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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.
Living Without Walls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Julie O'Neill chronicles her family's journey along the John Muir Trail in the High Sierras as she battles her inner fears reliving a backpacking adventure turned disaster that almost took her life 16 years earlier. Part memoir, part manifesto, Living Without Walls is a testament to the power of nature to tend to the whole person as portrayed in this blazingly honest and entertaining account.
Youth Soccer Development: Progressing the Person to Improve the Player
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Football coach Noel Dempsey examines where coaching has come from and where it is heading. Offering insights into how English football has developed, coaching methods, 'talent' in youngsters, and how a player's entire environment needs to be considered in coaching programmes - this book offers many touchpoints for coaches who want to advance their thinking and their coaching.
Oil and Water: An Oilman's Quest to Save the Source of America's Most Endangered River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by UCRA. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The story of the epic struggle to save the headwaters of the Colorado River.
L'épopée Renault en Formule 1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 58,360. Language: French. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Ce livre retrace l'histoire de la marque Renault en Formule 1, depuis les débuts avec le moteur V6 turbo en 1977, jusqu'au début de l'année 2016, suite au rachat de l'équipe Lotus F1 Team pour en faire le Renault Sport F1 Team.
King Dragon — The World of Bruce Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Norman Borine, a personal friend of the Lee family and proprietor of The World of Bruce Lee Museum, tells the story of the martial artist s amazing life from birth to death, including anecdotes and quotes from Lee s family, friends, students and fans, as well as interesting facts about his amazing physical prowess and films.
The Tennis Parent's Bible 2nd Edition
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
The ultimate goal of the second edition of The Tennis Parent’s Bible is to maximize player potential at the quickest rate. Specific roles and responsibilities of the player, coach(s) and parents are outlined for greater synergy, team harmony and accelerate athletic growth.
Relaxed & Forward: Relationship Advice from Your Horse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
From the popular Relaxed and Forward blog comes training advice combining the everyday fundamentals of dressage with mutual listening skills. Blake writes with a profound respect for horses and an articulate voice for humans, blending equal parts inspiration and un-common sense. It’s serious training communicated with humor and lightness, because horses like cheerful riders.
The Game Warden's Son
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Retired game warden Steven T. Callan’s love of nature and passion for protecting wildlife took root long before he experienced the adventures described in his book, Badges, Bears, and Eagles. In The Game Warden’s Son, he recounts more of his own investigations along with those of his game warden father and their colleagues. Intertwined with these tales is the story of a boy and his father.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Lotus 72E Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Colin Chapman, Emerson Fittipaldi, Jacky Ickx, Ronnie Peterson, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,900. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Lotus 72E racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Big Carp Hunters - Nick Helleur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by BigCarpMagazine. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Nick is another carp angling phenomena. His carp fishing life is unlike anyone I have ever known and although I have known Nick for almost thirty years I have very rarely fished with him!.... why? , because he doesn't fish my sort of carp water. The concept of sitting on a lake fishing for a Bazil or a Heather is totally alien to Nick..."
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Tyrrell P34 Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Formula 1, Ronnie Peterson, Jody Scheckter, Patrick Depailler, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Tyrrell P34 racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Desert Marathon Training - Tips For Beginners, 2nd Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
So you want to run an ultra-marathon? And why not? Like the Marathon des Sables (MdS)? What is it like to run marathons, every day, in the Sahara, for a week? There are sandy desert races all around the world to test your body mind and spirit. All in breathtaking scenery far away from the daily grind. This book is about how to go from zero to hero!
Another Time... Another Place
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Stu Rossmann's heritage includes numerous family members who were baseball fans. They belonged to a generation who witnessed the game through a different lens. There was no free agency, thus they found comfort in knowing that their favorite players would probably be on their team year after year.
This Could be the Year: My 30 Years as a Miami Dolphins Fan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
“It happened in the backseat of my neighbor’s Volvo.” That’s the answer supplied when people ask: How did a native New Yorker become obsessed with the Miami Dolphins? This could be the Year: My 30 Years as a Miami Dolphins Fan published as a hardcover edition in 2006. Author Rich Libero takes Dolphins fans through a hilarious chronicle of suffering.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
Baseball's Untold History: The People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Enjoy profiles of some of the most fascinating characters in the history of the major leagues, from renowned historian and Seamheads.com founder Mike Lynch. Lynch's careful research combined with his breezy writing style make the Baseball's Untold History series both entertaining and educational - a must-read for both casual and die hard fans alike.
Ten of the Greatest National Football League Quarterbacks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This ebook consists of ten of the greatest National Football League quarterbacks. They are along with their Super Bowl wins/losses : Brett Favre 1/1, Dan Marino 0/1, Fran Tarkenton 0/3, Joe Montana 4/0, John Elway 2/3, Johnny Unitas 1/0, Peyton Manning 1/2, Steve Young 1/0, Terry Bradshaw 4/0 and Tom Brady 4/2.