This candid biography focuses on Sami Hyypia's eventful journey from his home village of Voikkaa to the heights of English premiership football as a pivotal member of the Liverpool team. It charts
It happens every summer: packs of beer-bellied men with gloves and aluminum bats, putting their middle-aged bodies to the test on the softball diamond. For some, this yearly ritual is driven by
On the eve of game four of the 1926 World Series, Ruth heard that a young New Jersey boy, Johnny Sylvester, was laid up with a deadly illness. Ruth autographed a ball
Charlie Metro's career runs the gamut of the specialties found in baseball-player, coach, manager, scout, inventor. Metro has lived baseball at every level from the Great Depression to today's multimillion dollar contracts.
Lefty Grove may have been baseball’s best pitcher. He was certainly one of its most interesting. A three-hundred-game winner during 1925–41, he captured an unmatched nine ERA and five winning-percentage titles. While
The fifteen major-league managers interviewed in The Man in the Dugout represent six decades of baseball—men like Joe McCarthy of the New York Yankees and Walter Alston of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Each
Second in the series of David Saffer's illustrated biographies of Leeds United strikers, this book is jam-packed full of pictures and photographs of memorabilia, interspersed with Jones' reminiscences of his career at
Some would argue that Brandi Chastain single-handedly made women's soccer popular. Few people knew much about the best female soccer players in the world until after the 1999 Women's World Cup finals.
The 1997–98 season saw the Neville brothers push for honors with Manchester United and England in the Premiership, Champions League, and World Cup. For Club and Country tells the story of...
He won national football championships with the 1964 Cleveland Browns and the 1957 Ohio State University Buckeyes. He served four terms in the Ohio senate. He was the first person ever to
Fall seven times, stand up eightThat¹s the mantra of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, who in his third season as a pro led his team to the NBA Championship. Not only led
Baseball has so many stars and scrubs, quotables and notables - so many that one book just isnt enough to cover them all. Enter Baseball's Most Wanted II . Starting where Baseball's Most
Soon the day Green Bay Packers fans dread most will arrive, and Brett Favre will retire. Fans nationwide will be left with warm memories of his long and storied career, and he
When Nan Mooney was seven years old, she sat in her grandmother May-May's living room to watch her first horse race ... And so began a turbulent romance between a woman and