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“For those who were fans of Ralph Lawler the broadcaster, and for those who had never heard of Ralph Lawler, Bingo! reveals an interesting man living an interesting life.”

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“if you love baseball, this interesting book will serve to enhance that love.”

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First played in 1903, then missing a year in 1904, the World Series was held continuously for 90 years until 1994 when the Fall Classic was cancelled by a strike.

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First published in 1998, this excellent book on the growth of basketball as an international game is now being presented as a 20th anniversary edition.

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“a fascinating and compelling story of a tragic hero and the fields on which he lived and played.”

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Even amid all his late-life venting in The Last Days, Geoff Dyer manages to please once again with his artful sentences and close observations.”

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a fascinating and well-written piece, capturing this moment in hockey history.

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“Both well written and intriguing, this is hybrid memoir will stick in your memory long after you finish.”

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Playmakers: How the NFL Really Works (And Doesn’t) is Mike Florio’s highly informative, entertaining, and provocative examination of what makes the NFL work and why at times it doesn’t wor

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“this small volume offers a fascinating and remarkable story of one man’s love of sport, devotion to a team, and how that saves his life.”

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In the past few months, there has been a plethora of reports from all levels and categories of sports, revealing case after case of racism, sexism, sexual harassment, sexual violence, misogyny, hom

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“What is most heartening about the events described in The Kaepernick Effect is the sophistication of these young athletes and their commitment to the causes that have provoked the

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“If you are a lover of the game of tennis, admire Rodger Federer, or want to know more about him, The Master is the book for you. . . .

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“Sidecountry is a treat and an education about multiple aspects and the fundamental allure of sport and the amazing story of the human struggle.”

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“Our Team gloriously chronicles the excruciating birth pains and exhilarating triumph of a ballclub that played an undervalued but coequal role in challenging major league baseball's instit

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“a smorgasbord of baseball delights . . .”

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His memoir is both proud and self-effacing, candid and evasive, an artful nod to Shakespearean comedy and tragedy . . .”

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“It is challenging to balance audience appeal in a book like this. One must please both casual fans and those already familiar with the game’s long history.

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“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.

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“Humility, dignity, and character—those were Mays’ personal trademarks. He was an exemplary baseball player and is an exemplary citizen.” 

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Fiaz Rafiq is an award-winning sports and entertainment writer, author of oral biographies of such celebrities as Bruce Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the soon to be released My Brother, Mu

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“Robert Fitts has made another important contribution to Japanese American history and to the role of baseball in that story, as well as to the history of the United States.”

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“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice should not be read so much as a diatribe against racial inequity, although those evils are clearly outlined, but rather as a lif

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“Although interesting and well-written, Tough Luck toggles to and fro throughout, alternating between the worlds of professional football and organized crime, and this approach bet

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Beautiful on the Outside is a fascinating study in motivation, concentration, and discipline, and one that has lessons for anyone in pursuit of excellence.

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