With traditions, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Athletics fan should know. This guide to all things A's covers the team's amazing history including the Connie Mack and Charlie O. Finley dynasties, the ``Earthquake Series,`` and ..
With pep talks, records, and Bulldogs lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Georgia fan should know. It contains crucial informationsuch as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guid..
This guide is the ultimate resource for true fans of the BYU Cougars. Whether you were there for the 1984 championship season or cheered along with Jimmermania, these are the 100 things every fan needs to know and do in their lifetime. Cougars beat writer Jeff Call has collected every essential piec..
With 125 years of Cardinals history, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every St. Louis fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This updated guide ..
Most Clemson fans have attended a game at Memorial Stadium, seen highlights of a young Terry Kinard, and remember where they were when the Tigers won the 1981 national championship. But only real fans know who gave Frank Howard ``Howard's Rock,`` can name the ``Father of Clemson Football,`` or know ..
The team that ranks third in the National Football League with eight NFL titles and 15 players in the NFL Hall of Fame is featured in this one-of-a-kind handbook for fans. Essential information on the New York Giants is compiled in a direct and accessible format, including pep talks, statistics, cri..
Most Indians Fans know who Bob Feller is and have attended a game at Progressive Field. Names like Lou Boudreau, Bob Lemon, and Larry Doby are just as familiar as Corey Kluber, Michael Brantley, and Jason Kipnis. But even the most die-hard fans don't know everything about their beloved Indians. In `..
Most Iowa State fans have taken in a game at Jack Trice Stadium or Hilton Coliseum and have seen highlights of Troy Davis and Fred Hoiberg. But only real fans know how the team name came to be, the location and story behind the ``Honor Before Victory`` plaque, or were there when the basketball team ..
With traditions, records, and Wolverines lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Michigan fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This..
Most Cowboys fans have taken in a game or two at Boone Pickens Stadium and have cheered to the rhythm of hundreds of banging paddles. But only real fans know the full history of the Bedlam Series or can name all the football stars who went on to become Hall of Fame players. 100 Things Oklahoma State..
This is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Oregon Ducks football team. Most supporters have taken in a game or two at the Autzen Stadium, have seen highlights of a young Joey Harrington, and vividly recall the Ducks' trip to the 2011 BCS National Championship Game. But only real fans c..
This guide to all things Baltimore Oriole covers the team's history as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, including the incredible legacy of Cal Ripken, Jr., memories from Memorial Stadium, and how singing ``Thank God I'm a Country Boy`` during the seventh-inning stretch has beco..
Pulling from Packers history since the team's inception in 1919, this guide to all things gold and green offers dedicated fans all of the stats, trivia, and miscellaneous, fun-filled information craved about this storied franchise. From the significance of 4th and 26 and the best place to eat before..
Perfect for Penn State fans who think they already know everything With traditions, records, and Nittany Lions lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Penn State fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, ..
Professional sports has never seen another franchise quite like the Oakland Raiders, a one-a-kind creation of its late famous and infamous coach, general manager, owner, and football's original rebel Al Davis. Never content to follow the pack, Davis put together teams steeped in bad attitude and goo..
In this ultimate resource guide for true fans of baseball's first professional team, author Joel Luckhaupt has collected every essential piece of Cincinnati Reds trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranked them from one to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for fans to..
With trivia, records, and Seahawks lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Seattle fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide ..
In this ultimate guide, true fans of Pittsburgh Steelers football will learn the origins of the team s iconic logo, the best place to tailgate before kickoff, and how the legendary Steel Curtain defense got its nickname. Whether a die-hard booster from the days of Jack Ham or a new supporter of head..
Perfect for Tennessee fans who think they already know everything Most Tennessee fans have attended a game at Neyland Stadium, seen highlights of a young Peyton Manning, and remember where they were when the Volunteers won the 1999 Fiesta Bowl. But only the truly die-hard fans can recite the words ..
100 Things Vikings Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resources guide for true fans of the Minnesota Vikings. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Fran Tarkenton or a new supporter of Teddy Bridgewater, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their l..
Most University of Washington fans have taken in a game or two at Husky Stadium or Hec Edmundson Pavilion. But only real fans know the full lineage of the school's ``Quarterback U`` reputation and can name the football stars who went on to be Hall of Fame players. 100 Things Washington Fans Should K..
At 6-foot-7 and 285 pounds, Aaron Judge emerged as the biggest story in baseball in 2017 with his monstrous home runs and record-breaking ability. A three-sport athlete in high school and a Division I ballplayer at Fresno State, the Californian was drafted by the New York Yankees in the first round ..
The Masterful, Definitive History of Argentinian Soccer Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Alfredo Di Stefano: in every generation Argentina has uncovered a uniquely brilliant soccer talent. Perhaps it's because the country lives and breathes the game, its theories, and its myths. Argentina's rich, volat..
Throwing the flag on long-lost football ``wisdom`` from legends like Rockne, Heisman, and Camp -Quick-hitting spreads and single-page entries offer points of entry everywhere in the book -Humorous alternative to the advanced statistics and fantasy football analytics -With nearly 200 vintage and whac..
This commemorative book provides a visual look at an unforgettable Major League Baseball season. Through unique words and images, this book takes readers from the opening games in April through the 2017 MLB season and playoffs. Including full color photographs and profiles of star players and the ma..
Major League Baseball was in crisis in 1968. The commissioner was inept, professional football was challenging the sport's popularity and the game on the field was boring, with pitchers dominating hitters in a succession of dull, low-scoring games. The League expanded for the 1969 season but the mud..
