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The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games: 2013 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Covering the history of the Boston Red Sox, The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games lets you relive the very best (and worst) moments dating back to 1903. From history-making plays to historic achievements, Cecilia Tan and Bill Nowlin recreate the suspense, excitement, and drama of every game on the list.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1974 a 1980
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: 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 
The Feeling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
A true story, The Feeling follows my early learning years in the sport of hunting. it chronicles my mistakes, successes and failures. No technical knowledge is offered here, just an honest account of how it happened for me. I punch myself in the nose, tumble down the side of a mountain, nearly drown myself and at one point, I find myself in the crosshairs of another hunter's rifle.
Psychic Reprieve: Deception & Reality, A Crime Novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Lemon Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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.
Pumped: Building Your Best You
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
You want a better body? I would be willing to bet that one principle alone inside this book will change the way you view your workouts and you will see why so many people have trouble packing on muscle or toning up. The sad part is that once you see why, you will realize how much sense it makes and you will wonder why this is not common knowledge. This book is also packed full of what you need.
The Search
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. 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.
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.
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.
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.
2013 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
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This 2013 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
The Way Forward: Solutions to England's Football Failings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: 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
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 306,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Anoeth Limited. Categories: 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.