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Baseball Heaven: Up Close and Personal, What It Was Really Like in the Major Leagues

A wonderfully distinctive and intriguing baseball history with something of a New York bent. With its personal feel and near-mystical quality, this highly recommended work will mesmerize baseball lovers and casual fans.
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Baseball’s Great Expectations: Candid Stories of Ballplayers Who Didn’t Live Up to the Hype

A fascinating exploration of the unfulfilled dreams of pro baseball players. Will appeal to fans of the sport.

The Burden of Sports: How and Why Athletes Struggle with Mental Health

It would be hard to find a current work in this area more thorough and complete than Parry’s. Timely and important, this title has the potential to change the sports industry worldwide. Highly recommended for libraries that have a sports emphasis.
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Jockey Queen: Lillian Jenkinson Holder, Horse Racing’s Fearless Lady

An amazing story of a woman jockey’s unwavering passion and talent, coupled with a refusal to be limited by societal constraints. Will appeal to readers interested in horse racing, women’s history, and stories of perseverance in the face of adversity.
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Tomlin: The Soul of a Football Coach

This recommended book will appeal to many kinds of sports fans, especially readers who have fought for the greater inclusion of people of color in coaching and management positions.
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Religion of Sports: Navigating the Trials of Life Through the Games We Love

Fans of most sports and readers of varied interests and levels of spirituality will find humor, insight, and wisdom in Chopra and Levin’s book. It’s very readable and highly recommended.
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Behind the Mask: A Revealing Look at Twelve of the Greatest Goalies in Hockey History

With information and interviews culled from magazine articles and other works, this book does a nice job of capturing the character of each player and divulging what enticed them to become hockey goalies in the first place. An insightful exploration of the psyches of 12 accomplished goalies.
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The Game That Saved the NHL: The Broad Street Bullies, the Soviet Red Machine, and Super Series ’76

An engagingly written account of a significant moment in hockey history. Will appeal to fans of the game and to readers interested in the interplay of sports and geopolitics in the turbulent era of the Cold War.
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The Basketball Book of Why (and Who, What, When, Where, and How): The Answers to Questions You’ve Always Wondered About Hoops

Basketball fans who just want to brush up on their basketball knowledge or trivia will find this a fun read, but note that it’s neither a ready reference nor a historical overview of the sport.
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