General Sports

POUNDING THE ROCK: BASKETBALL DREAMS AND REAL LIFE IN A BRONX HIGH SCHOOL

Welcome to Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, in a working-class corner of the Bronx, where a driven coach inspires his teams to win games and championships--and learn Russian history and graduate and go on to college. In 2006, the Fannie Lou Hamer Panthers basketball team was 0-18.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.95

SON OF HAVANA: A BASEBALL JOURNEY FROM CUBA TO THE BIG LEAGUES AND BACK

Luis Tiant is one of the most charismatic and accomplished players in Boston Red Sox history--a cigar-chomping maestro who was the heart and soul of Boston's teams in the 1970s. In his white polyester uniform, with a paunch in his belly and a Fu Manchu mustache on his face, Tiant looked like a guy rolling out of bed for a Sunday-morning beer league.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.99

NOTABLE BOATS: SMALL CRAFT, MANY ADVENTURES

A charmingly illustrated selection of thirty-six iconic boats and the remarkable stories surrounding them. Whether it be on a humble fishing boat, a canvas kayak, or a racing yacht, the allure of navigating across a brilliant blue sea is a pleasure that many dream of experiencing.
March 26, 2019 | Hardcover |
$12.98

SOCCER TRIBE

A lavishly illustrated revised edition of the '70s cult book, updated by the author and with a bold new design and contemporary images. Before Franklin Foer, Bill Bryson, and Simon Kuper wrote about soccer, best-selling author and highly respected academic Desmond Morris became a director of a soccer club in order to properly analyze the world's most popular sport.
March 26, 2019 | Hardcover |
$17.98

ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF EQUESTRIAN SPORTS: DRESSAGE * EVENTING * JUMPING

This is the first volume to trace the history of equestrian sports, including individual and team results across the sport's three official Olympic disciplines: dressage, eventing, and jumping. This important reference documents the history of competitive horse-riding from 1912--when the sport first appeared at the modern Olympic Games in Stockholm--to the present.
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover |
$55.00

RECORDS OF NORTH AMERICAN BIG GAME 4/E

Long considered "The Book" of big game records, Boone and Crockett Club's newest edition of its All-Time records book--Records of North American Big Game--is the most complete big game records book cataloging the greatest big game ever taken in North America.What's Inside- Listings of more than 32,000 native North American big game trophies in 38 categories--an increase of over 5,000 trophies from
December 1, 2017 | Paperback |
$80.00

FLY TYING ARTIST: CREATIVE PATTERNS FOR COMMON HATCHES

A collection of Rick Takahashi's most effective fly designs, this book emphasizes Rick's background in art (color and design theory) as well as share tying tips and fishing methods. Takahashi was the primary author of Modern Midges and Modern Terrestrials and while recipes for his flies were included in these books, the tying steps and stories behind them were not.
November 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$39.95

SHEA STADIUM REMEMBERED: THE METS, THE JETS, AND BEATLEMANIA

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December 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$29.95

ALL THE WAY: MY LIFE IN FOUR QUARTERS

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of his legendary Super Bowl "Guarantee," the NFL icon who first brought show business to sports is finally ready to tell his life story.
October 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$30.00

BLACK AUXILIARY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF 18 AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO DEFIED JIM CROW AND ADOLF HITLER TO COMPETE IN THE 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS

Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the eighteen African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South. Set against the turbulent backdrop of a segregated United States, sixteen black men and two black women were torn between boycotting the Olympic Games in Nazi Germa
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.00

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