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The Art of Fielding

Chad Harbach

At Westish College, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league until a routine throw goes disastrously off course. In the aftermath of his error, the fates of five people are upended. Henry's fight against self-dou...

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Published: May 2012

Rules of Contact

Jaci Burton

In the new Play-By-Play novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Unexpected Rush, a football player with all the right moves on the field needs a better game plan for his love life.    A defensive end for the San Francisco ...

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Published: Dec 2016

Before You Know Kindness

Chris Bohjalian

For ten summers, the Seton family—all three generations—met at their country home in New England to spend a week together playing tennis, badminton, and golf, and savoring gin and tonics on the wraparound porch to celebrat...

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Published: Aug 2005

Confessions of a Golf Pro

Andrew Wood

The story of a golf professional trying to make it through life at a private club with 521 bosses, a Cougar nymphomaniac, one good member and a board president intent on his demise. This story follows the hilarious everyday life of a...

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Published: Nov 2017

Wild Pitch

Mike Lupica

Showtime' Charlie Stoddard blew out his phenomenal pitching arm- along with the rest of his life. Now, the only cheers he gets are from boozing and one-night stands-until a mysterious physical therapist hands him a second chance at th...

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Published: Sep 2003

The Entitled

Frank Deford

&In men like Traveler and Alcazar we find the beating heart and struggling soul of baseball&&&-Jeff MacGregor, Sports Illustrated; author of Sunday Money&&Howie Traveler never made it as a player-his one major league hit and .091 batt...

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Published: Mar 2008

The Rider

Tim Krabbe

THE RIDER is a complex meditation on the nature of extreme physical and mental exertion, wrapped in the guise of a simple account of one bicycle race. It will leave you wrung out, exhilarated, and relieved that you didn't break any bo...

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Published: Jun 2003

Ranma 1/2, Vol. 20

Rumiko Takahashi

Genma, father of Ranma, learns that his ex-wife is coming to visit. He panics and tries to flee with Ranma, whose condition as half-boy/half-girl resulted from a martial arts accident. Why is Genma so terrified of his former wife? Per...

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Published: Aug 2005

The Sweet Spot

Kayla Perrin

Kahari Brown, the ace wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders, finds his career in trouble after meeting Zoe Andrews, an ambitious broadcast journalist out to make her mark on the world of men's sports. By the author of Gimme an O! Orig...

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Published: Jun 2006

The Legend of Bagger Vance of Golf an...

Steven Pressfield

In the Depression year of 1931, on the golf links at Krewe Island off Savannah's windswept shore, two legends of the game--Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen--meet for a mesmerizing thirty-six-hole showdown. Another golfer will also compete...

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Published: Apr 1999

A Girl Becomes a Comma Like That

Lisa Glatt

Moving back home when her mother is diagnosed with terminal breast cancer, irreverent college instructor Rachel Spark struggles through a series of haphazard romances and broken resolutions before evaluating the impact of love and dea...

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Published: May 2005

The Killings of Stanley Ketchel

James Carlos Blake

A tale inspired by the career of ragtime-era middleweight boxing champion Stanley Ketchel traces the athlete's meteoric rise against a backdrop of the violence and tragedy that marked his short life. By the author of Handsome Harry. R...

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Published: Aug 2006

The Game Changer

Marc Bona

Sportswriter Catharine Andrews knows what professional football is like in the near future, but as the season begins she finds herself digging into a mysterious, dominating player's past to uncover the secret of his greatness. This al...

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Published: Jul 2018

Unfinished: Finding yourself among a ...

Brian Burk

He was a runner, an Olympic marathon hopeful. The world was an open door that he had to prove he had the talent, drive, and ability to run through. The rest of the field ran for a spot on the team, Kyle ran to prove his life held valu...

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Published: Oct 2019

The Judge Merit Golfing Club

Jay Cantrell

"The toe of his right boot was twisted into the black earth as he stared into the distance and had no thoughts about anything. Not the past, not the future, not the trouble behind him, not where he was at, and certainly not his n...

