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Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball’s Greatest Forgotten Player

Fans of baseball history will thoroughly enjoy this well-written account of one of the sport’s greatest players.

Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football

While Michigan’s 2018 season may have ended in disappointment for fans, this work does not disappoint. For fans of the Wolverines, this is a must-read along with Bacon’s other titles about the team.
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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero

A humorous and heartwarming book about not only running with donkeys but about community, our connections with one another, and our abilities to persevere and overcome physical and mental challenges. [See Prepub Alert, 4/1/19.]

Beautiful on the Outside: A Memoir

Recommended for all readers, especially those familiar with Rippon and who would like to learn more about his life and career. Highly recommended.
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Board Games in 100 Moves

With full-color illustrations of artifacts, art, components, and game boards, this is a great entry point into the history of board games that should appeal to everyone from chess enthusiasts to modern hobby gamers.
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No Excuses: The Making of a Head Coach

This book will appeal to fans of college football as well as the University of Oklahoma but may not have wide appeal to general sports fans.
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The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team

Recommended for anyone interested in the history of post–World War II basketball; relevant to issues within amateur athletics today.
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A Team of Their Own: How an International Sisterhood Made Olympic History

This poignant story showcases the bonds of friendship over Olympic glory and will appeal to fans of women’s sports and anyone who has experienced the special kinship that comes from being part of a team.

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Billion Dollar Fantasy: The High-Stakes Game Between FanDuel and DraftKings That Upended Sports in America

The brisk narrative moves nimbly through the online entertainment industry and will find fans among those intrigued by fantasy sports. See David Kushner’s The Players Ball for another take on the world of wired entertainment.
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