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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Sport
John D. Barrow.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847921642.  Daedalus Item Code: 42006
 
Think math is just for eggheads and brainiacs? The sporting world is all about physics and mathematics, as Cambridge professor John Barrow reminds us in this entertaining and enlightening series of ... (Read More)
 
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Baseball: An Illustrated History
Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns & Kevin Baker.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375711978.  Daedalus Item Code: 41070
 
Emmy and Peabody Award–winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and Francis Parkman Prize–winning historian Geoffrey Ward teamed up in 1994 to create the landmark PBS television series ... (Read More)
 
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Baseball: A History of America's Favorite Game
George Vecsey.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978704.  Daedalus Item Code: 43823
 
In this sweeping history of America's favorite pastime, New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey gives us a narrative of can-do spirit, and a celebration of such underdogs as a rag-armed ... (Read More)
 
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Baseball in the Garden of Eden: The Secret History of the Early Game
John Thorn.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743294034.  Daedalus Item Code: 32256
 
Think you know how the game of baseball began? John Thorn—official historian of Major League Baseball, coauthor of Total Baseball, and the chief consultant and on-screen historian for Ken ... (Read More)
 
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The Baseball Rookies Encyclopedia: The Most Authoritive Guide to Baseball's First-Year Players
David Nemec & Dave Zeman.
Publisher: Brassey's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574886702.  Daedalus Item Code: 44292
 
Starting in 1872 and ending with 2003, David Nemec and Dave Zeman outline the rookie crops of each baseball season year by year, highlighting the best and worst performances of each season. ... (Read More)
 
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The Baseball's Most Wanted Boxed Set: Baseball's Most Wanted, Baseball's Most Wanted II, The World Series' Most Wanted
Floyd Connor & John Snyder.
Publisher: Brassey's.   Format: boxed set.
ISBN: 9781574889147.  Daedalus Item Code: 44293
 
Baseball has a long history of the bizarre, the sublime, and the ridiculous, and the Most Wanted series of books has collected the best of these moments. With nearly 200 top-ten lists of the best ... (Read More)
 
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Berlin Games: How Hitler Stole the Olympic Dream
Guy Walters.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719567742.  Daedalus Item Code: 40742
 
The 1936 Berlin Olympics brought together athletes, politicians, socialites, journalists, soldiers, and artists from all over the world. But behind the scenes, the games were a dress rehearsal for ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Sports Writing 2010
Peter Gammons, ed. Glenn Stout, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547152486.  Daedalus Item Code: 11972
 
Voted National Sportswriter of the Year for 1989, 1990, and 1993, National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Famer Peter Gammons heads up this collection of the best sporting writing for 2010. ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics & History
Jack Botermans.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402742217.  Daedalus Item Code: 44546
 
Lost your rule sheet for your mancala set? Mystified by the elaborate layout of a casino craps table? Want to learn how to play classic pub games like Shut the Box? This handsomely produced treasury ... (Read More)
 
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Branch Rickey: A Life
Jimmy Breslin.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143120476.  Daedalus Item Code: 33409
 
As general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Branch Rickey defied racism on and off the field to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues in 1947, changing baseball forever. Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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British Mysteries Knowledge Cards: Authors and Sleuths: A Quiz Deck
Linda Osborne & The Library of Congress.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764958007.  Daedalus Item Code: 56006
 
From Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot, and from Dorothy Sayers's Peter Wimsey to Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse, British mystery authors and their fictional ... (Read More)
 
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Building Kettenburgs: Premier Boats Designed and Built in Southern California
Mark Allen.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780939511266.  Daedalus Item Code: 44013
 
Building a reputation on their elegant and powerful vee-bottom speedboats of the Prohibition era, the Kettenburg Boat Works of Southern California went on to produce stalwart plane tenders and ... (Read More)
 
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