The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history
Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a major league ballplayer.
$34.95ISBN: 9781496217707Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Nebraska Press - May 1st, 2020
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From the day he first stepped into the Yankee clubhouse, Jim Bouton (1939–2019) was the sports world’s deceptive revolutionary. Underneath the crew cut and behind the all-American boy-next-door good looks lurked a maverick with a signature style.$17.99ISBN: 9781541698925Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Basic Books - April 7th, 2020Move over, Moneyball -- this New York Times bestseller examines major league baseball's next cutting-edge revolution: the high-tech quest to build better players.$29.95ISBN: 9781684630424Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sparkpress - April 7th, 2020
Wave Woman is the untold story of an adventurer whose zest for life and learning kept her alive for ninety-eight years. Betty Pembroke Heldreich Winstedt was the granddaughter of Mormon pioneers who, after spending an active and athletic childhood in Salt Lake City, moved to Santa Monica with her family and enrolled at USC to study dental hygiene.$26.00ISBN: 9781982132392Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 2020
“A compelling rumination by a baseball icon and a tragic hero.” —Sports Illustrated
The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.
At the tender age of twenty-four, Lou Gehrig decided to tell the remarkable story of his life and career.$28.99ISBN: 9781250230423Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: St. Martin's Press - May 12th, 2020
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The legendary Willie Mays shares the inspirations and influences responsible for guiding him on and off the field in this reflective and inspirational memoir.$27.99ISBN: 9780062938435Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper - June 16th, 2020
From fighting for his life to pursuing a career in the NFL, ACC Player of the Year and star Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner has lived a story offering wisdom and advice for anyone who has faced adversity.$28.00ISBN: 9781982152260Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - March 24th, 2020
The remarkable story of the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals told by the Washington Post writer who followed the team most closely.
By May 2019, the Washington Nationals—owners of baseball’s oldest roster—had one of the worst records in the majors and just a 1.5 percent chance of winning the World Series.$24.95ISBN: 9781517908195Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - March 10th, 2020
Travel with Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins on her compelling journey from America’s heartland to international sports history, navigating challenges and triumphs with rugged grit and a splash of glitter
Pyeongchang, February 21, 2018. In the nerve-racking final seconds of the women’s team sprint freestyle race, Jessie Diggins dug deep.$26.99ISBN: 9781982130527Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tiller Press - March 31st, 2020
From legendary wrestling announcer Jim Ross comes a candid, colorful memoir about the inner workings of the WWE and the personal crises he weathered at the height of his career.
If you’ve caught a televised wrestling match anytime in the past THIRTY years, you’ve probably heard Jim Ross’s throaty Oklahoma twang.$28.00ISBN: 9781982122829Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - March 31st, 2020
“Fascinating...[Bamberger] knows the world of professional golf, and the pressures it exacts, like few others.” —The Wall Street Journal
It’s one of the greatest comebacks of all time. And for Tiger Woods—his game, his body, and his life in shambles—getting back to the winner’s circle was only half the story.$28.00ISBN: 9781501162152Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Atria Books - February 4th, 2020
Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the eighteen African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South.
Set against the turbulent backdrop of a segregated United States, sixteen black men and two black women are torn between boycotting the Olympic Games in Nazi Ger