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Product Description: Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter is as unconventional and wide-ranging as Frank Deford’s remarkable career, in which he has chronicled the heroes and the characters of just about every sport in nearly every medium. Deford joined Sports Illustrated in 1962, fresh, and fresh out of Princeton...read more

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9780802120151 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, May 1, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter is as unconventional and wide-ranging as Frank Deford’s remarkable career, in which he has chronicled the heroes and the characters of just about every sport in nearly every medium.

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9780802146069 | Grove Pr, April 30, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter is as unconventional and wide-ranging as Frank Deford’s remarkable career, in which he has chronicled the heroes and the characters of just about every sport in nearly every medium.

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Product Description: For nearly sixty years, Bud Furillo wrote and talked about sports in Southern California. For fifteen of those years, he authored a popular column for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner called The Steam Room, which gave him the nickname that lasted him for the rest of his life: “the Steamer...read more
By Tommy Lasorda (foreword by)

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9781595800886 | Santa Monica Pr Llc, June 7, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: For nearly sixty years, Bud Furillo wrote and talked about sports in Southern California.

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Product Description: Ever since he joined the sports department of the Boston Globe in 1968, sports enthusiasts have been blessed with the writing and reporting of Bob Ryan. Tony Kornheiser calls him the "quintessential American sportswriter." For the past twenty-five years, he has also been a regular on various ESPN shows, especially The Sports Reporters, spreading his knowledge and enthusiasm for sports of all kinds...read more

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9781620405062 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 7, 2014, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Ever since he joined the sports department of the Boston Globe in 1968, sports enthusiasts have been blessed with the writing and reporting of Bob Ryan.

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9781620405079 | Reissue edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 1, 2015), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Ever since he joined the sports department of the Boston Globe in 1968, sports enthusiasts have been blessed with the writing and reporting of Bob Ryan.

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Product Description: In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist. Here we see Dan's hone his craft, from his high school paper through to his first job at theFort Worth Press and on to the glory days of Sports Illustrated...read more

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9780385532259 | Doubleday, March 4, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: From Dan Jenkins—one of America’s most respected and acclaimed sportswriters and author of the bestselling novels Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect—comes a colorful, sentimental, hilarious, and cantankerous memoir about his lifelong journey through the world of sports.

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9780307474704 | Anchor Books, October 28, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist.

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Product Description: Doug Krikorian beat deadlines and made headlines for more than four decades as the Los Angeles region's most compelling sportswriter. His brash and combative style featured in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner," then in the "Long Beach Press-Telegram" and on radio with partner Joe McDonnell, profiled a wide range of athletes...read more
By Jerry West (foreword by)

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9781626190047, titled "Between the Bylines: The Life, Love and Loss of Los Angeles's Most Colorful Sports Journalist" | History Pr, March 5, 2013, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Doug Krikorian beat deadlines and made headlines for more than four decades as the Los Angeles region's most compelling sportswriter.

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Product Description: There was a time when the most prestigious job on a major newspaper belonged to the baseball beat writer, who enjoyed unparalleled longevity and influence within his profession. Through a variety of events and circumstances—television, expansion, all-sports radio, lifestyle changes, and the Internet revolution—those days are long gone...read more

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9781597976916 | Potomac Books Inc, February 28, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: There was a time when the most prestigious job on a major newspaper belonged to the baseball beat writer, who enjoyed unparalleled longevity and influence within his profession.

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Product Description: Forget Ring Lardner, Grantland Rice, and Jerome Holtzman. Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times was the single greatest sports columnist who ever lived—period. Known for his highly descriptive metaphors and phrasing—e.g., “a strike zone the size of Hitler’s heart”—Murray was a poet...read more
By Linda McCoy-Murray (foreword by) and Steven Travers

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9781597978545 | Potomac Books Inc, February 28, 2013, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Forget Ring Lardner, Grantland Rice, and Jerome Holtzman.

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Product Description: Part crusader, part comedian, Jim Murray was a once-in-a-generation literary talent who just happened to ply his trade on newsprint, right near the box scores and race results. During his lifetime, Murray rose through the ranks of journalism, from hard-bitten 1940s crime reporter, to national Hollywood correspondent, to the top sports columnist in the United States...read more

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9780826219794 | Univ of Missouri Pr, June 29, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Part crusader, part comedian, Jim Murray was a once-in-a-generation literary talent who just happened to ply his trade on newsprint, right near the box scores and race results.

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Product Description: Life of Dreams is the first complete biography of Fred McFerrin Russell, one of the all-time stars in sports journalism. This biography details how the Vanderbilt man started with the Nashville Banner in the late 1920s, ascended to Sports Editor and remained with this paper loyally for sixty-nine years...read more

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9780881462784, titled "Life of Dreams: The Good Times of Sportswriter Fred Russell" | Mercer Univ Pr, April 30, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Life of Dreams is the first complete biography of Fred McFerrin Russell, one of the all-time stars in sports journalism.

