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For the Good of the Game: The Inside Story of the Surprising and Dramatic Transformation of Major League Baseball Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062905956
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Published: William Morrow - July 9th, 2019

Foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball provides an unprecedented look inside professional baseball today, focusing on how he helped bring the game into the modern age and revealing his interactions with players, managers, fellow owners, and fans nationwide.

Higher Calling: Cycling's Obsession with Mountains Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643131375
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 14th, 2019

Written with verve and enthusiasm, Higher Calling explores why mountains have such a magnetic appeal to cyclists the world over. But Max Leonard, himself an accomplished amateur cyclist, does not forget the pain, the glory, the sweat, and the tears that go into these grueling climbs. After all, cycling up a mountain is hard. So hard that, to many, it can seem absurd.

Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524747640
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Published: Pantheon - July 2nd, 2019

Tales of a champion surfcaster: the education of a young woman hell-bent on following her dream and learning the mysterious and profound sport, and art, of surfcasting, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.

Diane Crump: A Horse-Racing Pioneer's Life in the Saddle Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493037957
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Published: Lyons Press - December 2019

In 1968, a few women, mockingly labeled "jockettes" by a skeptical press, had begun demanding the right to apply for jockey licenses, citing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination in hiring based on race, religion, sex, or national origin.

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond: In Search of the Sasquatch Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802129352
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 2nd, 2019

On the central and north coast of British Columbia, the Great Bear Rainforest is the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, containing more organic matter than any other terrestrial ecosystem on the planet.

Boxing: A Cultural History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781789140514
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Published: Reaktion Books - June 15th, 2019

Throughout history, potters, sculptors, painters, poets, novelists, cartoonists, song-writers, photographers, and filmmakers have recorded and tried to make sense of boxing. From Daniel Mendoza to Mike Tyson, boxers have embodied and enacted our anxieties about race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.

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Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062699879
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Published: Ecco - May 14th, 2019







All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters Cover Image
By Joe Namath, Sean Mortimer (With), Don Yaeger (With)
ISBN: 9780316421102
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 7th, 2019

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of his legendary Super Bowl "Guarantee," the NFL icon who first brought show business to sports shares his life lessons on fame, fatherhood, and football.

A Course Called Scotland: Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476754291
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 4th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “One of the best golf books this century.” —Golf Digest

Tom Coyne’s A Course Called Scotland is a heartfelt and humorous celebration of his quest to play golf on every links course in Scotland, the birthplace of the game he loves.

Ballpark: Baseball in the American City Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307701541
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Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019

An exhilarating, splendidly illustrated, entirely new look at the history of baseball: told through the stories of the vibrant and ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is staged, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic.

The World's Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's First Black Sports Hero Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501192593
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Published: Scribner - May 7th, 2019

In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat and Seabiscuit, a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure—the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world’s fastest and most famous bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era.

In the 1890s, the nation’s promise of equality had failed spectacularly

The Lucky Thirteen: The Winners of America's Triple Crown of Horse Racing Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493039678
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Published: Lyons Press - June 2019

In more than a century of American Thoroughbred racing, only thirteen horses have won the Triple Crown (the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes, all won in the same season). Veteran turf writer and racing historian Edward L. Bowen takes us through the rich history of one of the most formidable and exciting challenges in all of sport.

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