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Matthew Mitcham Cover -- Aug. 26, 2008 Issue

By: Advocate Magazine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, LPI Media: 2008

Edition: Edition 1013.

Seller ID: 009752


64 pp. Lightly read, slight curling of corners. Cover features closeup ol Olympian diver Matthew Mitcham (shirtless, head. shoulders and chest. ) A preview of his prospects for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and his status as a top-ranked gay athlete. Other articles relate to Air Force Major Margaret Witt, the death of Sen. Jesse Helms, Margaret Cho and Anna Faris. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall View more info

The Compleat Horseplayer

By: Ainslie, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1966

Edition: 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 008000


172 pp. Slight scuffing, some spotting on rear cover. Impressed silhouette of a horse and jockey on front cover. Text clean, binding OK but cracked at title page. A technically detailed but readable guide on how to analyze horse racing records and pick winners. Ainslie emphasizes it's a lonely pursuit that requires discipline, diligence and patience, plus willingness to place large bets. L.C. No. 66-14753. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Seeing England from the Fifty Yard Line

By: Baldwin, George H.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Georgetown, Connecticut, Spectacle Lane Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002459


200 pp. Nearly new. Inscribed by author: "To Sophie, a very special lady. George Baldwin." An American football coach recounts his retirement trip to England to coach a team in Colchester just learning American-style football. Baldwin is now a resident of Ormond Beach. Florida. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Laughing in the Hills

By: Barich, Bill

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Daily Racing Form Press: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005726


228 pp. Some wrinkling on corners of endpaper and rear pages from dampness. Light rippling. Text clean. No markings. Spine uncreased. A classic tale of racetrack life, first serialized in the New Yorker. View more info

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Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men

By: Bateman,Colin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Arcade Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st American Edition.

Seller ID: 002366


325 pp. Near new, never read. A former Belfast journalist weaves a tale of a sportswriter who goes to N.Y. to cover a prize fight between a Northern Irish boxer and an American black. Racism turns the match ugly. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Going the Other Way: Lessons from a Life in and Out of Major-League Baseball

By: Bean, Billy;Bull, Chris

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Marlowe & Co: 2003

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 007058


256 pp., with 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Glossary of baseball terms. Close to new, text very clean, no markings. DJ has slight grease crayon marking. Billy Bean recounts his major-league baseball career from 1987-95, which included stints with the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. He disclosed his homosexuality after he left baseball. View more info

Inscribed Color Photo of New York Yankee Third-Baseman Clete Boyer

By: Boyer, Clete

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1965

Inscription: Inscribed By Subject

Seller ID: 009555


Color photo of Clete Boyer, New York Yankee infielder circa 1965. Inscripiton in blue marker pen on Boyer's torso reads: "#6 to Jimmy my Best, Clete Boyer." Full front pose of Boyer's upper body, with Boyer smiling and grasping a bat; small playing field in background, possibly a spring training field in Fort Lauderdale (palm trees visible). Boyer played for the Yankees 1959-66 Size: 8 By 10 in View more info

Invitation to Sailboat Racing

By: Brown, Alan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005118


255 pp. No markings, front free endpaper cut out, rest is complete. Tannish spot on fore edge, elseclean. Mylar protector taped on dj. Brown, an upstate New York physician and experienced racer, lays out a series of lessons on racing fundamentals and strategy. Numerous diagrams on nearly every page. Q&A material. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall View more info

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Surfers Bible

By: Christian Surfers International

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Minto, New South Wales, The Bible Society in Australia: 2002

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009859


624 pp. Close to new, no markings. Light vertical creases on front and back covers, parallel to spine. A rendering of the New Testament in modern, simplified English, plus Christian testimonies and color photos from 16 well-known surfers. The translation is not specifically credited, but the text is attributed to Andrew Carruthers, Huw Morris, Chris Ahrens and Brett Davis. The Surfers Bible is a joint project of several Bible societies, including the American Bible Socie... View more info

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The Best American Sports Writing 2001

By: Collins, Bud, Ed.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003453


368 pp. Rippled text, thumbed, edge stains. No spine creases, or markings. Writers included in this anthology of 27 pieces include Charles P. Pierce, Buzzy Bissinger, Charles M. Young, Gene Collier, Rick Reilly, Kevin Conley, Greg Child, Ian Whitcomb et al. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Hardball: A Season in the Projects

