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TRUE: THE FOUR SEASONS OF JACKIE ROBINSON

Written by Kennedy, Kostya
True is a probing, richly-detailed, unique biography of Jackie Robinson, one of baseball's--and America's--most significant figures.
April 12, 2022 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 288 Pages |
$29.99
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300 MOST IMPORTANT CHESS EXERCISES: STUDY FIVE A WEEK TO BE A BETTER CHESSPLAYER

Written by Engqvist, Thomas
An informative and accessible new book by Thomas Engqvist, the practical follow up to his previous two authoritative chess books: 300 Most Important Chess Positions and 300 Most Important Tactical Chess Positions.
June 14, 2022 | Paperback | Batsford | 416 Pages |
$24.99
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RICKEY: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL

Written by Bryant, Howard
"Seldom does a sports biography--especially a page-turner--so comprehensively explain the forces that made an icon the way they are." - Sports Illustrated
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Mariner Books | 448 Pages |
$29.99
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WINNING FIXES EVERYTHING: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSTON ASTROS

Written by Drellich, Evan
The reporter who broke the Houston Astros' cheating scandal reveals how a baseball team could so dramatically descend into corruption, with never-before-told details of a broken management culture, the once-revered leaders who enabled it and the scandal itself.
February 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Harper | 368 Pages |
$27.99
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SKATEBOARD

Written by Clark, Jonathan Russell
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. How did the skateboard go from a menacing fad to an Olympic sport?
September 8, 2022 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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SHIFTING CURRENTS: A WORLD HISTORY OF SWIMMING

Written by Carr, Karen Eva
A deep dive into the history of aquatics that exposes centuries-old tensions of race, gender, and power at the root of many contemporary swimming controversies. Shifting Currents is an original and comprehensive history of swimming. It examines the tension that arose when non-swimming northerners met African and Southeast Asian swimmers.
June 28, 2022 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 472 Pages |
$35.00
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DIEGO MARADONA: THE LAST INTERVIEW: AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS

A series of provocative, moving and illuminating interviews with (arguably) the greatest soccer player ever... Diego Armando Maradona's death on November 25, 2020, at the age of 60, was a death that had been foretold many times.
October 25, 2022 | Paperback | Melville House Publishing | 176 Pages |
$17.99
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NBA IN BLACK AND WHITE: THE MEMOIR OF A TRAILBLAZING NBA PLAYER AND COACH

Written by Scott, Ray
A memoir of hard lessons learned in the racially segregated and sometimes outright racist NBA of the early '60s by celebrated NBA player and the first Black Coach of the Year, Ray Scott. Introduced by Earl the Pearl Monroe. "There's a basic insecurity with Black guys my size," Scott writes. "We can't hide and everybody turns to stare when we walk down the street. ...
June 14, 2022 | Hardcover | Seven Stories Press | 256 Pages |
$25.95
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ALL IN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Written by Vollers, Maryanne
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - An inspiring and intimate self-portrait of the champion of equality that encompasses her brilliant tennis career, unwavering activism, and an ongoing commitment to fairness and social justice.
April 25, 2023 | PB | Vintage |
$18.00
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BASEBALL REBELS: THE PLAYERS, PEOPLE, AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS THAT SHOOK UP THE GAME AND CHANGED AMERICA

Written by Elias, Robert
In Baseball Rebels Peter Dreier and Robert Elias examine the key social challenges--racism, sexism and homophobia--that shaped society and worked their way into baseball's culture, economics, and politics.
April 1, 2022 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press | 408 Pages |
$36.95

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