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The Missing Links: Golf and the Mind

By: Morley, David C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum/Smi: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13961

ISBN: 0-689-10689-0

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[light shelfwear, slight fading to boards at top/bottom edges, previous owner's name and address on ffep; jacket shows minor edgewear, spine a bit sunned, short diagonal crease in front flap]. The author, "an eminent psychiatrist, who has himself been so infuriated by golf as to seek help in times past from Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player ... tells America's 16 million golfers exactly why golf truly is a mental game, and shows them how to make playing it... View more info

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Pigeons, Bloody Noses and Little Skinny Kids: A Story of Wolverine Basketball

By: Mortimer, Jeff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dexter MI, Thomson-Shore Publishers: (c.1978)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4715

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice tight clean copy; jacket a tiny bit rubbed, traces of edgewear here and there]. (B&W photographs) The author "has carefully probed the long history of Wolverine basketball to bring to life in these pages the innovative and courageous coaches, the sharp-shooting, slick-passing, board-crashing players, and the dynamic, come-from-behind teams that brought national prominence to Wolverine basketball--decades ago as well as just yesterday." (That would, of cours... View more info

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The Superwives

By: Parr, Jeanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, Mccann & Geoghegan: (c.1976)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13620

ISBN: 0-698-10716-0

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[book is nice and clean, with just minor shelfwear; jacket moderately shelfworn, light rubbing/scuffing] (B&W photographs) In this account of "life with the giant jocks," the author "offers an often hilarious, often harrowing, always candid inside look at the life-styles" of various big-time pro sports figures. Among the 29 ladies profiled are the other halves of Catfish Hunter, O.J. Simpson (Marquerite, pre-Nicole), Pete Rose, Arnold Palmer, Willie Sho... View more info

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Jewish Baseball Stars

By: Ribalow, Harold U., and Meir Z. Ribalow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: (c.1984)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15438

ISBN: 0-88254-898-0

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy, with only light wear at spine ends; jacket has a few itsy-bitsy tears, and a couple of almost-microscopic chips]. (B&W photographs) A brief historical look at Jewish athletes and their relationship to professional baseball, followed by chapters devoted to the stories of the following individual players: Johnny Kling, Erskine Mayer, Andy Cohen, Hank Greenberg, "Buddy" Myer, Harry Danning, Morrie Arnovich, Goody Rosen, Sid Gordon, "Dolly"... View more info

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Players and Pretenders: The Basketball Team That Couldn't Shoot Straight

By: Rosen, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: (c.1981)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11929

ISBN: 0-03-053786-X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [nice clean copy, top rear corner lightly bumped, one-inch stretch at bottom of front cover is scraped and very slightly split; jacket a little faded along spine edge of rear panel]. The author, a former college and semipro basketball star, believed basketball to be a "spiritual game," and as "a Zen exercise seeking the spiritual radiance of the game," he agreed to coach the Bard College basketball team during the 1979-80 season. Bard, h... View more info

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Barons of the Bullpen

By: Schlossberg, Dan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Tempo Books (7456): (c.1975)

Edition: 1st ed. (pbo)

Seller ID: 7665

ISBN: 0-448-07456-7

Condition: Good+


[moderate spine roll, vertical crease in front cover, moderate edgewear/exterior soiling, previous seller's price on title page]. Mass Market PB Paperback original, claiming to be "the first book about the ' Firemen' of baseball -- the indispensable relief pitchers." View more info

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Ever Green -- The Boston Celtics: A History in the Words of Their Players, Coaches, Fans, and Foes, from 1946 to the Present [*SIGNED*]

By: Shaughnessy, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: (c.1990)

Edition: 2nd printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10678

ISBN: 0-312-05083-6

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice tight clean copy, very faint handling wear; jacket a little rubbed on rear panel, a tiny bit dog-eared at base of spine]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Signed by Author View more info

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The Pitch That Killed

By: Sowell, Mike

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: (c.1989)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8721

ISBN: 0-02-612410-6

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dj


(price-clipped) [solid copy, minor soiling to page edges, light foxing on top edge; jacket has no significant flaws aside from the price-clipping]. (B&W photographs) The story of New York Yankees pitcher Carl Mays, who in 1920 became "the only major-league pitcher who ever threw a pitch that killed" -- the victim, in this instance, being Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman -- a player as popular and well-liked as Mays was feared and disliked. View more info

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I Remember Ben Hogan: Personal Recollections and Revelations of Golf's Most Fascinating Legend from the People Who Knew Him Best

By: Towle, Mike

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville TN, Cumberland House: (c.2000)

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15440

ISBN: 1-58182-078-X

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dj


[beautiful copy, essentially brand-new with just a very slight bump to the base of the spine; NO remainder or other marks]. "In [this book], dozens of Hogan's confidants, fellow golf pros, business associates, and acquaintances candidly reveal their memories of and insights into 'the Hawk.' Included are more than a hundred original stories and observations offered especially for this book." View more info

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Joe Louis, Man and Super-Fighter

By: Van Every, Edward

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14996

Condition: Good in Good dj


[moderately worn copy, somewhat uneven dust-soiling to top edge, small white paper remnants stuck to book at bottom of both front and rear covers (apparently from dust jacket having been slightly water-stuck to book at some point); jacket heavily edgeworn, a bit of paper loss at spine ends and several corners, considerable surface wear to spine (although the lettering has all survived)]. (B&W photo frontispiece) Early-career bio of the Brown Bomber, published the year b... View more info