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PILLARS OF THE NFL by Patrick McCaskey PILLARS OF THE NFL: COACHES WHO HAVE WON THREE OR MORE CHAMPIONSHIPS
By By Patrick McCaskey

Pillars of the NFL examines the football lives of the legendary coaches who hoisted the game upon their shoulders and won the most NFL Championships. Who were these men? How did they succeed? Some toiled in the early days of professional football and some later, but all made vital contributions. The NFL pillars took the weight of their teams on their shoulders in a way that allowed light to shine on players and fans—creating the greatest game in sports history.

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This Edition: Paperback
Publication Date: March 2014
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SPORTS AND FAITH: STORIES OF THE DEVOTED AND THE DEVOUT
By By Patrick McCaskey

Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout is a personal chronicle of Chicago Bears Senior Director Patrick McCaskey that looks back at decades of spiritual enrichment and life lessons from athletes, coaches, religious and everyday people. McCaskey recalls the stories of those who strived to make the cut on and off the field—plus people who left comfortable lives to serve the underserved in extraordinary ways.

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This Edition: Paperback
Publication Date: January 2011
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MADDIE TAKES THE ICE
By Nicolette House

Madison Albright is one of the most confident skaters at the Arctic Circle Figure Skating Club, but the pressure builds as she prepares for the regional championship. A jealous skater is prepared to do whatever it takes to knock Madison from the competition and an old friend turns against her just when she needs her the most. Strangers and classmates alike suddenly make her the center of attention. Her stern coach seems incapable of understanding her worries. Her best friend is preoccupied with boy problems. At home, her family expects a big win. In the final days before the event, her confidence begins to unravel and she struggles to succeed in spite of the stress and strain that is competitive figure skating. Come along for an unforgettable journey as Maddie Takes the Ice.

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Publication Date: May 2010
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Ages 8-12




PUBLIC BONEHEAD, PRIVATE HERO: THE REAL LEGACY OF BASEBALL'S FRED MERKLE
By Mike Cameron

Public Bonehead, Private Hero is a great American story of baseball's Fred Merkle, who was at the confluence of Progressive Era history and baseball legend. The book sets the stage historically and then recounts the most famous play in baseball history. A young New York Giant, Fred Merkle, walks off the base path after the apparent end of a hotly contested game only to be ruled out later on a rarely enforced technicality. The Giants cried foul. The press focused all of its muckraking venom on the unfortunate Fred Merkle and christened him "bonehead" for the remainder of his life; insuring his fame as baseball's number one scapegoat.

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Public Bonehead, Private Hero: The Real Legacy Of Baseball'S Fred Merkle
By Mike Cameron
This Edition: Paperback
Publication Date: February 2010
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THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF BASEBALL
An Affectionate Look at Joe McCarthy's Principles for Success in Baseball (and Life)
By J.D. Thorne
With a Foreword by Commissioner, Bud Selig

The 10 Commandments of Baseball is an enjoyable mix of professional baseball stories and the author's affectionate retelling of his own amateur baseball experiences. Whether male or female, young or old, the reader is pulled into great baseball moments that make the baseball commandments come to life with compassion and humor. The focal point of the book is the classic, but little-known, 10 Commandments of Baseball, the baseball principles created by Major League baseball's most successful manager, Joe McCarthy.

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10 Commandments of Baseball
By J.D. Thorne
This Edition: Paperback
Publication Date: January 2009
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Availability: January 2009



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