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The Golden Era of Golf

by Al Barkow Thomas Dunne Books (October 20, 2014)

Until now, no one has made the point directly and unequivocally that the game "invented" by ancient Scots would not have reached its present stature in the world of sports if Americans had never gotten hold...


Draw in the Dunes

by Neil Sagebiel, Jack Nicklaus & Tony Jacklin Thomas Dunne Books (September 08, 2014)

In 1969, the 42-year history of biennial golf matches between the United States and Great Britain reached its climax. The U.S., led by Jack Nicklaus, had dominated competitive golf for years; Great Britain,...


My Greatest Day in Football

by Bob McCullough Thomas Dunne Books (June 09, 2014)

As he did for his previous books, My Greatest Day in NASCAR and My Greatest Day in Golf, sports journalist Bob McCullough has crisscrossed the country interviewing legendary football players who are in the Hall...


Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500

by Art Garner Thomas Dunne Books (May 05, 2014)

Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year"

Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a...


Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson

by Doug Wilson Thomas Dunne Books (March 03, 2014)

Finalist for the 2014 Casey Award!

Selected by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the 2014 author's series

Brooks Robinson is one of baseball's most transcendent and revered players. He won a record sixteen...


Blacktop Cowboys

by Ty Phillips Thomas Dunne Books (December 02, 2013)

Blacktop Cowboys chronicles the 2004 rodeo season through the eyes of several steer wrestlers trying to make it back to rodeo's version of the Super Bowl, the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas.

Steer...


The Cut

by Wil Mara Thomas Dunne Books (November 04, 2013)

After only his second year with the New York Giants, T. J. Brookman has become the best tight end in professional football. His stats are nothing short of amazing---and what's even more amazing is that he was...


The Blueprint

by Christopher Price Thomas Dunne Books (November 04, 2013)

Moneyball for the New England Patiots, award-winning sportswriter Christopher Price goes into the inner workings of the legendary football franchise in The Blueprint

For years, the New England Patriots were a...


The Numbers Game

by Alan Schwarz & Peter Gammons Thomas Dunne Books (October 28, 2013)

Most baseball fans, players and even team executives assume that the National Pastime's infatuation with statistics is simply a byproduct of the information age, a phenomenon that blossomed only after the arrival...


The King of Sports

by Gregg Easterbrook Thomas Dunne Books (September 23, 2013)

Gregg Easterbrook, author of the wildly popular ESPN.com column Tuesday Morning Quarterback takes on football's place in American society.

Gridiron football is the king of sports ? it's the biggest game in the...


The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych

by Doug Wilson Thomas Dunne Books (March 25, 2013)

The first biography of the eccentric pitcher, rookie All-Star starter, 70s pop icon, and first athlete on the cover of Rolling Stone

For those who remember him, Mark Fidrych is still that player who brings a...


Phenom: The Making of Bryce Harper

by Rob Miech Thomas Dunne Books (March 11, 2013)

"The remarkable story of Bryce Harper's unforgettable ride from Morse Stadium to the top of the baseball draft" (Jayson Stark, ESPN.com) updated from the hardcover edition (The Last Natural) to include his Rookie...


The Perfect Game

by Frank Fitzpatrick Thomas Dunne Books (January 21, 2013)

Critically acclaimed veteran sportswriter Frank Fitzpatrick takes readers courtside for one of the greatest upsets in college basketball history, the 1985 Villanova/Georgetown national championship showdown...


The Undefeated

by Jim Dent & Barry Switzer Thomas Dunne Books (March 31, 2007)

For three perfect seasons (1954-1956), the Oklahoma Sooners won every football game they played - home or away - and over the course of five years they won 47 straight games. This awesome record was the product...


Bart Starr

by Keith Dunnavant Thomas Dunne Books (September 12, 2011)

A powerful biography of one of the greatest football players of all time, in the spirit of Johnny U and Namath

No one can touch Bart Starr's record setting 5 NFL Championships including 3 straight. America's...


Bushville Wins!

by John Klima Thomas Dunne Books (July 02, 2012)

"Bushville hits the sweet spot of my childhood, the year my family moved to Wisconsin and the Braves won the World Series against the Yankees, a team my Brooklyn-raised dad taught us to hate. Thanks to John...


The Longest Shot

by Neil Sagebiel Thomas Dunne Books (May 21, 2012)

The inspirational story of the unknown golfer from Iowa who beat his idol in the 1955 U.S. Open

With the overlooked Jack Fleck still playing the course, NBC-TV proclaimed that the legendary Ben Hogan had won...


