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The Village Nine By Leonard E. Andrews
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An outline of the achievements of the Campbellville Baseball Club over the sixteen years between 1952 and 1967. When the team started in the fifties, Campbellville Ontario (Canada) was a small,... More > quiet, remote hamlet and the team was composed of the local boys, many of whom had little baseball experience, but for sixteen years they were to dominate one of the top senior leagues in Ontario. This accomplishment is so unique that it is worth recording for posterity. This is actually a scrapbook comprising the newspaper accounts of most of the games played by the team between 1952 and 1967. It tries to adequately explain how this team achieved such great success and how it captivated the loyalty and love not only of the little village but also of the farming community for miles around.< Less
What The Trainer Saw... By Peter Douglas Bent
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The reason most punters fail to win consistently is because they do not understand the form guide. I came to this conclusion after any number of long priced horses that I thought had no chance of... More > winning did just that. This realisation prompted me to interview a number of successful trainers and equine veterinarians in my quest to understand the thoroughbred racehorse. This knowledge and the subsequent experience gained by owning racehorses is contained in this book. This book documents the history of a horse from yearling to older horse, its early training and subsequent preparations. It explains why and when trainers will use a race simply to prepare their charge for a future event. It explains the different preparation of the sprinter and stayer why some horses are sprinters and some are stayers and why some horses race better in the wet than others. It explains in detail the months of preparation and training undertaken by these equine athletes and what the trainer sees in the form guide.< Less
Thor & More (Softback) By Jay Reed
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Over 100 of the best-loved columns by Jay Reed, legendary outdoor writer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Included are his reflections as a war correspondent in Vietnam, which twice made him a... More > finalist in the voting for the Pulitzer Prize. Reed's tenure at Wisconsin's largest newspaper spanned four decades. During that time, he set aside the columns he felt were his very best, in the hope they'd be made into a book someday. Cancer took his life in 2002, but Reed's wife, Christine, has seen to the publication of this book, celebrating the life of this beloved storyteller and Thor, his yellow Labrador retriever. Proceeds from sale of this book benefit the Jay Reed Conservation Scholarship Fund at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point, established by Christine Reed in 2003.< Less
MaGui BaGua manual, parts 1,2, 3,4 By Andrea Falk
eBook (PDF): $22.00
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Training manual for MaGui Bagua. Written by Andrea Falk from the teaching of Li Baohua. This is the four parts currently available, and includes Part One: Circle-walking, Part Two: Dragon, Single... More > Hook, and Lion Changes, Part Three: Training Drills for sixteen skills, Part Four: the 88 Routine, Part Five: partner training drills, Part Eight: organization and links, and a training log. New November 2012, 152 pages See www.maguibagua.ca< Less