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Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

by [DiMAGGIO, JOE ] Cramer, Richard Ben

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780684853918
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$10.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing First Edition with complete number line including number one. Hard cover in very good condition with light gray boards, darker gray spine cloth and gold gilt spine lettering. Pg 15 has crease from dog-ear fold at top corner. Interior text block otherwise clean… Read more
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The Majors: In Pursuit of Golf's Holy Grail

by Feinstein, John

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780316279710
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$8.00

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Little, Brown, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hard cover in very good condition. Text block clean and tight. No markings noted. Has some very light foxing at edges. Contains colored photographs. Dust jacket in very good condition. ///// From the book, ""Most of all, 'The Majors' shows us the greatest golfers of our time under the… Read more
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The Genius: How Bill Walsh Reinvented Football and Created an NFL Dynasty

by Harris, David

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2008
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781400066650
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$6.00

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Random House, 2008. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Hard cover in good condition; this is an ex-library book with the library stamp on top text block; front free fly leaf has been removed. No other library markings noted. Dust jacket in good condition. Stated First Condition. ////// From the book, ""In the annals of sport,… Read more
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Letterati: An Unauthorized Look at Scrabble and the People Who Play It

by McCarthy, Paul

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781550228281
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Ontario, Canada: ECW Press, 2008. Soft cover. Very Good. From the book, ""Where did the game of Scrabble originate? How has it developed? Who are the most sophisticated players and what motivates them to travel to tournaments for which there is little financial reward? From the hustlers of the 1960's New York game rooms… Read more
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The Long Program : Skating Toward Life's Victories

by Fleming, Peggy with Peter Kaminsky

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780671038861
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NY: Pocket Books, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""Peggy's [Peggy Fleming] toughest challenge came thirty years after she won the gold medal. In 1988, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Through it all, Peggy always maintained poise, confidence, and her acute sense of self. Demonstrating why these attributes are essential to… Read more
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Built to Win: Inside Stories and Leadership Strategies from Baseball's Winningest General Manager

by Schuerholz, John ; Larry Guest

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780446578684
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$8.00

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Warner Books, 2006. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""You'll be there on the incredible night in 1992 when Schuerhotz improbably traded for Barry Bonds--only to have the deal nixed at the eleventh hour. You'll see how through shrewd negotiation he swooped in to sign reigning Cy Young- winner Greg Maddux out from under… Read more
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Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend

by Hirsch, James S.

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781416547907
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NY: Scribner, 2010. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""Willie is perhaps best known for ""The Catch""--his breathtaking over-the-shoulder grab in the 1954 World Series. But he was a transcendent figure who received standing ovations in enemy stadiums and who, during the turbulent civil rights era, urged understanding and reconciliation. More than his records,… Read more
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The Last Coach: A Life of Paul ""Bear"" Bryant

by Barra, Allen

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780393059823
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$15.00

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NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""To his critics, Bryant represented the dark side of big-time college football--brutality, fanaticism, and blind adherence to authority. The real Bear Bryant, however, was far more complex than either his admirers or his detractors knew. While maintaining a public… Read more
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Slam Dunk - Winning Players Talk About Basketball, Family and Faith

by Branon, Dave

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780802478948
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Chicago, Ill: Moody Press, 1994. Soft cover. Very Good. From the book, ""Meet more than a dozen professional players of the National Basketball Association. They are Christians first--and basketball players second. Learn how their faith has been a source of hope and strength in the high pressure world of professional sports. And how Christ… Read more
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Tales from Q School - Inside Golf's Fifth Major

by Feinstein, John

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780316014304
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NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2007. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""John Feinstein tells the stories of the players who competed for the coveted PGA Tour positions in the 2005 Q School and the powerful lessons they learned about the game and themselves along the way. With arresting accounts from established winners,… Read more
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Dick Vitale's Living A Dream : Reflections on 25 years Sitting in the Best Seat in the House

by Vitale, Dick with Dick Weiss

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781582617381
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$8.00

