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Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading and Bubble Gum Book
Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading and Bubble Gum Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0395586682
A look at baseball in the 1950s presents more than two hundred cards, with amusing bios on some of the game's most colorful characters and observations on the baseball card phenomenon
Batter Up: Celebrating a Century of Minnesota Baseball
Batter Up
Celebrating a Century of Minnesota Baseball
Hardcover      ISBN: 0931714974
This book examines a century of Minnesota baseball, from the Twins and Gophers to the Duluth Dukes and St. Paul Saints. Photos, biographies and memories create a compelling read for any sports buff, with a foreword by Harmon Killebrew.
Among the Thugs
Among the Thugs
Paperback      ISBN: 0679745351
They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize entire cities. Now Bill Buford, editor of the prestigious journal Granta, enters this alternate society and records both its savageries and its sinister allure with the social imagination of a George Orwell and the raw personal engagement of a Hunter Thompson.
I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
I Never Had It Made
An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson
Paperback      ISBN: 0060555971
In relating his life, Robinson reveals the struggles of a African American athlete in the white-dominated world of American sports.
The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 1576601277
Compiles one hundred cartoons about America's "national pastime" that have appeared in "The New Yorker" over the past eight decades.
Play by Play: Baseball, Radio and Life in the Last Chance League
Play by Play
Baseball, Radio and Life in the Last Chance League
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0609608711
A prominent NPR personality describes how he chose to go on sabbatical to pursue a lifelong dream to become a play-by-play baseball announcer and offers a detailed journal of his 2000 season with the Aberdeen Arsenal, a minor league franchise. 25,000 first printing.
Triathlon 101: Essentials for Multisport Success
Triathlon 101
Essentials for Multisport Success
Paperback      ISBN: 0880118113
A guide for novice triathletes covers the fundamentals of training, including specific programs for each event, and answers questions about equipment, safety, injury prevention, and nutrition
A Mathematician at the Ballpark: Odds and Probabilities for Baseball Fans
A Mathematician at the Ballpark
Odds and Probabilities for Baseball Fans
Paperback      ISBN: 0452287820
A mathematician introduces the concepts of probability to help baseball fans develop a better understanding of the game and the meaning of statistics. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Baseball: 100 Classic Moments in the History of the Game
Baseball
100 Classic Moments in the History of the Game
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789451212
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan provides the foreword to this fascinating history of professional baseball's greatest moments, in more than four hundred photographs from the National Baseball Hall of Fame that capture the finest players, games, triumphs, and tragedies in baseball history.
A. G. Spalding And the Rise of Baseball: The Promise of American Sport
A. G. Spalding And the Rise of Baseball
The Promise of American Sport
Hardcover      ISBN: 0195035526
Traces the life of Spalding, a star baseball player, cofounder of the National League, manager of the Chicago White Stockings, and founder of the famous sporting goods firm