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Dugout Wisdom: Life Lessons From Baseball By Dan Migala
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In Dugout Wisdom: Life Lessons From Baseball, author Dan Migala finds the heart in baseball, collecting and sharing words of wisdom from 55 greats of the game. These first person accounts of... More > baseball’s pivotal life moments feature noted players such as Sparky Anderson, Wade Boggs, Rod Carew, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Monte Irvin, Kirby Puckett, Nolan Ryan, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo and Mike Schmidt. These stories transcend baseball; stories that players, fans and people of all ages can relate to, sympathize with, and learn from. Portions of the proceeds from book sales will benefit the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, the Association of Professional Baseball Players of America and the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum’s education program. To order the customized version of Dugout Wisdom for someone special in your life, please click here.< Less
Developing Basketball Intelligence By Brian McCormick
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Through drills, situations, instruction and questioning, Developing Basketball Intelligence demonstrates how to teach game awareness and basketball intelligence. DBI explains the basic tactical... More > skills of every offense - from pick-and-rolls to 3v2 fast breaks - but moves beyond the skill execution to the all important perceptual, anticipatory and decision-making skills which separate the expert performers. Developing Basketball Intelligence teaches tactical skills, but also develops the characteristics of a high basketball IQ player, players who: * choose the best option in less time; * adapt to ever-changing situations; * possess good spatial awareness; * know the right play at any moment relative to the time and score; * and more. Developing Basketball Intelligence is a tool to develop your offensive system as a coach, and to create a learning environment which enhances your players' understanding so they can read and react and adjust and adapt on the court.< Less
Football for Moms Revised By Jennifer Antonini
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A quick and fun way to learn the basics about the game of football geared to moms who want to learn more and enjoy the game.
The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Or How to Have Fun at the Track By J.M. Chodkowski
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This book was written for all of you, who watch horse racing only to find themselves lost, wanting to know more about the sport, but not knowing where to begin. Perhaps you're a regular race watcher,... More > who ends up spending all of their time explaining the sport to their accompanying friends and loved ones. It's not like you don't want them sharing in the enjoyment of a sport you love, but how many questions can you really answer? This book may just be the help you're looking for, as it offers a unique perspective on how to enjoy a day at the races. By the end of our lively and amusing discussion on how to handicap with your head, eyes, blood, gut, heart, and by your tail, namely, the physical anatomy common to both horse and human, well, maybe not the tail part exactly, the reader will be able to converse comfortably on any of the sport's diverse aspects. Most importantly, they will know how to have fun at the track.< Less
Lefty By Kenneth Goldberg
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This may be the greatest baseball story never told. But it is much more than just a baseball story. This is a story of hope and perseverance; of staying positive in the face of life's... More > challenges. It is about looking forward, not backward. Lefty O'Doul never gave up on his dreams, preferring to listen to his heart rather than to the naysayers. Along the way came inevitable disappointment, but O'Doul kept his faith through all obstacles that he faced. That sometimes meant learning to recognize his own limitations and shortcomings - which he often did with a healthy dose of humor. This book is a fictionalized, though historically accurate, account of Lefty O'Doul's baseball odyssey. But it was an odyssey that might never have been were it not for a lightheartedness that endeared O'Doul to fans and teammates alike.< Less
Missouri Trailblazing By Laura Vonk
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Your comprehensive guide to Missouri's equestrian trails and camping.
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
Alone on the High Seas to Scotland By Bill Howland
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Bill wrote this original journal just about every day of the remarkable voyage from Cape Cod to Scotland as he sailed alone aboard the Kandahar. Some days he wrote in the cockpit. Some days, below... More > deck in the cabin, and during the stormiest days he wrote while braced in a bean bag chair lying on the cabin sole. The journal is accentuated by Bill's hand drawn maps and drawings of memorable moments during the journey.< Less
Weight Training Class Workbook By Istvan Javorek
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Javorek "Complex" Conditioning Weight Training Class Workbook
Jocassee Gorges Mountain Biking (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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Created by rushing creeks, chasing down the Blue Ridge Escarpment, carving deep gorges while dumping their waters into Lake Jocassee...The Jocassee Gorges are a richly biodiverse area in northwest... More > South Carolina, and western North Carolina! These unique and labryinthine mountain gorges represent the sharp transition from the ancient Appalachian Mountains to the flatter piedmonts. This guidebook provides any mountain biker a chance to explore these wild lands, known for steep, remote terrain, with amazing views, wildlife and rare species! Inside you'll find over 40 different rides and variations, from 1 mile to over 70 miles, which explore all of the well-known sites and attractions in the Jocassee Gorges! In addition to details of great rides, you'll also find the crucial information you need to plan your visit...like where to stay & get food and gear, along with beta on some road bike rides, hiking and backpacking trails, and flatwater and whitewater kayaking!< Less
