The Matheny Manifesto
Score: 4.5
From 199 Ratings

The Matheny Manifesto


  • Author: Mike Matheny, Jerry B. Jenkins & Bob Costas
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • Genre: Coaching
  • File Size: 1026440 Bytes


St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's New York Times bestselling manifesto about what parents, coaches, and athletes get wrong about sports; what we can do better; and how sports can teach eight keys to success in sports and life. Mike Matheny was just forty-one, without professional managerial experience and looking for a next step after a successful career as a Major League catcher, when he succeeded the legendary Tony La Russa as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012. While Matheny has enjoyed immediate success, leading the Cards to the postseason four times in his first four years-a Major League record-people have noticed something else about his life, something not measured in day-to-day results. Instead, it’s based on a frankly...

The Matheny Manifesto
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Matheny Manifesto


  • Author : Mike Matheny
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553446722


The Matheny Manifesto Book Description :

Outlines the author's philosophies about coaching and life, as penned in a letter to the parents of a little league player, while tracing his appointment as a manager for the St. Louis Cardinals and his successful first seasons....

The Matheny Manifesto
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Matheny Manifesto


  • Author : Mike Matheny
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553446715


The Matheny Manifesto Book Description :

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's New York Times bestselling manifesto about what parents, coaches, and athletes get wrong about sports; what we can do better; and how sports can teach eight keys to success in sports and life. Mike Matheny was just forty-one, without professional managerial experience and looking for a next step after a successful career as a Major League catcher, when he succeeded the legendary Tony La Russa as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012. While Matheny has enjoyed immediate success, leading the Cards to the postseason four times in his first four years−a Major League record−people have noticed something else about his life, something not measured in day-to-day results. Instead, it’s based on a frankly ...

The Matheny Manifesto
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

The Matheny Manifesto


  • Author : Mike Matheny
  • Publisher : Crown Pub
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553446692


The Matheny Manifesto Book Description :

Outlines the author's philosophies about a "throwback brand" of wisdom, as penned in a letter to the parents of a little league player, while tracing his appointment as a manager for the St. Louis Cardinals and his successful first seasons. 75,000 first printing....

The Mental Game Of Baseball

The Mental Game Of Baseball


  • Author : H. A. Dorfman
  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publications
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781888698541


The Mental Game Of Baseball Book Description :

In this book, authors H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peack performance at every level of the game....

InSideOut Coaching
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

InSideOut Coaching


  • Author : Joe Ehrmann
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-08-02
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439183007


InSideOut Coaching Book Description :

In this inspirational yet practical book, the man Parade called “the most important coach in America,” subject of the national bestseller Season of Life, Joe Ehrmann, describes his coaching philosophy and explains how sports can transform lives at every level of play, from the earliest years to professional sports. Coaches have a tremendous platform, says Joe Ehrmann, a former Syracuse University All-American and NFL star. Perhaps second only to parents, coaches can impact young people as no one else can. But most coaches fail to do the teaching, mentoring, even life-saving intervention that their platform provides. Too many are transactional coaches; they focus solely on winning and meeting their personal needs. Some coaches, however, use their ...

3 Nights in August
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

3 Nights in August


  • Author : Buzz Bissinger
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2006-04-04
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547526713


3 Nights in August Book Description :

This inside view with the Cardinals’ Tony La Russa by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Friday Night Lights “should appeal to any baseball fan” (Publishers Weekly). A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year “Plenty of books have taken us inside baseball, but August takes us directly inside players’ heads.” —Entertainment Weekly 3 Nights in August captures the strategic and emotional complexities of baseball’s quintessential form: the three-game series. As the St. Louis Cardinals battle their archrival, the Chicago Cubs, we watch from the dugout through the eyes of legendary Tony La Russa, considered by many to be the greatest manager of the modern era. In his thirty-three years of managing, La Russa won three World Series ti...

9 Innings of Hitting

9 Innings of Hitting


  • Author : Troy Silva
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-05-01
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1457519577


9 Innings of Hitting Book Description :

From swing mechanics to the hitter's mental approach, 9 Innings of Hitting is one of the most in-depth resources ever written to help baseball and fast-pitch softball players improve as hitters. Troy Silva of Rijo Athletics explains what players and coaches really need to know about hitting, and exposes the common myths and misconceptions taught by coaches today including irrelevant principles that actually hinder on-field performance. