Score: 4.5
From 66 Ratings

Win Forever


  • Author: Pete Carroll, Yogi Roth & Kristoffer A. Garin
  • Release Date : 2010-07-13
  • Genre: Coaching
  • File Size: 850782 Bytes


"I know that I'll be evaluated in Seattle with wins and losses, as that is the nature of my profession for the last thirty-five years. But our record will not be what motivates me. Years ago I was asked, 'Pete, which is better: winning or competing?' My response was instantaneous: 'Competing. . . because it lasts longer.'" Pete Carroll is one of the most successful coaches in football today. As the head coach at USC, he brought the Trojans back to national prominence, amassing a 97-19 record over nine seasons. Now he shares the championship-winning philosophy that led USC to seven straight Pac-10 titles. This same mind-set and culture will shape his program as he returns to the NFL to coach the Seattle Seahawks. Carroll developed his unique coachi...

A Fan's Guide to Baseball Analytics


  • Author: Anthony Castrovince
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Genre: Baseball
  • File Size: 7077601 Bytes


Broken up into sections (pitching, fielding, hitting), this authoritative yet fun and easy guide will help readers young and old fully understand and comprehend the statistics that are the present and future of our national pastime.  We all know what a .300 hitter looks like. The same with a 20-game winner. Those numbers are ingrained in our brains. But do they mean as much as we think? Do we feel the same way when we hear a batter has a .390 wOBA? How about a pitcher with a 1.2 WHIP? These statistics are the future of modern baseball, and no fan should be in the dark about how these metrics apply to the game.In the last twenty years, an avalanche of analytics has taken over the way the game is played, managed, and assessed, but the statistics t...

Forever Champions

Forever Champions


  • Author : Richard Brignall
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2011-09-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552779149


Forever Champions Book Description :

Between 1915 to 1940, the Edmonton Commercial Graduates Basketball Club ("the Grads") went from a small-city, girl's high school team to world champs with an unparalleled winning record. Sports journalist Richard Brignall tells the story of this talented upstart team, whose sportsmanship and unwavering determination inspired generations of female athletes. [Fry Reading Level - 4.6]...

Forever Champions   GYM LOG Notebook

Forever Champions GYM LOG Notebook


  • Author : Sports Coaching Publisher
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1657078531


Forever Champions GYM LOG Notebook Book Description :

Do you know what you need for your Workout exercices routine ?An effective workout tracking system that will help to keep you accountable, stay motivated, focused and most importantly, help you stick to a workout routine for years. Without this consistency, you may reach the end of every year with little weight loss, strength or muscle gains. Use our simple and effective exercise journals layout that has been used and suggested by fitness pioneers, this fitness journal and planner is ideal for you. It is designed to replicate all the features from other fitness apps in a simplified version of tracking.Get the most out of your weight lifting sessions by tracking and organizing all of your lifting stats.This easy to use weight lifting log helps you rec...

Forever Pursuing Genesis

Forever Pursuing Genesis


  • Author : Leonard Mustazza
  • Publisher : Bucknell University Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0838751768


Forever Pursuing Genesis Book Description :

The title of this book, Forever Pursuing Genesis, derives from a statement that Vonnegut once made about the nature of the universe and humankind's place in it. This study applies that statement to the narrative themes that Vonnegut has treated in his career....

Big League Dreams

Big League Dreams


  • Author : Richard Brignall
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2010-03-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552774861


Big League Dreams Book Description :

This is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the colour barrier in sport, and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada's first inductee into the American Baseball Hall of Fame. Fergie Jenkins grew up in the era when Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play major league baseball, and Willie O'Ree became the first black NHL player. Inspired by these professional athletes, and with doors now opening for young men like himself, Fergie went on to have a remarkable career in major league baseball. Former sports journalist Richard Brignall traces the ups and downs in Fergie's career, from his humble roots in Chatham, Ontario, to his time with the Phillies, the Cubs, the Red Sox, and the Rang...

Fearless

Fearless


  • Author : Richard Brignall
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2009-09-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552774359


Fearless Book Description :

Presents the boxing career of George Chuvalo, a Canadian boxer best known for never being knocked out....

The First Black Boxing Champions

The First Black Boxing Champions


  • Author : Colleen Aycock
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786461882


The First Black Boxing Champions Book Description :

This volume presents fifteen chapters of biography of African American and black champions and challengers of the early prize ring. They range from Tom Molineaux, a slave who won freedom and fame in the ring in the early 1800s; to Joe Gans, the first African American world champion; to the flamboyant Jack Johnson, deemed such a threat to white society that film of his defeat of former champion and “Great White Hope” Jim Jeffries was banned across much of the country. Photographs, period drawings, cartoons, and fight posters enhance the biographies. Round-by-round coverage of select historic fights is included, as is a foreword by Hall-of-Fame boxing announcer Al Bernstein....

The Book of the Shetland Sheepdog

The Book of the Shetland Sheepdog


  • Author : Anna Katherine Nicholas
  • Publisher : Tfh Publications Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0866220364


The Book of the Shetland Sheepdog Book Description :

Examines the development, standards, showing, grooming, obedience, and care of the sheepdog....

Win Forever
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Win Forever


  • Author : Pete Carroll
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-08-02
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101548394


Win Forever Book Description :

"I know that I'll be evaluated in Seattle with wins and losses, as that is the nature of my profession for the last thirty-five years. But our record will not be what motivates me. Years ago I was asked, 'Pete, which is better: winning or competing?' My response was instantaneous: 'Competing. . . because it lasts longer.'" Pete Carroll is one of the most successful coaches in football today. As the head coach at USC, he brought the Trojans back to national prominence, amassing a 97-19 record over nine seasons. Now he shares the championship-winning philosophy that led USC to seven straight Pac-10 titles. This same mind-set and culture will shape his program as he returns to the NFL to coach the Seattle Seahawks. Carroll developed his unique coaching ...

Pink Power

Pink Power


  • Author : Lorna Schultz Schultz Nicholson
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2012-02-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552779095


Pink Power Book Description :

At the first-ever women's hockey world championships in 1990, Canada dressed its National Women's Team in pink. Offending many, the controversial decision nevertheless drew media and public attention to the series and subsequently registration in girls' hockey went up 40%. Lorna Schultz Nicholson offers an insider's look at the power behind the pink jerseys. [Fry Reading Level - 3.2]...

Summit Series  72

Summit Series 72


  • Author : Richard Brignall
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552778838


Summit Series 72 Book Description :

Chronicles the history of the epic 1972 Summit Series which was intended to settle the score on whether the Canadians or the Soviets had the world's best hockey team....