General Sports

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

FORMULA ONE CIRCUITS FROM ABOVE

Formula One fans will enjoy exploring the sport in a unique way: using the breathtaking satellite photography of Google Earth!
October 1, 2017 | |
$34.95

OPEN WATER: THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF SWIMMING

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 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

SOCCERWOMEN: THE ICONS, REBELS, STARS, AND TRAILBLAZERS WHO TRANSFORMED THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Bold and inspiring profiles of the pioneers, champions and future heroines of women's soccer around the world.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$16.99

MASTERS OF MODERN SOCCER: HOW THE WORLD'S BEST PLAY THE TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY GAME

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 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$16.00

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