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Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2015 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2015 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 160 Twins minor leaguers. From Abreu to Zoquiel, from Baez to... More > Williams, learn more about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less
Welcome To Horlickville! History of the Racine, Wisconsin National Football League Franchise Horlick-Racine Legion 1922 1923 1924 Racine Tornadoes 1926 By Matthew C. Snyder
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Welcome to Horlickville! is a historical account of the Racine, Wisconsin National Football League franchise. The Horlick-Racine Legion 1922 1923 1924 and Racine Tornadoes 1926 professional football... More > teams participated in the NFL during the early years. This is a history of the actual events as they were communicated by local newspaper sports writers and adapted to tell the complete history. The Chicago Bears, Horlick-Racine Legion, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cardinals duke it out for the NFL title. This never been told history of events includes the NFL Racine, Wisconsin franchise historical team facts, financial records, photos, team and individual statistical information as well as other uncovered facts. It is a close look inside the operations of an early 1920’s NFL franchise with complete details.< Less
Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook 2015 By Seth Stohs, Jeremy Nygaard, Cody Christie
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The 2015 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on almost 160 Twins minor leaguers. From Abreu to Zoquiel, from Baez to... More > Williams, learn more about some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less
Heart of the Hunter: Stories from Alaska, Africa, Asia, and Places of the Heart By Mark Tuter
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2014 marked the 29th year in which Mark has guided sportsmen from around the world on Alaska’s Kenai River. In 1996 Mark had the honor of being awarded by the State of Alaska, “The... More > Professional Sportsman of the Year” award. Mark was the first recipient of this award. This was presented to him by Alaska’s Governor Tony Knowles and United States Senator Ted Stevens. Of the thousands of fishermen from around the world who have spent time with Mark on the Kenai River and the hunting adventures that have taken Mark from the wilds of Alaska to the roof of the world chasing his dreams, fishing with his grandchildren, Talon and Tenley are the highlights of his outdoor life.< Less
Walking on Higher Ground and Awakening the Spirit Within By Miguel Viera
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This Christian autobiography talks about the dream of a small boy to follow in the footsteps of his childhood role model to earn a full scholarship in college football. Everyday children are... More > influenced by athletes in high school, college and professional sports. This book offers insight into the world of a high school and college student athlete. It shows that it is possible to make the right decisions along the way and encourages student athletes to become the role models this society desperately needs. College is a time when many student athletes "soul search" to find that balance to juggle life's complex load involving serious questions about future aspirations. This spiritual journey addresses thought provoking questions involving Christianity that student athletes have been longing to have answered. It also talks about how to effectively play for Christ, while witnessing to others and giving all the glory to God.< 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
When the Bobber Jiggles By Ed Wall
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Reflections and Tales of Life in the Outdoors written by noted eastern North Carolina author Ed Wall
The 21st Century Basketball Practice By Brian T. McCormick, PhD
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The game of basketball has evolved over the last generation, but basketball practices have changed very little during my 30 years in the game as a player, coach, clinician, and consultant.... More > Today’s game more closely resembles the game that we played on the playground than the one that we were taught in practices. The 21st Century Basketball Practice is an attempt to modernize the youth and high-school basketball practice and catch up to the evolution of the game. The 21st Century Basketball Practice addresses what to do and what to say at practice and references my experiences with an under-9 AAU team, high-school freshmen, and professional teams. It is not a drill book, although numerous drills are explained and used as examples. Rather than list a number of drills, the purpose is to demonstrate at approach that generates countless drills, and drills that promote better performance in games.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 6 By Christopher Bennett
