General Sports

WORDS TO RIDE BY: THOUGHTS ON BICYCLING

Notable luminaries throughout history have been inspired and humbled by the simple joy of riding a bicycle. For centuries, this powerful connection between people and bikes has driven humans forward as inventors, travelers, and thinkers. From Susan B.
May 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$12.95

GRAPHIC HISTORY OF SPORT: AN ILLUSTRATED CHRONICLE OF THE GREATEST WINS, MISSES, AND MATCHUPS FROM THE GAMES WE LOVE

Written by Janik, Andrew
A guide to the best moments in sports includes classic matchups, like Clay vs. Liston, backgrounds on such legendary coaches as Tom Landry, and information on great athletes represented with iconic imagery, like Flo Jo's colorful nails.
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Clarkson Potter Publishers | 112 Pages |
$15.99

ULTIMATE SKI BOOK: LEGENDS, RESORTS, LIFESTYLE, & MORE

Written by Le Breton, Gabriella
Higher, faster, further--skiing is more than a hobby, it's a way of life. Originally an adventurous way to move through ice and snow, skiing is now the number one wintertime recreational activity. More popular than ever before, the snow lures thousands of die-hard fans to the airy heights of the world's mountains.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Te Neues Publishing Company | 220 Pages |
$65.00
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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 |
$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 Kos, Eric J
"Lost Ballparks is a compilation of the cherished and storied baseball fields that have seen their final inning. Today, the sites of some of America's greatest ballparks are covered by housing, hospitals, highways, malls, parking lots, airports and in one case, a zoo.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 144 Pages |
$19.95

NINJA: THE (UNOFFICIAL) SECRET MANUAL

Written by Turnbull, Stephen
Based on historical ninja training manuals, this witty and informative volume gives you all the tools you need to enter the secret world of ninjutsu.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 200 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

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