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Product Description: Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte—the New York Times’ longtime lead sports columnist—mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other. An enthralling book, as much about personal relationships and the culture of sports as the athletes and teams themselves, An Accidental Sportswriter interweaves stories from Lipsyte’s life and the events he covered to explore the connections between the games we play and the lives we lead...read more

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9780061769139 | Ecco Pr, May 3, 2011, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte—the New York Times’ longtime lead sports columnist—mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other.

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9780061886416 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, August 1, 2010), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte—the New York Times’ longtime lead sports columnist—mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other. An enthralling book, as much about personal relationships and the culture of sports as the athletes and teams themselves, An Accidental Sportswriter interweaves stories from Lipsyte’s life and the events he covered to explore the connections between the games we play and the lives we lead...read more

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9780061769146 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, April 24, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte—the New York Times’ longtime lead sports columnist—mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other.

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Product Description: Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat" was first published in the San Francisco Daily Examiner on June 3, 1888. Its popularity owed much to the universality of its subject; every city seemed to have a "Casey" on its team. Thayer, a Harvard graduate, said little about the real Casey, though he did leave a few clues...read more

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9780899509976 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 1, 1994, cover price $37.50

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9780786467112 | Reprint edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2011), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat" was first published in the San Francisco Daily Examiner on June 3, 1888.

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Product Description: Praise for Rose Bowl Dreams:"No true football fan should miss Adam Jones' Rose Bowl Dreams. It's more than a football book; it's an inspiring commentary on life itself." --Winston Groom"Adam Jones had the good sense to be born into the middle of four generations of a football-lovin' Texas family, and now that I think about it, that's probably redundant...read more

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9780312373696 | Thomas Dunne Books, August 19, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Advance Praise for Rose Bowl Dreams:"No true football fan should miss Adam Jones' Rose Bowl Dreams.

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9780312560935 | Griffin, August 18, 2009, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Praise for Rose Bowl Dreams:"No true football fan should miss Adam Jones' Rose Bowl Dreams.

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Product Description: Growing up in a doomed hometown with a missing father and a single mother, Nicholas Dawidoff listened to baseball every night on his bedside radio, the professional ballplayers gradually becoming the men in his life. A portrait of a childhood shaped by a stoical, enterprising mother, a disturbed, dangerous father, the private world of baseball, and the awkwardness of first love, The Crowd Sounds Happy is the moving tale of a spirited boy's coming-of-age in troubled times...read more

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9780375400285 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, May 6, 2008), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the author of the best-selling The Catcher Was a Spy, his most original work yet: a memoir of two cities (New Haven and New York), a family (troubled), a time (the 1970s), a boy who never quite fits in anywhere--and how baseball helps him find his place in America.

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9780375700071 | Vintage Books, May 5, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Growing up in a doomed hometown with a missing father and a single mother, Nicholas Dawidoff listened to baseball every night on his bedside radio, the professional ballplayers gradually becoming the men in his life.

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Product Description: A Year in Provence . . . in sweatsSome people would consider writing for Sports Illustrated a dream job. Others fantasize about living idyllically in the South of France. S. L. Price got to do both. Assigned by Sports Illustrated to cover sports in Europe, Price relocated his family to a small hamlet in Provence, and then set out to uncover the soul of world athletic competition...read more

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9781599211442 | Lyons Pr, August 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An extraordinary year in the life of acclaimed sportswriter S.

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9780061708725 | 1 edition (Perennial, June 1, 2009), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A Year in Provence .

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Product Description: "If you were much of a boy growing up in the Maspeth section of Queens in the late 1930s and 1940s, you had the baseball fever. It seemed contagious, but it struck mostly from within. . . . Often, in later years, when I was writing a long series of books on the game, some well-intended philistine would ask to have explained to him the fascination with baseball...read more

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9781566638104 | Ivan R Dee, March 30, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: "If you were much of a boy growing up in the Maspeth section of Queens in the late 1930s and 1940s, you had the baseball fever.

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'As a pioneering baseball journalist and author, an innovator of scorekeeping practices and statistics, and chairman of the first rules committee, Henry Chadwick left an indelible mark on the history of the game. This deeply researched biography is the first book-length work on the Hall of Famer, known as the 'Father of Base Ball.''--Provided by publisher.

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9780786432165 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 14, 2008, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 'As a pioneering baseball journalist and author, an innovator of scorekeeping practices and statistics, and chairman of the first rules committee, Henry Chadwick left an indelible mark on the history of the game.