The flagship publication of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), the Baseball Research Journal is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed publication presenting the best in SABR member research on baseball. History, biography, economics, physics, psychology, game theory, sociology and cultu..
New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the NFL. No head coach-quarterback pair has been more successful in NFL history than Bill Belichick and Tom Brady of the N..
Here in a single, compact handbook are all the rules for the myriad forms of pocket billiards. Billiards: The Official Rules and Records Book is complete with detailed instructions on how to play everything from Basic Pocket Billiards to Cut-Throat, together with the rules for tournament games such ..
Finally here in paperbck, Brilliant Orange reaches out to the reader from an unexpected place and never lets go. NUME CARTE: Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Soccer, PaperbackISBN: 1590200551PRET EDITURA: 66.99AUTOR(i): David WinnerEDITURA: Overlook PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI:..
If there was ever a place in America where a city and its baseball team were as close as family, it was Brooklyn. The legacy of this relationship comes down to us in stories of childhoods spent at Ebbets Field and in the stories of Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey, whose courage changed the face of..
With little public debate or introspection, our institutions of higher learning have become hostages to the rapacious, smash-mouth entertainment conglomerate known, quaintly, as intercollegiate athletics. In Champions Way, New York Times investigative reporter Mike McIntire chronicles the rise of th..
An up-to-date countdown of the Browns' greatest games through the 2014 season This revised and updated edition of Classic Browns counts down the fifty greatest Cleveland Browns games, from unexpected upsets to incredible comebacks to titanic championship battles. Knight ranks heartbreakers like The..
There was little fanfare when Art ``Mickey`` McBride flew into Chicago in 1945 to purchase a professional football team for Cleveland. But that act set in motion a tradition that has brought the city of Cleveland together on Sunday afternoons for (most of) the sixty years to follow. Cleveland Browns..
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots overcame controversy, the NFL, Roger Goodell, legal battles, injuries, accusations, suspension, and big fourth quarter deficits to win two Super Bowls
in three years and avenge Deflategate. NUME CARTE: Comeback!: Tom Brady's Two Year Mission to Overcome Deflat..
Inside the controversial and newsworthy issue of concussions in American football -- Muchnick's trademark no-holds-barred investigation reveals the corruption and scandals in real time Traumatic brain injury in football is not incidental, but an inevitable and central aspect of the sport. Starting i..
Growing up in Tennessee, Jim Gumm was surrounded by fans of Southeastern Conference college football teams. When Jim was younger he was a huge baseball fan and loved the Cincinnati Reds. He even worked on the grounds crew for the Reds in 1979. In the early 1980s, his passion shifted to college footb..
``A beautiful story, expertly told.`` --Per Mertesacker, Arsenal defender and member of the German national team, winners of the 2014 World Cup Estadio do Maracana, July 13, 2014, the last ten minutes of extra time in the World Cup Final: German forward Mario Gotze jumps to meet a floated pass from ..
Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible is the first book in a four-book series, The Dave Pelz Scoring Game Series. The next volume in the series will be Dave Pelz's Putting Bible. -He who rules the short game collects the gold.---Dave Pelz's Golden Rule of Golf Fed up with trying to imitate the pros, buying t..
As an expansion Major League Soccer team, the Orlando City Soccer Club marked the return of professional soccer to Florida for the first time since 2001, selling out the sixty-thousand-seat Citrus Bowl for its home opener and going on to have the second-highest home attendance for the 2015 and 2016 ..
This book commemorates ``The Captain's`` career in pinstripes through words and images. David Fischer traces Derek Jeter's legendary baseball career, from his early minor-league struggles, through his exhilarating days as a Yankees superstar, to his status as an enduring symbol of the steroid-free a..
What hit meant the most to you and why? It was a simple question of nine words, a magical number in baseball, and it led award-winning sportswriter Mark Newman on an eight-year journey that would bring about surprising stories and empowering life lessons from the minds of the most fabled Major Leagu..
During his nearly 50 years of sportswriting, including 28 at Sports Illustrated, readers of Dr. Z came to expect a certain alchemical, trademark blend: words which were caustic and wry, at times self-deprecating or even puzzling, but always devilishly smart with arresting honesty. A complex package,..
Since becoming the Nebraska women's volleyball coach in 2000, John Cook has led the team to three national championships, seven NCAA semifinal appearances, and the nation's top winning percentage in women's volleyball. In Dream Like a Champion Cook shares the coaching and leadership philosophy that ..
Foreword by Patriots safety Devin McCourty Afterword by Patriots wide receiver Matthew SlaterA behind-the-scenes look at the legendary 2016 New England Patriots season from the rocky start to the superbowl finish by award-winning sportswriter Christopher Price.There are certain moments that simply t..
Fear and Loathing in La Liga is the definitive history of the greatest rivalry in world sport: FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid. It's Messi vs. Ronaldo, Guardiola vs. Mourinho, the nation against the state, freedom fighters vs. Franco's fascists, plus majestic goals and mesmerizing skills. It's the best..
For more than 100 years the Chicago Cubs have been the ``Lovable Losers,`` best known for their futility and popularity. But that all changed in 2016, when Joe Maddon's squad won the World Series, defeating the Cleveland Indians in an extra-inning Game 7 which will go down in history as one of the g..
From retreats for the middle class to playgrounds for the rich, golf clubs have been sources of recreation, fellowship, and business for Minnesotans for more than a century. Minnesota's courses have hosted some of the sport's most dramatic tournaments and legendary players--including Bobby Jones, Ar..