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An overview of the basics of judo and karate, this book for the beginner presents fundamental movements, discusses histories, legends, rankings, and etiquette, and concludes with a glossary of terms

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9780689109089 | Macmillan Pub Co, October 1, 1978, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: An overview of the basics of judo and karate, this book for the beginner presents fundamental movements, discusses histories, legends, rankings, and etiquette, and concludes with a glossary of terms

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Rare photographs accent alphabetically organized entries that reveal the historical backgrounds of polo, basketball, soccer, volleyball, ice dancing, the Super Bowl, the Stanley Cup, and more

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9780689109805 | Macmillan Pub Co, August 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Defines alphabetically arranged names, terms, and phrases associated with a variety of sports.

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American sports fans are provided with an overview of soccer's history, international influence, origins in the United States, zany personalities, and odd moments

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9780689109935 | Macmillan Pub Co, January 1, 1980, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: American sports fans are provided with an overview of soccer's history, international influence, origins in the United States, zany personalities, and odd moments

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9780448172149 | Ace Books, February 1, 1981, cover price $2.50

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Traces the lives of Jackie Robinson, the first Black to play in the major leagues, and Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodgers' general manager who was committed to breaking baseball's color barrier

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9780025416802 | Macmillan Pub Co, April 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Traces the lives of Jackie Robinson, the first Black to play in the major leagues, and Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodgers' general manager who was committed to breaking baseball's color barrier

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Definitions of terms pertaining to more than fifty sports ranging from archery to wrestling are introduced by a discussion of the overlapping of language in all sports and the changes in language that result from changes in sports

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9780689706400 | Atheneum, March 1, 1983, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Definitions of terms pertaining to more than fifty sports ranging from archery to wrestling are introduced by a discussion of the overlapping of language in all sports and the changes in language that result from changes in sports

Statistics and accounts by the record makers themselves, this book documents baseball's most famous moments, its feats of durability and skill, and a diversity of first--and last--happenings

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9780689113857 | Atheneum, September 1, 1983, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Statistics and accounts by the record makers themselves, this book documents baseball's most famous moments, its feats of durability and skill, and a diversity of first--and last--happenings

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Traces the history of the Boston-New York baseball rivalry, identifies its causes, and compares the players, stadiums, and fans of both teams

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9780689706660 | Scribner, March 1, 1984, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of the Boston-New York baseball rivalry, identifies its causes, and compares the players, stadiums, and fans of both teams

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This look at the life of Jackie Robinson focuses on his breaking the color barrier, his years with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and the problems of being the first Black in professional baseball

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9780531048580 | Franklin Watts, September 1, 1984, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: Follows the famous sports figure who broke baseball's color barrier from his early years in California through his struggle with the Brooklyn Dodgers to his post-playing career.

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Offers profiles of twenty-one of the best all-time baseball managers, including Alston, Durocher, Herzog, McCarthy, Martin, Stengel, Weaver, and Williams

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9780531097793 | Franklin Watts, April 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers profiles of twenty-one of the best all-time baseball managers, including Alston, Durocher, Herzog, McCarthy, Martin, Stengel, Weaver, and Williams

Provides brief sketches of fifty members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, including players, managers, and executives from all eras of the sport, and includes a complete list of members

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9780531049044 | Franklin Watts, August 1, 1985, cover price $10.40 | About this edition: Provides brief sketches of fifty members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, including players, managers, and executives from all eras of the sport, and includes a complete list of members

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Discusses the diverse controversies surrounding the world wide athletic competition on the Olympic Games since the inception of the first modern Olympics in 1896, analyzing political issues, drug use, amateur standing, commercialism, and more

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9780531104170 | Franklin Watts, October 1, 1987, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: A history of the Olympic games focusing on the political events, controversies, and tragedies that have marred the games.

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Product Description: Red on Red

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9780553052251 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, December 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The basketball player, scout, coach, and general manager tells the story of his five decades in the game, including his championship seasons with the Knicks, and his induction into the Hall of Fame

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9780553273168 | Reprint edition (Bantam Books, November 1, 1988), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Red on Red

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Traces the first twenty-five years of the National League, from 1876 to 1900, and follows the early development of baseball from its status as a local game to its acceptance as the national pastime

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9780689115677 | Atheneum, April 1, 1988, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Traces the first twenty-five years of the National League, from 1876 to 1900, and follows the early development of baseball from its status as a local game to its acceptance as the national pastime

