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The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

By: Adomites, Paul; Wisnia, Saul; Nemec, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263703


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1996 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. ...a collection of the sport's greatest players, managers, teams, games, ballparks, and so much more. ...With lively text and over 300 engaging photos... 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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Boy Racer: My Journey to Tour de France Record-Breaker

By: Cavendish, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Velo Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2206095


A very nice copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. xii, 288 pp. Boy Racer unmasks the manic, brutal world of professional cycling from the candid viewpoint of the sport's brash young superstar, Mark Cavendish. Written off as fat and useless in his youth, Cavendish's hunger for success and his sheer natural ability has forged him into one of cycling's youngest phenoms -- and one of cycling's most accomplished sprinters. Some have called him cocky, but to those who dislike his st... View more info

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Babe: The Legend Comes to Life

By: Creamer, Robert W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264344


Pages faintly toned. 1983 Trade Paperback. In this extraordinary biography, Robert W. Creamer uncovers the complex and captivating man behind the legend. View more info

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Francona: The Red Sox Years

By: Francona, Terry; Shaughnessy, Dan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199241


First edition. Near fine. 2014 Trade Paperback. 360 pp. When Terry Francona took over as manager of the Boston Red Sox in 2004, the storied franchise hadn’t won a World Series championship in eighty-six years. Led by Francona, the team won two over the course of four years. During the full eight years of Francona’s tenure, the Red Sox were transformed from “cursed” into one of the most successful and profitable teams in baseball history—only to fall back to las... View more info

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Lardner on Baseball

By: Lardner, Ring; Silverman, Jeff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205151


First edition. Remainder mark. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. xiv, 492 pp. From his humble beginnings as a journeyman reporter for the South Bend Times in Indiana, to the height of his popularity when his work was syndicated in more than 115 newspapers with a readership of more than eight million, Ring Lardner was the undisputed master of sports journalism and fiction. In his stories, readers found the authentic lives of their heroes and idols, their hopes and fears, and th... View more info

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Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero

By: Maraniss, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201939


First edition. Spine slightly cocked. Near Fine. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401 pp. On New Year's Eve, 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver supplies to Nicaragua after an earthquake. Journalist Maraniss now brings the great baseball player back to life. Anyone who saw Clemente play will never forget him--he was a work ... View more info

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A Golfer's Life

By: Palmer, Arnold; Dodson, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200929


First edition. Near fine. Jacket faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. xi, 420 pp. There has never been a golfer to rival Arnold Palmer. He's the most aggressive, most exciting player the game has ever known, a dynamo famous for coming from behind to make bold last-minute charges to victory. To the legions of golf fans known around the world as Arnie's Army, Palmer is a charismatic hero, the winner of sixty-one tournaments on the PGA Tour and still going strong on the Senior P... View more info

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Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank: The Unforgettable Era that Transformed Baseball

By: Pepe, Phil; Dent, Bucky

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Triumph Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2263707


DVD included. Bottom edge of rear board very lightly bumped. 2005 Large Hardcover. xiv, 336 pp. DVD included. In Catfish, Yaz, and Hammerin' Hank, sportswriter Phil Pepe talks to the stars of the day about their fondest memories and their greatest highlights from an era gone by. The spirit of the day is nostalgically captured in Pepe's priceless interviews and through scores of archival photographs. This book proves to be as enjoyable as the era it so thoroughly depicts. View more info

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Born to Coach: How Denny Crum Built the University of Louisville into a Basketball Powerhouse

By: Reed, Billy; Bolus, Jim (Editor); Wooden, John (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Courier-Journal & The Louisville Times: 1986

Seller ID: 1779072


Wrappers rubbed with creases to spine corners, minor loss from spine base. 1986 Large Softcover. 151 pp. A history of fifteen seasons in the career of Denny Crum, coach of the University of Louisville's Cardinals. Foreword by John Wooden. Black & white and color photographs. View more info

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No Finish Line: My Life as I See It - Marla Runyan, First Legally Blind Athlete to Compete in the Olympic Games

By: Runyan, Marla; Jenkins, Sally

Price: $3.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1529039


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed. Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. 303 pp. 'Blind? I think there's no doubt that Marla Runyan can see things much clearer than most of us with 20/20 vision.' (Lance Armstrong). Marla Runyan was nine years old when she was diagnosed with Stargardt's disease, an irreversible form of macular degeneration. With the uneasy but unwavering support of her parents, she refused to let her diagnosis limit her dreams. Despite her sev... View more info

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Billy Martin: The Story of Baseball's Unpredictable Genius

By: Schoor, Gene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200955


1st printing. Page toned. Jacket toned. 1980 Hard Cover. 228 pp. A biography of the controversial baseball player, coach, and manager who has managed such teams as the Minneapolis Twins, Detroit Tigers, and New York Yankees. Alfred Manuel Billy Martin (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989) was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five different times. As Yankees mana... View more info

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Float Like a Butterfly (Muhammad Ali: The Man Who Could Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee)

By: Shange, Ntozake

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198688


First edition. Fine. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez. Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the finest athlete of the twentieth century, is also one of the most famous Americans of his time. Here is a compelling testimony to his courage, resilience in the face of controversy, and boxing prowess by Obie Award-winning author Ntozake Shange. In her own words, Shange shows us Ali and his li... View more info

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The Ballplayers: Baseball's Ultimate Biographical Reference

By: Shatzkin, Mike; Charlton, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arbor House/William Morrow: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263705


First edition. Half-inch tear along jacket spine-head, jacket lightly toned. 1990 Large Hardcover. ix, 1230 pp. This hefty, mostly biographical dictionary summarizes lives and careers of past and present major leaguers. Entries vary from a few lines of dates and cursory performance totals to several columns for famous stars. Statistics run through 1988 but 1989 updates are promised. Omitted are players with fewer than two or three big-league years, except for rarities su... View more info

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Daguerreotypes of Great Stars of Baseball

By: Spink, C.C. Johnson; Mac Farlane, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Sporting News: 1981

Seller ID: 2263620


Small sticker along jacket spine-base, quarter-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear. 1981 Hard Cover. 320 pp. The complete major and minor league records of baseball's immortals, dating from the 1870's to the modern era. ...There are rare photos of more than 400 baseball greats in their prime, plus a 32-page photo essay section compiled from The Sporting News archives showing candid glimpses of baseball's finest players in action. View more info

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Torvill & Dean

By: Torvill, Jayne; Dean, Christopher; Hennessy, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1984

Seller ID: 2201830


Two tickets for Torvill & Dean performance laid in. Edges lightly rubbed, half inch surface tear to rear wrapper. 1984 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. Athletic, balletic, gymnastic, melodic--on so many levels have Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean rightfully earned themselves a very special place in the hearts of the British public. With their interpretive flair and technical brilliance, they have brought the sport of ice dancing to a new peak of excellence, and focused the wo... View more info

Gimp: The Story Behind the Star of Murderball

By: Zupan, Mark; Swanson, Tim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2006

Seller ID: 1538544


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket edge wear, pages toned. Very Good. 2006 Hard Cover. 276 pp. College soccer star Mark Zupan had been out drinking one night and had passed out in the back of his best friend's pickup truck when his friend got in the driver's seat, decided to take the truck for a spin, and accidentally crashed it. Thrown into a canal and stuck in frigid water for fourteen hours, Mark was finally rescued and learned soon after that he'd broken... View more info