By: Coyle, Daniel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000946


217 pp. A look at an inner-city Little League team in Chicago and the interaction between the volunteer coaches and the players. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

By: Cramer, Richard Ben

Price: $3.30

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Seller ID: 000015


546 pp., approx 40 b&w photos. Sympathetic but unsentimental biography of the legendary Yankee star. Small hole in dust jacket at joint. View more info

One Of A Kind: The Rise And Fall Of Stuey The Kid Unger, The World's Greatest Poker Player

By: Dalla, Nolan; and Alson, Peter

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006013


316 pp. Close to new, but lacks jacket. Small whitish scratch on rear cover. No markings, text bright. A biography of a teen prodigy in the poker-playing world who continued to dazzle and dominate the game intermittently until he became a drug addict in his 50s. Foreword by Mike Sexton. View more info

Wrestlemania: The Official Insider's History

By: Devito, Basil V.;Layden, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books (Harper Collins): 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003728


192 pp. on glossy stock. Corners lightly bumped. Couple of small scuff marks. Rear page stuck to rear pastedown. No markings or writing. Close to new. Color photos on every page. A pictorial and text history of Wrestlemania shows from their 1985 launch through 2000. Many closeups of Hulk Hogan and other pioneers of this form of show business. View more info

The Tigers of Princeton: Old Nassau Football

By: Dunn, Jay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Ala., Strode Publishers: 1977

Edition: Likely First Edition.

Seller ID: 009790


436 pp. index and appendix of comprehensive NCAA stats for Princeton's football players from 1937 onward. Lightly read, clean text, no markings. Slight rubbing and bumping of bottom edge of orange cloth cover. Small acket tears at bottom of spine and left center of front panel. Jacket is price-clipped,A newspaper sports reporter recounts the history of football at Princeton from 1969, date of America's first intercollegiate FB game (Princeton vs. Rutgers). Includes mater... View more info

Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship

By: Edwards, Bob

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005197


240 pp., with index, b&w photos. Close to new. Very clean except for small smudge along top edge of front cover. Slight edge crinkling of dust jacket. Inscribed on title page "To Doug, Bob Edwards." the National Public Radio host pens a warm, personal tribute to his sports commentator, Walter "Red" Barber, who did a weekly commentary on Edwards' "Morning Edition" show for 12 years. Many delightful excerpts of their chatty dialogues, and a sympthet... View more info

How I Became a Crack Shot With Hints to Beginners

By: Farrow, W. Milton

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Prescott, Arizona, Wolfe Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007124


204 pp. in faux brown leatherette wraps. With facsimile of daughter's inscription on title page. Reprint of a vivid 882 first-person account of a jeweler who seriously pursued the hobby of competition rifle-shooting. Gilt coat of arms on cover. Very tight and clean. View more info

Hunting Whitetails Successfully

By: Fears, J. Wayne

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, North American Hunting Club: 1996

Edition: 25th Printing

Seller ID: 002804


206 pp. Brown leatherette cover with fully intact gilt lettering and logo, plus color photo of a buck. Nearly new, no markings, decorative endpapers. With index. Numerous b&w photos. Comprehensive guide to deer hunting techniques. Part of the Hunter's Information Series published by the North American Hunting Club. View more info

A Season Inside: One Year in College Basketball

By: Feinstein, John

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Villard Books: 1988

Edition: Stated First Edition.

Seller ID: 002750


464 pp. A couple of small stray dots on fore edge and top edge, otherwise clean. Still tight, crisp, slight rippling of dj's top edge. An insider's view of the 1987-88 college basketball season. Author is a Washington Post sportswriter and frequent commentator on National Public Radio. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Mountain Biking the Southeast

By: Finley, Lori

Price: $3.70

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009257


240 pp., plus 59 maps illustrating 59 routes throughout Florida, and coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Part of Dennis Coello's America by Mountain Bike series.Numerous b&w photos. A guide to trail conditions and sightseeing opportunities in the low-altitude landscape of the Southeast. Formerly titled "The Mountain Biker's Guide to the Southeast." Still close to new, lightly thumbed. No markings in text. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info