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Bad Henry

By: Baldwin, Stan; Jenkins, Jerry; Aaron, Hank

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chilton Book Company: 1974

Seller ID: 2302780

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head bumped, a few small tears to jacket edges, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1974 Hard Cover. 205 pp. A biography of Hank Aaron. Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed Hammer or Hammerin' Hank, is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves. He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and two seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL), from 1954 through 1976. Aaron held the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years, and he sti... View more info

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The Best That I Can Be: An Autobiography

By: Johnson, Rafer; Goldberg, Philip; Brokaw, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287864

ISBN: 0385487606

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, To Anna, My love and best wishes to a fellow Mission Covenant friend. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. xv, 270 pp. Rafer Johnson's story is the classic American dream: hard work leading to success, honor, and glory. Here, he openly writes about his humble beginnings in an obscure African American Texas ghetto, his growing up in the all-white, sun-drenched Californian town of Kingsburg, and his time at UCLA as the president of the student body and an acclaimed athlete. His talents brought him to dramatic athletic duels in Moscow, Melbourne, an... View more info

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Swinging from My Heels: Confessions of an LPGA Star

By: Kim, Christina; Shipnuck, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288718

ISBN: 1608190889

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Signed by author with inscription, Heather, Thank you so much for what you do for the game and for photography! Enjoy the ride! Christina Kim. An excellent copy. 2010 Hard Cover. x, 228 pp. Christina Kim is the brashest, bawdiest, funniest player on the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour. Golf fans know her for her colorful wardrobe, even more colorful on-course antics, and an explosive game. But in this rollicking account of the 2009 season, Kim invites readers deep into her life, providing an intimate diary of a young woman's struggles on and off the golf course, and ... View more info

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New York Clipper Woodcuts, 1879-1880

By: Lipset, Lew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lew Lipset: 1984

Seller ID: 2279588

Condition: Near Fine


Spine head and spine base very lightly bumped, rear wrapper creased. 1984 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. The woodcuts that are illustrated on the following pages were a series that started in the April 12, 1879 issue and proved to be popular enough to be issued weekly thru January of 1880. The woodcuts continued with other sports figures and theatrical personalities when the Clipper indicated a new series was starting in the May 15, 1880 issue. This series ran for 28 consecutive weeks. The New York Clipper, also known as The Clipper, was a weekly entertainment newspaper published in New York City fro... View more info

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Orr: My Story

By: Orr, Bobby

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Putnam: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301956

ISBN: 0399161759

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint edge wear. 2013 Hard Cover. Bobby Orr is often referred to as the greatest ever to play the game of hockey. From 1966 through the mid-seventies, he could change a game just by stepping on the ice. No defenseman had ever played the way he did, or received so many trophies, or set so many records, several of which still stand today. View more info

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The Earl of Baltimore: The Story of Earl Weaver, Baltimore Orioles Manager

By: Pluto, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Century Publishers: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2297094

ISBN: 0832901253

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed, small tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel. 1982 Hard Cover. x, 207 pp. Earl Sidney Weaver (August 14, 1930 – January 19, 2013) was an American professional baseball player, Hall of Fame Major League manager, author, and television broadcaster. After playing in minor league baseball, he retired without playing in Major League Baseball (MLB). He became a minor league manager, and then managed in MLB for 17 years with the Baltimore Orioles (1968–82; 1985–86). Weaver's style of managing was summed up in the quote: pitching, defense, and the three-run homer. He d... View more info

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King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero

By: Remnick, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2282525

ISBN: 0375500650

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Spotting to jacket. 1998 Hard Cover. There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself. As Muhammad Ali, he would become the most recognized face on the planet. Ali was a transcendent athlete and entertainer, a heavyweight Fred Astaire, a rapper before rap was born. He was a mirror of his era, a dynamic figure in the racial and cultural battles of his time. T... View more info

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Billy Martin: The Story of Baseball's Unpredictable Genius

By: Schoor, Gene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200955

ISBN: 0385152809

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Page toned. Jacket toned. 1980 Hard Cover. 228 pp. A biography of the controversial baseball player, coach, and manager who has managed such teams as the Minneapolis Twins, Detroit Tigers, and New York Yankees. Alfred Manuel Billy Martin (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989) was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five different times. As Yankees manager, he led the team to consecutive American League pennants in 1976 and 1977; the Yankees were swept in the 1976 World Series by th... View more info