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Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing L.L.C., 2003. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""'Living a Dream' is about much more than just the X's and O's,"" however. It reveals the man behind the TV persona as he shares memories of the difficult period after he was fired by the Pistons and the loss of his friend… Read more
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Arkansas Football : Yesterday & Today

by Brewer, Jim

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781412775168
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$30.00

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Lincolnwood, IL: West Side Publishing, 2009. Hardcover. Very Good. From the book, ""'WooooPig, Sooey!' It's the call that brings Arkies together every football Saturday. Dressed in Razorback red, fans from Fayetteville to Little Rock belt out the hog call for one of the greatest football programs in NCAA history. Here's your chance to indulge… Read more
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High Hopes: Taking the Purple to Pasadena

by Barnett, Gary; Vahe Gregorian

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1996
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780446520997
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$6.00

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Warner Books, 1996. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 1st Printing From the book, ""This is the inspiring story of how, against all odds, Gary Barnett took on a losing tradition and led the Wildcats to the Rose Bowl. In an extraordinarily candid account of the 1995 season, Barnett takes you into the locker room, onto the sidelines, and out… Read more
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Title: Over the hill to the Super Bowl

by Owens, Brig & Chuck Cascio. Owens

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780883310618
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$10.00

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Robert. B. Luce, Inc., 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. From the book, ""To everything, there is a season. Even to a team of old men playing a game reserved for youthful, glistening heroes. For the aging Washington Redskins, that season came in 1972. It had actually started in 1971 when George Allen became head coach of… Read more
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Runner's World Complete Book of Women's Running

by Scott, Dagny

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781579541187
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$8.00

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Rodale Press, 2000. Hardcover. Very Good. From the book, ""Listen to those millions of women runners. Listen to their quiet breaths as they talk in predawn pairs, before the rest of the family wakes--the lessons and questions they share to the rhythm of steady footsteps. 'I never thought I could....'I feel so much stronger.... … Read more
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Madison Square Garden - A Century of Sport and Spectacle on the World's Most Versatile Stage

by Hollander, Zander

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$30.00

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Hawthorn Books, Inc, 1973. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition per number line. Hard cover in fine condition. Text block clean and tight. Dust jacket in very good condition, has been price clipped and has a one inch tear at top of back panel. Contains black and white photographs throughout. * From… Read more
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Eleven Seconds: A Story of Tragedy, Courage & Triumph

by Roy, Travis with E.M. Swift

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780446521888
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Warner Books, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing Stated First Printing. Hard cover in very good condition. Text block clean and tight. No markings noted. Dust jacket likewise in very good condition. ///// From the book, 'Travis Roy, a young hopeful in the world of hockey, finally realized his lifelong dream--only to see it turn,… Read more
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Marv Levy: Where Else Would You Rather Be?

by Levy, Marv

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781582617978
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$7.00

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Sprts Publishing L.L.C., 2004. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""You will learn what it was like to bask in the exhilaration that comes from succeeding in leading a team to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances, only to follow it with the desolation that strikes when all four of the games end in defeat. But you… Read more
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The Life of Reilly: The Best of Sports Illustrated's Rick Reilly

by Reilly, Rick

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781892129888
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$7.00

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Total Sports Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""There are features on sports greats, rants against high profile athletic programs, tales of golfing glory in and out of the spotlight, reflections on enduring values and the true meaning of sacrifice, and personal stories about the Reilly family's trials and tribulations."" Hard cover in fine… Read more
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A Golfer's Life

by Palmer, Arnold with James Dodson

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Elk Creek Heritage Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780345414816
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$18.00

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Ballantine Books, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Very Good. From the book, ""Writing with the humor and candor that are as much his trademark as his unique golf swing, Palmer narrates the deeply moving story of his life both on and off the links. He recounts his friendships (and rivalries) with greats of the game, including Jack Nicklaus,… Read more
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