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Get Inside the Sports World with the Best Sports Biographies

A guide by Arthur C. (Topeka, KS)

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I love hearing the inside stories behind great moments in sports. What was going on inside the athlete's head before, during, and after the historic achievement? What inside arguments and fights were going on that the public didn't know about? It's a never ending fascination for me, and these are some of my new favorites.

The New Orleans Saints Story: The 43-Year Road to the Super Bowl XLIV Championship Open: An Autobiography Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition) Harry the K: The Remarkable Life of Harry Kalas When the Game Was Ours Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman Jerry West: The Life and Legend of a Basketball Icon Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court Personal Foul: A First-Person Account of the Scandal That Rocked the NBA Comeback 2.0: Up Close and Personal On the Edge: My Story How I Play Golf Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner SATCHEL: The Life and Times of an American Legend The Yankee Years Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling My Losing Season: A Memoir Why My Wife Thinks I'm an Idiot: The Life and Times of a Sportscaster Dad Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson (Borzoi Books) No Excuses: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling and in Life Hard Work: A Life On and Off the Court Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back Drive: The Story of My Life Iceman: My Fighting Life Fifty-Nine in '84 (22x34) Lebron James (2008-09 MVP) Sports Poster Print Force of Nature: Mind, Body, Soul (And, of Course, Surfing) Alexander Ovechkin The Last Season (P.S.) The Edge of Never: A Skier's Story of Life, Death, and Dreams in the World's Most Dangerous Mountains DK Biography: Pele Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks The Unauthorized History of DX (WWE) Roger Maris: Baseball's Reluctant Hero A Fighter's Heart: One Man's Journey Through the World of Fighting Shooting Stars Forty Minutes of Hell: The Extraordinary Life of Nolan Richardson When Pride Still Mattered : A Life Of Vince Lombardi A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big

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3.  Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend  by James S. Hirsch
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4.  The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition)  by Michael Lewis
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5.  Harry the K: The Remarkable Life of Harry Kalas  by sports journalist. Randy Miller
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6.  When the Game Was Ours  by Larry Bird
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7.  Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster  by Jon Krakauer
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8.  Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman  by Jon Krakauer
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9.  Jerry West: The Life and Legend of a Basketball Icon  by Roland Lazenby
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10.  Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance [License]  by Tony Dungy
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13.  Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court  by John Wooden
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16.  On the Edge: My Story  by Richard Hammond
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17.  How I Play Golf  by Tiger Woods
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18.  Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner  by Dean Karnazes
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20.  The Yankee Years  by Joe Torre
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21.  Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter  by James S. Hirsch
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22.  Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty  by Jeff Pearlman
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23.  Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling  by Bret Hart
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24.  My Losing Season: A Memoir  by Pat Conroy
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28.  Hard Work: A Life On and Off the Court  by Roy Williams
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29.  Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back  by Josh Hamilton
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30.  Drive: The Story of My Life  by Larry Bird
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31.  Iceman: My Fighting Life  by Chad Millman
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32.  Fifty-Nine in '84  by Edward Achorn
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35.  Alexander Ovechkin  by Geoffrey Lansdell
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36.  The Last Season (P.S.)  by Eric Blehm
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37.  The Edge of Never: A Skier's Story of Life, Death, and Dreams in the World's Most Dangerous Mountains  by William A. Kerig
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Qualifications: Need to Know the Inside Story Kinda Guy who Loves Sports Too
Last updated: 3/9/10
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