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Book Cover: Ted Williams, My Father: A Memoir

Ted Williams, My Father: A Memoir

Author: Claudia Williams

ISBN: 9780062259561

In this poignant memoir, Claudia Williams, the last surviving child of legendary Boston Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Ted Williams, tells her father’s story, including never-before-told anecdotes about his life on and off the field that reveal the flesh and blood man behind “The Kid.”Born after her father...

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Book Cover: Days of Knight: How the General Changed My Life

Days of Knight: How the General Changed My Life

Author: Kirk Haston

ISBN: 9780253022271

What happens when a 6' 9" kid from Lobelville, Tennessee is recruited by legendary basketball coach Bob Knight? Kirk Haston's life was changed forever with just a two-minute phone call. Containing previously unknown Knight stories, anecdotes, and choice quotes, fans will gain an inside look at the notoriously private man...

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Book Cover: The Patriot: The Stunning True Story of Aaron Hernandez:   His Rise and Fall as a Football Superstar, His Two Explosive Trials for Murder, His Shocking Death

The Patriot: The Stunning True Story of Aaron Hernandez: His Rise and Fall as a Football Superstar, His Two Explosive Trials for Murder, His Shocking Death

Author: James Patterson

ISBN: 9780316412650

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case. Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. But who was...

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Book Cover: The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

Author: Kevin Cook

ISBN: 9780393246001

An unforgettable look at how baseball families share our national pastime.Baseball honors legacies -- from cheering the home team to breaking in an old glove handed down from father to son. In The Dad Report, award-winning sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which fathers and sons...

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Book Cover: Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's

Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's

Author: Jason Turbow

ISBN: 9780544303171

How the Oakland A's of the 1970s-a revolutionary band of brawling winners led by Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue, Sal Bando, and Rollie Fingers-won three straight championships and knocked baseball into the modern ageThe Oakland A's of the early 1970s were the most transformative team in baseball history. Never...

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Book Cover: Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith

Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith

Author: Art Briles

ISBN: 9781250057778

Growing up in Rule Texas Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents Soon that faith would be tested On their way to see him play in a college football game Briles parents and aunt died in a car crash This...

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Book Cover: The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring

The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring

Author: Paul Beston

ISBN: 9781442272897

For much of the twentieth century, boxing was one of America's most popular sports, and the heavyweight champions were figures known to all. Their exploits were reported regularly in the newspapers - often outside the sports pages - and their fame and wealth dwarfed those of other athletes. Long after...

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Book Cover: The Trail Runner's Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5Ks to Ultras

The Trail Runner's Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5Ks to Ultras

Author: Sarah Lavender Smith

ISBN: 9781493027743

The Trail Runner's Companion provides an inspirational, practical, and goal-oriented guide that coaches the reader to become a better and more satisfied runner through trail running. Written by veteran trail runner and competitor, Sarah Lavender Smith, each chapter opens with a compelling story, told in the author's engaging voice. Readers...

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Book Cover: Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

Author: Rock G Positano

ISBN: 9781501156847

The real Joe DiMaggio, remembered by the man who knew him best in the last decade of his life - candid and little-known stories about icons from Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, and his Yankees teammates on the field to Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and other great celebrities off the field.Dr...

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Book Cover: Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird: Design, Development, Production and Competition

Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird: Design, Development, Production and Competition

Author: Steve Lehto

ISBN: 9781613252048

In the fiercely competitive world of NASCAR, every manufacturer was looking for a competitive edge. Ford and Chrysler turned their attention to the aerodynamics of their race cars, resulting in a brief era affectionately called the Aero Wars. During the height of this competition, Chrysler and Ford produced, among other...

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Book Cover: The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running

The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running

Author: Adharanand Finn

ISBN: 9781681771212

Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, and home to a unique running culture unlike anything Adharanand Finn, author of Running with the Kenyans, has even experienced.It may come as a surprise to many people, but Japan is the most running-obsessed country on earth. A 135-mile relay race...

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Book Cover: Hockey Abstract Presents... Stat Shot: The Ultimate Guide to Hockey Analytics

Hockey Abstract Presents... Stat Shot: The Ultimate Guide to Hockey Analytics

Author: Rob Vollman

ISBN: 9781770413092

"Hockey Abstract Presents... Stat Shot" is a guide fans can use to understand and enjoy what analytics brings to the game of hockey. In a fun and informative way, it explores how to build a team, what can be learned from a player s junior numbers, how to measure faceoff...

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