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by Neil Lanctot Simon & Schuster (March 08, 2011)

Neil Lanctot’s biography of Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella—filled with surprises—is the first life of the Dodger great in decades and the most authoritative ever published.

Born to a father of Italian...

Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (March 26, 2013)

Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss’s brilliant rendering of the life of one of baseball’s most iconic figures captures both myth and man in daunting sweep and meticulous detail.

On New Year’s Eve 1972,...

Long Shot

by Mike Piazza & Lonnie Wheeler Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2013)

Mike Piazza was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 62nd round of the 1988 baseball draft as a “courtesy pick.” The Dodgers never expected him to play for them—or anyone else. Mike had other ideas....

Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life

by Richard Ben Cramer Simon & Schuster (January 22, 2013)

Joe DiMaggio was, at every turn, one man we could look at who made us feel good.

In the hard-knuckled thirties, he was the immigrant boy who made it big—and spurred the New York Yankees to a new era of dynasty....

Season on the Brink

by John Feinstein Simon & Schuster (December 11, 2012)

A Season on the Brink chronicles the basketball season that John Feinstein spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery coach, Bob Knight.

Knight granted Feinstein an unprecedented inside look at college...

Every Shot I Take

by Michael Bamberger & Davis Love Iii Simon & Schuster (October 02, 2012)

Through this moving tribute to his father's love, Davis III passes along the benefits of those lessons in a gem of a book that will improve your golf game—and enhance your life.

With every shot he takes, Davis...


by Joe Posnanski Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2012)

From America’s premier sportswriter, the definitive, #1 New York Times bestselling biography of Joe Paterno.

Joe Posnanski’s biography of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno follows in the tradition...

Open Look

by Jay Triano Simon & Schuster (October 23, 2018)

A thoughtful, entertaining memoir about one of Canada’s most decorated basketball stars, his love of the sport, and the rise of basketball in Canada.

As a child growing up in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Jay Triano...

Arthur Ashe

by Raymond Arsenault Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2018)


A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking...

Tiger Woods

by Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian Simon & Schuster (March 27, 2018)

“A confident and substantial book...It has torque and velocity...It makes a sweet sound, like a well-struck golf ball. I found it exhilarating, depressing, tawdry, and moving in almost equal measure. It’s...

Coach: The Life of Paul "Bear" Bryant

by Keith Dunnavant Simon & Schuster (November 14, 2017)

The definitive portrait of Paul “Bear” Bryant, the most successful college football coach in history.

Just five weeks after coaching his final football game for the University of Alabama, Paul “Bear”...

The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

by Tom Brady Simon & Schuster (September 19, 2017)

The #1 New York Times bestseller by the 6-time Super Bowl champion

The first book by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady—the 6-time Super Bowl champion who is still reaching unimaginable heights of...

Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

by John Positano, Rock Positano & Francis Ford Coppola Simon & Schuster (May 09, 2017)

A revealing account of the great Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio from the man who knew him best in the last ten years of his life—“a rare, intimate portrait…that pries open Joltin’ Joe’s perpetually...

The Smart Money

by Michael Konik Simon & Schuster (November 14, 2006)

A riveting inside look at the lucrative world of professional high-stakes sports betting by a journalist who lived a secret life as a key operative in the world's most successful sports gambling ring.


Catch This!

by Stephen Singular, Terrell Owens & Charles Barkley Simon & Schuster (October 30, 2004)

In a sport full of players who are larger than life, Terrell Owens towers above the crowd.

It isn't just that he holds the NFL record for catches in a single game (twenty) or that he's the most feared wide...

Bob Knight

by Steve Delsohn & Mark Heisler Simon & Schuster (February 07, 2006)

Brilliant, intimidating, charming, or profane, Coach Bob Knight is an enduring contradiction who has long fascinated and repelled basketball fans, for whom he has provided as much to dislike as to respect.