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Each early June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff Canada. The race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks, and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border, some 2,750 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera is about things that break - broken bodies, broken bikes, broken spirits. Between these covers are people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. Volume 6 of The Cordillera describes the 2014 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
The Dogs By Carey "Pete" Carter
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The Martinsville Football Program was punished for achieving excellence. Local principals and coaches claimed they could not compete with the program and banned them from league play for two years.... More > In the history of high school sports, this has never happened before or since. Despite this hardship, the 79 Bulldogs found a way to win.< Less
Thirty-Three Years of Running in Circles By Rand Mintzer
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Rand Mintzer woke up one day and realized that he was morbidly obese, barely passing his college classes, and without any real goals. Inspired by the memory of a television movie and encouraged by a... More > college roommate, he started running and turned his life around. That was more than thirty years ago, and he’s been running ever since-even finishing a marathon. Whether you are battling a weight problem or already consider yourself a runner, you will be motivated by his personal story of redemption. “Every runner’s story is at once unique and cut from a common cloth. Rand Mintzer’s story is filled with heartwarming lessons and goals reached while saturated with logical and practical advice from which every new runner can benefit. Essentially two books in one, Thirty-Three Years of Running in Circles runs from the inspiring personal to the logical and essential practical while covering everything in between.” —Rich Benyo, editor, Marathon and Beyond magazine< Less
Teaching Trout To Talk By Stuart Bartow
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Are these places real, or mere dream? Are they illusions, tricks of the mind, fata morgana, that the angler imagines might exist? These green pools, where the brook trout are even greener, that can... More > be glimpsed just around the bend? The small stream fly angler is the fool who is ever in search of the perfect pool that no one knows about, hidden away in a brook everyone else ignores. Still, sometimes, the angler is lucky and stumbles upon that place that is ever-changing, elusive.< Less
Personal Best By Joe Muldowney
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Personal Best is Joe Muldowney's second book about running, racing, and training. The book begins with Joe's personal account of the events surrounding the tragic 2013 Boston Marathon, his 16th... More > running of the iconic race. Personal Best is a recipe book for running success. Muldowney, a veteran of 38 years of running with a personal best marathon time of 2:22:54, offers his methods for becoming a successful runner at every level. Beginners will benefit from his advice on how to train for an initial 5K race. "Muldowney Sevens" will take you from being a runner to being an award winning runner, and the chapter, 2:22:54, will offer what it takes to run a sub three hour marathon. Finally, the book tells the extraordinary stories of three inspirational runners, who have utilized their running to achieve their own personal bests. If you are a runner, or if you want to begin a running regimen, Personal Best is a must read for you.< Less
Grand Days in the Turkey Woods By Mike Joyner
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In his third book, Grand Days in the Turkey Woods, acclaimed nature author and outdoorsman Mike Joyner continues on his journey in pursuit of the wild turkey. From preparation to the hunt, Joyner... More > shares a first-hand account of each adventure in the turkey woods. Each chapter weaves personal experiences with tips and strategies for a successful hunt. More than a “how to hunt” book, Grand Days in the Turkey Woods will appeal to both the novice and experienced game hunter. A veteran hunter, Joyner brings the trials, tribulations, challenges, excitement, and thrill of each hunt as he travels America in search of the elusive prey. Each memorable hunt is documented with photographs and vivid descriptions, making this a must-read for those who love to hunt these magnificent birds.< Less
Pushing Boundaries: Students Remember 30 Years of Wilderness Challenge By Jerry Barker, Ed.D.
