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RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE: MUHAMMAD ALI AND GEORGE FOREMAN ON THE GLOBAL STAGE

Written by Erenberg, Lewis A
The 1974 fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, staged in the young nation of Zaire and dubbed the Rumble in the Jungle, was arguably the biggest sporting event of the twentieth century. The bout between an ascendant undefeated champ and an outspoken master trying to reclaim the throne was a true multimedia spectacle.
May 22, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 336 Pages |
$40.00

COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HORSE RACING: THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF THE THOROUGHBRED

The sixth edition of the definitive history of horse racing!
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$39.95

LOST BALLPARKS

Written by Dennis Evanosky
With vintage photographs, this book explores classic ballparks of American and National League teams that are no more, such as Boston's Grand Pavilion, home of the Beaneaters, and Huntington Avenue Grounds, one-time home of the Red Sox.
April 1, 2017 | H | Pavilion | 144 Pages |
$19.95

PLAY HUNGRY: THE MAKING OF A BASEBALL PLAYER

The story of how Pete Rose became one of the greatest and most controversial players in the history of baseball Pete Rose was a legend on the field. As baseball's Hit King, he shattered hitting records that were thought to be unbreakable. And during the 1970s, he was the leader of the Big Red Machine, the Cincinnati Reds teams that dominated the game.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

ORVIS FLY-TYING GUIDE (REVISED)

This essential book on fly tying will teach anyone how to tie flies. All the important techniques are illustrated with color photographs, from starting the thread on the hook to whip finishing. The book lays the basic ground work by fully explaining simple tying techniques, and then progresses to detailed tying instructions for some of the most popular, modern patterns.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$39.95

BALLPARK: BASEBALL IN THE AMERICAN CITY

An exhilarating, splendidly illustrated, entirely new look at the history of baseball: told through the stories of the vibrant and ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is staged, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic. From the earliest corrals of the mid-1800s (Union Grounds in Brooklyn was a "saloon in the open air"), to the much mourned parks of the early 1900s
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

RUNNING TO THE EDGE: A BAND OF MISFITS AND THE GURU WHO UNLOCKED THE SECRETS OF SPEED

Visionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runners . . . the start of his decades-long quest for championships, Olympic glory, and pursuit of "the epic run." In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running coach.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.95

FOR THE GOOD OF THE GAME: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Foreword by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball provides an unprecedented look inside professional baseball today, focusing on how he helped bring the game into the modern age and revealing his interactions with players, managers, fellow owners, and fans nationwide.
July 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.99

SMOKIN' JOE: THE LIFE OF JOE FRAZIER

A gripping, all-access biography of Joe Frazier, whose rivalry with Muhammad Ali riveted boxing fans and whose legacy as a figure in American sports and society endures
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.99

NATIONAL TEAM: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE WOMEN WHO DREAMED BIG, DEFIED THE ODDS, AND CHANGED SOCCER

The success of the US Women's National Soccer Team is indisputable. They've won three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, and they've set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, and earned huge revenues for US Soccer.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.00

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