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Babe's Place: The Lives of Yankee Stadium By Michael Wagner
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This 640 page e-book tells the history of the New York Yankees and Yankee Stadium. Included is the history leading up to the opening of Yankee Stadium in 1923. The main focus of the book is the... More > renovation of Yankee Stadium from October 1973 thru early 1976. Featured are about 250 photos, which include the original Yankee Stadium, Babe Ruth, the Yankees at Shea Stadium in 1974 and 1975, and over 150 never before seen photos of the renovation's progress. I went to the Stadium 13 times during this 2 1/2 year project and have over 100 pages of text devoted to it. I've also interviewed people who worked on the 1970's remodeling of Yankee Stadium. Also, I have written responses and interviews of about 200 former baseball players, umpires, and baseball executives regarding their feelings about the renovation. There are also over 125 responses regarding their views about the demolition of Yankee Stadium in 2010. I began this project in 2003. This is the most detailed book of the renovation ever.< Less
New Girls On the Ring By Byrons Gorgeous Boxing Girls
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Byron is BACK! And YUP, you got a RINGSIDE SEAT! Here is hot topless boxing between two hot topless teens! Brunette Miranda takes on blonde Kennedy, both 18 year-olds really want a piece of each... More > other! A knockout finish? You bet! 20 original images from the BEST friend of the Gorgeous Boxing Girls... BYRON! Presented in screen-resolution PDF file. NUDITY, ADULTS ONLY< Less
The Top One Hundred Things to Disappear From Stores During a National Emergency By American Prepper Nation
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One of the most exhaustive collections of prepper and survival information ever assimilated in any one place on the Internet includes 65 military and tactical manuals. Just remember that information... More > is power. Whether or not you have the will to use it for your benefit remains up to you.< Less
2015 Canadian College Draft Guide By Kent Ridley
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A fan guide to the annual Canadian College Draft. The 2015 edition includes interviews with players and coverage of over 150 eligible prospects for the CFL's spring entry draft.
Welcome to Pottersville By Neil Spagna
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2007 WINNER CONNECTICUT PRESS CLUB'S BOOK OF THE YEAR....Subtitled "How The Yankees Took Over New York and Why The Mets Matter More Than Ever": The Mets are the Bailey Brothers Building and... More > Loan versus the Yankees as Henry F. Potter in this humorous, informational, and satirical look at the ongoing battle between New York's two famous baseball teams and their fans. If you sit down in front of "It's A Wonderful Life" every holiday season, are a die hard baseball fan (particularly those of the New York Mets), or a Yankee Detractor you will be entertained and even informed by this unique baseball book.< Less
The Sword Prince: The Romantic Life of Colonel Monstery, American Champion-at-Arms By Captain Frederick Whittaker
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Originally published in the year 1882, "The Sword Prince" is the stranger-than-fiction biography of Danish-American swordmaster, boxer, duelist and soldier of fortune, Colonel Thomas Hoyer... More > Monstery. Biographer Frederick Whittaker follows his subject from his boyhood years as a cadet in the Danish Navy, through his education in physical culture and swordsmanship at the great European military academies, and thence into his wild career as a sword-for-hire and adventurer in the USA and in Spanish America. Colonel Monstery's life was a switchback of soaring victories and crushing defeats, punctuated by duels of honor against a range of desperate adversaries in many exotic locations. This enhanced re-publication includes fifty sketches and photographs illustrating the life and times of the Sword Prince, supplemented by a new biographical essay and a bibliography. Colonel Monstery is truly one of America's forgotten heroes of swordsmanship.< Less
Science of Shooting Water Polo Fundamentals By Dr. Jim Solum
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The Science of Shooting Fundamentals book is the definitive and complete examination of the outside throwing motion, the fake, the drive-in shot and the 2-meter shot. Because two-thirds of the... More > player's body is underwater and unseen, the water polo throwing motion is the most difficult motion to learn and to teach. How can we learn to shoot when we cannot see the underwater motion? The Science of Shooting Water Polo Fundamentals book reveals the secrets. For the first time in English, the secrets of the gold medal winning Hungarians and Serbians are revealed. With 190 full body pictures in over 200-pages, the mechanics above and below the water are clearly shown. The Science of Shooting book provides step by step answers for players and coaches demanding the secret knowledge of the European throwing method.< Less
Boulder Bangor! A First Ascender's Guide By Jeremy Robichaud
