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    So I have just recently got into reading books specifically sports books. So does anyone have any good books they recommend? Here is what I've read so far

    Josh Hamiliton - Beyond Belief
    The Blind Side
    Kurt Warner - All things possible
    Meat Market (reading now)

  • #2
    Some that I enjoyed

    Twelve Mighty Orphans
    The Jump
    7: The Mickey Mantle Novel

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    • #3
      When The Game Stands Tall

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      • #4
        The GM is a pretty good book.


        Originally Posted by scottyboy
        my lord...I cannot imagine such a world where I can mention Raymell Rice's thighs around a girl and not be the only one sexually aroused
        But for everyone reading this in Buffalo and Cleveland and everywhere else, take solace in the following: As crazy as it sounds, you're lucky. Your Mount Everest experience is still ahead of you. It's waiting, and it's glorious.- Bill Simmons

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        • #5
          Can I keep my Jersey? - Paul Shirley
          Moneyball - Michael Lewis, Anything by him is just great.
          Ball Four -Jim Bouton
          How Soccer Explains the World -Franklin Foer
          Ghosts of Manila - Mark Kram
          Word Freak -Stefan Fatsis, About Scrabble but it is a fun read.
          Everything ever written by David Halberstam
          Loose Balls by Terry Pluto, about the ABA, it was just insane.

          Thanks to BoneKrusher Credit and Rep to him for the sig.

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          • #6
            thanks for the suggestions keep them coming The GM looks like a good one.

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            • #7
              Next Man Up- John Feinstein.

              Best sports book Ive ever read.
              Originally posted by Mr. Goosemahn
              The APS is strong in this one.
              Originally posted by killxswitch
              Tears for Fears is better than whatever it is you happen to be thinking about right now.

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              • #8
                Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

                Pick the Winners Champion 2008 | 2011

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                • #9
                  Michael Watson's autobiography

                  http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/reader/07...pt#reader-link

                  Amazing story.

                  XBox 360 Gamertag: Bunj1986

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                  • #10
                    All of John Feinstein is good and James Blake's autobiography is prob the best sports autobiography I've ever read.

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                    • #11
                      Next Man Up, The GM, and Johnny U are all good.

                      Sig thanks to mockalicious

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                      • #12
                        When Pride Still Mattered - David Maraniss (Lombardi biography)




                        2 C 5:6-8 Jakob Murphy aka themaninblack

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