Biography & Autobiography Books - Sports

Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316310994
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 14th, 2020

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.


Bouton: The Life of a Baseball Original Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781496217707
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - May 1st, 2020

2020 New York Times Summer Reading List

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.


The MVP Machine: How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541698925
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Published: Basic Books - April 7th, 2020

Move over, Moneyball -- this New York Times bestseller examines major league baseball's next cutting-edge revolution: the high-tech quest to build better players.


Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781684630424
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Published: 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.


Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982132392
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Published: 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.


24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid Cover Image
By Willie Mays, John Shea, Bob Costas (Foreword by)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250230423
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 12th, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The legendary Willie Mays shares the inspirations and influences responsible for guiding him on and off the field in this reflective and inspirational memoir.


Fear Is a Choice: Tackling Life's Challenges with Dignity, Faith, and Determination Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062938435
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Published: 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.


Buzz Saw: The Improbable Story of How the Washington Nationals Won the World Series Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982152260
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Published: 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.


Brave Enough Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517908195
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Published: 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.


Under the Black Hat: My Life in the WWE and Beyond Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982130527
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Published: 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.


The Second Life of Tiger Woods Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982122829
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Published: 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.


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


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