• Baseball Italian Style
    Great Stories Told by Italian American Major Leaguers from Crosetti to Piazza

    (Sports Publishing)
    Baseball Italian Style brings together the memories of major leaguers of Italian heritage whose collective careers span almost a century, from the 1930s up to today. In these first-person accounts, baseball fans will meet at an intimate level the players they cheered as heroes or jeered as adversaries,... [READ MORE]
  • Being Ted Williams
    Growing Up with a Baseball Idol

    (Sports Publishing)
    August 30, 2018 marks the 100th birthday of the former Boston Red Sox outfielder and baseball legend. In Being Ted Williams, esteemed sportscaster Dick Enberg and New York Times bestselling author Tom Clavin offer a series of personal anecdotes that loosely follow Ted's life from his childhood in San... [READ MORE]
  • Boise State
    The Emergence of College Football’s Grittiest Underdog

    (Sports Publishing)
    While the city of Boise in Idaho has a population of approximately 223,000 people, the state, in general, is not a sports powerhouse. The closest NFL team is the Seattle Seahawks, who are a 7.5-hour drive away. There are currently only six players in the NFL that were born in Idaho. So how did Boise... [READ MORE]
  • The Cloudbuster Nine
    The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team Who Helped Win World War II

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1943, while the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals were winning pennants and meeting in that year's World Series, one of the nation's strongest baseball teams practiced on a skinned-out college field in the heart of North Carolina. Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky, and Johnny Sain were among a cadre... [READ MORE]
  • The Dodgers
    60 Years in Los Angeles

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1957, the Dodgers left their home of Brooklyn, New York, where they had been since their inception in 1884, for the sunny hills of Los Angeles, California. Since arriving in LA, the team has won five World Series and ten NL Pennants, and become one of the top-grossing organizations in Major League... [READ MORE]
  • Don Shula
    A Biography of the Winningest Coach in NFL History

    (Sports Publishing)
    In Don Shula: A Biography of the Winningest Coach in NFL History, acclaimed sports historian Carlo DeVito captures the story of one of the greatest coaches in sports history. First distinguishing himself as a player with the Cleveland Browns (under the great Paul Brown), Baltimore Colts, and Washington... [READ MORE]
  • Football Fields and Battlefields
    The Story of Eight Army Players and their Heroic Service

    (Sports Publishing)
    The 2003 Army football team achieved futility in major college play that might never be equaled, losing all 13 of its games. The squad that took the field on a frigid December 2003 day in Philadelphia for the celebrated Army-Navy game featured only eight fourth-year seniors, just a slice of the fifty... [READ MORE]
  • Fun City
    John Lindsay, Joe Namath, and How Sports Saved New York in the 1960s

    (Sports Publishing)
    On January 1, 1966, New York came to a standstill as the city’s transit workers went on strike. This was the first day on the job for Mayor John Lindsay—a handsome, young former congressman with presidential aspirations—and he would approach the issue with an unconventional outlook that would be his... [READ MORE]
  • Game of My Life: New York Mets
    Memorable Stories of Mets Baseball

    (Sports Publishing)
    Game of My Life New York Mets, now newly updated, takes a personal look inside the biggest moments of the Mets’ greatest and most beloved players, from journeymen to superstars. Their most unforgettable games paint a picture of Mets history, as the franchise morphed from a dismal (though lovable) expansion... [READ MORE]
  • High School Football in California
    Amazing Stories on the Gridiron from San Diego to the Golden Gate and Everywhere In Between

    (Sports Publishing)
    From the best players to the best coaches and some of the most legendary schools and teams in US history, California high school football has it all. High School Football in California takes an inside look at the state's greatness in the sport, from the best players when they were in high school to those... [READ MORE]
  • High School Football in Texas
    Memorable Moments from the Lone Star State's Greatest Players

    (Sports Publishing)
    From the best players to the best coaches and some of the most legendary schools and teams in US history, Texas high school football has it all. In the state that made “Friday Night Lights” famous, High School Football in Texas takes an inside look at the state’s greatness in the sport, from the best... [READ MORE]
  • The Hometown Team
    Four Decades of Boston Red Sox Photography

    (Sports Publishing)
    For Red Sox fans eager to relive the glory days of their favorite players, The Hometown Team enables them to do just that, through the lens of longtime photographer Steve Babineau. From star and support players, to members of the grounds crew, Red Sox staff, alumni, and some opposing players, this book... [READ MORE]
  • I Was There!
    Joe Buck, Bob Costas, Jim Nantz, and Others Relive the Most Exciting Sporting Events of Their Lives

    (Sports Publishing)
    Take a trip through sports history through the eyes of those covering the biggest events of all time. In I Was There! seventy of the biggest names in sports broadcasting and journalism share their personal experiences at the top five sports moments they each saw in person. From cultural phenomena like... [READ MORE]
  • Insight Pitch
    My Life as a Major League Closer

