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BLACK BOOTS AND FOOTBALL PINKS: 50 LOST WONDERS OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Written by Gray, Daniel
Ramshackle dugouts, matches played in fog, muddy goalmouths, the smell of tobacco, floodlight failure and of course Saturday evening pink newspapers... They were the gritty stardust which made football sparkle. Here, 50 such wonders are drawn together with evocative charm before they slip from memory altogether.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Sport | 160 Pages |
$18.00
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QUARTERBACK: INSIDE THE MOST IMPORTANT POSITION IN THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Written by Feinstein, John
A major new book from #1 New York Times bestseller and sports-writing legend John Feinstein, QUARTERBACK dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL - exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing the position and holding the keys to their multi-billion-dollar teams. In the mighty National Footba
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books |
$27.95
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K: A HISTORY OF BASEBALL IN TEN PITCHES

Written by Kepner, Tyler
From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today The baseball is an amazing plaything.
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 320 Pages |
$27.95
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POUNDING THE ROCK: BASKETBALL DREAMS AND REAL LIFE IN A BRONX HIGH SCHOOL

Written by Skelton, Marc
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 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 256 Pages |
$25.95
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SON OF HAVANA: A BASEBALL JOURNEY FROM CUBA TO THE BIG LEAGUES AND BACK

Written by Wisnia, Saul
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 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Diversion Books | 300 Pages |
$25.99
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NOTABLE BOATS: SMALL CRAFT, MANY ADVENTURES

Written by Compton, Nic
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 | Rizzoli International Publications | 160 Pages |
$12.98
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SOCCER TRIBE

Written by Morris, Desmond
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 | Rizzoli International Publications | 336 Pages |
$17.98
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AWAY GAME: THE EPIC SEARCH FOR SOCCER'S NEXT SUPERSTARS

Written by Abbot, Sebastian
The gripping story of a group of boys discovered in what may be the largest talent search in sports history.
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 304 Pages |
$16.95
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GAZZA IN ITALY

Written by Storey, Daniel
A brilliant, funny and insightful analysis of Paul Gascoigne's crazy up and downs during his three years at Lazio - a period which shows his entire career in microcosm.
September 20, 2018 | Hardcover | HarperCollins | 144 Pages |
$15.99
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SKATEBOARDING AND THE CITY: A COMPLETE HISTORY

Written by Borden, Iain
Skateboarding is both a sport and a way of life. Creative, physical, graphic, urban and controversial, it is full of contradictions - a billion-dollar global industry which still retains its vibrant, counter-cultural heart.
February 21, 2019 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 384 Pages |
$40.00

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