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Playing in the Puddles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Type 1 diabetic and stroke survivor Barnaby Howarth was three-quarters of the way through writing his autobiography in 2005 when he had a stroke and was placed on life support after being bashed outside a nightclub in Sydney. He has teamed up with author Julie Lewthwaite to tell his story - that of a man who is proud to be living a "normal" life.
Max Baer Versus James Braddock World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York June 13, 1935
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Max Baer claimed that his wrists were injured before his big fight with James Braddock. His handlers advised him to seek a postponement but he went ahead and fought as scheduled. A misunderstood fighter, especially for his time, Baer drew jeers when he clowned and rubber legged while being hit by his ring opponents. Braddock was all business and a classic underdog, by as much as 10-1 odds.
The Gospel According to Casey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The GOSPEL ACCORDING TO CASEY is the ultimate Casey Stengel book for lovers and admirers of "The Ol' Perfessor." It is part collection of hilarious stories and 1-liners by and about Casey, and half an analysis of his managerial genius. Dozens of resources and interviews were done by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan, two highly esteemed baseball writers. The result is nothing short of AMAZIN'!
King Kwong: Larry Kwong, the China Clipper Who Broke the NHL Colour Barrier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who broke the colour barrier in the NHL? A man whose professional hockey career statistics include leading the senior leagues for scoring and for low penalty minutes – and a single shift on the ice in an NHL game.
Confessions of a Wrestler
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Martin Gillott, better known in the wrestling world as Jackie 'Glitterboy' Evans, knew early in his career that life in the ring would be no walk in the park. Now he tells all, including hilarious accounts of adventures in and out of the ring.Confessions Of A Wrestler will have you in stitches - just like 'Glitterboy'.
A Little About : Sachin Tendulkar
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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A Little About : M.S.DHONI
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
coupon code YH65C 100% off expires on14 jan 2015 SM89Y 50% off expires on 21 jan 2015 CU48S 33% off expires on 31 jan 2015 This is a biography of m.s.dhoni.It tells how he was discovered,his challenges,personal life.his records and statistics are also displaced.his batting style is described.best book for his fans.His hobbies,interest and personal life is described. a timeline is also provided
Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
Cowboy Sweethearts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Get a glimpse of rodeo life from the days of tent camps and telegrams to the age of traveling in luxury horse trailers with built-in living quarters and cell phones. Read the true stories of eleven women who married prominent men of the rodeo. Some stayed at home while other went with their husbands on the rodeo circuit. A few were rodeo participants, themselves.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.
Plant Water Grow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,070. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Ian Gold [Former NFL Pro Bowl Linebacker] reveals his weaknesses, indiscretions, and flaws, as he discusses paying prostitutes, child abuse charges, and bribing a woman to have an abortion? In "Plant Water Grow", we get an insight into how one lonely, insecure child found redemption and Gold shows the path to consider, for us as well. Without judgment. Only love. -Khurum Sheik
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
Sweetwater: A Biography of Nathaniel “Sweetwater” Clifton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
When Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey decided to break the “color line” and integrate major league baseball in the 1940s, he spent years doing exhaustive background research and interviewing players. This role could not just go to an extraordinary athlete, but one of immense character as well Things went down with integration in the National Basketball Association a bit differently.
The Family Swap: The Bizarrely True Story of Two Yankee Baseball Players Who Decided to Trade Families
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Despite the New York Yankees' storied history of abundant individual greatness and unrivaled team success, the 1972 squad was a pale imitation of the teams that had made the Bronx Bombers the most famous sports franchise in the world. The team was ready for change, and it came on January 3, 1973, when 42-year-old Cleveland-based businessman George Steinbrenner announced that he and a group of i
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.
Pelé: A Biography of Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Pelé! Pelé! Pelé! It was a familiar chant, a chant which had been screamed from the terraces for nearly thirty years. It was October 1977 and the final game of Pelé’s hugely successful career had just finished. As Pelé looked around the stadium, tears were streaming down his face, his emotions running wild. But what an amazing journey it had been. It was all a far cry from the scene that Pelé
THE POET The Life and Los Angeles Times of Jim Murray
Price: Free! Words: 195,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Murray: America's best sportswriter