    (Sports Publishing)
    You're straddling the pitcher’s mound in Shea Stadium. The game rests in your hands. Your heart is pounding. Big money is at stake. You feel thousands of eyes burning your jersey as they wait for a pitch. You gulp at the air trying to settle your nerves. It's go time. Insight Pitch is a sports story... [READ MORE]
  • Jail Blazers
    How ’Sheed, Bonzi, JR, and the Portland Trail Blazers Became the Bad Boys of Basketball

    (Sports Publishing)
    In the late ’90s and early 2000s, the Portland Trail Blazers were one of the hottest teams in the NBA. For almost a decade, they won 60 percent of their games while making it to the Western Conference Finals twice. However, what they were able to accomplish on the court is less remarkable than what they... [READ MORE]
  • Madness
    The Ten Most Memorable NCAA Basketball Finals

    (Sports Publishing)
    The annual NCAA Basketball Tournament, which has become known as “March Madness” has emerged as a major sports event, matched only by the Super Bowl and the Olympics. In Madness, Mark Mehler and Charles Paikert tell the stories behind the ten most compelling and memorable championship games in tournament... [READ MORE]
  • Miller Time
    The Story of John Miller, a Small-Town Basketball Coach Who Inspired Dynasties

    (Sports Publishing)
    Arizona. Kentucky. Indiana. It’s astounding to think that three elite college basketball programs can trace their success back to one small-town high school coach, Blackhawk High’s legendary John Miller. Coach John Miller was just following his heart’s passion and channeling his unbreakable spirit when... [READ MORE]
  • Miracle Moments in Alabama Crimson Tide Football History
    The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

    (Sports Publishing)
    Alabama’s Crimson Tide has been the most dominant college football team in America for the past decade, winning four national championships and six conference titles. The team, under coach Nick Saban, has won an astounding 90 percent of its games since 2008, and established a dynasty unparalleled in... [READ MORE]
  • Miracle Moments in Michigan Wolverines Football History
    The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

    (Sports Publishing)
    With the most victories and highest winning percentage in college football history, the University of Michigan Wolverines have a long and storied history. They have won forty-two Big Ten championships, eleven national titles, and twenty-one bowl games. These accomplishments and more are celebrated in... [READ MORE]
  • Miracle Moments in New York Mets History
    The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1969, the New York Mets took on a nickname that was certainly fitting for that season—the "Miracle Mets." Nevertheless, even beyond 1969, there have been numerous moments in the history of the Mets that have proven miraculous, from the pitcher's mound to the batter's box and from the regular season... [READ MORE]
  • Miracle Moments in Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football History
    The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

    (Sports Publishing)
    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish is one of the most celebrated teams in college football. It has the second-most victories of all time, eleven national titles, featured seven Heisman Trophy recipients including Paul Hornung and Tim Brown, and won seventeen bowl games. Its storied tradition is celebrated... [READ MORE]
  • Miracle Moments in USC Football History
    The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

    (Sports Publishing)
    The USC Trojans football program has been one of the winningest and most recognizable college football teams to ever play the sport. There have been numerous moments in the history of the Trojans that have proven miraculous, from recruiting day to the gridiron, and from the regular season to bowl games.... [READ MORE]
  • My Kids Play Hockey
    Essential Advice for Every Hockey Parent

    (Sports Publishing)
    For the past several years veteran hockey mom Christie Casciano's monthly Hockey Mom columns have been required reading for the half million readers of USA Hockey Magazine. Drawing on her twenty years in the youth hockey trenches, she brings a wit and wisdom that comes with spending countless hours in... [READ MORE]
  • New York Rangers by the Numbers
    A Complete Team History of the Broadway Blueshirts by Uniform Number

    (Sports Publishing)
    What do Alexi Kovalev, Ted Irvine, and Mike Rogers all have in common? They all wore number 27 for the New York Rangers. Current team captain Ryan McDonagh joined their ranks when he became a Ranger in 2010. Since the Rangers first adopted uniform numbers in 1926, the team has handed out only 83 numbers... [READ MORE]
  • The New York Yankees Home Run Almanac
    The Bronx Bombers’ Most Historic, Unusual, and Titanic Dingers

    (Sports Publishing)
    The New York Yankees don't call themselves the "Bronx Bombers" for nothing. And though Babe Ruth did not invent the home run, he did indeed popularize it and make it seem less vulgar. New York Yankees Home Run Almanac presents a month-by-month tally of historic, important, unusual, or titanic home runs,... [READ MORE]
  • An October to Remember 1968
    The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in It

    (Sports Publishing)
    An October to Remember 1968: The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in It recalls one of baseball's most celebrated championship series from the voices of the players who still remain--a collected narrative from a bygone era of major-league baseball as they reflect fifty years... [READ MORE]
  • Once Upon a Team
    The Epic Rise and Historic Fall of Baseball's Wilmington Quicksteps

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1884, professional baseball was still in its infancy. The National League was less than a decade old, the National Association (which had been around since 1871) was now defunct, the American Association (which began two years earlier) were nipping at the NL’s heels, and a new league—the Union Association—was... [READ MORE]
  • Paul Brown's Ghost
    How the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals Are Haunted by the Man Who Created Them

