General Sports

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COMPLEAT ANGLER

Written by Cotton, Charles
'I envy no body but him, and him only, that catches more fish than I do.' A unique celebration of the English countryside and the most famous book on angling ever published, Walton's Compleat Angler first appeared in 1653. In 1676, at Walton's invitation, his friend Charles Cotton contributed his pioneering exploration of fly-fishing.
April 11, 2016 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 336 Pages |
$13.95
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CHASING WATER: ELEGY OF AN OLYMPIAN

Written by Markides, Constantine
Anthony Ervin and Constantine Markides are the recipients of the 2018 Buck Dawson Author Award presented by the Internationla Swimming Hall of Fame!
April 5, 2016 | Paperback | Edge of Sports | 300 Pages |
$15.95
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PERFECT PASS: AMERICAN GENIUS AND THE REINVENTION OF FOOTBALL

Written by Gwynne, S C
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year In the tradition of Michael Lewis's Moneyball, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how two unknown coaches revolutionized American football at every level, from high school to the NFL. Hal Mumme is one of a handful of authentic offensive geniuses in the history of American football.
September 20, 2016 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 304 Pages |
$27.00
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GIRONIMO!: RIDING THE VERY TERRIBLE 1914 TOUR OF ITALY

Written by Moore, Tim
Twelve years after Tim Moore toiled around the route of the Tour de France, he senses his achievement being undermined by the truth about "Horrid Lance." His rash response is to take on a fearsome challenge from an age of untarnished heroes: the notorious 1914 Giro d'Italia.
August 28, 2019 | Paperback | Pegasus Books | 368 Pages |
$16.95
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MUHAMMAD ALI: A TRIBUTE TO THE GREATEST

Written by Hauser, Thomas
Stripping away the revisionism to reveal the true nature of the man himself, this new book recounts the life journey of a fighter universally recognized as a unique and treasured world icon. Few global personalities have commanded an all-encompassing sporting and cultural audience like Muhammad Ali. Many have tried to interpret his impact and legacy into words.
June 8, 2016 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books | 288 Pages |
$27.95
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HOUSE OF NAILS: A MEMOIR OF LIFE ON THE EDGE

Written by Dykstra, Lenny
A TOP-TEN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! AN INSTANT CLASSIC OF HUSTLE AND EXCESS ...Tough, straight, upsetting, and strangely beautiful. ONE OF THE BEST SPORTS AUTOBIOGRAPHIES I'VE EVER READ. It comes from the heart. -- Stephen King"THIS BOOK IS GOING TO BLOW YOUR MIND! Obviously everyone has to buy it." -- Howard Stern
June 28, 2016 | Hardcover | William Morrow & Company | 352 Pages |
$27.99
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BILLY MARTIN: BASEBALL'S FLAWED GENIUS

Written by Pennington, Bill
A New York Times bestseller. From award-winning sports columnist Bill Pennington comes the definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures. Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s.
May 3, 2016 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 560 Pages |
$16.95
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PAPER LION: CONFESSIONS OF A LAST-STRING QUARTERBACK

Written by Plimpton, George
The book that made a legend -- and captures America's sport in detail that's never been matched, featuring a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for Paper Lion, the book that set the bar for participatory sports journalism.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 384 Pages |
$20.00
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OUR BUMS: THE BROOKLYN DODGERS IN HISTORY, MEMORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Written by Krell, David
Baseball fans may know the story of the Brooklyn Dodgers, but they don't know the whole story. With a foreword by Branch Barrett Rickey (grandson of Branch Rickey), this book fills the void in Dodgers scholarship, exploring their impact on popular culture and revealing lesser-known details of the team's history.
October 1, 2015 | Paperback | McFarland & Company | 240 Pages |
$29.95
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GAMES: A GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE OLYMPICS

Written by Goldblatt, David
For millions of people around the world, the Summer and Winter Games are a joy and a treasure, but how did they develop into a global colossus? How have they been buffeted by--and, in turn, affected by--world events? Why do we care about them so much?
July 26, 2016 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 528 Pages |
$29.95

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