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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.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,770. 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.
La etapa decimocuarta. 71 historias de ciclismo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2017. 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.
Fighting for Your Life: Man-eater Bears
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
The best-selling bear book that educates you about black bear, grizzly, brown bear, and polar bear behavior. The author is very informative and weaves hair-raising true stories into explaining the best safety practices. This is a must-read for adventurers, campers, and hikers.
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.
Dr. Dyslexia’s Guide to Sports Psychology for Equestrians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
In her revolutionary book, Dr. Dyslexia’s Guide to Sports Psychology for Equestrians, Margot Nacey explains the psychological concept of trauma, when not processed and released, as the root cause of sports failure. Throughout her book Nacey offers equestrians state of the art tools from EMDR, Energy Psychology, Brainspotting and her Mental Advantage Program to enhance and expand performance.
The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 179,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is your complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. With over 250 player profiles, information on all eight teams, complete 2017 schedules, broadcast information and exclusive essays, the Handbook will accompany you to Buffalo, New Hampshire, Lansing, Vancouver, Dunedin, Bluefield and beyond!
The RuthlessGolf.com Quick Guide Megapack
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The RuthlessGolf.com Quick Guides have helped players all over the world improve their games. Each Guide is a single lesson, priced to be easily affordable by all golfers. Now, for the first time, ALL SIX QUICK GUIDES ARE AVAILABLE IN A SINGLE PACKAGE! Save 35% over the single book prices. This special Megapack is available only through the RuthlessGolf.com website and Smashwords. Get yours NOW!
The Animal Keepers
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017 by KCI Sports Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
The Animal Keepers tells the true story of the Stevens Point High School cross country team and their unforgettable journey through the 1985 season. Joined by first year runner Scott "The Animal" Longley the year takes an unexpected turn as this most unlikely hero leads them on a quest for a state title.
Growing Up: Farm Life & Basketball in the 1940s & '50s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
FAMILY, FARM WORK AND PLAY; BASKETBALL FOR LEGENDARY COACH TOM BLACKBURN'S DAYTON FLYERS; WINNING THE 1962 NIT Hal Schoen grew up on a small hardscrabble family farm, the oldest boy in a family of 13 children. He tells of a long gone world of working with neighbors, radio entertainment, few telephones, and sports just for fun; a story of rising from humble beginnings, the American dream.
Facebooklet #5 Posts from 2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This booklet contains all the posts from year five on our Proactive Coaching Facebook page.
Everything Your Coach Never Told You Because You're a Girl
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This is what your coaches would have said to you if you were a boy, told through the story of a small-college team that won more games than it ever had a right to win. It’s an inspiring and straightforward look at the qualities that define the most competitive females, and what separates the ones who get it from the ones who don't. It's the call-to-arms for competitive female athletes.
Happy Feet - How to Be a Gold Star Soccer Parent - Everything the Coach, the Ref and Your Kid Want You to Know
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
HAPPY FEET is the ultimate resource for soccer parents. Written by Dan Blank, a Division I college soccer coach and best-selling author of Soccer iQ, it will give you a better understanding of the sport, its rules and terminology, and teach you everything you need to help your child stay in love with, and playing, the game. Includes links to helpful companion videos.
Cabal Fang: Complete Martial Arts Study Course from Querent to Elder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Fully illustrated and truly complete! At over 120,000 words -- that's 300+ pages -- this massive volume contains everything you need to start learning the world's most innovative, transformative, and unique martial art. The drills alone -- over 100 of them! -- are worth the price of admission. Cabal Fang is "full context martial arts" -- a modern temple martial art for a new age.
Pacific Crest Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
"Pacific Crest Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail" gives aspiring PCT thru-hikers the tools necessary to succeed in their 2,650 mile goal.
26.2 Essays
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
26.2 Essays is a collection of essays by Bobbi Gibb. the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi applies the insights she developed through decades of living, loving, and running to a multitude of human endeavors. Each mile of the Marathon serves as a trigger for another essay just as the marathon serves as a powerful metaphor for our journey through life.
Бусидо и русский путь
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 69,610. Language: Russian. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Книга посвящена пути освоения боевых искусств, некоторым техническим и философским аспектам их изучения и применения. Книга будет полезна и интересна как начинающим заниматься каратэ и другими видами единоборств, так и специалистам.
Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Fiction » Fairy tales
Take a Hike! is the story of one man's journey on the twenty-one hundred and sixty-seven mile long Appalachian Trail. Tim Hewitt, whose trail name was Paddler, writes about trip planning and preparation and includes his daily journal for the six month adventure. He is joined by his thirteen year old son David for five weeks in the summer. David's journal and perspective are also included.
Barn Dance: Nickers, Brays, Bleats, Howls, and Quacks. Tales from the Herd.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
How did a Welsh Corgi get the name of Preacher Man? What should you do when the Grandfather Horse steals your goat? You’ll find answers in Barn Dance, a collection of essays on horse-play, donkey ethics, and the fine art of mucking, from a small Colorado horse farm. Blake weaves her love of animals into tales you’ll want to read again and again. Blake’s humor, compassion, and kindness shine.