New Arrivals · Sports & Outdoor Recreation

December 19, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Thomas Hauser on boxing : another year inside the sweet science

December 18, 2014
Hauser, Thomas.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2014.
viii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
"Thomas Hauser on boxing contains the articles about professional boxing that I authored in 2013"--Author's note.

Iditarod adventures : tales from mushers along the trail

December 18, 2014
Freedman, Lew.
Portland, Oregon : Alaska Northwest Books, [2015]
214 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Introduction -- Martin Buser -- Jeff King -- Dan Seavey -- Mitch Seavey -- Dick Mackey -- Lance Mackey -- Jason Mackey -- Joe May -- Jon Van Zyle -- Hobo Jim -- Karen tallent -- Jake berkowitz -- Aaron burmeister -- Smyth -- Michelle Phillips -- Bob Bundtzen -- Joanne Potts -- Mark Nordman -- Stan Hooley -- Sebastian Schnuelle -- Hugh Neff -- Newton Marshall -- Paul Gebhardt -- Deedee Jonrowe -- Mike Williams Jr -- Pete Kaiser -- Jim Lanier -- Aliy Zirkle.

Christy Mathewson, the Christian gentleman : how one man's faith and fastball forever changed baseball

December 16, 2014
Gaine, Bob.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Sports illustrated NFL QB : the greatest position in sports

December 16, 2014
256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm

Mastering golf's mental game : your ultimate guide to better on-course performance and lower scores

December 16, 2014
Lardon, Michael.
New York : Crown Archetype, [2014]
xiii, 210 pages ; 21 cm
"To be a golfer is to tinker--with everything from equipment to the various performance elements of the game. But one place most players don't give enough attention is the mental game. Psychologists aren't a new phenomenon in golf, but Dr. Michael Lardon is a different breed of performance coach. Instead of sending his players into a losing battle against emotion, indecision and fear on the golf course, he shows them how to organize their thoughts and use them for maximum performance. His step-by-step Pre-Shot Pyramid provides any player with the ideal pre-shot blueprint. And his revolutionary Mental Scorecard will give you the tools to accurately measure what you really do on the golf course and how to make real, permanent improvements. You will learn the same techniques Dr. Lardon shares with Phil Mickelson and dozens of other tour players, including tools that helped Mickelson right himself after the 2012 U.S. Open to win the British Open a month later with a historic final round. Mastering Golf's Mental Game will change the way you think about golf, and is a must-read for any player serious about shooting better scores and getting more enjoyment out of the game"-- Provided by publisher.

Wildcat memories : inside stories from Kentucky basketball greats

December 16, 2014
Brunk, Doug.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2014]
xiv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Facing Michael Jordan : players recall the greatest basketball player who ever lived

December 16, 2014
New York, NY : Sports Publishing, [2014]
xii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Early days. Walter Davis -- David Henderson -- Dan Dakich -- George Raveling -- Frank Burlison -- Pat Williams -- Ed Pinckney -- Eddie Johnson -- Reggie Theus -- Robert Parish -- Hubie Brown -- Breaking through. Tim Grover -- Phil Hubbard -- James Edwards -- Brendan Suhr -- Larry Drew -- Tony Smith -- Jeff Van Gundy -- Jerome Kersey -- Terry Porter -- Tim Kempton -- Mark West -- Paul Westphal -- Jim Cleamons -- At the top. Jalen Rose -- Jim Boylen -- John Hammond -- Dennis Scott -- Dwane Casey -- Lamond Murray -- Dennis Rodman -- Mark Jackson -- Fred Hoiberg -- Howard Eisley -- David Wesley -- Sam Cassell -- Mental edge. Dr. Stuart Hameroff -- Charles Barkley -- Avery Johnson -- Eric Musselman -- Grant Long -- Steve Smith -- Antonio Harvey -- Will Perdue -- Jim Barnett -- Legacy. Mike Fratello -- Nick Van Exel -- Dwyane Wade -- Rashard Lewis -- Danny Green -- Jay Williams -- Ray Allen -- Derek Anderson -- Jermaine O'Neal -- Greg Buckner -- Jabari Parker.

