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Wrigley Field Year by Year: A Century at the Friendly Confines

by Sam Pathy & John Thorn

More than just a lavishly illustrated and highly readable book, Wrigley Field Year by Year, originally published in 2014, is the result of a quarter century of meticulous research. Written by a baseball historian...


Baseball's Dynasties and the Players Who Built Them

by Jonathan Weeks

Spanning three centuries of the game, Baseball’s Dynasties and the Players Who Built Them examines twenty-two of baseball’s most iconic teams. Each chapter not only chronicles the club’s era of supremacy,...


Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood: A Red-Blooded Sport for Red-Blooded Men

by Steven Elliott Tripp

As the first baseball player to achieve real celebrity status, Ty Cobb embodies the strength and determination of classic masculinity. His grit and stubbornness, however, form a legacy that has been both lauded...


This Mum Runs

by Jo Pavey

The inspirational story of athlete Jo Pavey, the runner and mum heading to a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016.

'Come-back races? I've had more than a few, the night of 10 May 2014 was the ultimate...


The Ethics of Sport

Untie the Lines

by Emma Bamford

In Casting Off we met Emma Bamford. Stressed out and fed up with London life, working 80-hour weeks and with no hint of a love life, Emma suddenly decided to quit her job, pack up her life and go and live with...


Hand, Reef and Steer 2nd edition

by Tom Cunliffe

In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner of the Best Book of the Sea Award - Tom explains the different sailing characteristics of classic craft and shares his grasp of the special skills required to handle them. He describes...


The Springbok Coaches

by Gavin Rich

Was coach Heyneke Meyer the reason why the Springboks failed at the 2015 Rugby World Cup? And what does the future have in store for the incumbent coach, Allister Coetzee? Find these answers, and many others,...


Forman's Games

by Lance Forman

On 6 July 2005, the world held a collective intake of breath as IOC president Jacques Rogge declared: 'The games of the 30th Olympiad in 2012 are awarded to the city of … London.'

Despite the images of jubilant...


Island Story

by J.D. Taylor

What is life like on this island? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out.

No other subject has spilt so much ink as Britain today. But whilst assuming a monopoly on national identity, a...


Bowls

by Patrick Hulbert

Bowls: Making the Most of Your Game is a comprehensive one-stop-shop detailing the key technical, psychological, tactical and physical aspects of the sport of bowls, including effective teamwork strategies using...


Bird Dog Days, Wingshooting Ways: Archibald Rutledge's Tales of Upland Hunting

by Jim Casada

An expanded edition of Rutledge's stories on game-bird hunting and devoted canine companions


Cycling Climbs of Wales: A Road Cyclists's Guide

by Simon Warren

This time tackling the green hills of Wales, Simon Warren picks out 75 more challenges in the third book of our UK regional Cycling Climbs series. Expanding on previously documented routes as seen in bestselling 100...


The Meaning of Cricket: or How to Waste Your Life on an Inconsequential Sport

by Jon Hotten

Cricket does strange things to you. It is a team game that is almost entirely dependent on individual performance. Its combination of time, opportunity, and the constant threat of disaster can drive its participants...


The 1966 World Cup Final: Minute by Minute

by Jonathan Mayo

30th July 1966. For millions it was the greatest day of the greatest decade. They may never have seen the Beatles in the Cavern or danced at Woodstock, but they got to see the finest moment in English sporting...


Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival

by Creek Stewart

Turn everyday items into survival necessities!

Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you...


The Ultimate Book of Gunfighting: A Practical Guide to Defending Yourself

by Robert K Campbell

Know how to win in a gunfight and protect yourself—and your family.

Many handgunners are content in their ability to fire accurately and produce small groups on paper. The realities of gunfighting are far different....


The End of the Perfect 10: The Making and Breaking of Gymnastics' Top Score -from Nadia to Now

by Dvora Meyers

Just in time for the 2016 Olympic Games and the fortieth anniversary of Nadia Comaneci’s “Perfect 10,” an exciting and insightful account of the controversial world of gymnastics, the recent changes of...


Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution

by Brian Kenny

Brian Kenny—outspoken MLB Network host and commentator—uses stories from baseball’s present and past to examine why we sometimes choose ignorance over information, and how tradition can trump logic, even...


Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends

by John Valenti & Ron Naclerio

“If you care about basketball or about people, you will care about this book.” —(John Feinstein, author of Season on the Brink)

“[Daniels’s] story was quite powerful in an age before the Internet and...