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Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
The Very Best
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Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The Very Best is a story about doing your personal best and not focusing on the talents and abilities of others.
The Last Day Of Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,880. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Running away from a boyfriend trying to get closer to him, Rett accepts an unexpected job in a new town — with a professional baseball team. He’s unsure of it, but gets closer to one of the players and things seem good. But when the family he turned his back on shows back up in his life, it all self-destructs. And he’s got to learn the one thing he never managed to growing up — how to be a man.
Fumblerooski: How the NCAA dropped the ball on the coming playoff.
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Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gary Sapp, an avid sports fanatic, enlightens football fans with his vision of an expanded playoff system in the place of the four team format that the NCAA will unleash in 2014.
Richard Kauffman Of Susquehanna University And The St. Louis Browns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Cricket: How to Open the Batting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Cognito Guides. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
This Cognito Guide is for the young club or school cricketer aspiring to become an opening batsman. It focuses on how to prepare to face the opposition when your team depends on you and all eyes are on you. It discusses strategies for staying in, for getting off the mark and how to progress to build a match-winning innings. Using examples from Test cricket and the author's 30 years experience.
Great Delaware Sports Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
What's your Delaware sports IQ? That's the question Delawareans are asking each other with the publication of the book, THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK. THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK is the only book ever devoted the sporting heritage in the First State.
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Sports Stories: Roy B. Clogston (1905-1995)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
In this collection of snippets and short stories, Roy B. Clogston recounts his lifelong passion for sports that encompassed such highlights ranging from coaching the US Navy Ford Islands to win the football champion of the Pacific (1943) and Founding the ACC in 1953.