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Make Money Refereeing Basketball by Simply Learning How - A Simplified Guide - Edition 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
This guide is for the aspiring or the new basketball official who has officiated 0-10 games. Every great official began somewhere. This guide is intended to make your first experiences as a basketball official as pleasant and as wonderful as possible, from an advanced perspective.
Home Run
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the late 21st Century, Rick Stella is on the fast track to becoming a baseball superstar, when an injury leads him to join the Pioneer program for a year-long mission. When he becomes marooned with his android crew, he must decide whether he is willing to sacrifice his dreams, or risk everything trying to make it home.
AdrenaStar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Dinsley Radford Mystery - Researchers have found a reliable way to predict future athletic performance from an early age. The commercial potential is vast. And quickly realized with the excitement injected by the sports fraternity and the media. A man of action and a stellar protege are making it all happen. But there are some serious obstacles when jealousy and greed join the party.
Sports Stories: Roy B. Clogston (1905-1995)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
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.
Great Delaware Sports Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Cricket: How to Open the Batting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Cognito Guides. Categories: 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.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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.
Fumblerooski: How The NCAA Dropped The Ball On The Coming Playoff.
Series: Sapp's Sports Study. Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: 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 unleashed in 2014.
The Last Day Of Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,880. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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.