General Sports

HOW CYCLING CAN SAVE THE WORLD

Written by Walker, Peter
Peter Walker--reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog--shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle. Car culture has ensnared much of the world--and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation method of choice for generations.
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Tarcherperigee | 288 Pages |
$16.00

BALLPLAYER

Written by Walton, Carroll Rogers
Atlanta Braves third baseman and National Hall of Famer Chipper Jones--one of the greatest switch-hitters in baseball history--shares his remarkable story, while capturing the magic nostalgia that sets baseball apart from every other sport. Before Chipper Jones became an eight-time All-Star who amassed Hall of Fame-worthy statistics during a nineteen-year career with the Atlanta Braves
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 384 Pages |
$27.00

BARN: BOB BAFFERT AND THE QUEST FOR THE NEXT TRIPLE CROWN

Written by Israel, David
The behind-the-scenes story of horse racing's greatest trainer, Bob Baffert, the barn he founded, and the endless quest to train another Triple Crown winner.
May 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 320 Pages |
$28.00

SMART BASEBALL: WHY PITCHING WINS ARE FOR LOSERS, BATTING AVERAGE IS FOR SUCKERS, AND SAVES DON'T MEAN S***

Written by Law, Keith
Predictably Irrational meets Moneyball in ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Law's iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work, and exploring what the rise of Big Data means for the future of the sport.
April 25, 2017 | Hardcover | William Morrow & Company | 304 Pages |
$27.99

BRUCE LEE THE TAO OF GUNG FU: COMMENTARIES ON THE CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS

Written by Lee, Bruce
In the months leading up to his death, Bruce Lee was working on this definitive study of the Chinese martial arts--collectively known as Kung Fu or Gung Fu.
November 1, 2016 | Paperback | Tuttle Publishing | 200 Pages |
$12.95

SECRETS OF THE SAMURAI: THE MARTIAL ARTS OF FEUDAL JAPAN

Written by Westbrook, Adele
Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan, explaining in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and principles of combat that made the Japanese warrior a formidable foe. The work begins with a panoramic survey of the tumultuous early struggles of warlords contending for political ascendancy then outlines the relentless progression of
August 9, 2016 | Paperback | Tuttle Publishing | 400 Pages |
$19.95
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OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP

Written by Fifa World Football Museum
A revised and updated edition of the only history of soccer officially licensed by FIFA! No event rivals the World Cup--and now you can look back at all 21 tournaments, starting from the very first game, in the only officially endorsed history from FIFA!
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Carlton Books | 320 Pages |
$39.95
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TOUGH LUCK: SID LUCKMAN, MURDER, INC., AND THE RISE OF THE MODERN NFL

Written by Rosen, R D
In the long annals of sports and crime, no story compares to the one that engulfed the Luckman family in 1935. As 18-year-old Sid Luckman made headlines across New York City for his high school football exploits at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, his father, Meyer Luckman, was making headlines in the same papers for a very different reason: the gangland murder of his own brother-in-law.
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press | 336 Pages |
$27.00
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BELICHICK: THE MAKING OF THE GREATEST FOOTBALL COACH OF ALL TIME

Written by O'Connor, Ian
The definitive biography of the NFL's most enigmatic, controversial, and yet successful coach Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL--the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports. As head coach of the New England Patriots, he's led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies.
September 10, 2019 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 528 Pages |
$16.99
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BEST AMERICAN SPORTS WRITING 2019

The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 352 Pages |
$15.99

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