Our favorite Sports books!
Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner’s World, shares “commentary and reflection about running with a deeply felt personal story, this book is winning, smart, honest, and affecting.
An insider’s look at baseball’s unwritten rules, explained with examples from the game’s most fascinating characters and wildest historical moments.
**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography**
“Reading this guy on the subject of waves and water is like reading Hemingway on bullfighting; William Burroughs on controlled substances; Updike on adultery. . . . a coming-of-age story, seen through the gloss resin coat of a surfboard.”—Sports Illustrated
The first history of the American hiking community and its contributions to the nation’s vast network of trails
In the mid-nineteenth century urban walking clubs emerged in the United States. A little more than a century later, tens of millions of Americans were hiking on trails blazed in every region of the country.$18.00ISBN: 9781789140514Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Reaktion Books - July 10th, 2019Throughout history, potters, sculptors, painters, poets, novelists, cartoonists, song-writers, photographers, and filmmakers have recorded and tried to make sense of boxing. From Daniel Mendoza to Mike Tyson, boxers have embodied and enacted our anxieties about race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.$19.95ISBN: 9781496217066Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: University of Nebraska Press - November 1st, 2019
In the spring of 1959, eighteen-year-old Bruce Lee returned to San Francisco, the city of his birth.$19.95ISBN: 9781496214072Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: University of Nebraska Press - April 1st, 2019In 1957 Horace Stoneham took his Giants of New York baseball team and headed west, starting a gold rush with bats and balls rather than pans and mines.$25.00ISBN: 9781944903770Published: Cameron - August 6th, 2019$25.00ISBN: 9780525577256Published: Clarkson Potter - June 4th, 2019
Pitch a tent and unroll your sleeping bag in some of the most secluded campsites on Earth.$25.00ISBN: 9781948226196Published: Catapult - May 7th, 2019
A National Bestseller"Think the next Educated or Wild. Palmer's memoir of beating the odds to become a horse champion is an inspiring saga of perseverance--and a classic underdog tale." --Entertainment Weekly$27.99ISBN: 9780062692900Published: Dey Street Books - October 29th, 2019
A celebration of 100 years of the NFL from Hall of Fame receiver and bestselling author Jerry Rice!$28.00ISBN: 9780525534662Published: Blue Rider Press - November 19th, 2019
The moving story of a Navajo high school basketball team, its members struggling with the everyday challenges of high school, adolescence, and family, and the great and unique obstacles facing Native Americans living on reservations.
$28.00ISBN: 9780525533986Published: Blue Rider Press - June 25th, 2019
**The Instant National Bestseller**
The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the Golden State Warriors.
Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors’ fifth Finals appearance in five years, his game has never been stronger.$35.00ISBN: 9781419738210Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 24th, 2019$50.00ISBN: 9780847866113Published: Rizzoli - September 10th, 2019
A dream list of the most celebrated climbing destinations in North America, each explored in depth.