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They were mostly inexperienced campers, “raising their hands” to take a big risk, exchanging their comfortable lives for a difficult week of mountaineering. Over 135 college students and... More > alumni tell stories and share memories of teamwork and testing, disappointment and triumph. They pushed their limits, believed in themselves, and took time for personal reflection. Sometimes pain -- sore muscles, altitude sickness, and frozen toes -- seemed insurmountable. Yet in memory, overcoming physical challenges remains a source of great satisfaction. Persisting when they most want to quit teaches young people to think big. Exhaustion and discomfort can be dispelled by camaraderie and humility. In their futures, finding solutions to tough problems will require truly exceptional leadership. Whether they are called to lead, asked to lead, or forced to lead, all who dared those summits will be better prepared to meet any challenge they will face.< Less
In His Grip: A True Story of a Team That Will Take You Down and Lift You Up By Greg Hicks
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“A very interesting and enjoyable read.” Dan Gable, Wrestling Olympic Champion, World Champion, NCAA Champion, coached Iowa to nine NCAA team championships, US Olympic Coach “God... More > often uses the least likely people, like wrestlers, to glorify Himself. The stories are funny - the characters are real.” Kyle Rote, Jr., National Soccer Hall of Fame, Champion of ABC Superstars, motivational speaker “An incredible history lesson… that God used AIA Wrestling to alter the landscape of the sport. A remarkable book.” Tim Johnson, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wrestling Broadcaster for Big Ten and ESPN Networks In His Grip tells the true story of how a group of athletes came together to create a new team with an important mission. This group of athletes would become National Wrestling Team Champions as well as Olympic and USA World Championship team members, but that is not what motivated them.< 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 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
Wilderness First Aid - A Pocket Field Guide By Clifton Castleman, WEMT, Phil W. Gardner, II
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Virtually every method of handling an injury or illness in a wilderness context is different from what you would expect in an urban environment. The remoteness from civilization, the lack of readily... More > available medical assistance, the difficulty of having to handle serious injuries on your own – often for many hours or potentially even days – can be extremely daunting if you are not prepared. This handy pocket field guide is designed to help identify, manage (and treat) and when possible, prevent common injuries and illnesses in the field.< Less
Retro-Ski: A Nostalgic Look Back at Skiing By Greg Morrill
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When was the first ski tow in the United States built? Where was the first chairlift in the world located? Who created the Arlberg Method for ski instruction? Who shot Spider Sabich? The history of... More > skiing is filled with memorable people, exciting places, and incredible events. In Retro-Ski: A Nostalgic Look Back at Skiing, author, columnist, and longtime skiing fanatic Greg Morrill takes a look back at the history of the sport, recalling memories from days gone by. In each chapter Morrill poses a trivia question relating to a topic in skiing history and explores related topics through both personal memories and historical research. If you’ve ever ridden a rope tow, owned wooden skis, or laced a long-thong, Morrill’s insights may enliven your memories and make you smile. And if you’ve never had the “pleasure” of those experiences, you’ll come to appreciate what you’ve missed.< 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
Black Dragon Ninjitsu By Ron Collins
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When first written in 1999 this text has take many changes, once an introductory book into the Black Dragon Ninjutsu system contained within Omoto Ryu Budo, to a Homestudy Course Handbook and now as... More > definitive work on the Modern Black Dragon Ninjutsu system. This text is a work of art, not only revealing the commonly taught mix of martial arts and innin stealth skills of ninjutsu but revealing the codified system of yonin that makes ninjutsu a true art form. Ninjutsu has been mistaken for a martial arts for years and in truth is not a martial art but a system of espionage, sabotage, assassination, scouting and commando tactics. Though the feudal ninja were also samurai and learned ninjutsu only after years of hard training in martial arts as a prerequisite to its study. This text not only outlines the skills of ninjutsu as a scout, infiltrator and warrior but outlines ninja secrets like espionage, creating fake personas, psychological manipulation, predicting and directing human affairs.< Less
Tri-Valley Trails: Hiking adventures in the greater Livermore, Amador and San Ramon Valleys By Nancy Rodrigue, Jacky Poulsen
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This book features over 60 hikes in ten different parks in the Tri-Valley area of the San Francisco East Bay. Many of the parks are in the East Bay Regional Park District while others are local... More > parks. The book includes an overview of each park as well as detailed descriptions of each hike. These descriptions include a difficulty rating, approximate mileage and altitude gain, as well as hike highlights. The book targets hikers of all levels from novice to advanced.< Less
Learn To Win: A Major By Morris Pickens
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Learn To Win: A Major provides the inside secrets of how major golf championships are won from the perspective of one of the leading sport psychologists in golf today. In the first book of its kind,... More > learn from Dr. Mo how three of his students outlasted the world's best golfers on the most demanding courses. From the off-season to the final putt, see what it takes for players to capture these elusive victories. Once you read Learn To Win: A Major, you too will have the insight needed to truly change your game and take it to a level you never thought possible.< Less
Learn To Win By Dr. Morris M. Pickens
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Sport psychology book detailing the mental processes of PGA Tour players. Teaches readers HOW to think more effectively so that they can perform better and shoot lower scores on the course.