    (Sports Publishing)
    Paul Brown was the father of two stalwart franchises in the NFL—the Cleveland Browns, who carry his own name, and the Cincinnati Bengals. He was a renowned coach and owner, and when he passed on August 5, 1991, the league lost a giant. But for the Browns and Bengals, his death would herald a new era,... [READ MORE]
  • So You Think You're a Cleveland Indians Fan?
    Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

    (Sports Publishing)
    So You Think You're a Cleveland Indians Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Indians baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, this book will give you the details behind each story that bring to life players and managers, games and seasons.This book is divided into multiple... [READ MORE]
  • So You Think You’re a Detroit Red Wings Fan?
    Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

    (Sports Publishing)
    So You Think You’re a Detroit Red Wings Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Red Wings hockey. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, it will give you the details behind each―stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into multiple... [READ MORE]
  • So You Think You’re a Philadelphia Flyers Fan?
    Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

    (Sports Publishing)
    So You Think You’re a Philadelphia Flyers Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Flyers hockey. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, it will give you the details behind each—stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into multiple parts,... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the Chicago White Sox Dugout
    A Collection of the Greatest White Sox Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    The 1983 American League West champion Chicago White Sox will forever be remembered by their trademark slogan "Winning Ugly." One of the stars of that colorful bunch that rocked old Comiskey Park was an unlikely hero, a twenty-five-year-old rookie from Northwest Indiana. Ron Kittle led the 1983 White... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the Detroit Tigers Dugout
    A Collection of the Greatest Tigers Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    The Detroit Tigers Old English "D" is one of the most recognized symbols in sports. A team rich with legends and history, the Tigers have endured in the hearts of fans and continue to up the ante of competition against rivals like the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. The Tigers have been a constant... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the Golden State Warriors Locker Room
    A Collection of the Greatest Warriors Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 2015-16, the Golden State Warriors accomplished something that no team in NBA history had ever done before—they won a record 73 games in the regular season en route to a trip to the Finals, where they lost in seven games to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The previous season had also been historic, as the... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the Nashville Predators Locker Room
    A Collection of the Greatest Predators Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1998, the Predators joined the NHL as an expansion team, marking the start of what’s been a wild ride ever since! Tales from the Nashville Predators Locker Room covers all the stories, from the adventures around the inaugural season, to Nashville’s storied rivalry against the Detroit Red Wings, road... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the New Orleans Saints Sideline
    A Collection of the Greatest Saints Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    The New Orleans Saints own a rich history that reflects the unique character of their hometown—always colorful, sometimes sinful, and utterly unpredictable. In recent years, the Saints have shaken off their reputation as the NFL’s lovable Fleur de Losers and have risen to become a dangerous gridiron... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the North Carolina Tar Heels Locker Room
    A Collection of the Greatest UNC Basketball Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    Ken Rappoport’s Tales from the North Carolina Tar Heels Locker Room is a compilation of the best notes, quotes, and anecdotes from North Carolina lore. Meet a coach nicknamed “Bloody Neck,” a player called “The Blind Bomber,” and a team known as the “White Phantoms.” And, of course, there is the extraordinary... [READ MORE]
  • Tales from the Oklahoma Sooners Sideline
    A Collection of the Greatest Sooners Stories Ever Told

    (Sports Publishing)
    No single element or ingredient has the power to absolutely define the lasting enchantment of Oklahoma football. Decades of great successes and occasional heartbreak have spawned generations of faithful disciples, who treat fall Saturdays like sacred holidays dedicated to their heroes donning the crimson... [READ MORE]
  • UCLA Football Encyclopedia
    (Sports Publishing)
    The history of UCLA football is a continuous story of highs and lows, ups and downs. Every year from 1919 through today, UCLA has fielded a team, and though the expectations have changed through the years, the goals have not. The single greatest goal in sports is to win your next game. When a team strings... [READ MORE]
  • Warren Spahn
    A Biography of the Legendary Lefty

    (Sports Publishing)
    With 363 victories, Warren Spahn is the winningest left-handed pitcher in baseball history. During his 21-year career, Spahn won 20+ games thirteen times, was a 17-time All Star, a Cy Young–award winner, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973. In addition, Spahn was also a war... [READ MORE]
  • When the 49ers Were Kings
    How Bill Walsh and Ed DeBartolo Jr. Built a Football Dynasty in San Francisco

    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1979, San Francisco was in turmoil attempting to recover from the assassination of two of its leaders: Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. The troubled city was in need of an emotional boost to restore their pride. But as the year drew to a sad close, the city’s professional football... [READ MORE]
  • Winning Ugly
    A Visual History of the Most Bizarre Baseball Uniforms Ever Worn

    (Sports Publishing)
    Baseball, our national pastime. Every fan has memories of their team’s incredible victories and anguishing defeats. We remember the home runs, the walk-off wins, and the moments that will last a lifetime. We also remember those things which we wish we could forget: the errors, the mental mistakes . .... [READ MORE]

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