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Most recent Sports & Recreation Book Reviews

Sam -- The One and Only Sam Snead Al Barkow

Reviewed by Bob Pike CSP, CPAE-Speakers Hall of Fame

Do you love golf? Do you love history? Do you love biographies? If you answered "yes" to any two of these three, then you should read…

Wrigley Field's Last World Series: The Wartime Chicago Cubs and the Pennant of 1945 Charles Billington

Reviewed by Dennis Anderson

Despite unmatched failure following World War II, the Chicago Cubs were one of the premiere baseball teams during the 1945 season. Billington has written the…

Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey Cecil Harris

Reviewed by Connie Anderson

"Don't you know blacks don't play hockey," was once shouted at National Hockey star Jarome Iginla, when as a 5-year-old he was playing floor hockey in his hometown…

The Spirit of Pinehurst Lee Pace

Reviewed by Bob Pike CSP, CPAE

Pinehurst! What memories does it evoke for you? If you're a golfer there will be memories. While it might be Michael Campbell's 2005 U.S. Open win over Tiger…

52 Amazingly Simple Secrets for Better Golf Rick Graves

Reviewed by Bob Pike CSP, CPAE-Speakers Hall of Fame

If you're looking for simple ways to lower your golf score--this book is for you. Some of the tips are mental, some relate to course…

The USDF Guide to Dressage Jennifer Bryant

Reviewed by Andrea Sisco

Occasionally there are books that cross my desk that are so stunning and exciting that everything else is put aside because I'm compelled to read the one that just…

Sunday Money Jeff MacGregor

Reviewed by Julie Failla Earhar

Personally, I think NASCAR is a silly sport. However, when Harper Perennial was giving away free copies of Jeff MacGregor's Sunday Money: Speed! Lust!…

Speed, Guts & Glory Joe Garner

Reviewed by Laura Hilton

Speed, Guts & Glory is about the history of NASCAR racing. It began on dirt tracks in the rural south when bootleggers and farmers dueled in souped-up jalopies for…

To the Nines Anthony Pioppi

Reviewed by Bob Pike CSP, CPAE-Speakers Hall of Fame

Are you a golfer? Did you grow up playing on public or municipal ("muni") golf courses? Then you'll probably relate to the stories told…

Watching Baseball Smarter Zack Hample

Reviewed by Kathy Perschmann

Subtitled: A professional fan's guide for beginners, semi-experts, and deeply serious geeks.
Hample is the author of How to Snag Major League Baseballs (he has a…

Bleeding Red Derek Catsam

Reviewed by Al Olsen

Subtitled: A Red Sox Fan's Diary of the 2004 Season

Close your eyes and try to remember October 2004. If you are a sports enthusiast, you'll remember that this was the year…

The Full Tilt Poker Strategy Guide Andy Bloch

Reviewed by Mark M. Owen, Ph.D.

Imagine having several of the world’s top poker players each send you a personal communication describing their secret inner thoughts and winning…

Brothers on the Bashkaus Eugene Buchanan

Reviewed by Diane A Brown

Subtitled: A Siberian Paddling Adventure

“When the language barrier could mean life or death, trust is essential…”

Eugene and three white water…

The Golf Gods Robert Brown

Reviewed by Bob Pike CSP, CPAE-Speakers Hall of Fame

I always thought that it was enough to say that I had sacrificed one of my golf balls to the golf gods when it went into a water hazard…

Fantasy Football The Next Level David Dorey

Reviewed by Rachael Dimond

Subtitled: How To Build a Championship Team Every Season

This book is a fantastic guide on how to play fantasy football and actually win! Author David Dorey is…


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