Upstate Bouldering Guide (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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Tucked in the northwest corner of South Carolina, and into western North Carolina, is a 250 square mile Shangri-La called the Jocassee Gorges. The area gets its name from the dramatic mountains and... More > secluded 2500’ gorges that drain steep, fast moving rivers, as they carve their way into tropical-like Lake Jocassee. Hidden among the Gorges and other nearby areas, are a plethora of boulders and small clifflines that provide a very tranquil and serene bouldering experience. Also included to compliment these areas, are 2 incredible areas in nearby Western North Carolina, Granite City and Pisgah National Forest, that provide plenty of great routes too! Included in this guidebook are nearly 350 boulder problems, in 4 different bouldering areas in South Carolina and 3 areas in North Carolina. With a bouldering spot for practically every season, and local info on other outdoor activities to enjoy nearby, this tome will prove to be invaluable to the real Upstate Boulderer and other outdoor enthusiasts alike!< Less
Southern Appalachian Bouldering: Upstate Bouldering Guide Volume 2 (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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The southern reaches of the Appalachian Mountains, sprawl out across several southeastern states, depositing boulders and outcrops on hillsides and deep in the valleys below, before it flattens out... More > into the piedmonts. Rumbling Bald is the center of the region’s bouldering scene and with much increased attention, there is a need for beta on nearby areas to spread out impact and provide plenty of routes when The Bald is packed! This guidebook, along with the Upstate Bouldering Guide, provides several quality alternatives within the Southern Appalachians, and will please anyone looking for an alternative to The Bald, a new spot to check out or simply experience all the area has to offer! Included are several warmer weather spots along the Chattooga River, on Lakes Jocassee and Keowee in SC, to match the impressive blocks at Yonah in GA, and the incredible variety of problems at the 107 Boulders and Corner Rock...plus 5 new spots in Pisgah National Forest in NC, to get you psyched on the Southern Appalachians!< 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
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
A Pretty Wheel By Blake Kemp
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At first glance, Cassie Caudle is just like your typical teenage girl. But while most teenage girls are concerned about breaking a fingernail, Cassie is more concerned about breaking track records... More > and breaking barriers along the way in the male-dominated world of dirt late model racing. Join Cassie as she documents a year in her life as a racer, talking about her euphoric triumphs, her frustrating setbacks, the adversity she faces from fellow drivers, and the fans who look up to her as a hero. Along the way, Cassie finds love where she least expects it. Can Cassie prove herself as a racer? And where will she find true love? Read this debut release by East Tennessee author Blake Kemp and find out for yourself.< Less
Kempo Kiso By William Durbin
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Kempo Kiso is a book about the fundamentals of the martial arts including the aspects of stance, posture, footwork, vital points, and proper breathing. Written by world renown Kempo master, William... More > Durbin, this book can be invaluable to people who practice any of the martial arts.< Less
The Snake Scroll of Kagetora Ha By Carlos Febres
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The Koga Ryu Ninjutsu system as practice by the Kagetora Ha is composes of five main schools of combat. These schools are related to: • The Snake • The Tiger • The Crab • The... More > Crane • The Dragon This is an introduction to the Snake Style of Kagetora Ha Koga Ryu Gendai Ninjutsu< Less
Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands By Dennis McCarthy, Skip Couch
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“Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands” is a follow-up to the books “Skip’s Divers Guides to Cape Vincent and Clayton of the Thousand Islands” and “Skip’s... More > Divers Guide to the Narrows and Alex Bay of the Thousand Islands”. Where the Diver Guides covered both shipwrecks and natural dive sites, “Shipwrecks of the Thousand Islands” is about the wrecks only.< Less
The Professional Athlete's Guide to Wealth Preservation By Derrick Frost
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Former NFL Player Derrick Frost explains simply why Pro Athletes have financial issues, and gives practical solutions on how athletes, agents, financial advisors, and family can remedy them.
THE HAIL MARY By Mike Wahba
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When a devastating hit knocks a professional American Football legend in a pass, known as “the Hail Mary”, the life of Said Mourad is changed forever.
Chariots of Firefighters: Volume II: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Tales From Orioles Nation By Bill Pemstein
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Bill Pemstein’s first book, A Stone’s Throw, detailed the wondrous 1980 season of Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Stone. Pemstein’s back with a whimsical collection of vignettes in... More > Tales from Orioles Nation. Sure, there’s a lot on Frank, Brooks, Boog and all the Orioles’ stars from that era when Baltimore was the model franchise in the Major Leagues. From the three-headed monster of John Lowenstein, Gary Roenicke and Benny Ayala to the speedy Al Bumbry to the 21-game losing streak and the comeback year of 1989, it’s all here. Orioles fans rejoice. Even former Pirates bullpen ace Kent Tekulve gets a word in.< Less
The Phenomenon: 75 Years of Berbice Cricket By Mortimer George
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This publication is a colorful commemorative 50-page magazine issued in observance of the 75th anniversary, or diamond jubilee, of the Berbice Cricket Board, Guyana. The feature of this magazine is... More > the phenomenon in Guyana Cricket, when within a period of 19 months 5 cricketers from Guyana made their test debut for the West Indies.< Less
The Guide: 75 Years of Berbice Cricket By Mortimer George
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In this book, Mortimer George provides a 300 page fact-filled guide to Berbice Cricket. Included are more than 200 hundred profiles of cricketers, administrators and others. The publication is in... More > observance of the 75th anniversary, the diamond jubilee, of the Berbice Cricket Board and is a must have for all lovers of the game.< 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.