February 13, 2016

Sports Bestsellers

By LJ Staff


1 The Hardcore Diaries. [HC] Mick Foley. World Wrestling Entertainment: S. & S. 2007. ISBN 978-1-4165-3157-9. $24.
2 SAS Survival Handbook: How To Survive in the Wild, in Any Climate, on Land or at Sea. [P] John Wiseman. HarperCollins. 2004. ISBN 978-0-06-057879-4. $19.95.
3 Tales from Q School: Inside Golf’s Fifth Major. [HC] John Feinstein. Little, Brown. 2007. ISBN 978-0-316-01430-4. $26.99.
4 The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding. rev. ed. [P] Arnold Schwarzenegger with Bill Dobbins. S. & S. 1999. ISBN 978-0-684-85721-3. $27.
5 Strength Training Anatomy. 2d ed. [P] Frédéric Delavier. Human Kinetics. 2005. ISBN 978-0-7360-6368-5. $19.95.
6 Big Papi: My Story of Big Dreams and Big Hits. [HC] David Ortiz with Tony Massaroti. St. Martin’s. 2007. ISBN 978-0-312-36633-9. $24.95.
7 Crazy ’08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History. [HC] Cait Murphy. HarperCollins. 2007. ISBN 978-0-06-088937-1. $24.95.
8 Four Days to Glory: Wrestling with the Soul of the American Heartland. [HC] Mark Kreidler. HarperCollins. 2007. ISBN 978-0-06-082318-4. $24.95.
9 Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season. [HC] Jonathan Eig. S. & S. 2007. ISBN 978-0-7432-9460-7. $26.
10 Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics. [HC] Jeremy Schaap. Houghton. 2007. ISBN 978-0-618-68822-7. $24.
11 Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf. [P] Ben Hogan with Herbert Warren Wind (text) & Anthony Ravielli (illus.). Fireside: S. & S. 1985. ISBN 978-0-671-61297-9. $12; [HC] Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf. Pocket: S. & S. 1990. ISBN 978-0-671-72301-9. $24.
12 Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood. [HC] Jeffrey Marx. S. & S. 2004. ISBN 978-0-7432-6974-2. $19.95.
13 Get in the Game: 8 Elements of Perseverance That Make the Difference. [HC] Cal Ripken Jr. with Donald T. Phillips. Gotham: Penguin Group (USA). 2007. ISBN 978-1-59240-264-9. $26.
14 Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way To Swim Better, Faster, and Easier. [P] Terry Laughlin with John Delves. Fireside: S. & S. 2004. ISBN 978-0-7432-5343-7. $16.
15 Watching Baseball Smarter: A Professional Fan’s Guide for Beginners, Semi-experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks. [P] Zack Hample. Vintage. 2007. ISBN 978-0-307-28032-9. $13.95.
16 Just Play Ball. [HC] Joe Garagiola. Northland. 2007. ISBN 978-0-87358-923-9. $21.95.
17 Baseball Prospectus 2007: The Essential Guide to the 2007 Baseball Season. [P] Christina Kahrl & Steven Goldman, eds. Plume: Penguin Group (USA). 2007. ISBN 978-0-452-28825-6. $19.95.
18 A Fighter’s Heart: One Man’s Journey Through the World of Fighting. [HC] Sam Sheridan. Atlantic Monthly. 2007. ISBN 978-0-87113-950-4. $25.
19 How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization. [P] Franklin Foer. Perennial: HarperCollins. 2005. ISBN 978-0-06-073142-7. $13.95.
20 Is This a Great Game, or What? From A-Rod’s Heart to Zim’s Head – My 25 Years in Baseball. [HC] Tim Kurkjian. St. Martin’s. 2007. ISBN 978-0-312-36223-2. $24.95.

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