General Sports

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OPEN WATER: THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF SWIMMING

Written by Rosen, Mikael
Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 160 Pages |
$35.00
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AFTER THE MIRACLE: THE LASTING BROTHERHOOD OF THE '69 METS

Written by Sherman, Erik
The inside account of an iconic team in baseball history: the 1969 New York Mets--a consistently last-place team that turned it all around in just one season--told by '69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky, Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, and other teammates as they reminisce about what happened then and where they are today. The New York Mets franchise began in 1962 and the team finished in
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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SOCCERWOMEN: THE ICONS, REBELS, STARS, AND TRAILBLAZERS WHO TRANSFORMED THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Written by Clarke, Gemma
Bold and inspiring profiles of the pioneers, champions and future heroines of women's soccer around the world.
April 16, 2019 | Paperback | Bold Type Books | 368 Pages |
$16.99
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MASTERS OF MODERN SOCCER: HOW THE WORLD'S BEST PLAY THE TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY GAME

Written by Wahl, Grant
In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks: How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer?
April 30, 2019 | Paperback | Three Rivers Press (CA) |
$16.00
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THEY SAID IT COULDN'T BE DONE: THE '69 METS, NEW YORK CITY, AND THE MOST ASTOUNDING SEASON IN BASEBALL HISTORY

Written by Coffey, Wayne
The astonishing story of the 1969 Miracle Mets, the most improbable World Series champions in baseball history, from Wayne Coffey, the best-selling author of The Boys of Winter.
March 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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BLACK BOOTS AND FOOTBALL PINKS: 50 LOST WONDERS OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Written by Gray, Daniel
Ramshackle dugouts, matches played in fog, muddy goalmouths, the smell of tobacco, floodlight failure and of course Saturday evening pink newspapers... They were the gritty stardust which made football sparkle. Here, 50 such wonders are drawn together with evocative charm before they slip from memory altogether.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Sport | 160 Pages |
$18.00
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QUARTERBACK: INSIDE THE MOST IMPORTANT POSITION IN THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Written by Feinstein, John
A major new book from #1 New York Times bestseller and sports-writing legend John Feinstein, QUARTERBACK dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL - exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing the position and holding the keys to their multi-billion-dollar teams. In the mighty National Footba
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 368 Pages |
$27.95
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K: A HISTORY OF BASEBALL IN TEN PITCHES

Written by Kepner, Tyler
From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today The baseball is an amazing plaything.
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 320 Pages |
$27.95
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POUNDING THE ROCK: BASKETBALL DREAMS AND REAL LIFE IN A BRONX HIGH SCHOOL

Written by Skelton, Marc
Welcome to Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, in a working-class corner of the Bronx, where a driven coach inspires his teams to win games and championships--and learn Russian history and graduate and go on to college. In 2006, the Fannie Lou Hamer Panthers basketball team was 0-18.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 256 Pages |
$25.95
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SON OF HAVANA: A BASEBALL JOURNEY FROM CUBA TO THE BIG LEAGUES AND BACK

Written by Wisnia, Saul
Luis Tiant is one of the most charismatic and accomplished players in Boston Red Sox history--a cigar-chomping maestro who was the heart and soul of Boston's teams in the 1970s. In his white polyester uniform, with a paunch in his belly and a Fu Manchu mustache on his face, Tiant looked like a guy rolling out of bed for a Sunday-morning beer league.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Diversion Books | 300 Pages |
$25.99

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