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  • '66by Roger Hutchinson

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    '. . . it is now!' With these legendary three words the 1966 World Cup final came to an end. England had won, and at 5.15 p.m. on 30 July 1966, Bobby Moore wiped his hands on his shorts, shook hands with the Queen, and took delivery of the Jules Rimet trophy before a worldwide television audience of 600 million. It was, and remains, the single... more...

  • .721by Gary Webster

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    The book is the day by day story of the 1954 Indians, whose .721 winning percentage is still the highest in American League history. It tells how down the city of Cleveland was on the team following three straight second place finishes, how little was expected of it by its fans, and even some of its players, and how it exceeded all expectations by... more...

  • "Commy"by G. W. Axelson; Marty McGee; Gary Mitchem

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 33.00

    This biography of Charles "Commy" Comiskey is one of the earliest and most important--and, up to now, one of the hardest for baseball researchers to get their hands on--in the baseball canon. Comiskey spent half a century in the big leagues as a successful player-manager and owner, his clubs winning nine pennants along the way. But the dark... more...

  • 'Cultural Life', Disability, Inclusion and Citizenshipby Simon Darcy; Jerome F. Singleton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Disability is a complex multidimensional social construct where the type of disability and the level of support of individuals needs to be considered within leisure provision. In a leisure context, people with a disability often face a multitude of constraints to participation. However, when leisure is possible, the benefits are substantial and worth... more...

  • "Ee-Yah"by Jack Smiles

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 32.00

    Baseball player and manager Hugh Ambrose Jennings was the kind of colorful personality who inspired nicknames. Sportswriters called him "Ee-yah" for his famous coaching box cry and "Hustling Hughey" for his style of play. But to the nearly 100 other men from northeast Pennsylvania who followed Jennings from the coal mines to the... more...

  • "Had 'Em All the Way"by Thad Mumau

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates were a special team--team being the operative word. There were no superstars, although Roberto Clemente would become one, and nobody had a record season. The Battling Bucs frequently came from behind to win late in the game, with Pirates broadcaster Bob Prince signing off, "We had 'em all the way." Pittsburgh... more...

  • "I Remember Bo. . ."by George Cantor

    Triumph Books 2007; US$ 13.99

    Offering an exclusive look into the inner workings of the Michigan Wolverines under famed coach Bo Schembechler, this a book takes readers into the huddle and locker room and onto the sidelines of this historic college football program. With unrestricted access into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers, I Remember Bo? captures... more...

  • "If the Poms Bat First, Tell the Taxi to Wait" and Other Funny Cricket Quotesby Catriona Crombie

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2014; Not Available

    A compilation of cricket commentators? gaffes and good-natured banter amongst players. Quotes to keep cricket lovers amused include nonsensical remarks, unintentional puns, stating the bleeding obvious, sledging, and gentle musings. more...

  • "May the Best Man Win"by P.F. McDevitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 37.00

    A comprehensive social and cultural history of sport in the British empire and its relationship to constructions of masculinity and national identity in Great Britain, Ireland, India, Australia and the West Indies 1880-1935. more...

  • "Mountain of Destiny"by Harald H÷busch

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    A study of how Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest peak on earth, became the German "mountain of the mind." more...