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Futbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America

Futbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America

Offers an indispensable guide for understanding soccer's especially vital importance in Latin America. 287 pp.

Author:
Nadel, Joshua H.
Publisher:
Univ Pr of Florida
ISBN:
9780813049380
Category:
Sports & Recreation / Soccer
Format:
Hardcover
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$24.95
Gibson's Last Stand: The Rise, Fall, and Near Misses of the St. Louis Cardinals, 1969-1975

Gibson's Last Stand: The Rise, Fall, and Near Misses of the St. Louis Cardinals, 1969-1975

After their record-breaking 1968 season, star-pitcher Bob Gibson and his teammates were stunned to lose the World Series to the Detroit Tigers. For the next six years, as Gibson struggled to maintain his pitching excellence, changes in American culture ultimately changed the St. Louis Cardinals and baseball itself. 239 pp.

Author:
Feldmann, Doug
Publisher:
Univ of Missouri Pr
ISBN:
9780826220127
Category:
Sports & Recreation / Baseball
Format:
Paper
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$19.95
Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League

Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League

Relive the tumultuous preseason before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. 301 pp.

Author:
Brioso, Cesar
Publisher:
Univ Pr of Florida
ISBN:
9780813061160
Category:
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
Format:
Hardcover
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$24.95
If You Were Only White: The Life of Leroy

If You Were Only White: The Life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige

Leroy "Satchel Paige was arguably one of the world's greatest pitchers and a premier star of Negro-league baseball. But in this biography, the author reveals Paige to have been much more than just a blazing fastball pitcher. 347 pp.

Author:
Spivey, Donald
Publisher:
Univ of Missouri Pr
ISBN:
9780826220141
Category:
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
Format:
Paper
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Price:
$19.95
St. Louis Baseball Reader, The

St. Louis Baseball Reader, The

The St. Louis Cardinals are the most successful franchise in National League history, while the St. Louis Browns were one of the least successful, yet most colorful, American League teams. Now Richard Peterson has collected the writings of some of baseball's greatest storytellers to pay tribute to both these teams. 442 pp.

Author:
Peterson, Richard Pete, ed
Publisher:
Univ of Missouri Pr
ISBN:
9780826216878
Category:
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
Format:
Hardcover
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Price:
$34.95
 
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