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Touchdown Alexander: My Story of Faith, Football, and Pursuing the Dream

By: Alexander, Shaun

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harvest House: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196271


First edition. Ink inscription on front endpaper. 2006 Hard Cover. The NFL's Most Valuable Player for the 2005 season, Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander has gained a reputation that's one for the record books.  And now in his inspiring autobiography, Shaun shares his amazing journey to success both on and off the field.Written with award-winning author Cecil Murphey, Shaun recounts how God first gave him the dream for the achievements that have made him a ho... View more info

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About Three Bricks Shy... And the Load Filled Up: The Story of the Greatest Football Team Ever

By: Blount, Jr., Roy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2262577


2004 expanded edition. A fine copy. xvi, 349 pp. Any number of writers could spend an entire season with an NFL team, from the first day of training camp until the last pick of the draft, and come up with an interesting book. But only Roy Blount Jr. could capture the pain, the joy, the fears, the humor—in short, the heart—of a championship team. In 1973, the Pittsburgh Steelers were super, but missed the bowl. Blount’s portrait of a team poised to dominate the NFL ... View more info

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Sport's Golden Age: A Close-Up of the Fabulous Twenties

By: Danzig, Allison; Brandwein, Peter; Kieran, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204831


First edition. Very good.One inch chip to top edge of jacket front, three one-inch chips to bottom edge of jacket front, one inch chip to bottom edge of jacket rear, half-inch chip to top edge of jacket spine. 1948 Hard Cover. xii, 296 pp. The greatest era of American Sport Recreated by an All-Star Collection of Sports Writers.CONTENTS: Foreword by John Kieran; Preface by The Editors; The Golden Panorama by Grantland Rice; Baseball by J. Roy Stockton; Boxing by James P. ... View more info

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Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance

By: Dungy, Tony

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Tyndale: 2011

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2196270


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The New York Times bestseller is now in softcover with a bonus chapter on how the “Dare to Be Uncommon” movement is reaching schools, teams, and families across the country and an update on Tony’s life since retiring as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. What does it take to live a life of significance? When Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy took home the t... View more info

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The Mentor Leader: Secrets to Building People and Teams That Win Consistently

By: Dungy, Tony

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tyndale: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264345


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. “Your only job is to help your players be better.” That single idea had a huge impact on Tony Dungy when he heard it from one of his earliest mentors, and it led him to develop the successful leadership style so admired by players and coaches throughout the NFL. Now, a storied career and a Super Bowl victory later, Tony Dungy is sharing his unique leadership philosophy ... View more info

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That First Season: How Vince Lombardi Took the Worst Team in the NFL and Set It on the Path to Glory

By: Eisenberg, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mariner: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2196116


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. The once-vaunted Green Bay Packers were a laughing stock by the late 1950s. They hadn't fielded a winning team in more than a decade and were close to losing their franchise to another city. They were in desperate need of a savior, and he arrived in a wood-paneled station wagon in the dead of winter from New York City. In a single year, Vince Lombardi—the grizzled coach who took no bull—transformed a team of un... View more info

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A Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-Foot-8, 170-Pound, 43-Year-Old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

By: Fatsis, Stefan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Penguin Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263418


First edition. 2008 Hard Cover. 340 pp. 8vo. In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular world of competitive Scrabble players, ultimately achieving an expert-level ranking. Now, in his new book, he infiltrates a strikingly different subculture-pro football. After more than a year of preparation, Fatsis molded his fortyish body into one that could stand up-barely-to the rigors of NFL training. And for three months he became a placekicker for the Denver Broncos. Maki... View more info

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The Express: The Ernie Davis Story

By: Gallagher, Robert C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203496


1st printing. Light crease. 2008 Trade Paperback. Ernie Davis was an All-American on the gridiron, and a man of integrity off the field. A multi-sport high school star in Elmira, New York, Davis went on to Syracuse University, where as a sophomore he led his team to an undefeated season and a national championship in 1959, and earned his nickname, the Elmira Express. Two seasons later, Davis had broken the legendary Jim Brown’s rushing records, and became the first bla... View more info

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Elvis is in the Scrumdown (SIGNED COPY)

By: Lang, John

Price: $13.95

Publisher: John Lang: 2012

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1744679


Signed by the author. Brand new. 2012 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Come ride along with sports fan, rugby ref and traveling DJ, John Lang who has entertained TV audiences for decades as the official Buffalo Bills' Elvis. Signed by the author. View more info

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Elvis is in the Scrumdown

By: Lang, John

Price: $13.95

Publisher: John Lang: 2012

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1818067


Signed by the author. Bright copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 92 pp. Come ride along with sports fan, rugby ref and traveling DJ, John Lang who has entertained TV audiences for decades as the official Buffalo Bills' Elvis. View more info

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Relentless: The Hard-Hitting History of Buffalo Bills Football, 1960-1994

By: Maiorana, Sal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quality Sports Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 2204693


First edition. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 480 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4. The first of two volumes covering the history of the Buffalo Bills, spanning the years 1960-1994. Written by a sports journalist whose career was spent covering the team. Foreword by head trainer Ed Abramoski. View more info

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Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback

By: Plimpton, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press / The Globe Pequot Press: 2006

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263422


2nd printing of 40th anniversary edition. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 362, [16] pp. An author, journalist, editor, actor, and modern-day Renaissance man, George Plimpton (1927-2003) was perhaps best known for Paper Lion. Originally published in 1966 and today considered a classic, the book set the bar for participatory sports journalism, if not literature in general. With his characteristic insight and wit, the Harvard-educated Pli... View more info

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University of Rochester: Football Season 1941

By: University of Rochester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Rochester: 1941

Seller ID: 2190650


Lacks jacket. An exceptional copy. 1941 Hard Cover. A game-by-game history of the U of R's 1941 season, with photographs and illustrations. View more info