The Grace to Race

by Sister Madonna Buder & Karin Evans Simon & Schuster (October 05, 2010)

SISTER MADONNA BUDER is 80 years old, has run more than 340 triathlons, and doesn’t know what all the fuss is about. In The Grace to Race, she shares the no-nonsense spirit and deep faith that inspired her...


by Lenny Wilkens & Terry Pluto Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2001)

Unguarded reveals the Lenny Wilkens we have never seen before, the tough, strong, thoughtful, and analytical man who has spent a life in basketball making his teammates and players better than they knew they...

Opening Day

by Jonathan Eig Simon & Schuster (March 20, 2007)

This bestselling account of the most important season in baseball history, 1947, tells the dramatic story of how Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and changed baseball forever.

April 15, 1947, marked the...

Luckiest Man

by Jonathan Eig Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

The definitive account of the life and tragic death of baseball legend Lou Gehrig.

Lou Gehrig was a baseball legend—the Iron Horse, the stoic New York Yankee who was the greatest first baseman in history, a...

The Last Commissioner

by Fay Vincent Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

On a beautiful July morning in 1991, three men gathered in a hotel suite for an informal breakfast and conversation. The discussion ranged widely over events and characters of the past, famous names and fabled...

What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?

by Richard Ben Cramer Simon & Schuster (December 13, 2011)

Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner and acclaimed biographer of Joe DiMaggio, decodes this oversized icon who dominated the game and finds not just a great player, but also a great man.

In 1986, Richard...

When Pride Still Mattered

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (October 06, 1999)

In this groundbreaking biography, David Maraniss captures all of football great Vince Lombardi: the myth, the man, his game, and his God.

More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football...

Sir Walter

by Tom Clavin Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

During the Golden Age of Sports in the 1920s, Walter Hagen was to golf what Babe Ruth was to baseball. The first professional golfer to make his living playing the game rather than teaching it, Hagen won eleven...

The Chosen One

by David Owen Simon & Schuster (February 01, 2002)

Earl Woods, the father of young Eldrick "Tiger" Woods, was widely ridiculed in 1996 when, in an article anointing his son as Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, he likened Tiger's potential impact to...

Be Quick - But Don't Hurry

by Andrew Hill & John Wooden Simon & Schuster (April 22, 2002)

Be Quick, But Don't Hurry presents the team-building management secrets of the greatest coach of the twentieth century, cloaked in the heartwarming tale of the reluctant protege who learned those secrets in...


by Monte Burke Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2015)

An instant New York Times bestseller—the “insidery, detailed, and absorbing” (Sports Illustrated) biography of Nick Saban, the polarizing University of Alabama football coach who not only transformed the...

The Secret of Golf

by Joe Posnanski Simon & Schuster (June 09, 2015)

From “one of the best sportswriters in America” (The Washington Times)—the New York Times bestselling story of the friendship and rivalry between golf legends Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus, whose sparring...

Ty Cobb

by Charles Leerhsen Simon & Schuster (May 12, 2015)

A fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb—“The best work ever written on this American sports legend: It’s a major reconsideration...


by Bengie Molina & Joan Ryan Simon & Schuster (May 12, 2015)

New York Times Bestseller

“An ideal Father’s Day present...It’s this year’s baseball book most likely to be made into a terrific movie.” —The Chicago Tribune

“Affecting...A simply told, deeply moving...

Men in Green

by Michael Bamberger Simon & Schuster (April 07, 2015)

The instant New York Times bestseller from acclaimed Sports Illustrated writer Michael Bamberger—a warm, nostalgic, intimately reported account of golf’s greatest generation, and “maybe the best golf book...

Power Forward

by Reggie Love Simon & Schuster (February 03, 2015)

Every path to adulthood is strewn with missteps, epiphanies, and hard-earned lessons. Only Reggie Love’s, however, went through the White House by way of Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mentored...

Golden Boy

by Paul Hornung Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Paul Hornung was football's "Golden Boy" -- handsome, talented, and fabulously successful. He had a great career at Notre Dame, where he won the Heisman Trophy (the only player ever to win it on a team with...