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Published: Apr 2019

FORCED TURNOVERS: A NOVEL FOR RACIAL ...

Tony Ceballos

In Georgia in 1968…•The bombing of an all-black school strikes fear but, miraculously, kills no one.•Under the direction of Washington, D.C., the FBI descends.•Those responsible burrow underground to plot again.•And a white ...

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Published: Jul 2019

Everybody's All-american

Frank Deford

Gavin Grey is everyone's All-American. A star running back at the University of North Carolina in the late 1950s, he graces the covers of Time and LIFE magazines and appears on the 'Ed Sullivan Show.' Everyone wants a piece of him or ...

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Published: Sep 2004

A Nasty Bit of Rough

David Feherty

Over the years, readers of Golf magazine have come to know and love Major General (Ret.) Sir Richard Gussett, the raucous imaginary uncle featured in David Feherty's column 'Sidespin.' In this first volume of his misadventures, Gusset...

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Published: Feb 2003

Dead Cert

Dick Francis

Jockey Alan York kept his eyes locked on the horse ahead of him, hoping to gain on him in the final stretch. But when the horse's jockey, Bill Davidson, slumped over dead in his saddle, Alan knew foul play was the cause, but could onl...

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Published: Jan 2004

Fat City

Leonard Gardner

Fat City is a vivid novel of allegiance and defeat, of the potent promise of the good life and the desperation and drink that waylay those whom it eludes. Stockton, California, is the setting: the Lido Gym, the Hotel Coma, Main Street...

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Published: Sep 2015

When Girls Became Lions

Valerie J. Gin

"The memory of a strong woman is a sanctuary . . . ." And so begins our story. It's 1983. Teacher Bailey Crawford and a bunch of rag tag girls are about to make history as their school's first, and only, state champions. Bu...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Young Pitcher

Zane Grey

Book Excerpt: ...ere mounted sculls and oars, footballs and baseballs. The long and proud record of the university was there to be read. All her famous athletes were pictured there, and every one who had fought for his college. Ke...

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Published: Sep 2020

A Ticket for a Seamstitch (Bison Pape...

Mark Harris

This is the third novel narrated by Henry Wiggen, a six-foot three-inch, 195-pound, left-handed pitcher for the New York Mammoths. Henry, who began as a rookie in The Southpaw and developed into a pro in Bang the Drum Slowly, is a mat...

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Published: Apr 1985

Bang the Drum Slowly (Second Edition)...

Mark Harris

Henry Wiggen, hero of The Southpaw and the best-known fictional baseball player in America, is back again, throwing a baseball "with his arm and his brain and his memory and his bluff for the sake of his pocket and his family.&qu...

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Published: Dec 2003

The Maltese Jordans: The Worldwide Hu...

Seth Harwood

A basketball legend. A mythical pair of sneakers. The worldwide search...What if Michael Jordan lost a golf bet so big it would get him banned from the NBA—just after his return from baseball? If offered a secret pickup game for the...

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Published: Feb 2019

A Short Move

Katherine Hill

"This is definitely a good book for football fans. But it's a great book for fans of men and boys, so many of them caught up in the dark world of dreams come true."--New York Times Book Review "A Short Move is an ode ...

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Published: Jun 2020

Alleys of Peril (Leather Lightning)

Robert E. Howard

This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in 1931 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Alleys of Peril' is a story in the Sailor Steve Costigan series about a travelling boxer. Ro...

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Published: Dec 2014

Apparition in the Prize Ring

Robert E. Howard

This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in 1929 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Apparition in the Prize Ring' is a ghostly story involving the boxer Ace Jessel. It is also ...

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Published: Dec 2014

Blow the Chinks Down!

Robert E. Howard

This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in 1931 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Blow the Chinks Down!' is a story in the Sailor Steve Costigan series about a travelling box...

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Published: Dec 2014

Breed of Battle

Robert E. Howard

This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in 1931 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Breed of Battle' is a story in the Sailor Steve Costigan series about a travelling boxer. Ro...

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Published: Dec 2014
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