General Sports

NINJA: THE (UNOFFICIAL) SECRET MANUAL

Written by Turnbull, Stephen
Ninjas--Japan's famous black-clad spies, saboteurs, and undercover fighters, equipped with superb martial arts skills and an uncanny aptitude for sneakiness--are the stuff of myth and legend. In the present day, movies, comic books, theme parks, and computer games have all been dedicated to the ninja.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 200 Pages |
$19.95

PLAY HUNGRY: THE MAKING OF A BASEBALL PLAYER

Written by Rose, Pete
A New York Times Bestseller The inside 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 records that were thought to be unbreakable.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 304 Pages |
$28.00

ORVIS FLY-TYING GUIDE (REVISED)

Written by Rosenbauer, Tom
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 | Lyons Press | 328 Pages |
$39.95

BALLPARK: BASEBALL IN THE AMERICAN CITY

Written by Goldberger, Paul
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 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$35.00

RUNNING TO THE EDGE: A BAND OF MISFITS AND THE GURU WHO UNLOCKED THE SECRETS OF SPEED

Written by Futterman, Matthew
"Gripping . . . the narrative is smooth and immediate, almost effortless in its detail, if occasionally breathless, like a good fast run . . ." --The New York Times Book Review Visionary American running coach Bob Larsen assembled a mismatched team of elite California runners . . .
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 304 Pages |
$27.95

FOR THE GOOD OF THE GAME: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Written by Selig, Bud
A New York Times bestseller.
July 9, 2019 | Hardcover | William Morrow & Company | 336 Pages |
$28.99

SMOKIN' JOE: THE LIFE OF JOE FRAZIER

Written by Kram, Mark
A gripping, all-access biography of Joe Frazier, whose rivalry with Muhammad Ali riveted boxing fans and whose legacy as a figure in American sports and society endures
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 384 Pages |
$27.99

NATIONAL TEAM: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE WOMEN WHO DREAMED BIG, DEFIED THE ODDS, AND CHANGED SOCCER

Written by Murray, Caitlin
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has won three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, earned huge revenues for FIFA and U.S. Soccer, and helped to redefine the place of women in sports.
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Abrams Press | 352 Pages |
$26.00

FORMULA ONE CIRCUITS FROM ABOVE

Written by Jones, Bruce
Formula One fans will enjoy exploring the sport in a unique way: using the breathtaking satellite photography of Google Earth!
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Carlton Books | 224 Pages |
$34.95

OPEN WATER: THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF SWIMMING

Written by Rosen, Mikael
Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water. Rosén also provides a look into the lives of professional swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Sarah Sjöström, sharing insights into what makes these greats super swimmers. Packed with interesting history, science, and trivia, as well as useful charts, maps, sidebars, tips, and strategies—plus plenty of photos sprinkled throughout—this compendium is a must-have for any athlete or swimming fanatic.Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosén as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 360 Pages |
$35.00

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