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Strike Two by Ron Luciano and David Fisher. Some of The Wildest Stories In Baseball History.

by Luciano Ron and David Fisher

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1984
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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The hilarious authors of the Umpire Strikes Back strike back again. In Strike Two, the six-foot-four-inch, three hundred-pound legend not only lets fly some of the wildest stories in baseball history, but he's collected the best anecdotes from other major-league umps who were just waiting to throw off their masks and finally get even. The Calls: The Brawl: The Rules:… Read more
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The Rivals

by Izenbery, Jerry

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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Jerry Izenberg - syndicated sports columnist for the Newark Star Ledger of the S.I. Newhouse chain. The Rivals is about the sports events and personalities that have captured the whole country. That certain chemistry that is unique to sports and the people of our country, is the theme of the book. A clean, bright book… Read more
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The Mountaineers. Famous Climbers In Canada

by Dowling, Phil

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Published
1979
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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The Mountaineers is a splendid and entertaining tribute to nine men and one woman whose unique skills and accomplishments have made significant contributions to Canadian alpine history. The incredible stories of climbers who have the challenge of the mountains and met it in their own extraordinary ways: Albert McCarthy, Phyl Munday, Conrad Kain, Ed Feutz,… Read more
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Lanny

by McDonald Lanny with Steve Simmons

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Published
1987
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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They come along only so often, those rare professional athletes who command respect not only for their performance and ability but for their honesty, heart and style as well. Lanny McDonald is such an athlete, a hockey player who has been respected and admired for more than a decade. This is Lanny McDonald's story. In his… Read more
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Hello Canada! The Life and Times of Foster Hewitt

by Young Scott

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hello Canada! is the first definitive biography of Foster Hewitt and how he saw the game from the best seat in the house, his famous gondola high above the ice at Maple Leaf Gardens. This book unearths the man behind the well-known voice: the father, the wild hockey enthusiast, and the quiet private individual who brought… Read more
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Walking My Way

by Merrill John N

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Published
1984
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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John Merrill is the world's leading professional walker. He first came to the public's attention in 1978 when he walked all the way round the coastline of Britain, a distance of some 7,000 miles.In this handbook for walkers of all kinds, he offers advice on clothing and equipment, training program, planning the route, how to dress… Read more
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The Wind Is Free. Windsurfing With Ken Winner

by Winner, Ken & Roger Jones

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Published
1980
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Very Good
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U.S. Champion Ken Winner and Canadian writer Roger Jones have combined their talents to teach and demonstrate the skill of balance, precision and speed. Illustrated witrh over 200 b/w photographs and drawings and 10 full-page color photos. Content includes: chapters on how to get started, appropriate attire, buying and maintaining equipment, racing and freestyle methods,… Read more
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Trout Fishermen's Digest

by Richey David Edited by

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. 51 fact-filled articles on how and where to catch trophy trout. All the facts of the sport from: flyfishing to spinning, trolling to downrigger fishing, beaver ponds to high mountain lakes. David Richey is one of the most profilic outdoor-travel writer/photographers in the business. A highly sought after Michigan fishing guide with over 25 years… Read more
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Champions: The Making Of The Edmonton Oilers

by Lowe, Kevin with Stan and Shirley Fischler

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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A history of hockey in Edmonton from the 1890's to 1988 through the Pacific Coast Hockey League, the Western Canada Professional Hockey League, the WHA to the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL.Two sections of b/w photos. Several Gretzsky photos. Four appendicies include The Greatest Trade in Sports History and Records, Statistics and Index. 'Champions' is the complete, dymanic chronicle of… Read more
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Ainslie's Encyclopedia Of Thoroughbred Handicapping

by Ainslie Tom

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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£17.12

