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All the Colors Came Out: A Father, a Daughter, and a Lifetime of Lessons

With strong appeal for book clubs, this heartbreaking, yet strongly inspirational memoir is very highly recommended for all public library collections, and deserving of a wide readership.
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Glory Days: The Summer of 1984 and the 90 Days That Changed Sports and Culture Forever

Historians, sports fans, and any readers interested in American culture will find this a fascinating look at three months with lasting implications. A thought-provoking and recommended choice for all public library collections.

Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever

This unusual memoir deserves wide readership and discussion. A highly recommended purchase for all public libraries and sports collections.
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So Many Ways to Lose: The Amazin’ True Story of the New York Mets—The Best Worst Team in Sports

All sports fans will recognize in Gordon’s promising debut the dedication, disappointment, and pure elation that come with following their special team. A worthy companion to more comprehensive histories of the franchise, recommended for baseball collections in all public and specialty libraries.

Double Plays and Double Crosses: The Black Sox and Baseball in 1920

One hundred years after the notorious Black Sox scandal, baseball scholars and historians will find this an essential study of a previously unexplored chapter of the game’s history. An important addition to baseball collections, especially for academic and specialty libraries.
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I Came as a Shadow: An Autobiography

Thompson was the first Black coach to win a NCAA championship, and left an indelible mark on college basketball. His autobiography is an important American life story, highly recommended for all public libraries and sports collections.
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The Cap: How Larry Fleisher and David Stern Built the Modern NBA

Basketball and sports fans interested in what goes on behind their favorite team’s closed doors will find this an important and accessible account of the NBA’s salary cap and how it has affected professional sports, for better or worse. A unique history, recommended for all public library collections.
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Havin’ a Ball

An appealing account that blends Adubato’s own memories with basketball’s growth over five decades. Recommended for all sports collections.

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My Brother, Muhammad Ali

The only sibling of Ali brings us into the boxer's inner circle with warmth and ease. This engaging biography of a complicated, charismatic, and larger-than-life figure is recommended for all public library collections.

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