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The Inside Game: Bad Calls, Strange Moves, and What Baseball Behavior Teaches Us About Ourselves

Keith Law · William Morrow
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking book, Keith Law, baseball writer for The Athletic and author of the acclaimed Smart Baseball, offers an era-spanning dissection of some of the best and worst decisions in modern baseball, explaining what motivated them, what can be learned from them, and how their...

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Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask

Jon Pessah · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history
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Running to the Edge: A Band of Misfits and the Guru Who Unlocked the Secrets of Speed

Matthew Futterman · Anchor
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The story of visionary American running coach Bob Larsen's mismatched team of elite California runners who would win championships and Olympic glory in a decades-long pursuit of "the epic run."

In the dusty hills above San Diego, Bob Larsen became America's greatest running...
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The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife Hardcover

Brad Balukjian · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

Is there life after baseball? Starting from this simple question, The Wax Pack ends up with something much bigger and unexpected - a meditation on the loss of innocence and the gift of impermanence, for both Brad Balukjian and the former ballplayers he tracked down. To get a truly...
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The Victory Machine: The Making and Unmaking of the Warriors Dynasty

Ethan Sherwood Strauss · PublicAffairs
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From a top NBA reporter, a look at the fast-moving, deal-making, often brutal world that built an NBA dynasty--the Golden State Warriors--and now perhaps threatens to break it apart.

The Golden State Warriors are the envy of the modern NBA. Chasing their third consecutive championship,...
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Why We Swim

Bonnie Tsui · Algonquin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"A gorgeous hybrid of a book. Bonnie Tsui combines fascinating reporting about some of the world's most remarkable swimmers with delightful meditations about what it means for us naked apes to leap in the water for no apparent reason. You won't regret diving in." --Carl Zimmer,...
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Beast: The Top Secret Ilmor-penske Engine That Shocked the Racing World at the Indy 500

Jade Gurss · Octane Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Beast was the nickname of a shocking new race engine unveiled for the 1994 Indianapolis 500. The massive effort to design and build it in a seemingly impossible timeframe is still hailed as one of the most herculean efforts and well-kept secrets in the history of the Indy 500. In the award-winning...
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About Your Father and Other Celebrities I Have Known: Ruminations and Revelations from a Desperate Mother to Her Dirty Son

Peggy Rowe · Forefront Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Peggy Rowe is at it again - this time giving a hilarious inside look at growing up Rowe, both before and after Mike's rise to fame.

Since the day they said, "I do," Peggy's previous "doting" lifestyle met with her husband John's minimalist ways and became the backdrop...
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