oven cooking if you’re on the range? These are men and women who are proud of who they are and what they do. Worn leather chaps and custom made boots are a mark of honor. Some wear chaps handed down from generation to generation.
Run, Rabbit, Run: The Hilarious and Mostly True Tales of Rabbit Maranville
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rabbit Maranville was the Joe Garagiola of Grandpa's day, the baseball comedian of the times. In a twenty-four-year career from 1912 through 1936, Rabbit found a lot of funny situations to laugh at, and no wonder: he caused most of them himself. A year before his death in 1954, Rabbit reached back forty years into his memory and put his stories down on paper for future fans to enjoy.