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Product Description: It was a long way from the gritty streets of Springfield Avenue on Chicago's West Side, and hawking stockings in the old Maxwell Street marketplace, to a position as sports columnist and feature writer for the New York Times, and a share in the Pulitzer Prize...read more

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9781566636896 | Ivan R Dee, March 30, 2006, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A personal memoir traces the 'New York Times' sportswriter's journey through his unpromising educational years to become a writer, describing his father's influence on his character, his discovery of his writing passion, and his relationships with such individuals as columnist Red Smith, Hall of Fame coach Red Holzman, and Michael Jordan.

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9781566637558 | Ivan R Dee, December 15, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: It was a long way from the gritty streets of Springfield Avenue on Chicago's West Side, and hawking stockings in the old Maxwell Street marketplace, to a position as sports columnist and feature writer for the New York Times, and a share in the Pulitzer Prize.

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An inspirational memoir by the author of The Boys of Summer remembers eight people who shaped his identity as a father, writer, and friend, from Jackie Robinson and Robert Frost to his athletic scholar son, who died at the age of twenty-three. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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9780312338138 | Thomas Dunne Books, May 30, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author remembers eight people who shaped his identity as a father, writer, and friend, from Jackie Robinson and Robert Frost to his athletic scholar son, who died at the age of twenty-three.

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9780312371289 | Reprint edition (Griffin, June 12, 2007), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: An inspirational memoir by the author of The Boys of Summer remembers eight people who shaped his identity as a father, writer, and friend, from Jackie Robinson and Robert Frost to his athletic scholar son, who died at the age of twenty-three.

A New Yorker senior editor and leading baseball writer recounts his early years as a child in Prohibition-era New York, his relationships with his parents and stepfather E. B. White, and his interactions with numerous colleagues and sports figures. Reprint.

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9780786288700 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 23, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A leading baseball writer recounts his early years as a child in Prohibition-era New York, his relationships with his parents and stepfather E.
9780151013500 | Houghton Mifflin, May 8, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A leading baseball writer recounts his early years as a child in Prohibition-era New York, his relationships with his parents and stepfather E.

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9780156032186 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, June 4, 2007), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A New Yorker senior editor and leading baseball writer recounts his early years as a child in Prohibition-era New York, his relationships with his parents and stepfather E.

'This revised edition is an anthology of 10 African American sportswriters who covered baseball's Negro Leagues in the first part of the 20th century. Writing for black weekly newspapers, they faced discrimination to endless travel. Through their writings, the public were given an up-close, inside look at the day-to-day happenings of Negro League baseball'--Provided by publisher.

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9780786400027 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The eight men represented here were pioneers in their own right.

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9780786429073 | Revised edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 15, 2007), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: 'This revised edition is an anthology of 10 African American sportswriters who covered baseball's Negro Leagues in the first part of the 20th century.

A Sports Illustrated journalist describes his unique job as the golf professional for Bhutan's Royal Thimphu Golf Club, one of the only golf courses in the last Buddhist kingdom, offering a vivid study of the remote Himalayan country, which has successfully melded the old and the new into a place marked by peace and spiritual prosperity.

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9781596910508 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A Sports Illustrated journalist describes his unique job as the golf professional for Bhutan's Royal Thimphu Golf Club, one of the only golf courses in the last Buddhist kingdom, offering a vivid study of the remote Himalayan country, which has successfully melded the old and the new into a place marked by peace and spiritual prosperity.

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Product Description: Stanley Woodward (1895–1964) was a veteran sports writer, newspaperman, and sports editor of the New York Herald Tribune; indeed, some believe he was the greatest of all sports editors. Paper Tiger is his lively and vivid account of his life as an athlete, sailor, war correspondent, and metropolitan journalist...read more
By John Schulian (introduced by) and Stanley Woodward

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9780803259614 | Bison Books, April 1, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Stanley Woodward (1895–1964) was a veteran sports writer, newspaperman, and sports editor of the New York Herald Tribune; indeed, some believe he was the greatest of all sports editors.

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A portrait of the man called 'baseball's shrewdest analyst' explains how Bill James introduced a new approach to evaluating players and baseball strategies that has become an indispensable tool for players, agents, general managers, and others, explaining how he used statistics to reveal surprising truths about the game of baseball. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780385514644 | Doubleday, March 14, 2006, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the man called 'baseball's shrewdest analyst' explains how Bill James introduced a statistical approach to evaluating players that has become an indispensable tool for players, agents, managers, and baseball executives.

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9780767919906 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, March 13, 2007), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A portrait of the man called 'baseball's shrewdest analyst' explains how Bill James introduced a new approach to evaluating players and baseball strategies that has become an indispensable tool for players, agents, general managers, and others, explaining how he used statistics to reveal surprising truths about the game of baseball.

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