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Baseball; the Last Great American Pastime
Price: Free! Words: 65,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A consolidated history of the game and its parallels with America as a whole, intended for those new to the game who'd like to know how it got that way and the casual fan who watches 20-30 games per year.
Remembering Sports
Price: Free! Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Included in this sports memoir are baseball recollections of the Oine Red Devils, Mantle and the Yankees, the Durham Bulls, Harvey Haddix, Ryne Duren and others. Also included are football memories of Sonny Jurgensen , Norman Snead, Roman Gabriel, the 1957 game between N.C. State and USC, plus the Redskins and the AFL. In basketball the Dixie Classic, the ’57 UNC team, the Carolina Cougars.
"Extraordinary Performances In Sports And Life-- The Numbers That Influence Them"
You set the price! Words: 112,970. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
This was a Very Difficult book for me to write. I researched an enormous amount of information. The information crossed a number of different disciplines. Additionally, the data did not fit comfortably into one book genre. What I present to you is NOT Numerology-- Yet Numerology is relevant. I make references to Astrology-- Yet this is NOT a text on Astrology.I also include personal anecdotes.
Adventures Told: The Whole Wild World
You set the price! Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
A collection of mostly true adventure short stories including tales of mountain biking in Moab, backpacking in Wyoming and Colorado, and alpine climbing and a glacier rescue in Alaska. Fun reading for everyone.
Sick to Fit: 3 Simple Techniques that Got Me from 420 Pounds to the Cover of Runner's World, Good Morning America, and The Today Show
Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Despite a flood of information and advice, we’re getting sicker and fatter all the time. That’s because the vast majority of “conventional” advice is outdated, wrong-headed, and just plain ineffective. Read Sick To Fit to discover how Josh LaJaunie went from a 420-pound food addict to the cover of Runner’s World magazine, as well as live appearances on Good Morning America and The Today Show.
The "59s" In Golf Do They Prove Biorhythm Theory?
You set the price! Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Biorhythm Theory has been pronounced DEAD. Within these pages you will see why this was premature.
Bad Ass - My Quest to Become a Back Woods Trail Runner (and other obsessive goals)
Price: Free! Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Jeff Cann, a life-long runner, is now in his fifties. Deep in the descending arc of his running career, he decides to kick it up a notch. This book chronicles his often misguided attempts to turn himself into a Bad Ass, Back Woods, Trail Runner. Sometimes lighthearted, sometimes not, Jeff touches on many topics relatable to runners… and pretty much everyone else.
Martial Arts – The Mind / Body Link
Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Mind/body is at the core of every martial art and what is compelling; a disrupted mind means a disrupted the body and vis-a-versa. So, what is new you may ask?
How Oldman Athletic Won The League! The Unlikely Story of an Ageing Underdog Six A-side Football Team Who Should Never Have Become Champions... But Did!
Price: Free! Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Have you ever wondered what it takes to win an amateur football league? In this book you’ll hear the story of Oldman Athletic, an ageing 6-a-side football team who, just like Leicester City, were never supposed to become champions. It should never have happened... but it did.
End to End in Bits
Price: Free! Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A story of a walk from Lands End to John O'Groats, in bits.
Little Field, Big Time Baseball: Youth Baseball Passion and Excess in a Middle American Town
Price: Free! Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
"The Bad News Bears" meets "Friday Night Lights". A powerful, unfiltered account of the passionate youth baseball culture in a decaying middle American city. Author Tim Mathers' first hand account of the sub-culture of youth sports in America will stay on your mind long after the last out. A story so hard hitting, the names had to be changed.
Trails, Walkways and Boot Tracks
You set the price! Words: 29,320. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Verl Rogers spent his life enjoying the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, from camping to climbing mountains. He chronicled many of those memories, which are condensed into this collection of essays and another book titled “Tales from the Mountainside.”
The GM's Handbook: Extra Innings: 3 New Chapters, Academic Syllabuses, Quizzes And Group Topic Discussions
Price: Free! Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
The GM’s Handbook: Extra Innings is a business coaching resource with 3 additional chapters by Minor League Baseball’s top front office executives, academic syllabuses, quizzes and group topic discussions.
The GM's Handbook: Extra Innings: 3 New Chapters, Academic Syllabuses, Quizzes And Group Topic Discussions
Price: Free! Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
The GM’s Handbook: Extra Innings is a business coaching resource with 3 additional chapters by Minor League Baseball’s top front office executives.
Dit was mijn laatste marathon ....., toch?
Price: Free! Words: 42,660. Language: Dutch. Published: January 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Hoewel de schrijver diverse keren met grote stelligheid heeft uitgeroepen dat dit zijn laatste marathon was, wordt in dit boek uitgelegd waarom hardlopen zo’n prachtige en gezonde sport is. In dit boek worden de eigen beproevingen op de marathon besproken, alsmede vele aspecten van de hardloopsport en bijzondere prestaties van diverse toplopers. Spoiler alert: het was niet mijn laatste marathon!
Operation Black September: The 1977 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 176,440. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 1977 Army Football Team was the most successful team at West Point during the 1970s. The team won the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy by beating both Navy and Air Force and was offered a bowl bid. Players were united by their two Co-Captains, and this led to the only winning Army Football team between the 1972-1984 seasons.
Give Me The Ball
Price: Free! Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
Why do some pitchers rise to the occasion and dominate in big games, while others shrivel up under pressure? The key is experience and knowledge with a heavy dose of competitiveness. In this book, players and coaches will learn the mental strategies needed to become the Ace of the pitching staff - the guy who, when the game is on the line, says: Give Me The Ball!
Manual de Gestão Desportiva
Price: Free! Words: 36,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
Portuguese book: The “Manual de Gestão Desportiva” compiles lessons learned in the management of a sport federation. Each chapter covers a sport management topic (each with its own appendix with practical examples of statutes, minutes, strategic plans, budget, annual report, etc.): 1. Sport Organization 2. Planning 3. Administration 4. Competitions 5. Talent Development 6. Development
Place To Be Nation Vintage Vault Refresh: Volume 4 - Monday Night Raw Reviews: 1993
Series: Place To Be Nation: Vintage Vault Refresh. Price: Free! Words: 118,490. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Place To Be Nation Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
In this volume, the writers of the Place To Be Nation take a look back and review each episode of the WWF flagship program, Monday Night Raw. Join us as we look back at the first year of the program, the high and low moments of the episodes and the promotion during 1993.
Free Wheeling - Tony's Bicycle Book
Price: Free! Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a book about a brilliant invention, the bicycle. It's a book about the joy of cycling, a book that peels back the myths of the cycling fraternity and exposes the bicycle in all its unadulterated beauty. The book is about being a boy on a bike or a girl on a bike and it's overriding message is that the bicycle is for everybody to enjoy. 'Entertaining informative and funny.'