Books tagged: athletics

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Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
Campus Survival Guide - Drexel University
Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A guide to help new and incoming students transition to Drexel and Philadelphia, and make the most out of starting college.
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 » 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.
Let Us Talk of Basketball!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In poetry, four sets of parents of a players on a high school girls team lament their daughters obsession with the sport; they end up with the conclusion that human beings are at their best when working in a group of five! If you have children in athletics, or have had, you need this book big time!
The Kalenjin; The Athletic Tribe Of The World
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
This book is about the Kalenjin peoples and their athletic brigade of youths. Studies have been carried out, but this book without mentioning a lot, lays the foundation for understanding into the insite concerning the women and men of the field who come from this tribe. Scholars have established that the Kalenjin belonged to the Military clan of the Pharoes. The past that brings the present.
The Three Percent Solution: Ramblings on College Playoffs, Football Conferences, and Fetal Bovine Serum
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
College football conferences are a beautiful mess. A hodgepodge of all sorts of names, sizes, and locations. Added to all the confusion is the fact that this year marks the first time the College Football Playoff (CFP) system will be used by the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). A select committee of 13 will choose the top 3% of teams to face-off in the ultimate two-stage competition.
Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
The Sports Motivation Master Plan
Price: $6.24 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Lee Ness’ Sports Motivation Master Plan helps you create your own route map to success. From picking your dream and learning from the greats through getting motivated and dealing with obstacles, the Master Plan is there for you no matter what your sport. If you want to be the best in your sport, no matter what it is, then you need the Sports Motivation Master Plan.
Easily Create Coaching Courses That Earn Revenue And Establish Your Brand
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Participation in online learning has skyrocketed. Teachers are earning millions, instructing students in everything from coding to crafts. The e-learning market is ripe, but only a handful have ventured into the most profitable sector of all - sports. In this step-by-step guide, the founders of CoachTube.com will teach YOU how to create coaching courses that earn revenue and establish your brand.