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By: "Kuper, Simon"
Publisher: Nation Books,
Simon Kuper's "New York Times" bestseller "Soccernomics" pioneered a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous empirical analysis and incisive--and witty-- commentary. Kuper now leaves the numbers and data behind to explore the heart and soul of the world's most popular sport in the new, extraordinarily revealing "Soccer Men.""Soccer Men" goes behind the scenes with soccer's greatest players and coaches. Inquiring into the genius and hubris of the modern game, K... View more info
By: "Hample, Zack"
Whether you're a major league couch potato, life-long season ticket-holder, or teaching game to a beginner, "Watching Baseball Smarter "leaves no territory uncovered. In this smart and funny fan's guide Hample explains the ins and outs of pitching, hitting, running, and fielding, while offering insider trivia and anecdotes that will surprise even the most informed viewers of our national pastime. What is the difference between a slider and a curveball?At which st... View more info
By: "Pruitt, Jim"
Offers sound advice, practical tips, exercises, and drills. More than too action photographs demonstrate correct skills. View more info
By: "Deford, Frank"
"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 batting average attest to that. He wascursed with that worst of professional maladies, the ill fortune of almost. Now after years of struggling up the coaching ladder, Howie's finally been given his shot: as manager of the Clevel... View more info