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The communities surrounding Bangor, Maine contain what may be some of the best boulders and bouldering east of the Mississippi. Largely, local climbers have been secretive about this potential... More > climbing destination. Thus, most of the rock has never been touched. There are, literally, thousands of first ascents of all grades just waiting for adventurous and ambiguous boulderers. This first of its kind First Ascender's Guide is meant to help promote the development of bouldering and rock climbing in this region.< Less
Science of Shooting Water Polo: The Driver By Dr. Jim Solum
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The Driver book thoroughly covers all fundamentals of the driving such as dribbling, getting open, holding position, bearing-in, ducking under and nineteen drive-in shots in 295 pages. There are... More > almost 300 full body photo-realistic pictures of the driver, both men and women, showing the driving fundamentals and drive-in shots. These full body pictures reveal the correct placement underwater of the driver’s legs, torso and the right and left arms to produce a powerful drive-in shot. The whole body of the driver shoots the ball and not only the right arm. Special attention in the book is given to women drivers. The book, the Science of Shooting: The Driver, is a must buy for the player or coach who wants to excel.< Less
Closing the Gap: Applied Sport Psychology for High School - Home Edition By David L. Rockwood
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CLOSING THE GAP: APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FOR HIGH SCHOOL - HOME EDITION is the paperback version of the first textbook on sport psychology for a high school audience. You will find it easy to read... More > and apply to your own life and sport. The emphasis is on the practical application of sport psychology principles in order to actually improve your performance. You will learn about things like mental toughness, visualization, relaxation, motivation, leadership, how to avoid choking, and much more. There is also a hardbound textbook edition, which is available from my storefront at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/DRock. Check out the book’s website for online instructional resources, downloadable worksheets, activities, overhead transparencies, a teacher’s forum, and other activities at www.SportPsychSchool.com< Less
Classical Baguazhang Vol. XIX - Bagua Sanshou Zhang By Zhange Yaozhong
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This book contains routines, exercises, and information on Baguazhang as taught by Wang Peisheng to Zhang Yaozhong. It mainly focuses on the 64 Palm straight line routine, but also contains... More > descriptions of the Bagua Standing Posts, Five Elements Palms, and exercises to develop a supple body.< Less
The Art of Coaching By Glen Stanway
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Have you ever wanted to be a sports coach? Are you an athlete who wants to pass the benefits of your knowledge onto others? Have you ever wanted to start your own sports team or club? Do you want to... More > improve physically in your sport, or even just to get fit? Are you an existing sports coach looking for proven methods of success? From the complete novice to experienced practitioner, The Art of Coaching covers all aspects of sports coaching and training from recreational athlete through to competitor. Topics covered include:- · The role of the Coach · Getting the most from your athletes · Psychology · Physical conditioning · Flexibility training · Developing a training programme · Session planning · Nutrition · Anatomy · Running your own club. Written in a user-friendly format, The Art of Coaching breaks down and examines each major aspect of successful modern sports coaching, making it an essential resource for coaches and participants alike.< Less
Fun Adventure Climbs at Seneca Rocks - A ticklist for beginning trad leaders By Dr. Regina E. Schulte-Ladbeck
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Fun Adventure Climbs at Seneca Rocks is a resource for beginning traditional rock climbers who are ready to take to the sharp end and venture up the easiest of the multi-pitch routes at Seneca Rocks... More > in West Virginia. Sequenced by increasing difficulty, from 5.0 to 5.5, master this ticklist and you will gain experience while building your basic Seneca repertoire. The author has been climbing at Seneca Rocks for a decade.< Less
The Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Cartridges By Nathan Foster
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To achieve success at long ranges, you need the right cartridge! But how do we define which cartridge will best suit our needs? Those of you who read the Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Rifles... More > were given a crash course in reality versus common belief. In this second book, The Practical Guide To Long Range Hunting Cartridges, author Nathan Foster continues to cast away myths and get to the core of matters. This is not some monotonous text book looking at cartridge line ups, repeating the same old information. As the book heading suggests- this is a practical guide to help you choose which cartridge suits you, step by step.< Less
Vintage Bows III By Rick Rappe
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The third volume in a series on the fun of choosing, collecting and using the stick and string bow. New information on Browning, Blackhawk, Pearson, Root and Shakespeare vintage bows.
