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  • Sounders FC: AUTHENTIC MASTERPIECE: The Inside Story Of The Best Franchise Launch In American Sports History

    • ASIN: 1491068345
    • ISBN: 1491068345
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    It sounds like the start of a great joke: A minor-league sports executive, one of the richest men in the world, a stand-up comedian, and a Hollywood movie producer conspire to start a soccer team. But what Adrian Hanauer, Paul Allen, Drew Carey, and Joe Roth did when they started the Seattle Sounders FC was no joke. They meticulously planned the la... [Read More]

  • Magic Moments Yankees: Celebrating the Most Successful Franchise in Sports History

    • ASIN: 1572438630
    • ISBN: 1572438630
    • Brand: Brand: Triumph Books
    • Manufacturer: Triumph Books

    With more than 100 years to choose from, longtime Yankee sportswriter Phil Pepe narrows down the top 40 most fantastic moments in Yankee baseball. From the magical bat of Babe Ruth to the 26 World Series titles, there is no question that the Yankees are in a league of their own. Some of the famous and infamous moments highlighted in the book includ... [Read More]

  • The Franchise: A History of Sports Illustrated Magazine

    • ASIN: 0786862165
    • ISBN: 0786862165
    • Manufacturer: Hyperion

  • Life in Movies: Stories from 50 years in Hollywood

    • ASIN: 1419734520
    • ISBN: 1419734520
    • Manufacturer: Harry N. Abrams

    A rollicking autobiography from the legendary producer of Goodfellas, Rocky, and Raging Bull, and an insider’s account of making movies in Hollywood over half a century   The list of films Irwin Winkler has produced in his more-than-fifty-year career is extraordinary: Rocky, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, De-Lovely, The Right Stuff, and Cree... [Read More]

  • Baseball's Canadian-American League

    • ASIN: 0786425296
    • ISBN: 0786425296
    • Brand: Brand: McFarland Company, Inc.
    • Manufacturer: McFarland

    A Class C minor league during a turbulent 15 years: its stirring history reveals what minor league baseball--indeed, all of baseball--was experiencing. Begun in the Depression, this league saw the coming of night baseball, World War II, the prosperous postwar era, integration, competition with television, and final demise. And here are the stories ... [Read More]

  • You Lose Some, You Lose Some: The Greatest Screwed-Up Seasons, Gruesome Games, Failed Favorites, Pitiful Players, and Fouled-Up Franchises in the History of Sports

    • ASIN: 1578601835
    • ISBN: 1578601835
    • Brand: Brand: Clerisy Press, Emmis Books
    • Manufacturer: Clerisy Press, Emmis Books

    Sports fans have been slammed with tales of triumphant heroes, remarkable willpower, brilliant strategists, and against-all-odds comebacks. History, after all, is written by the winners.This book isn't about them.You Lose Some, You Lose Some focuses on those "other" competitors — the ones who distinguished themselves by holding tight to the losin... [Read More]

  • The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire

    • ASIN: 0465048706
    • ISBN: 0465048706
    • Manufacturer: Basic Books

    The epic tale of the five owners who shepherded the NFL through its tumultuous early decades and built the most popular sport in AmericaThe National Football League is a towering, distinctly American colossus spewing out $14 billion in annual revenue. But it was not always a success. In The League, John Eisenberg focuses on the pioneering sportsme... [Read More]

  • Illustrated History of the New York Giants: A Visual Celebration of Football's Beloved Franchise

    • ASIN: 1572436417
    • ISBN: 1572436417
    • Manufacturer: Triumph Books

    One of the oldest and most storied franchises in the National Football League—born in 1925 in New York City—the Giants have one of the most colorful, entertaining, and successful histories in the world of sports. This fascinating portrait on the team captures, in captivating words and dynamic vintage and modern photography, the entire history ... [Read More]

  • Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

    • ASIN: 0525536221
    • ISBN: 0525536221
    • Manufacturer: Portfolio

    #1 New York Times BestsellerLegendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth—and how it can help any organization thrive. In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $1... [Read More]

  • The Yucks: Two Years in Tampa with the Losingest Team in NFL History

    • ASIN: 1476772266
    • ISBN: 1476772266
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster
    • Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster

    Friday Night Lights meets The Bad News Bears in this uproarious account of the first two seasons with the worst team in NFL history: the hapless, hilarious, and hopelessly winless 1976­–1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Long before their first Super Bowl victory in 2003, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers did something no NFL team had ever done before and that no... [Read More]

  • 2018 Topps Now - Gleyber Torres - Youngest Player in Franchise History to hit a Walk-off HR - New York Yankees Baseball Rookie Card #180

