Sports

Books on the topic of Baseball
The Philadelphia Athletics by the numbers 
by Ted Taylor
Call Number: GV875 .P44 T39 2009

Almost a dynasty : the rise and fall of the 1980 Phillies 
by William C. Kashatus
Call Number: GV875 .P45 K268 2008

Creating the national pastime : baseball transforms itself, 1903-1953 
by G. Edward White
Call Number: GV863 .A1 W447 1996

Roberto & me : a baseball card adventure 
by Dan Gutman
Call Number: FIC GUT

Baseball 
by Harold Seymour; Dorothy Seymour Mills
Call Number: eBook

Creating the national pastime : baseball transforms itself, 1903-1953 by G. Edward White
Call Number: GV880 .D53 1992

Maybe I’ll pitch forever : a great baseball player tells the hilarious story behind the legend 
by LeRoy Paige; David Lipman (Afterword by, As told to); John B. Holway (Introduction by)
Call Number: GV865 .P3 A3 1993

Books on the topic of Basketball
Take It to the Hoop, Magic Johnson 
by Quincy Troupe; Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
Description
A poetic celebration of Magic Johnson and his quicksilver moments of triumph on the basketball court.
Call Number: 811.54 TRO

The chosen game : a Jewish basketball history 
by Charley Rosen
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 149620476X

Integrated : the Lincoln Institute, basketball, and a vanished tradition by James W. Miller
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0813169461

Basketball in America : from the playgrounds to Jordan’s game and beyond 
by Frank Hoffmann; Robert P. Batchelor; Martin J. Manning
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 1135419868

On the Court with… Lebron James 
by Matt Christopher; Stephanie Peters (Text by)
Call Number: B JAM
ISBN: 0316016306

Swish 
by Mark Stewart; Mike Kennedy
Call Number: 796.323 STE
ISBN: 0822587521

Basketball Bats 
by Betty Hicks; Adam McCauley (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC HIC
ISBN: 1596432438

Basketball belles : how two teams and one scrappy player put women’s hoops on the map 
by Sue Macy; Matt Collins (Illustrator); Collins Matt (Illustrator)

Call Number: 796.323 MAC
ISBN: 0823421635

On the Court with… Lebron James 
by Matt Christopher; Stephanie Peters (Text by)
Call Number: B JAM
ISBN: 0316016306

Women in Sports
Outstanding women athletes : who they are and how they influenced sports in America
 by Janet Woolum
Description
Profiles major women athletes and discusses the contributions they have made to their individual sport.
Call Number: GV697 .A1 W69 1998

Women’s sports : a history 
by Allen Guttmann
Call Number: GV709 .G85 1991

Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America 
by Carole A. Oglesby; Doreen L. Greenberg; Ruth L. Hall; Karen L. Hill; Frances Johnston; Sheila E. Esterby (Editor); Marilyn Oshman (Foreword by); Mariah B. Nelson (Foreword by); Sheila Ridley
Call Number: GV709 .E53 1998

Yes she can! : women’s sports pioneers 
by Glenn Stout
Call Number: 796.092 STO

Books on the topic of Football
Jim Thorpe : 20th-century jock 
by Robert Lipsyte
Call Number: B THO

Touchdown : the power and precision of football’s perfect play
by Mark Stewart; Mike Kennedy
Call Number: 796.33 STE

Wild Card 
by Tiki Barber; Ronde Barber; Paul Mantell (As told to)
Call Number: FIC BAR
ISBN: 141696858X

Football Double Threat 
by Matt Christopher; Stephanie Peters (Text by)
Call Number: FIC PET

Dino-Football 
by Lisa Wheeler; Barry Gott (Illustrator)
Call Number: E WHE

Olympics
Outstanding women athletes : who they are and how they influenced sports in America 
by Janet Woolum
Description
Profiles major women athletes and discusses the contributions they have made to their individual sport.
Call Number: GV697 .A1 W69 1998

Great Moments in the Summer Olympics 
by Matt Christopher; Stephanie Peters (Text by)
Call Number: 796.48 CHR

Jackie Joyner-Kersee 
by Margaret J. Goldstein; Jennifer Larson
Call Number: B JOY