The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles By Nathan Foster
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The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles draws on Nathan's vast experience and provides a completely fresh approach to the subject of the long range hunting rifle. This book educates the... More > reader about basic rifle engineering and the physics involved through 31 topics to the final result - the ultimate long range hunting tool. The style of writing pulls no punches and covers everything a reader needs to know before selecting a long range rifle and during the set up process, regardless of whether the reader is selecting a factory rifle or selecting the components for a custom rifle build. Suitable for people of all backgrounds regardless of their shooting experience, this book removes the head aches from the rifle accuracy game and gives you the knowledge you need to fully understand what it takes to achieve a truly accurate and reliable long range rifle.< Less
The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing And Maintenance By Nathan Foster
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The how to of rifle accuracy and maintenance…. In the first book of our series, we studied the fundamentals of rifle design, rifle accuracy and the pitfalls and traps that can befall us. With... More > the theory laid, we can now get down to the business of rifle accurizing. You will not find the information within this book elsewhere, The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is a stand alone book offering unique and highly practical information. Each section is laid out step by step with summary tables to help the reader achieve the goal of obtaining an accurate and reliable rifle. The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is suitable for people of all backgrounds, removing the headache from the rifle accuracy game. Filled with detailed photos and descriptions, this book is packed full of helpful information. No stone is left unturned and no information is held back.< Less
The Six Basic Principles of Tuite - Paperback By Lee Richards
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Paper back book of theories, principles and tuite techniques, as taught at Ryushinkan - Kenshukai.
Prana Martial Arts Student Handbook By Paul Edward Rana
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The first volume of the Prana Martial Arts Training Guides, drawn from Master Paul Rana's 25 years of experience in the martial arts, the Prana Martial Arts Student Handbook is an innovative... More > curriculum drawing from traditional Tae Kwon Do (ITF and WTF), Hapkido, and the practical applications of boxing, kickboxing, Judo, Jui-Jitsu and MMA. This volume is full of historical and philosophical lessons with an in-depth exploration of the ancient characters of Korean history as well as the classical I-Ching as a primary source of inspiration for traditional Tae Kwon Do philosophy. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and meditation with the Eastern Chakra system rounds out this philosophical and practical handbook of the martial arts.< Less
Kick-Off Concussion: How the Notre Dame Killer Recovered His Brain By Anthony Davis, Jeremy Rosenberg
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Anthony Davis was not only the most electric college football superstar of all time but he was also my teenage idol. His exploits at USC captured my imagination. This book reinforces everything I... More > know about Anthony Davis - he is a man of passion with a story to tell that will inspire those who follow his path. The Notre Dame Killer has never been more candid or more relevant. —Steve Hartman Change is coming. Anthony Davis is an unsung leader in what has at last become a popular movement. —Dr. Daniel Amen. M.D< Less
Fencing on the Thrust and Cut By Reinier van Noort
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Johann Georg Paschen (1628-1678) was a fencing master and prolific author in the 17th century, producing numerous treatises on for example fencing, fighting with the pike, and vaulting. Not much is... More > known about Erhardus Henning, who published a small treatise on Cut-fencing in Königsberg in 1658. This book contains both these treatises, translated into English by Reinier van Noort, founder of the School voor Historische Schermkunsten in the Netherlands. In addition, photographs of the plates of Paschen are included with the text.< Less
The Legends Of Landover By Glenn Dreyfuss
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Stories from the first era of the NHL's Washington Capitals, 1974-1990. (Companion website: http://capitals-legends.blogspot.com/ )
Swarthmore College Women's Basketball 2014-15 By Renee DeVarney
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Yearbook about the 2014-15 Swarthmore College Women's Basketball Season.
Glory and Heartbreak: The History of Men's Intercollegiate Basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area By Bernie Schneider
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This book recaptures the exploits of the San Francisco Bay Area's intercollegiate men's championship teams, coaches, and players. These championships included teams from Stanford, Cal, and the... More > University of San Francisco and featured Hall of Fame players such as Bill Russell, K.C. Jones, "Hank" Luisetti, and Jim Pollard. The coaches featured are Hall of Famers Pete Newell and Phil Woolpert. USF was also a racial pioneer. Then the book describes the winning seasons of the "Best of the Rest" from almost a hundred years of college basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1920's to 2014. Players featured are Bill Catwright of USF, Steve Nash of Santa Clara, and Jason Kidd of Cal. Coaches include Mike Montgomery of Stanford and Cal, Randy Bennett of St. Mary's, and Carroll Williams and Dick Davey of Santa Clara. Lastly, the book includes an appendix of interesting facts including all of the Bay Area's Hall of Famers and the names and ranking of the all-time best players divided by sides of the Bay.< Less
All The Way For Doc By Whitworth Stokes
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The story of a high school basketball team that won the state championship for the retiring principal of the school.