    • ASIN: B07DL1P7TF
    • Brand: Topps

    2018 Topps Now - Gleyber Torres - Youngest Player in Franchise History to hit a Walk-off HR - New York Yankees Baseball Rookie Card #180

  • First Down, Houston: The Birth of an NFL Franchise

    • ASIN: 0890901228
    • ISBN: 0890901228
    • Brand: Brand: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    • Manufacturer: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Football is an American phenomenon, and Texas fans have long embraced the sport with unrivaled fervor. In 2002, when a new professional football team hit the Lone Star State, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, recognized a unique opportunity to record history in the making. Although millions of photographs of football exist, the first year of a NFL ... [Read More]

  • NBA 2K17 - Early Tip Off Edition - Xbox One

    • UPC: 710425497926
    • ASIN: B01E6239QY
    • Brand: 2K
    • Manufacturer: 2K

    Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16, the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video game with NBA 2K17. As the franchise that “all sports video games should aspire to be” (GamesRadar), NBA 2K17 will take the game to new heights and continue to blur the lines between video game and reality. ... [Read More]

  • Lamar Hunt: The Gentle Giant Who Revolutionized Professional Sports

    • ASIN: 1600783740
    • ISBN: 9781600783746
    • Manufacturer: Triumph Books

    Lamar Hunt was best known as the founder of both the Kansas City Chiefs and the AFL, which later merged with the NFL to form the most successful sports league in U.S. history. Here, author David A. F. Sweet writes about how football was only one of the many interests in Hunt's life and business ventures. Hunt seemed to be omnipresent in the sportin... [Read More]

  • Creed II

    • ASIN: B07KQ13YP9

  • The Kansas City A's and the Wrong Half of the Yankees: How the Yankees Controlled Two of the Eight American League Franchises During the 1950s

    • ASIN: 0977743659
    • ISBN: 0977743659
    • Brand: Brand: Pub. by Maple Street Press, Dist. by Potomac Books
    • Manufacturer: Pub. by Maple Street Press, Dist. by Potomac Books

    During the second half of the 1950s, folks derisively referred to the Kansas City A’s as a “farm team” of the New York Yankees. Trades between the two—often lopsided—were commonplace, and it seemed every time the Yankees needed that one final piece for yet another pennant run, the A’s filled the gap.While most knew that A’s owner Arno... [Read More]

  • Miracle Moments in New York Yankees History: The Turning Points, the Memorable Games, the Incredible Records

    • ASIN: 1613219989
    • ISBN: 1613219989
    • Brand: Sports Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Sports Publishing

    Throughout its illustrious history, the New York Yankees have produced some of the most memorable highlights in baseball annals. Babe Ruth’s “called shot” home run, Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Derek Jeter’s amazing “Flip Play.” Most Yankees fans have seen newsreel footage of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech, watched highlight... [Read More]

  • Total Patriots: The Definitive Encyclopedia of the World-Class Franchise

    • ASIN: 1600780997
    • ISBN: 1600780997
    • Manufacturer: Triumph Books

    Weighing in at a hefty 5.4 lbs, this comprehensive New England Patriots encyclopedia contains all the information every dedicated Patriot fan needs to know. Comprised of not only statistics, but also dramatic photographs, player profiles, compelling game-story recaps, and trivia, it tells the who, what, where, how, and when of every dramatic offens... [Read More]

  • Boston Arch Pastime Adjustable Hat - Cape Cod Red

    • ASIN: B0158UANKS
    • Brand: Chowdaheadz
    • Size: One Size
    • Manufacturer: Chowdaheadz

    Boston Arch "Pastime" Adjustable Hat - Cape Cod RedThis garment washed cap is the perfect everyday hat. Wear this cap in Boston or show if it's resort looking color down the Cape or over in Nantucket! Embroidered with navy & white Boston arch print. It'll be your next go-to hat!Adult, Adjustable Back, One Size Fits AllFresh fish. Beautiful scenery.... [Read More]

  • Illustrated History of the Dodgers: A Visual Celebration of Baseball's Beloved Franchise

    • ASIN: 1572437146
    • ISBN: 1572437146
    • Brand: Brand: Triumph Books
    • Manufacturer: Triumph Books

    A richly illustrated history of the Los Angeles Dodgers chronicles the story of the successful franchise, from their Brooklyn origins through their relocation to Los Angeles in 1958 and beyond, profiling some of the team's legendary players and coaches, including Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax, Roy Campanella, Don Drysdale, Tommy Lasorda, Steve Garv... [Read More]


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