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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 | 384 Pages |
$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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YOGI: A LIFE BEHIND THE MASK

Written by Pessah, Jon
Discover the definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history. Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a major league ballplayer. That's what his immigrant father told him. That's what Branch Rickey told him, too--right to Berra's face, in fact. Even the lowly St.
April 6, 2021 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 576 Pages |
$19.99
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TOM SEAVER: A TERRIFIC LIFE

Written by Madden, Bill
An authoritative, "must-read" (Keith Hernandez) biography of Hall of Fame pitching legend Tom Seaver, still the greatest player ever to wear a Mets jersey, by a journalist who knew him well. He was called Tom Terrific for a reason. Tom Seaver is "among the greatest pitchers of all time" (Bob Costas). He is one of only two pitchers with 300 wins, 3,000 strikeouts, and an ERA under 3.00.
November 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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UNREASONABLE VIRTUE OF FLY FISHING

Written by Kurlansky, Mark
From the award-winning, bestselling author of Cod--the irresistible story of the science, history, art, and culture of the least efficient way to catch a fish. Fly fishing, historian Mark Kurlansky has found, is a battle of wits, fly fisher vs. fish--and the fly fisher does not always (or often) win.
March 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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CITY GAME: TRIUMPH, SCANDAL, AND A LEGENDARY BASKETBALL TEAM

Written by Goodman, Matthew
The powerful story of a college basketball team who carried an era's brightest hopes--racial harmony, social mobility, and the triumph of the underdog--but whose success was soon followed by a shocking downfall "A masterpiece of American storytelling."--Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Devil in the Grove NAMED ONE OF THE BEST SPORTS BOOKS OF THE YEAR B
March 2, 2021 | Paperback | Ballantine Books | 448 Pages |
$18.00
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TOP OF HIS GAME: THE BEST SPORTSWRITING OF W. C. HEINZ: A LIBRARY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATON

Written by Heinz, W C
Bill Littlefield (NPR's Only a Game) presents the second installment in the Library of America series devoted to classic American sportswriters, a defintive collector's edition of the pathbreaking writer who invented the long-form sports story. Like his friend and admirer Red Smith, W. C.
April 27, 2021 | Paperback | Library of America | 624 Pages |
$21.95

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