General Sports

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TALL MEN, SHORT SHORTS: THE 1969 NBA FINALS: WILT, RUSS, LAKERS, CELTICS, AND A VERY YOUNG SPORTS REPORTER

Written by Montville, Leigh
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Big Bam A clash of NBA titans. Seven riveting games. One young reporter. Welcome to the 1969 NBA Finals. They don't set up any better than this.
July 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 336 Pages |
$29.00
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CHEATED: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE ASTROS SCANDAL AND A COLORFUL HISTORY OF SIGN STEALING

Written by Martino, Andy
The definitive insider story of the cheating scandal that rocked Major League Baseball in 2019, bringing down high-profile coaches and players, and exposing a long-rumored sign-stealing dark side of baseball. By the fall of 2019, most teams around Major League Baseball suspected that the Houston Astros had been stealing signs for several years.
June 8, 2021 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 288 Pages |
$28.00
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HOW TO STUDY CHESS ON YOUR OWN: CREATING A PLAN THAT WORKS... AND STICKING TO IT!

Written by Kuljasevic, Davorin
Every chess player wants to improve, but many, if not most, lack the tools or the discipline to study in a structured and effective way. With so much material on offer, the eternal question is: 'How can I study chess without wasting my time and energy?'Davorin Kuljasevic provides the full and ultimate answer, as he presents a structured study approach that has long-term improvement value.
July 5, 2021 | Paperback | New in Chess | 304 Pages |
$24.95
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LASKER METHOD TO IMPROVE IN CHESS: A MANUAL FOR MODERN-DAY CLUB PLAYERS

Written by Giddins, Steve
Many club players think that studying chess is all about cramming as much information in their brain as they can. Most textbooks support that notion by stressing the importance of always trying to find the objectively best move. As a result, amateur players are spending way too much time worrying about subtitles that are really only relevant for grandmasters.
April 30, 2021 | Paperback | New in Chess | 224 Pages |
$24.95
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CHESS PLAYER'S BIBLE: ILLUSTRATED STRATEGIES FOR STAYING AHEAD OF THE GAME

Written by Lawrence, Al
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June 15, 2021 | PB | B.E.S. |
$16.99
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OSCAR CHARLESTON: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF BASEBALL'S GREATEST FORGOTTEN PLAYER

Written by Beer, Jeremy
Winner of the SABR Seymour MedalCasey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year by Spitball Magazine Winner of SABR's Larry Ritter and Robert Peterson Awards 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.
April 1, 2021 | Paperback | University of Nebraska Press | 456 Pages |
$21.95
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MASTERS: A HOLE-BY-HOLE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S GOLF CLASSIC

Written by Sowell, David
Revered as the most prestigious tournament in golf, the Masters commands international attention, even among nongolfers. The first and second editions of The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of America's Golf Classic took the unique approach of tackling Augusta National hole by hole.
March 1, 2021 | PB | University of Nebraska Press |
$21.95
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COBRA: A LIFE OF BASEBALL AND BROTHERHOOD

Written by Jordan, Dave
"For that period of time, he was the greatest player of my generation."--Keith Hernandez Dave Parker was one of the biggest and most badass baseball players of the late twentieth century. He stood at six foot five and weighed 235 pounds.
April 1, 2021 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press | 480 Pages |
$34.95
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1962: BASEBALL AND AMERICA IN THE TIME OF JFK

Written by Krell, David
In the watershed year of 1962, events and people came together to reshape baseball like never before.
May 1, 2021 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press |
$34.95
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NEW YORK TIMES STORY OF THE YANKEES: 1903-PRESENT: 390 ARTICLES, PROFILES & ESSAYS

Written by The New York Times
Experience a century of the pride, power, and pinstripes of the Yankees, Major League Baseball's most successful team, as told through the stories of their hometown newspaper, The New York Times. The New York Yankees are the most storied franchise in baseball history.
March 16, 2021 | Paperback | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 560 Pages |
$25.99

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