The Best American Sports Writing of the Century(Best American Sports Writing)

The Best American Sports Writing of the Century(Best American Sports Writing)

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ISBN Code : 9780395945148
Book Author : David Halberstam
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Total Pages : 304

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The Barnes & Noble Review: The front page chronicles mans defeats. The sports page chronicles mans triumphs. So the adage goes, never more true than when surveying 100 years of American history through its coverage of sports. From Bobby Knight to Bobby Fischer, from Secretariat to Sugar Ray, from Butkus to the Babe, the 20th century abounds with classic figures in

So You Think You Know Baseball?: A Fans Guide to the Official Rules

So You Think You Know Baseball?: A Fans Guide to the Official Rules

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ISBN Code : 9780393344387
Book Author : Peter E. Meltzer
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Total Pages : 403

So You Think You Know Baseball?: A Fans Guide to the Official Rules Book Detail/ Review :

Few sports lovers are as obsessed with rules and statistics as baseball fans. In So You Think You Know Baseball?, lifelong baseball enthusiast Peter E. Meltzer catalogues every noteworthy baseball rule from the Major League rulebook and illustrates its application with actual plays, from the historical to the contemporary.You can read the book from start to finish or consu

Brave Dragons: A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing

Brave Dragons: A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing

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ISBN Code : 9780307272218
Book Author : Jim Yardley
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Total Pages : 424

Brave Dragons: A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing Book Detail/ Review :

The wonderfully original story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to right its fortunes by copying the American stars of the NBA�a season of cultural misunderstanding that transcends sports and reveals China�s ambivalent relationship with the West.When the Shanxi Brave Dragons, one of China�s worst professional basketball tea

Gabriella

Gabriella

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Book Author : Alan Hardy
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Total Pages : 304

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You�ll love this bawdy, comic account of love and sex during a cricket match, where red balls, long-handled bats and probing deliveries are ideal metaphors for the game of love. This is a game of cricket played in a way you�ve never seen before. Watch the love contest between Gabriella, the aristocratic hot totty, and Jim, the virginal working-class rebel. Read of Jim�s ba

Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Whos Lived It

Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Whos Lived It

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ISBN Code : 9781594632716
Book Author : Matthew Berry
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Total Pages : 321

Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Whos Lived It Book Detail/ Review :

Includes new chapters with small, easy-to-understand words. Bestselling words!Fantasy football, fantasy baseball, fantasy basketball, even fantasy sumo wrestling: the world of fantasy sports is huge, and still growing. Today, more than 35 million people in the United States and Canada spend hours upon hours each week on their fantasy sports teams. And as the Senior Fantasy

Munson: The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain

Munson: The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain

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ISBN Code : 9780385522311
Book Author : Marty Appel
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Total Pages : 576

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Our captain and leader has not left us, today, tomorrow, this year, next � Our endeavors will reflect our love and admiration for him.��Honorary plaque to Munson in Yankee StadiumThurman Munson is remembered by fans as the fiercely competitive, tough, and�most of all�inspiring Yankee captain and champion from the wild Bronx Zoo years. He is also remembered for his tragic d

The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship

The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship

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ISBN Code : 9780786888672
Book Author : David Halberstam
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Total Pages : 564

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One of his best.

Coaching Confidential: Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches

Coaching Confidential: Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches

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ISBN Code : 9780307719669
Book Author : Gary Myers
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Total Pages : 314

Coaching Confidential: Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches Book Detail/ Review :

A behind-the-scenes look at the high-pressure lives of NFL head coachesCoaching Confidential chronicles a year in the life of an NFL head coach. But not just one head coach. A composite portrait is drawn through interviews with at least 20 current and former head coaches (including Super Bowl winners such as Bill Parcells, Tom Coughlin, Jimmy Johnson, Tony Dungy, Sean Payt

The Football Girl

The Football Girl

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ISBN Code : 9780385741835
Book Author : Thatcher Heldring
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Total Pages : 463

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Team Statistics:Caleb McCleary. QB. Following in his brother�s �baller status� footsteps.Tessa Dooley. Any position that needs filling. Her motto: �Be afraid.�The summer before Caleb and Tessa enter high school, friendship has blossomed into a relationship�and their playful sports days are coming to an end. Caleb is getting ready to try out for the football team, and Tessa

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