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Sports Illustrated Almanac 2013

Author : Editors of Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 1603209344
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 35.38 MB
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America's favorite sports almanac since its introduction 22 years ago, the Sports Illustrated Almanac now has 2012 covered, from football to fencing, hockey to handball and everything in between. The Sports Illustrated Almanac features essays by top Sports Illustrated writers; all-time stats and records; and ticketing and venue information for pro baseball, basketball, football and hockey. It's the ultimate argument-ender!
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2014

Author : Editors of Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 160320976X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 82.82 MB
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America's best-selling sports almanac, now in its 23rd year, is as fact-filled and fun as ever. Packed with stats, standings and historical data from Sports Illustrated's award-winning staff, this is the essential reference book for every fan. From pro and college football to Major League Baseball and the NBA to NASCAR, Sports Illustrated Almanac 2014 features all-time records and year-by-year statistics, including: The 2013 baseball playoffs and World Series An 88-page pro football section with year-by-year NFL standings and game recaps for Super Bowls I to XLVII Complete results from every major tournament in golf and tennis Year-by-year and 2013 statistics from NASCAR, IRL and Formula One Annual results from many professional and amateur sports, including Little League baseball, lacrosse and volleyball It's the ultimate argument-ender.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2004

Author : Editors of Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 1931933790
Genre : Reference
File Size : 27.44 MB
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Presents articles and statistics on the 2005 sports year, covering football, baseball, hockey, tennis, golf, and other sports, and includes sections on sports markets and awards, obituaries, and a calendar of 2006 events.
Category: Reference

The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2013

Author : Sarah Janssen
ISBN : 9781600571756
Genre : Reference
File Size : 63.56 MB
Format : PDF
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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this updated resource. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information” by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere—in fact, it has been featured as a category on Jeopardy! and is routinely used as a go-to, all-encompassing guide for aspiring game show contestants. The 2013 edition of The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia questions—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.
Category: Reference

Espn Sports Almanac 2007

Author : Michael Morrison
ISBN : 1933060166
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 83.4 MB
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If one book could settle every heated sports argument, this would be it. From record holders to champions, auto racing to the Iditarod, ballparks, business news, and Who's Who to the dearly departed athletes of the year past, the ESPN Sports Almanac serves up so much vital information at such a rapid clip: hundreds of photos, thousands of tables, countless facts and figures, plus expert analysis from ESPN's most popular personalities (Chris Berman, Dan Patrick, Linda Cohn, Stuart Scott, Dick Vitale et al.). Add input from the fans via's polls and ESPN's unique brand of humor and it's easy to see why the ESPN Sports Almanac is No. 1 in the game. The most-recognized name in sports, ESPN reaches over 175 million households in over 160 countries worldwide. The power of the television network, the radio stations,, and the magazine will be used to promote the Almanac.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Steven K. Wagner
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 85.54 MB
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THE MAN WHO BATTED A THOUSAND A spectacular major-league debut—then obscurity. On the final day of the 1963 major-league baseball season, Houston Colt .45s teen sensation John Paciorek—in his one and only big-league game—went three-for-three, giving him a career batting average of 1.000. He also notched three RBI and scored four times. In the outfield John played magnificently, cleanly fielding all four balls hit to him. His was, truly, a perfect game—the most spectacular game ever by a player in his only big-league appearance. Then, a back injury dropped him just as quickly back down to the minor leagues, where he soon departed from baseball forever. A rare jewel of baseball history, Perfect tells John’s remarkable story, from his childhood in Detroit, to athletic excellence in high school, to a solitary season in the low minors, to his one shining day in the majors and everything that followed. It includes excerpts from the play-by-play announcers watching his performance—Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner and Lindsey Nelson—and reflections from numerous outstanding major-league players who crossed paths with John that day, including Rusty Staub and Jim Wynn. The big question remains: What might John Paciorek have become? His story is a fascinating one for anyone who loves the game of baseball: wonderful nostalgia for older fans, a bit of trivia brought fully to life, and a tantalizing story of hope and inspiration for young players aspiring to greatness. _____________ “A great book that captures the essence of baseball and every boy’s dream: to play in the major leagues. The story of John Paciorek is the stuff of legends.” —Gary Adams, former UCLA baseball coach “By perfect illogical fate, John Pacorek's 1.000 career batting average for one day’s work in the big leagues is really more the measure of a man who came to understand that the baseball Gods simply threw him a proverbial curve ball. It can’t be explained, yet Steve Wagner’s chronicling of that day does it, and makes you wonder more why John, and not Moonlight Graham, wasn’t the perfect person to have in the movie Field of Dreams.” —Tom Hoffarth, columnist, Los Angeles Daily News
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Cooperstown Symposium On Baseball And American Culture 2013 2014

Author : William M. Simons
ISBN : 9781476620145
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 23.13 MB
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Generally acknowledged as the preeminent gathering of baseball scholars, the annual Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture has made significant contributions to baseball research and pedagogy. This collection of 17 new essays is selected from the approximately 100 presentations of the 2013 and the 2014 symposia, covering topics whose importance extends beyond the ballpark. Presented in six themed parts, the essays consider the congruence of culture and baseball, the importance of ballpark itself, the myths, legends and icons of the baseball imagination, international and ethnic game variations, the work of baseball museum curators and a context for the game’s rules of play and labor.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Their Greatest Victory

Author : David L. Porter
ISBN : 9781476602479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72.22 MB
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This book profiles 24 athletes who overcame seemingly insurmountable medical odds to attain athletic success. Each profile describes the athlete’s problem, the medical issues he or she faced, how success was achieved despite the setback, and the personal qualities that helped the athlete to prevail. Part I features 15 athletes who dealt with diseases and physical disabilities, including Babe Didrikson Zaharias (cancer), Ron Santo (diabetes), Gail Devers (Graves’ disease), Alonzo Mourning (kidney disease), Wilma Rudolph (polio), Scott Hamilton (a pancreatic disorder in childhood) and Jimmy Abbott (born with one hand). Part II highlights nine athletes who dealt with near-fatal or life-changing accidents and injuries, including Bill Toomey, Three-Finger Brown, Greg LeMond, Lou Brissie and Tommy John.
Category: Sports & Recreation

All About Everything

Author : Kim Bryan
ISBN : 146541746X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 79.53 MB
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A general pictorial reference guide covers topics arranged into such categories as nature, human body, science and technology, space, history, and art and culture.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction