General Sports

BITTERSWEET SCIENCE: FIFTEEN WRITERS IN THE GYM, IN THE CORNER, AND AT RINGSIDE

Weighing in with a balance of the visceral and the cerebral, boxing has attracted writers for millennia. Yet few of the writers drawn to it have truly known the sport--and most have never been in the ring.
April 28, 2017 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 272 Pages |
$19.00

LEO DUROCHER: BASEBALL'S PRODIGAL SON

Written by Dickson, Paul
From the Casey Award-winning author of Bill Veeck: Baseball's Greatest Maverick, the first full biography of Leo Durocher, one of the most colorful and important figures in baseball history.
March 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury USA | 368 Pages |
$28.00
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BALL FOUR: THE FINAL PITCH

Written by Bouton, Jim
The beloved baseball classic now available in paperback, with an updated epilogue by Jim Bouton When Ball Four was first published in 1970, it ignited a firestorm of controversy.
April 1, 2014 | Paperback | Turner | 508 Pages |
$29.95
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UNBREAKABLE

Written by Halloran, Jessica
This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee, twice. How she survived on the tennis court to become world No. 4. But, most importantly, how she survived her father, Damir Dokic, the tennis dad from hell. Jelena had prodigious talent, exceptional skills, a steely nerve, and an extraordinary ability to fight on the court.
September 1, 2019 | PB | Ebury Australia |
$18.95
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TIMES AT WIMBLEDON SINCE 1877: THE FINEST WRITING ON THE CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE ALL ENGLAND CLUB

Written by Szczepanik, Nick
The Times at Wimbledon tells the story of the Championships at the All-England Club in the words of the finest sportswriters of their day.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Pitch Publishing | 256 Pages |
$27.95
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DISPOSABLE SKATEBOARD BIBLE: 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Written by Cliver, Sean
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the greatest skateboard deck compilation with this special print edition of The Disposable Skateboard Bible. With the release of Disposable: A History of Skateboard Art in 2004, author Sean Cliver made a brilliant attempt at artfully cataloging every important skateboard deck ever released.
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Gingko Press |
$39.95
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OSCAR CHARLESTON: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF BASEBALL'S GREATEST FORGOTTEN PLAYER

Written by Beer, Jeremy
Buck O'Neil once described him as "Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Tris Speaker rolled into one." Among experts he is regarded as the best player in Negro Leagues history. During his prime he became a legend in Cuba and one of black America's most popular figures. Yet even among serious sports fans, Oscar Charleston is virtually unknown today.
November 1, 2019 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press | 456 Pages |
$29.95

CAPTAIN CLASS: THE HIDDEN FORCE THAT CREATES THE WORLD'S GREATEST TEAMS

Written by Walker, Sam
A bold new theory of leadership drawn from elite captains throughout sports--named one of the best business books of the year by CNBC, The New York Times, Forbes, strategy+business, The Globe and Mail, and Sports Illustrated "The book taught me that there's no cookie-cutter way to lead. Leading is not just what Hollywood tells you. It's not the big pregame speech.
May 16, 2017 | Hardcover | Random House | 352 Pages |
$28.00

PAPI: MY STORY

Written by Holley, Michael
An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities
May 16, 2017 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 272 Pages |
$28.00

DYNASTIC, BOMBASTIC, FANTASTIC: REGGIE, ROLLIE, CATFISH, AND CHARLIE FINLEY'S SWINGIN' A'S

Written by Turbow, Jason
How the Oakland A's of the 1970s--a revolutionary band of brawling Hall of Famers--won three straight championships and knocked baseball into the modern age
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 400 Pages |
$26.00

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