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The leading authority's newest and most comprehensive work - a fully detailed guide to the science of picking winners including many previously unpublished facts and techniques. Easy-to-find alphabetical entries provide a wealth of detail about the horse, its handlers, the tracks and their managements, the information available to audiences, how to analyze and interpret past-performance… Read more
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The North American Waterfowler

by Bernsen Paul S

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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The author's experience and understanding of each hunting situation is thoroughly expressed along with photographs and charts that tell what clothing to wear, An article about ammunition and guns, with illustrations which show how to lead birds in flight, how to set decoys, aerial views of lakes and ponds showing where to build blinds. It is… Read more
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The Home Team.Fathers, Sons & Hockey. Wayne & Walter Gretzsky Photo Among Other Hockey Greats

by MacGregor

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Published
1995
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Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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Roy Macgregor examines how the dynamic between fathers and sons have shaped the lives of many of the best-known names in hockey - as well as those whose stories should be better known. Here are personal tales of Wayne Gretzsky, Mark Messier, Paul Coffey and Marty McSorley, told as the four NHL stars take their fathers on a hockey tour… Read more
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The Game I Love. A Flip Book. Article on Tiger Woods

by Snead, Sam with Fran Pirozzolo. Introduction by Jim McLean

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Published
1997
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Very Good+
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First Edotion, First Printing
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Wisdom, insight and instruction from golf's greatest player. Snead mixes expert advice on golf with unforgettable anecdotes. He shares the priceless strategies that helped to shape his success (and now yours), including instructions on the swing, putting, and insight on the all-important mental game. Watch the perfect drive with the Sam Snead flip book. Just… Read more
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The Sport of Queens: The Autobiography of Dick Francis 1st US ED

by Francis Dick

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Published
1969
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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£33.57

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New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1969. X-Library with the usual faults found. The exciting life story of a champion steeplechase jockey who is also a world-famous suspense novelist. Frontispiece photo titled "Grand National 1956". Other photographs accompany text. Photo illustrated dust jacket has origional price intact and remains bright and clean. Tape residue on front and back boards.A… Read more
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Archery

by Heath, E.G

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Published
1980
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Fine
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Toronto: Cole's Publishing Company Limited, 1980. Illustrated card wraps. This book will help both beginners and more accomplished archers to achieve their own personal level of success. It offers expert advice on : Correct Equipment....Proper Technique and Safety and 100 step-by-step photos. repleat with Appendix A (Target Rounds)....Appendix B (Useful Addresses). A bright, tight copy with that "new" feel… Read more
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NHL Hockey. The Official Book of the Game

by Diamond, Dan..... Consulting Publisher

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600571292
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London: Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, 1990. An encyclopedia of the greatest names ever to be involved in the professional game. It offers.... histories of every team in the NHL.... extensive coverage of Hall of Fame Members and a glossary of terms. Lavishly illustrated in colour and b/w. This book brings together more than 500 descriptions of the people, teams,… Read more
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The Guts to Win

by Blalock Jane with Dwayne Netland. Introduction By Billie Jean King

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Published
1977
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780914178125
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New York: Golf Digest, 1977. 'The Guts To Win' is Jane Blalock's experience as a champion. She offers women and men useful advice on how to cope with pressures on the golf course, how to become a better putter and a tougher competitor. She speaks out on the problems and prejudices facing the woman athlete and gives her views on… Read more
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Pinstripe Pandemonium. A Season With The New York Yankees

by Stokes Geoffrey

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Published
1984
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780060153113
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New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1984. A perceptive and vivid look at a single team during a single memorable season (1983). Geoffrey Stokes enables the reader to understand why George Steinbrenner was a very successful baseball enterpreneur as well as a problematic leader and why Billy Martin's team tend to be either brilliant or flat. He also provides vivid… Read more
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Bats

by Johnson, Davey and Peter Golenbock

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399131202
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1986. A hard job is being a manager of the New York Mets and Davey Johnson shows you why in this intimate controversial story of the 1985 season. This book reveals Johnson's stinging opinions on the state of the game, on umpires, opposing players, other managers, and the press. Ultimately, it is the story… Read more
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Original Six: True Stories From Hockey's Classic Era

by Quarrington, Paul (Edited by)

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Published
1996
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780433397526
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£33.57

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Toronto: Reed Books Canada, 1996. One-of-a-kind collection of six stories from the fabled Golden Age of the NHL, told by six of the best writers. Introduction by Paul Quarrington. Content: The Chicage Black Hawks by Dave Bidini - The Montreal Canadians by Wayne Johnston - The Detroit Red Wings by Judith Fitzgerald - The Boston Bruins by Paul Quarrington -… Read more
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