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It may be America’s game, but no one seems to know how or when baseball really started. Theories abound, myths proliferate, but reliable information has been in short supply—until now, when Baseball before We Knew It brings fresh new evidence of baseball’s origins into play. David Block looks into the early history of the game and of the 150-year-old debate about its beginnings. He tackles one stubborn misconception after another, debunking the enduring belief that baseball descended from the English game of rounders and revealing a surprising new explanation for the most notorious myth of...
In Varsity Green, Mark Yost cuts through clichés and common misconceptions to take a hard-eyed look at the current state of college athletics. He takes readers behind the scenes of the conspicuous and high-revenue business of college sports in order to dissect the enormous television revenues, merchandising rights, bowl game payoffs, sneaker contracts, and endorsement deals that often pay state university coaches more than the college president, or even the governor.
Money in college sports is nothing new. But readers will be amazed at the alarming depth and breadth of influence, both...
May Week Ball at Cambridge had begun light-heartedly enough, with dancing and lobster and Chateau Yquem.
But before the night was out, Peter Savage had made a decision that would profoundly alter the course of his life.
He needed a summit to strive towards, a goal that lay where no man had ever been and where no one knew the dangers.
Most of all, Peter Savage yearned for the fierce ecstasy of triumph over insuperable odds.
And on the treacherous slopes of the distant Himalayas, far from home, he would find the challenge he was searching for...
Far, Far the Mountain Peak is a thrilling...
PARDONED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA on Jan 17, 2017, the author of “In DeLorean’s Shadow.” This is an illustrated book with many images that help tell the true story of the John Z. DeLorean drug trial. It ruled the headlines of newspapers worldwide. The case commanded the attention of the highest levels of the FBI, DEA, CIA, IRS, DOJ, Interpol, Number 10 Downing Street, and the White House. Arrington has the FBI Investigative Reports, the transcripts of the FBI's secret tapes, FBI court exhibits, and the investigative reports from the Law Firm that DeLorean hired.
I know the things that the jury...
From the #1 bestselling author of History's Greatest Generals comes an exciting new book on the greatest explorers in history and how their discoveries shaped the modern world
Whether it is Rabban Bar Sauma, the 13th-century Chinese monk commissioned by the Mongols to travel West form a military alliance against the Islam; Marco Polo, who opened a window to the East for Europe; or Captain James Cook, whose maritime voyages of discovery created the global economy of the 21st century, each of these explorers had an indelible impact on modern society.
This book will look at the 11 greatest...
Discover How To Become a Successful Soccer Goalkeeper, Today
Stop The Opponents From Scoring on Your Game After Game…
...Discover Secrets That Will Take Your Goalkeeping Skills from Average to Superior, Today
How to Improve Your Goalie Intelligence
There is a highly efficient method for improving your intelligence as a goalie that you can adapt immediately to your game.
There is nothing advanced about it, but I assure you that it will do wonders for your game because most keepers are not taking advantage of it.
How to Save a Penalty Kick More Often
Being able to save penalties is worth...
Desert Snow is the story of one girl, one bike and 1,000 beers in Africa.
By daring to follow a dream and not letting fear prevail, Helen cycled across the Sahara, Sahel and tropics of West Africa, paddled down the Niger River in a pirogue, hitch-hiked to Timbuktu and spent three months traversing the Congo, which she thought she may never leave...
A lot can change in 2 years, cycling 25,000km from England to Cape Town. So can nothing. Helen takes you with her on the journey through every high and low of her memories and misadventures. She describes a continent brimming with diversity that...
Norwegian poker pro Gunther Gerhardt reveals his methods for mastering the game of poker.
"Gunther knows what he's talking about. This book should be $500. These ideas are gold." - Ron "The Nuts" McAvoy
Amazon #1 Best Seller - Golf Books
Amazon #1 Best Seller - Sports Psychology Books
Mental golf expert and bestselling author Darrin Gee reveals 50 simple and powerful ways to play the best golf of your life.
This book is designed for golfers who know they can play better than their scores reflect.
Play great golf by eliminating mistakes.
Golf is 90% mental. That means that 90% of mistakes, miscues, mishits, bogeys, double bogeys or worse are caused by mental game errors. Eliminate those errors and you'll cut strokes.
Simple, easy and practical.
This book gives you 50 simple, easy and...
DISCOVER:: How to Break Free of the Gym and STILL Carve Out the Body You Crave
Life is too short to not have the body you want. Does that sound familiar? It is the silent declaration of just about every gym in the country, let alone around the world.
Unfortunately, if you don’t have time to go to the gym, you might feel like you’re stuck. You want to get a better body. You want to look good everywhere you go. And why lie?
You like the way a well toned body gets plenty of attention and compliments. It’s not illegal to admit you have to have a better body. In fact, you can have a better body...