Sports Books

The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson By Jeff Pearlman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358437673
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Published: Mariner Books - October 25th, 2022

By the New York Times bestselling author of Showtime—the source for HBO’s Winning Time—the definitive biography of mythic multi-sport star Bo Jackson.

From the mid-1980s into the early 1990s, the greatest athlete of all time streaked across American sports and popular culture. Stadiums struggled to contain him.

America's Classic Ballparks: Celebrating Parks Past and Present By James Buckley Cover Image
ISBN: 9780760377543
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Published: becker&mayer! books - September 20th, 2022

America’s Classic Ballparks takes you out to the ballgame with an interactive tour through America’s ballpark landmarks.

Baseball parks are as American as apple pie and America’s Classic Ballparkscommemorates nine ballparks guaranteed to spark nostalgia for the old ball game.

Fenway 1946: Red Sox, Peace, and a Year of Hope By Michael Connelly Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493067404
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Published: Lyons Press - October 1st, 2022

Boston writer Michael Connelly captures the magic of America's return to normalcy after World War II in this intimate portrait of a city and the baseball team it loves. Fenway 1946 celebrates the city, the team, and the spirit of that wonderful 1946 season in Boston-a season, as usual, that broke fans' hearts-as America returned to return to peacetime pastimes.

New York's Great Lost Ballparks (Excelsior Editions) By Bob Carlin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781438490229
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Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - October 1st, 2022

New York's Great Lost Ballparks tells the story of New York playing grounds and ballparks of yesteryear. Organized by region and city, the book includes a complete list of New York's historic ballparks in an easy-to-read guidebook format.

Hockey Hall of Fame True Stories By Eric Zweig Cover Image
ISBN: 9780228103554
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Published: Firefly Books - September 6th, 2022

The Hockey Hall of Fame is full of the best to ever hit the ice. But the path to hockey greatness is not all jaw-dropping saves and game-winning goals. In Hockey Hall of Fame True Stories, hockey historian and writer Eric Zweig shares exciting tales and trivia even the most dedicated puck head might not know.

Hunting: A Cultural History (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series) By Jan E. Dizard, Mary Zeiss Stange Cover Image
ISBN: 9780262543293
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Published: The MIT Press - October 4th, 2022

The history of hunting, from Stone Age hunter-gatherers to today’s sport hunters.

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Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe By David Maraniss Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476748412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

A riveting new biography of America’s greatest all-around athlete by the bestselling author of the classic biography When Pride Still Mattered.

Jim Thorpe rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport.

Pickleball for All: Everything but the
ISBN: 9780063273047
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 30th, 2022

An entertaining and comprehensive look at America’s fastest growing sport, Pickleball for All is the ultimate primer for any level of player interested in the wacky history, unique rules, and exciting future of pickleball. 

It's Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness By Seth Wickersham Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324091998
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Published: Liveright - August 30th, 2022

National Sports Media Association • Book of the Year
Kirkus Reviews • Best Nonfiction of the Year

Futsal: The Indoor Game That Is Revolutionizing World Soccer By Jamie Fahey, Roberto Martinez (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jamie Fahey, Roberto Martinez (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781612199801
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Published: Melville House - August 2nd, 2022

"All the best players began with futsal!" - Pelé
"If it wasn't for futsal, I wouldn't be the player I am today." -- Cristiano Ronaldo

The untold story of soccer's little brother futsal, the grassroots game that is the secret behind the success of Pelé, Neymar, Messi, Ronaldo and the US star Christian Pulisic

Hiking the Berkshires: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hikes By Johnny Molloy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493049769
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - September 15th, 2022

Hiking the Berkshires is your guide to enjoying all of the fresh air, gorgeous foliage, stunning views, and welcoming hikes that the Berkshires have to offer. From families looking for mild walks and day hikes to more adventurous hikers looking for a strenuous summit experience up Mount Greylock or Saddle Ball Mountain, author Johnny Molloy has a hike for everyone.

The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer By Christopher Clarey Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538719244
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Published: Twelve - August 23rd, 2022


A major biography of the most iconic men's tennis player of the modern era.

There have been other biographies of Roger Federer, but never one with this kind of access to the man himself, his support team, and the most prominent figures in the game, including such rivals as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovi