With incredible skill, passion, and insight, Pulitzer Prize–winningauthor David Halberstam returns us to a glorious time when the dreams of a now almost forgotten America rested on the crack of a bat.
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself.
An invaluable manual for beginners and experts alike.
A licensed fly-fishing guide’s observations on the common mistakes made by anglers, A Guide’s Guide to Fly-Fishing Mistakes provides practical tips on how to improve fly-fishing techniques and break bad habits.
Written with the support of The Orvis Company, this full-color book offers everyone a chance to learn the fundamentals of fly fishing.
A classic guide to handicap strategies in the field of thoroughbred racing
Just as football evolved with the introduction of the forward pass and basketball with the development of the jump shot, so too was handicapping forever changed by the use of speed figures—and it all started with Andrew Beyer.
In the bestselling tradition of the The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the propulsive, inspiring Cinderella story of Stymie, an unwanted Thoroughbred, and Hirsch Jacobs, the once dirt-poor trainer who bought the colt on the cheap and molded him into the most popular horse of his time and the richest racehorse the world had ever seen.
Beloved, award-winning golf writer James Dodson, author of Final Rounds and American Triumvirate, shares his funny, intimate, nostalgic journey of self and sport in his golfing “bucket list.”
Many years ago, when James Dodson was thirteen years old, he wrote a list titled “Things to Do in Golf.” It included the golfing aspirations of a young boy who had
All rise for the newest Yankee hero. Aaron Judge has become the face of the New York Yankees, inheriting the lineage that goes from Ruth to Gehrig to DiMaggio to Mantle to O’Neill and Jeter. Will he live up to the hype?
Master your game from the inside out!
A graphic novel-style history of baseball, providing an illustrated look at the major games, players, and rule changes that shaped the sport.
There are over 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America. With refinements in aquaculture, the most popular game fish including largemouth and smallmouth bass, trout and salmon, bluegill, crappies, and catfish-are now stocked in rivers, ponds and lakes throughout the U.S. and Canada.