Beckett basketball card price guide.

December 12, 2014
Dallas, Tex. : Beckett Publications,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Founder & advisor: James Beckett.
"Complete checklists and pricing for every known hoops set from 1910 to present"--Back cover.

Runner's booklet

December 11, 2014
Roncker, Bob, author.
26 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Running and racing for the novice -- Coping with Cincinnati's elements -- Diet and drink: what you can do to help your performance -- Injuries: prevention and proper care when they occur -- Wind chill index ; Heat safety index ; Race pacing chart.
The running tips contained in this booklet are based upon over twenty years of competitive running and coaching.

Every army man is with you : the cadets who won the 1964 Army-Navy game, fought in Vietnam, and came home forever changed

December 10, 2014
Mills, Nicolaus.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
xviii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

The keeper : a life of saving goals and achieving them

December 10, 2014
Howard, Tim, 1979-
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014].
ix, 309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring faith that has sustained him. In The Keeper, the man who electrified the world with his amazing performance in Brazil does something he would never do on a soccer field: he drops his guard. As fiercely protective about his privacy as he is guarding the goal on the field, Howard opens up for the first time about how a hyperactive kid from New Jersey with Tourette's syndrome defied the odds to become one of the world's premier goalkeepers. The Keeper recalls his childhood, being raised by a single mother who instilled in him a love of sports and a devout Christian faith that helped him cope when he was diagnosed with Tourette's in the fifth grade. He looks back over his fifteen-year professional career--from becoming the youngest player to win MLS Goalkeeper of the Year to his storied move to the English Premier League with Manchester United and his current team, Liverpool's Everton, to becoming an overnight star after his record-making performance with the United States Men's National Team. He also talks about the things closest to his heart--the importance of family and the Christian beliefs that guide him. Told in his thoughtful and articulate voice, The Keeper is an illuminating look at a remarkable man who is an inspirational role model for all of

Standard catalog of vintage baseball cards.

December 8, 2014
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, 2012-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
From the editors of Sports collectors digest.
Collects information and prices for baseball cards produced between 1863 and 1980.

Just around the bend : my journey for 9/11

December 8, 2014
Martin, George D., 1953- author.
xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Publisher information from
In the beginning -- California dreaming -- On to Oregon -- To be a giant among men -- The epiphany -- First steps -- The reality after the launch -- 'I want a hug!' -- The heart, or the salt and soul, of it all -- The heart (and cold) of the country -- Oh the people, 'Good Lord, the people' -- 'Welcome to California, George Martin' -- The final chapter -- Epilogue -- Post-mortem.
George decided to walk across America, dedicating his journey to the rescue and recovery workers who helped America stand tall after 9/11 and raising money for their medical care.

America's great hiking trails

December 8, 2014
Berger, Karen, 1959- author.
New York : Rizzoli, 2014.
335 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
The Appalachian Trail : community in the wilderness -- The Pacific Crest Trail : soul of American wilderness -- The Continental Divide Trail : the wild child -- The North Country Trail : hiking the Red Plaid nation -- The Ice Age Trail : water, gravity, cold, and time -- The Potomac Heritage Trail : exploring Americana -- The Natchez Trace Trail : footsteps in history -- The Arizona Trail : it's a dry heat -- The Pacific Northwest Trail : story lines -- The New England Trail : faith in a seed -- Trails to new horizons.

The keeper : the unguarded story of Tim Howard

December 5, 2014
Howard, Tim, 1979- author.
New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.
271 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Poster on verso of jacket.
"Young readers' edition"--Book jacket.
"In this heartwarming and candid memoir, US national soccer team goalkeeper Tim Howard does something he would never do on a soccer field: he drops his guard. Howard opens up for the first time about how a hyperactive kid from New Jersey with Tourette Syndrome defied the odds to become one of the world's premier goalkeepers. Howard managed to keep his condition in check well enough to be drafted by Major League Soccer right out of high school. After a successful seventeen-year professional soccer career, Howard became an overnight star during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. His heroic performance in goal for the United States against Belgium, in which he saved an astonishing fifteen shots--the most for any goalkeeper in a World Cup game--made him a household name as well as a trending internet meme. In the course of 120 minutes, Howard went from a player known mainly by soccer fans to an American icon, loved by millions for his dependability, daring, and humility. In this uplifting memoir adapted for young readers, Howard shares his remarkable journey from a challenging childhood in which he was raised by a single mother who instilled in him a love of sports and a devout Christian faith that helped him deal with the onset of Tourette's in fifth grade."--Publisher's description.