Sparky and Me

by Dan Ewald Thomas Dunne Books (May 07, 2012)

In the tradition of Tuesdays With Morrie, Dan Ewald pens a memoir of his friendship with legendary Tigers manager Sparky Anderson, the man who taught him not only the nuances of baseball, but the importance...


Turning Two

by Phil Pepe, Bud Harrelson & Darryl Strawberry Thomas Dunne Books (April 09, 2012)

Only one man, Bud Harrelson, can say he was in uniform for both New York Mets world championships: as the shortstop who anchored the infield of the 1969 "Miracle Mets" and then as the third-base coach for the...


The Road to Omaha

by Ryan McGee Thomas Dunne Books (April 26, 2010)

Every summer, college baseball teams from around the nation come to Omaha, Nebraska, to play pure move-the-man-over, run-manufacturing baseball in a series that's part college bowl game, part county fair. In...


North by Northwestern

by Sig Hansen & Mark Sundeen Thomas Dunne Books (March 29, 2010)

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

In the tradition of Sebastian Junger and Linda Greenlaw comes Captain Sig Hansen's rags-to-riches epic of his immigrant family's struggle against deadly Alaskan seas, freezing...


Big Hair and Plastic Grass

by Dan Epstein Thomas Dunne Books (May 24, 2010)

The Bronx Is Burning meets Chuck Klosterman in this wild pop-culture history of baseball's most colorful and controversial decade

The Major Leagues witnessed more dramatic stories and changes in the ?70s than...


Here's the Catch

by Ron Swoboda Thomas Dunne Books (June 10, 2019)

In time for the 50th anniversary of the Mets' miraculous 1969 World Series win, right fielder Ron Swoboda tells the story of that amazing season, the people he played with and against (sometimes at the same...


The Cooperstown Casebook

by Jay Jaffe Thomas Dunne Books (July 24, 2017)

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, tucked away in upstate New York in a small town called Cooperstown, is far from any major media market or big league stadium. Yet no sports hall of fame?s membership...


Blue Blood

by Art Chansky & Dick Vitale Thomas Dunne Books (March 31, 2007)

"To Hell with Carolina,"

--From the Duke Fight Song

"Go to Hell, Duke!"

--Last line, Tar Heel Fight Song

For fifty years the rivalry between Duke and Carolina has featured famous brawls, endless controversy, long-nurtured...


Lute!

by David Fisher, Lute Olson & John Wooden Thomas Dunne Books (October 02, 2006)

"It was love at first sight. . . . One day I picked up a basketball, and it never let me go."

For fifty seasons Lute Olson has been teaching young athletes the skills of basketball---and life. Starting as a high...


The Fifty-Year Seduction

by Keith Dunnavant Thomas Dunne Books (September 30, 2004)

For more than a half century, television has played a primary role in securing college football's place as one of America's most popular spectator sports. But it has also been the common denominator in the sport's...


Rock 'n' Roll Soccer

by Ian Plenderleith & Rodney Marsh Thomas Dunne Books (September 21, 2015)

As entertaining and raucous as the league itself, Rock 'n' Roll Soccer recounts the hype and chaos surrounding the rapid rise and cataclysmic fall of the NASL, an enterprising and groundbreaking league that...


The Impact Zone

by Bobby Clampett & Andy Brumer Thomas Dunne Books (April 02, 2007)

"Bobby Clampett is one of the most knowledgeable golfing minds in the game."?Tom Lehman, 1996 British Open Champion, 2006 U.S. Ryder Cup team captain

Impact has long been called golf's "moment of truth," and...


Season of the 76ers

by Wayne Lynch & Billy Cunningham Thomas Dunne Books (February 20, 2002)

Destroying a dynasty.

That was the mission of Wilt Chamberlain and 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers.

For eight straight years, the Boston Celtics had dominated the National Basketball Association. Each and every season...


Kentucky Derby Dreams

by Susan Nusser Thomas Dunne Books (April 23, 2012)

Author Susan Nusser takes readers inside the excitement and suspense at one of Kentucky's biggest breeding farms. Every year, two hundred broodmares in the farm's barns give birth to the next generation of racehorses....


Mist on the River

by Michael Checchio Thomas Dunne Books (March 31, 2011)

As he says in the prologue to his book, Michael Checchio likes his fly-fishing on big western rivers where there are lots of mountains to look at, and where the steelhead don't come out of a hatchery but are...


