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When the Boys Came Back: Baseball and 1946
By Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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ean: 9780786162260, isbn: 0786162260,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In the aftermath of World War II, baseball was as unsettled as the rest of the country. Frederick Turner draws on new interviews to bring this dramatic chapter in American cultural history to life..


Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship on and off the Court
By Hachette Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history. In 1965, 18-year old Lew Alcindor played basketball for Coach John Wooden at UCLA. It was the beginning of what was to become a 50-year long relationship. On the court they broke basketball records. Off the court they transcended their athletic achievements to gain even wider recognition and tremendous national respect. Part memoir and part


Shaq Uncut: My Story
By Hachette Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
Superman. Diesel. The Big Aristotle. Shaq Fu. The Big Daddy. The Big Shaqtus. Wilt Chamberneezy. The Real Deal. The Big Shamrock. Shaq. You know him by any number of names, and chances are you know all about his legendary basketball career: Shaquille ''Shaq'' O'Neal is a four-time NBA champion and a three-time NBA Finals MVP. After being an All-American at Louisiana State University, he was the overall number-one draft pick in the NBA in 1992. In his 19-year career, Shaq racked up 28,596


Lucasfilm's Alien Chronicles: The Golden One
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SKU: #0928-WS0801-A01010-1565112407
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sku: 0928-WS0801-A01010-1565112407, ean: 9781565112407, isbn: 1565112407,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Introduces a faraway universe--filled with planets and races more fantastic than ever seen in this world--and follows its struggles for justice, freedom, and peace in a full-cast dramatization with music and sound effects.Used Book in Good Condition.


Catch a Star: Shining Through Adversity to Become a Champion
By christianaudio.com
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
When all she wanted was to fit in, Tamika Catchings stood out and felt left out, never knowing one day she'd stand out - as a basketball superstar and an inspiration. She faced being set apart by her hearing loss, separated from family, living up to high expectations, and the pain and discouragement of debilitating physical injury. Yet she reached for the stars with hard work, perseverance, and her faith in God. Through the silence, she found the way to shine. Catch a Star tells Tamika's


Legends of Syracuse Basketball: Carmelo Anthony, Rony Seikaly, Derrick Coleman, John Wallace, Jim Boeheim, and Many More!
By Audible Studios
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
A compendium of stories from and about Syracuse basketball's greatest legends - newly updated! A list of legends is significant not only for who makes the list, but who gets left off of it. If there are no obvious omissions, then the list of candidates was probably less than legendary in the first place. Not so in the case of the Syracuse University Orangemen. Calling roll on Syracuse's all-time basketball greats can take up the greater part of a day. The school produced its first All-American,


Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons Of A Hardwood Warrior
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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ean: 9780743504003, isbn: 0743504003,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson shares his experience of combining sports and spirituality to lead his team to success, explaining how to nurture a positive group dynamic and detailing the methods he uses to teach his players how to think collectively, overcome anger, and look beyond jealousy. Read by Phil Jackson..


Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era
By Random House Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Includes 30 minutes of genuine radio broadcast from the 4th quarter of Wilt Chamberlin's 1962, 100-point game! On the night of March 2, 1962, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York Knickerbockers.As historic and revolutionary as the achievement was, it remains shrouded in myth. The game was not televised; no New York


The Carolina Way: Leadership Lessons from a Life in Coaching
By Penguin Audio
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ean: 9780142800461, isbn: 0142800465,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The most successful coach in college basketball history shares his complete coaching philosophy and demonstrates how to apply it to the leadership and team-building challenges in one's professional and personal life, emphasizing the three key principles of Play Hard, Play Smart, and Play Together. Read by the authors. Simultaneous..


Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime in the Game
By Hachette Audio
SKU: #1001-WS1601-A01010-1586217135
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sku: 1001-WS1601-A01010-1586217135, ean: 9781586217136, isbn: 1586217135,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
America's favorite sportswriter teams up with Red Auerbach, the most successful and admired coach in basketball history, to tell the best stories of a legendary life.Living legend Arnold ''Red'' Auerbach led the Boston Celtics to nine NBA championships, eight of them consecutive, during his 17 year tenure in Boston, from 1950 to 1966. The fiery coach is a unique personality; brash, opinionated, and unfailingly accurate. As a coach, he never stood still along the sidelines, and in retirement he


A Season On the Brink : A Year With Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers
By Brand: Simon n Schuster Audio
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ean: 9780671652401, isbn: 0671652400,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Recounts the 1985-1986 basketball season at Indiana University, describes the complex personality of coach Bob Knight, and examines the coaching methods which make him one of the best of all time Why is A Season on the Brink the bestselling sports book of all time? The answer is easy: Bobby Knight. Audaciously brilliant, exasperatingly volatile, and never boring, the Indiana University basketball coach is Greek drama and comedy neatly wrapped in a red sweater. Like all high-strung people,


Boys Among Men: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515957225, isbn: 1515957225,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he would not be attending college-as young basketball prodigies were expected to do-but instead enter the 1995 NBA draft directly from high school, he blazed a trail for a generation of teenage basketball players to head straight for the pros. That trend would continue until the NBA instituted an age limit in 2005, requiring all players to attend college or another developmental program for at least one year.Over that decade-plus period,


West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life
By Hachette Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
He is one of basketball's towering figures: ''Mr. Clutch,'' who mesmerized his opponents and fans. The coach who began the Lakers' resurgence in the 1970s. The general manager who helped bring ''Showtime'' to Los Angeles, creating a championship-winning force that continues to this day. Now, for the first time, the legendary Jerry West tells his story-from his tough childhood in West Virginia, to his unbelievable college success at West Virginia University, his 40-year career with the Los


Tall Tales: The Glory Years of the NBA, in the Words of the Men Who Played, Coached, and Built Pro Basketball
By Audible Studios
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
The legends of the game and the magic of the times - an oral history of pro basketball's wonder years, by the author of the highly acclaimed Loose Balls. Using a lively oral history format, Terry Pluto provides the best look yet at the glory days of the NBA. Tall Tales is essential reading for any fan who understands that the history of the league does not begin and end with Michael Jordan..


The House of Moses All-Stars
By Audible Studios
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
An all-Jewish basketball team barnstorms across Depression-era America, confronting prejudice and point-shaving in this ''some-times agonizing, frequently hilarious'' novel (Chicago Tribune) by ''the game's foremost chronicler'' (Wall Street Journal)..


From the Outside: My Journey through Life and the Game I Love
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538498255, isbn: 1538498251,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
The record-holding two-time National Basketball Association champion reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.Playing in the NBA for eighteen years, Ray Allen won championships with the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat and entered the record books as the original king of the three-point shot. Known as one of the hardest-working and highest-achieving players in NBA history,


Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding. its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson's long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City - a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny. Oklahoma City was born from chaos. It was founded in a bizarre but momentous ''Land Run'' in 1889, when thousands of people lined up along the borders of Oklahoma Territory and rushed in at noon to stake their claims. Since then, it has been a city torn between the wild energy that drives its outsize ambitions and the


Game Face: A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons on and off the Basketball Court
By Hachette Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King is one of the most dynamic scorers in basketball history. King was notoriously private as a player and rarely spoke to the press - not about his career and never about his personal life. And even beyond his prolific scoring, King will forever be remembered for the gruesome knee injury he suffered in 1985. Doctors who told him he'd never play again were shocked when he not only became the first player to return to the NBA from a torn ACL but returned at an All Star


I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It: Some Things I've Learned So Far
By Random House Audio Voices
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ean: 9780553713893, isbn: 0553713892,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
If there’s one thing Charles Barkley knows, it’s the crying need for honest, open discussion in this country—the more uncomfortable the subject, the more necessary the dialogue. And if the discussion leader can be as wise, irreverent, (occasionally) profane and (consistently) funny as Charles Barkley, so much the better. Many people are going to be shocked and scandalized by I May Be Wrong but I Doubt It, but many more will stand up and cheer. Like Molly Ivins or Bill O’Reilly, Charles


Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life's Court
By Hachette Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Great leadership begins with great understanding. No one knows that better than basketball legend Byron Scott and lifelong business executive Charlie Norris, who, respectively, won NBA championships and resurrected multimillion-dollar corporations by being team players no matter their positions. Whether it's on the basketball court, in the boardroom, or in everyday life, getting to the heads and hearts of people is paramount to getting the most out of them. In Slam-Dunk Success, Scott and



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