The great defender : my hockey odyssey

December 5, 2014
Robinson, Larry, 1951-, author.
Toronto, Ontario : Fenn-M&S, 2014.
248 pages, [16] unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Saving Baby : how one woman's love for a racehorse led to her redemption

December 2, 2014
Normile, Jo Anne.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Jo Anne Normile was not supposed to keep the foal, an exuberant Thoroughbred with only a few white hairs on his reddish-brown forehead. But she fell in love with the young horse, who had literally been born into her arms. The breeder finally said she could keep the colt, whom she nicknamed "Baby" - but only if she raced him.

You're not lost if you can still see the truck : the further adventures of America's everyman outdoorsman

December 1, 2014
Heavey, Bill, author.
xii, 270 pages ; 24 cm
"From the beloved Field & Stream everyman, a collection of hilarious, insightful, and moving pieces about a life lived outdoors"--Publisher's website.

The Toronto Maple Leafs

November 28, 2014
Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-
Chicago, Illinois : Norwood House Press, [2014]
48 pages : color illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm.
Chronicles the history and accomplishments of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Cincinnati Reds official team yearbook.

November 25, 2014
Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)
Elmont, N.Y. : University Sports Publications Co., Inc.,
v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.

The official Cincinnati Bengals ... team yearbook.

November 25, 2014
Cincinnati Bengals (Football team)
Playa del Rey, CA : CWC Sports, Inc.,
v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.

The Ryder Cup 1927-2014 : a history of golf's greatest match

November 24, 2014
Pugh, Peter, 1943- author.
xiii, 288 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm.
Played every two years, originally between Great Britain and Ireland and the USA and, since 1979, between Europe and the USA, The Ryder Cup is golf's greatest tournament. Peter Pugh and Henry Lord present the latest edition of their Cup history, telling stories that include the world's most successful golfers - Walter Hagen, Henry Cotton, Gene Sarazen, Peter Alliss, Sam Snead, Max Faulkner, Ben Hogan, Dai Rees, Lee Trevino, Tony Jacklin, Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros, Tiger Woods and Colin Montgomerie. With photographs including Jacklin shaking hands with Nicklaus after the American had conceded a two-and-a half-foot putt to finalise a draw in 1969, this edition is published on the eve of September 2014's match at the beautiful Gleneagles. Europe hold the trophy after their dramatic victory at Medinah Country Club, Chicago, in 2012. The Ryder Cup - described as 'well-researched ...a historical but entertaining account of the Cup' by National Club Golfer - is the essential companion.

Sisterhood in sports : how female athletes collaborate and compete

November 18, 2014
Steidinger, Joan.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
xxiv, 191 pages ; 24 cm.
Sisterhood in sports: talking, relationships, and the unique qualities of female athletes -- Best friends forever: teenage trials and building long-lasting friendships -- The family that plays together stays together -- Athletic moms' challenges -- Romantic relationships -- Body image of female athletes -- Team spirit: practicing collaboration and camaraderie -- Coaches are cornerstones -- Pioneering female athletes laid the foundation -- Female collaborative competition: girls just wanna have fun.

Scholastic year in sports.

November 14, 2014
New York : Scholastic Inc., c2003-
v. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.

Coming out to play

November 13, 2014
Rogers, Robbie.
New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
xii, 222 pages,16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color); 20 cm
Crack up -- My twin -- "Borderline prodigy" -- Golden boy in a golden family -- You've got to be carefully taught -- College man -- A dream come true? -- My championship season -- The big leagues -- Will they still love me? -- First time -- The truth will set you free -- Now what? -- Back in the game.


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