Knight

by Bob Knight & Bob Hammel Thomas Dunne Books (March 25, 2002)

Bob Knight was a head coach in college basketball at twenty-four, coach of an unbeaten NCAA champion at thirty-five, coach of the last amateur team to win the Olympic men's basketball gold medal at forty-three,...


The Final Season

by Tom Stanton Thomas Dunne Books (March 31, 2007)

Maybe your dad took you to ball games at Fenway, Wrigley, or Ebbets. Maybe the two of you watched broadcasts from Yankee Stadium or Candlestick Park, or listened as Red Barber or Vin Scully called the plays...


Four Days in July

by Jim Huber Thomas Dunne Books (May 09, 2011)

In July 2009, the sports world watched breathlessly as Watson, just shy of his sixtieth birthday and twenty-six years after his last Open title, battled Father Time through four amazing rounds at Turnberry....


Faust's Gold

by Steven Ph.D. Ungerleider Thomas Dunne Books (March 09, 2015)

Steven Ungerleider's Faust's Gold is the stunning expose of the East German sports juggernaut of the 1970s and 1980s that forced young athletes to unknowingly take steroids.

For nearly twenty-five years, East...


Payne at Pinehurst

by Bill Chastain & Tracey Stewart Thomas Dunne Books (May 31, 2005)

"A fresh and concise look at Payne Stewart's victory at the 1999 U.S. Open."

---Golf Digest

It has been called the greatest U.S. Open in the Open's over one hundred-year history.

Veteran sports journalist, Bill...


Resurrection

by Jim Dent Thomas Dunne Books (August 30, 2010)

Jim Dent, author of the New York Times bestselling The Junction Boys returns with the remarkable and inspiring story of one of the biggest comebacks in college football history.

In the 1960's, Notre Dame's football...


Grounds for Golf

by Geoff Shackelford & Gil Hanse Thomas Dunne Books (April 23, 2003)

Golfers dream of playing the legendary courses of the game: St. Andrews, Augusta National, Pinehurst, Pebble Beach. And anyone who has played the royal and ancient sport is an armchair architect at heart. From...


Clearing the Bases

by Allen Barra & Bob Costas Thomas Dunne Books (May 02, 2002)

Who was better, Mickey Mantle or Willie Mays? Who was the best right-hander of the '60s, Bob Gibson or Juan Marichal? Who is the greatest starting pitcher of all time? At his peak, who was more valuable, Joe...


Affirmed

by Lou Sahadi & Steve Cauthen Thomas Dunne Books (March 28, 2011)

In 1978, racing fans witnessed a rivalry for the ages when a horse hailing from Harbor View Farm named Affirmed and an eighteen-year-old jockey dubbed "Stevie Wonder" faced off against the celebrated Alydar...


The Missing Ring

by Keith Dunnavant Thomas Dunne Books (August 20, 2007)

"Keith Dunnavant's triumph is that he takes us into the heart of Alabama, into the darkness and the light, and there we see Joe Namath, Kenny Stabler, Ray Perkins, and their band of brothers play football for...


Q School Confidential

by David Gould Thomas Dunne Books (January 15, 2002)

In 1999, the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament---known to many as Q School---found itself sitting on 35 years of unique history. Q School Confidential chronicles this tournament's deep, dense story of heartbreak,...


The Book on The Book

by Bill Felber Thomas Dunne Books (March 20, 2006)

Diehard fanatics will enjoy this comprehensive collection of groundbreaking baseball strategies, analyses, statistics, and studies

Baseball fans all across America will delight in this fascinating analysis of...


Pudge

by Doug Wilson Thomas Dunne Books (October 19, 2015)

Carlton Fisk retired having played in more games and hit more home runs than any other catcher before him. A baseball superstar in the 1970s and 80s, Fisk was known not just for his dedication to the sport and...


It's Not About Perfect

by Shannon Miller & Danny Peary Thomas Dunne Books (April 20, 2015)

"When the odds were against me, I was always at my best."

When she retired at age 19, Shannon Miller did so as one of the most recognizable gymnasts in the country. The winner of seven Olympic medals and the...


The Cardinals Way

by Howard Megdal Thomas Dunne Books (February 22, 2016)

The St. Louis Cardinals have experienced the kind of success that is rare in baseball. Regarded by many as the premier organization in Major League Baseball, they not only win, but do so with an apparently bottomless...