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História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1974 a 1980
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Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período dos campeonatos de futebol, de 1974 a 1980, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações das 1ª, 2ª e 3ª divisões, e Taças de Portugal 
Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Robin Van Auken. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
By Lance Van Auken and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! is the remarkable story of Little League Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. On any given spring evening, 360,000 children around the world can be found on the dusty mounds and grassy fields of a Little League field. More than four million people play or volunteer.
Psychic Reprieve: Deception & Reality, A Crime Novel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Lemon Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
R.C. is a rising star in baseball, until his world comes crashing down. Raised by his grandparents, Raunold Choquet has one dream in life, to play ball. When a hazing incident goes astray, he finds out that justice is not always blind.
The Search
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.
Batting
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: 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!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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.
Inventing Baseball: The 100 Greatest Games of the Nineteenth Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Nineteenth Century Stars: 2012 Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,700. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: 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.
The Way Forward: Solutions to England's Football Failings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
English football is in a state of crisis. It has been almost 50 years since England made the final of a major championship and the national sides, at all levels, continue to disappoint and underperform. In The Way Forward, football coach Matthew Whitehouse examines the causes of English football’s decline and offers a number of areas where change and improvement need to be implemented immediately.
England Rugby Chronicle since 1969 - Volume One: 1969-1990 Second Edition
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Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 306,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Anoeth Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
ALL the results and info from 1000+ England rugby union representative games played 1969-2010 are presented here in 1 series of books - this is the Volume One 2nd Edition with corrections/additions. These books cover England cap and XV, England B/A/Saxons/U25/U23/U21/U20/Students/Counties and British Lions, plus Barbarians/Penguins/Public School Wanderers/Anti-Assassins/Samurai where relevant.
England Rugby Chronicle since 1969 - Volume One: 1969-1990
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 295,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Anoeth Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
ALL the results and info from 1000+ England rugby union representative games played 1969-2010 are presented here in 1 series of books - this is Volume One. These books cover England cap and XV, England B/A/Saxons/U25/U23/U21/U20/Students/Counties and British Lions, plus Barbarians/Penguins/Public School Wanderers/Anti-Assassins/Samurai where relevant.
The Successful Golfer: Practical Fixes for the Mental Game of Golf
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Series: Peak Performance, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Successful Golfer addresses 50 of the most common faults that players experience and which hold them back. These include hitting the self-destruct button when winning, nervousness on the first tee, and losing focus off poor drives. The second part of the book contains explanations of cutting edge research, and the third part offers techniques including preshot routines and goal setting.
Slow Pitch Softball
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Softball
When William seeks his dad’s advice, he is led on a marvelous journey that takes him to one important season in a lifetime of seasons for the adult recreation slow pitch softball team, the Willies
It's Not About The Money
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
True stories from an Italian American Filmmaker inside the NY Football Giants organization for 27 years
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.