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Tiger & Phil: Golf's Most Fascinating Rivalry Bob Harig

TIGER AND PHIL: GOLF'S MOST FASCINATING RIVALRY is written by the man most qualified to bring the story to life. Bob Harig has covered both of these superstars since the beginning of their careers and has conducted dozens of one-on-one interviews with each. This is a rivalry like no other in sports and the book is...

I'm Keith Hernandez Keith Hernandez

I'M KEITH HERNANDEZ is the story of the life of one of modern baseball's most talented first basemen. From his youth spent in California sandlots to his storied career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets, the man himself offers commentary and details with his trademark humor and frankness. This title...

From the Backbooth at Chappy's: Stories of the South: Football, Politics, Religion, and More David Housel

FROM THE BACKBOOTH AT CHAPPY'S: STORIES OF THE SOUTH, FOOTBALL, POLITICS, RELIGION AND MORE is true to its title. These warm and wonderful stories are told by one of the great sportswriters of the last couple of generations. The listed subjects are covered, as well as so many more - in a manner we wish all stories were...

Sir Barton and the Making of the Triple Crown Jennifer S. Kelly

SIR BARTON AND THE MAKING OF THE TRIPLE CROWN is a most important addition to the history of racing. Finally comes the narration of the first winner of what became the Triple Crown.

 

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The Foxes of Belair: Gallant Fox, Omaha, and the Quest for the Triple Crown Jennifer S. Kelly

THE FOXES OF BELAIR tells the story of the preeminent thoroughbred breeding and racing empire in America. The book examines the legacy that forever changed ther landscape of the entire industry.

 

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True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson Kostya Kennedy

TRUE: THE FOUR SEASONS OF JACKIE ROBINSON allows readers a special inside look at the career of one of America's most gifted athletes and the courage he exhibited in one of the most important leadership roles in history. Revealed for the first time are the intracacies of his stance at the plate and in his life.

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All In: An Autobiography Billie Jean King

ALL IN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY allows readers to understand and appreciate the leadership provided by this trail-blazer. She was the first to start the ball rolling toward fairness for women athletes and justice for all women. This treasure is a must for every library.

 

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The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created Jane Leavy

THE BIG FELLA is an examination of Babe Ruth, perhaps the greatest baseball player of all time, and the mythology and cult of celebrity that grew around him as his fame grew. Leavy conducted over 250 interviews and unearthed a treasure trove of heretofore unseen documents to paint a picture of Ruth's influence on the...

Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South Andrew Maraniss

STRONG INSIDE: PERRY WALLACE AND THE COLLISION OF RACE AND SPORTS IN THE SOUTH is the agonizing story of a trail-blazing black athlete who rose above the fray, and it is written by the man who was born to bring this book to the world.

 

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A Naturalist Goes Fishing: Casting in Fragile Waters from the Gulf of Mexico to New Zealand's South Island James McClintock

A NATURALIST GOES FISHING: CASTING IN FRAGILE WATERS FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TO NEW ZEALAND'S SOUTH takes readers to some of the most breathtaking waters in the world while capturing the drama and serendipity of the sport of fishing.

 

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