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Kids Gone Fishin': the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish

By: N/A

Price: $4.39

Publisher: Minnetonka, Minn., Creative Pub. International: 2001

Seller ID: 1421


No matter where you live, you’ll find great fishing for some type of fish. It may be catfish or sunfish in a local farm pond, carp in a nearby river, or crappies and bass in the lake across town. The beginning of this book shows you where different fish types (called species) live. As you page through this chapter, check out the small colored maps to see which species live in your state. And look closely at the drawings of the fish so you can tell what you have land... View more info

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The Best American Sports Writing, 1992

By: N/A

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1992

Seller ID: 1556


Edited and with an introduction by Thomas McGuane. Selected sports writings from newspapers and magazines include David Halberstam on Michael Jordan, the story of a former Mr. Universe's steroid addiction, and Dave Barry on why the NBA is less offensive than people think. View more info

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Our Game: An American Baseball History

By: Alexander, Charles C.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1991

Seller ID: 537


This entertaining history blends anecdote, incident, and analysis as it chronicles the story of our national pastime. Alexander covers the advent of the first professional baseball leagues, the game's surge in the early twentieth century, the Golden Twenties and the Gray Thirties, the breaking of the color line in the late forties, and the game's expansion to its current status as the premier team sport. He describes changing playing styles and outstanding teams and pers... View more info

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Boston Red Sox

By: Berry, Henry

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1975

Seller ID: 1048


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The Great American Baseball Card Flipping, Trading and Bubble Gum Book

By: Boyd, Brendan C.

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown And Company: 1973

Seller ID: 32


"This book is a classic - ask any baseball fanatic. Here are hilarious and pithy bios of the boys and the bums of summer, illustrated with reproductions of their trading cards and accompanied by the authors' definitive observations on trading, hoarding, collecting, and other aberrations of the baseball card life. It's an irreverent and affectionate look back at baseball in halcyon days of the fifties, before the graphics got better and the game got worse. This is basebal... View more info

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold At the 1936 Berlin Olympics

By: Brown, Daniel James

Price: $9.69

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1403


It was an unlikely quest from the start. With a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team was never expected to defeat the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain, yet they did, going on to shock the world by defeating the German team rowing for Adolf Hitler. The emotional heart of the tale lies with Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not only to regain his sh... View more info

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Diary of a Sportscaster

By: Coleman, Ken; and Valenti, Dan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Literations: 1982

Seller ID: 49


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The Punch: One Night, Two Lives, and the Fight That Changed Basketball Forever

By: Feinstein, John

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 2002

Seller ID: 240


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Seabiscuit an American legend

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Seller ID: 1628


Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit’s fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile to the western United Sta... View more info

Seabiscuit an American legend

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Seller ID: 1658


Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit s fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile to the western United State... View more info

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The Boston Red Sox

By: Howard Liss

Price: $5.89

Publisher: Simon And Schuster: 1982

Seller ID: 51


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The Batboy

By: Lupica, Mike

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Philomel Books: 2010

Seller ID: 1241


Ex-LibraryIt is every baseball kid’s dream summer job: batboy for your hometown Major League team. Yet for fourteen year- old Brian, the job means more than just the chance to hang around his idols. Baseball was the job his father loved so much, in the end he couldn’t leave it. Yet he could leave his family. Now Brian sees the job as the way to win back his father. There is no winning back some people, though. Just ask Hank Bishop—once the most popular player... View more info

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Leave No Trace a guide to the new wilderness ethic

By: McGivney, Annette

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Mountaineers Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1562


Beyond cleaning up your trash and not cutting down trees for firewood, how far should you go to minimize your impact on wilderness lands? What is really important, and what is too extreme? Annette McGivney provides thoughtful answers based on scientific fact. View more info

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Casino love and honor in Las Vegas

By: Pileggi, Nicholas

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: c1995.

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 1172


The author of the best-seller, Wiseguy, traces the alliance of Lefty Rosenthal and Tony Spilotro, which ran the Mafia in Las Vegas and ended in adultery, murder, and revenge. 200,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Movie tie-in. View more info

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Only the Strong Survive

By: Platt, Larry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 2003

Seller ID: 494


Part sports star, part antihero, part hip-hop icon, Allen Iverson has managed to cross over into the mainstream of American culture -- without compromise. Defiantly tattooed, with his hair in cornrows, the six-foot Philadelphia 76ers point guard is one of the most recognizable and controversial stars of the sports world. His meteoric rise from a troubled childhood in the ghetto to NBA superstardom has been marked by five straight playoff appearances, including a finals b... View more info

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Baseball's Great Moments

By: Reichler, Joseph

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, A Rutledge Book/Bonanza Books: 1982

Seller ID: 1559


BASEBALL'S GREAT MOMENTS Hardcover Book by Joseph Reichler. Over 275 pages. Many great photos including a color section in the middle (MAYS, ROSE, CLEMENTE, ROBINSON, BLUE). View more info

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The Red Sox Reader 30 Years of Musings on Baseball's Most Amusing Team

By: Riley, Dan

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA, Ventura Arts: 1987

Seller ID: 30


A collection of articles, profiles, anecdotes and more about the Boston Red Sox baseball team. View more info

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Red Sox Triumphs and Tragedies: a Continuation of Day by Day Listings and Events in the History of the Boston American League Baseball Team

By: Walton, Edward H.

Price: $2.74

Publisher: Stein And Day: 1980

Seller ID: 40


First Scarborough Books EditionA continuation of day by day listings of events in the history of the Boston American League Baseball team. View more info