The Nazi Olympics 
by Richard D. Mandell; Richard Mandell
Call Number: GV722 1936 .M3 1987

Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper 
by Ann Malaspina; Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)
Call Number: B COA

Olympic Games in Ancient Greece 
by Shirley Glubok; Alfred Tamarin
Call Number: 796.48 GLU

Sports History
The fastest game on two feet : and other poems about how sports began by Alice Low; John A. O’Brien (Illustrator)
Call Number: 811.54 LOW

Baseball : an illustrated history 
by Geoffrey C. Ward; Ken Burns
Call Number: GV863 .A1 W37 1994

The Black Athlete; Emergence and Arrival 
by Edwin Bancroft Henderson

Call Number: GV697.A1 H38

The Baseball Bibliography 
by Myron J. Smith (Compiled by)
Call Number: eBook

The baseball novel : a history and annotated bibliography of adult fiction 
by Noel Schraufnagel
Call Number: eBook

Idols of the game : a sporting history of the American century 
by Robert Lipsyte; Peter Levine
Call Number: GV697 .A1 L567 1995

Books on the topic of Soccer
How soccer explains the world : an unlikely theory of globalization 
by Franklin Foer
Description
How soccer explains the gangster’s paradise — How soccer explains the pornography of sects — How soccer explains the Jewish question — How soccer explains the sentimental hooligan — How soccer explains the survival of the top hats — How soccer explains the black Carpathians — How soccer explains the new oligarchs — How soccer explains the discreet charm of bourgeois nationalism — How soccer explains Islam’s hope — How soccer explains the American culture wars.
Call Number: JZ1318 .F64 2004

Happy Like Soccer 
by Maribeth Boelts; Lauren Castillo (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC BOE

Madlenka Soccer Star 
by Peter Sís (Illustrator)
Call Number: E SIS

Goal : the fire and fury of soccer’s greatest moment 
by Mark Stewart; Mike Kennedy
Call Number: 796.3 STE

Books on Sports, Betting and Analytics
Mathematics and Sports 
by Joseph A. Gallian (Editor)
Call Number: GV706.8 .M37 2010

Moneyball : the art of winning an unfair game 
by Michael Lewis
Call Number: GV880 .L49 2011

Mathletics 
by Wayne L. Winston
Call Number: GV706.8 .W56 2009

Basketball on paper : rules and tools for performance analysis 
by Dean Oliver
Call Number: eBook

Diamonds are forever : the business of baseball 
by Paul M. Sommers
Call Number: GV880 .D53 1992

Counterfeit amateurs : an athlete’s journey through the sixties to the age of academic capitalism 
by Allen L. Sack; Ara Parseghian (Foreword by); Allen Sack
Call Number: GV350 .S23 2008

Tennis Players Autobiographies
Days of grace : a memoir 
by Arthur Ashe; Arnold Rampersad
Description
A remarkable and inspiring memoir by a remarkable and inspiring human being: Arthur Ashe, embodiment of courage and grace in every aspect of his life, from his triumphs as a great tennis champion and his determined social activism to his ordeal in the face of death, a casualty of AIDS. As he brings us into his childhood in Richmond, Virginia, where he was born in 1943, where his mother died when he was six, and where he was raised by a loving but demanding father who set before his son the…
Call Number: GV994 .A7 A3 1993

Tennis to win by Billie Jean King, Kim Chapin
Call Number: GV995 .K5

Martina Navratilova, tennis power 
by R. R. Knudson; George Angelini (Illustrator)
Call Number: B NAV

Open : an autobiography 
by Andre Agassi
Call Number: GV994 .A43 A3 2009

Golf
A good walk spoiled : days and nights on the PGA tour 
by John Feinstein
Call Number: GV970 .F45 1995

Tiger Woods : an American master 
by Greg H. Quinn; Nicholas Edwards
Call Number: B WOO

Golf and the spirit : lessons for the journey 
by M. Scott Peck; Christopher Peck (Illustrator)
Call Number: GV979 .P75 P433 1999

Waiting for Augusta 
by Jessica Lawson
Call Number: FIC LAW