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A history of the popular American sport from before the turn of the century to the modern day, discussing its changes under the impact of changing times

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9780531105887 | Franklin Watts, October 1, 1988, cover price $21.10 | About this edition: A history of the popular American sport from before the turn of the century to the modern day, discussing its changes under the impact of changing times

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Describes the origins of Little League, explains the reasons for its success, and shares the memories of former players

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9780886874193 | Pharos Books, May 1, 1989, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Describes the origins of Little League, explains the reasons for its success, and shares the memories of former players

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Football great Tony dorsett speaks candidly about his career, his Teammates, racism in professional sports, the power of the media, and the Dallas Cowboys

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9780385262484 | Doubleday, September 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Football great Tony dorsett speaks candidly about his career, his Teammates, racism in professional sports, the power of the media, and the Dallas Cowboys

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Product Description: This signature book captures the flavor of the "Borscht Belt," that fabled vacation area just "ninety minutes from Broadway." Summer romances, mambo time, menus with seven kinds of herring, musical and comedic greats getting their start, bungalows, and big hotels like Grossinger’s—all come back in a rush...read more

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9780299206048 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, January 30, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This signature book captures the flavor of the "Borscht Belt," that fabled vacation area just "ninety minutes from Broadway.
9780156002387 | Mariner Books, October 1, 1996, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Fully illustrated and complete with over 100 interviews, this engrossing oral history truly captures the flavor of what Jewish comedians used to call the Borscht Belt and re-creates a world now gone-a New York State vacation haven in the middle decades of this century primarily to New York City Jews-and is sure to take readers on a sunny cruise down memory lane.

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An NFL veteran shares his memories of life as a football player, and discusses his many colleagues and issues such as women in the locker room, strikes, and steroid use

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9780886875398 | Pharos Books, September 1, 1991, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: An NFL veteran shares his memories of life as a football player, and discusses his many colleagues and issues such as women in the locker room, strikes, and steroid use

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Product Description: What a time! In the heady days after World War II, a nation was ready for heroes and a great city was eager for entertainment. Baseball provided the heroes, and the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers—with their rivalries, their successes, their stars—provided the show...read more

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9780299196943 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: What a time!
9780156655002 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, April 1, 1992), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: When the lights came on again after World War II, they illuminated a New York eager for action.

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Product Description: Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.It Happened in Brooklyn tells the story of mid-century Brooklyn, home of the famed Brooklyn Dodgers, Nathan’s franks, stoop-ball, stick-ball, and some of the best high schools in America...read more

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9780151143665 | Harcourt, October 1, 1993, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An oral narrative of life in the borough of Brooklyn

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9781438427508 | Excelsior Editions, March 5, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.
9780299206147 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, November 30, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Mid-century Brooklyn was the home of the Dodgers, stoop-ball and stick-ball, a booming Coney Island amusement scene, and some of the best high schools in America.
9780156002370 | Mariner Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Like the borough itself, this celebratory chronicle is a symphony of neighborhoods, ethnicities, faiths, and foods.

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Recounts one hundred and forty years of New York City baseball, focusing on the Yankees, Dodgers, and Mets

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9780878338801 | Taylor Pub, April 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Recounts one hundred and forty years of New York City baseball, focusing on the Yankees, Dodgers, and Mets

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Brings together the childhood memories of a hundred men and women, young and old, who reflect on family life, interaction with the gentile world, and the meaning of peace (view table of contents)
By Harvey Frommer (editor) and Myrna Katz Frommer (editor)

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9780151001323 | Harcourt, November 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Brings together the childhood memories of a hundred men and women, young and old, who reflect on family life, interaction with the gentile world, and the meaning of place

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9780803269002 | Bison Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Brings together the childhood memories of a hundred men and women, young and old, who reflect on family life, interaction with the gentile world, and the meaning of peace

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On the heels of their 1996 World Championship comes an in-depth volume that include statistics on every Yankee player and manager, more than 250 classic photos, chapters on different Yankee eras, rivalries, ball parks, and much more. (view table of contents)

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9780028615110 | Macmillan General Reference, May 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Compiles the history and lore of the 'Bronx Bombers' from their beginnings in 1903 as the Highlanders through the 1996 World Series championship

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Product Description: On city streets and suburban sandlots, millions of boys have played the nation's game. Growing Up Baseball recounts the stories of those few whose childhood dreams of playing in the big leagues came true. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780878331864 | Taylor Pub, May 1, 2001, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: On city streets and suburban sandlots, millions of boys have played the nation's game.

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