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Beyond the Lion's Den: The Life, The Fights, The Techniques

By: Shamrock, Ken; Krauss, Erich

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2302406

ISBN: 0804836590

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker on endpaper, lightly rubbed. 2005 Soft Cover. A legendary Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and former professional wrestler, Shamrock is an inspiration to thousands. This is the story of his rise from a troubled youth to champion in the ring in both America and Asia. The first King of Pancrase in the Japanese fighting circuit, and the first Superfight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Shamrock also founded the Lion's Den in Northern California, a facility that has trained many champion MMA fighters. View more info

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Float Like a Butterfly (Muhammad Ali: The Man Who Could Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee)

By: Shange, Ntozake

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198688

ISBN: 0786805544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez. Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the finest athlete of the twentieth century, is also one of the most famous Americans of his time. Here is a compelling testimony to his courage, resilience in the face of controversy, and boxing prowess by Obie Award-winning author Ntozake Shange. In her own words, Shange shows us Ali and his life, from his childhood in the segregated South, to his meteoric rise in boxing to become the Heavyweight Champion of the Worl... View more info

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The Hank Aaron Story

By: Shapiro, Milton J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Julian Messner, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271358

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped, ink stamp on bottom corner of front jacket flap, publisher sticker on jacket spine. 1961 Hard Cover. 192 pp. 8vo. A biography of the influential African American baseball player, notable as one of only two players to hit 30 or more home runs in at least fifteen seasons. View more info

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The U.S. Open: Golf's Ultimate Challenge

By: Sommers, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Antheneum: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272857

ISBN: 0689115253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. Newspaper clippings taped to front endpapers and second blank. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 350 pp. Traces the history of the U.S. Open, explains how its golfers and courses are chosen, and describes the careers of the participating golfers. View more info

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The Cycle Jumpers

By: Spiegel, Marshall

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley Medallion: 1973

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2283961

ISBN: 0425023621

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 174 pp. He's the tops. He's the winner. He's the King! He's Evel Knievel, daring cycle jumper. Veteran of hundreds of successful death0defying leaps over the tops of cars, trucks, busses. Veteran, too, of the failed leap over the Snake River Canyon. Yes, Evel failed at Snake River, but no one else has even tried to make that jump. What made Evel the daredevil cyclist he became? What persuaded him to devote years of practice and study to such a dangerous sport as cycle jumping? What gave him the stren... View more info

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Torvill & Dean

By: Torvill, Jayne; Dean, Christopher; Hennessy, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1984

Seller ID: 2201830

ISBN: 0715386220

Condition: Good


Two tickets for Torvill & Dean performance laid in. Edges lightly rubbed, half inch surface tear to rear wrapper. 1984 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. Athletic, balletic, gymnastic, melodic--on so many levels have Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean rightfully earned themselves a very special place in the hearts of the British public. With their interpretive flair and technical brilliance, they have brought the sport of ice dancing to a new peak of excellence, and focused the world's attention on its exquisite grace, excitement and beauty. This lively and absorbing biography tells the complete story o... View more info

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Forward: A Memoir

By: Wambach, Abby

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dey St.: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273361

ISBN: 0062466984

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2016 Hard Cover. viii, 230 pp. Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. At age seven she was put on the boys’ soccer team. At age thirty-five she would become the highest goal scorer—male or female—in the history of soccer, capturing the nation’s heart with her team’s 2015 World Cup Championship. Called an inspiration and “badass” by President Obama, Abby has become a fierce advocate for women’s rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world. View more info

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Quarter Black: Shattering the NFL Myth [Autobiography of Doug Williams, First Black Super Bowl Quarterback]

By: Williams, Doug; Hunter, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonus Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296461

ISBN: 0929387473

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. Front free endpaper clipped along bottom edge. 1990 Hard Cover. viii, 209 pp. Superbowl MVP Doug Williams looks back on his life and career, describes the obstacles he had to overcome as a Black quarterback, and argues that racism persists in the NFL. View more info

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Take 'Em Into Camp! The History of the Husky Farmers and Baseball in Honeoye Falls, N.Y.

By: Worboys, Paul and Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: .:

Seller ID: 2276904

Condition: Near Fine


Minor pencil marginalia. Unpaginated. The History of the Husky Farmers and Baseball in Honeoye Falls, N.Y. View more info