Monday, October 31, 2011

Books for Sports Fans

You cheer on your team whether they win or lose. You wear their colors, their jerseys and tune in to watch the game or listen to the play-by-play when you can't be in the stands. These books are for you.


by Brian Murphy
Foreword by Danny Glover
Afterword y Willie Mays

Join some of San Francisco's famous fans, from Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz to Danny Glover and Carlos Santana, in celebration of this beloved team.

Includes an exclusive CD.  

Edited by Scott Gummer and Larry Shenk
Foreword by Christopher Guest
Introduction by Mike Schmidt

Original essays by Hall of Famers, current Phillies heroes, and a cast of unforgettable characters, including players, managers, broadcasters, and baseball's most die-hard fans, offer insights and anecdotes, transporting readers onto the field and behind the scenes.

Under the Halo: The Official History of Angels Baseball
By Pete Donovan
Foreword by Tim Salmon
Preface by Arte Moreno
Introduction by Mike Scioscia

From the team's inaugural season in 1961 under the ownership of film legend Gene Autry, Under the Halo traces the memorable moments, personalities, and accomplishments of this remarkable franchise.


Blazermania: This is Our Story 
The Official History of the Portland Trail Blazers
By Wayne Thompson
Foreword by Bill Walton

Four decades of history are presented alongside more than three hundred rare photographs to create an authoritative time line chronicling the birth of "Rip City" and the team's rise to prominence.


America's Team
The Official History of the Dallas Cowboys
By Jeff Sullivan
Foreword by Jerry Jones
Essays by Dan Jenkins, Verne Lundquist, Steve Sabol, Pat Summerall, Rich Dalrymple, Brad Sham, Paul Tagliabue, and General Tommy Franks

Five Super Bowl titles. Thirty-three playoff victories. Twenty-one division titles. From Tom Landry and Don Meredith in 1960 to Jerry Jones and Tony Romo today, America's Team has provided millions of fans with unforgettable memories. Bringing their rich history to life, this impressive volume celebrates five decades of exciting Dallas Cowboys football.


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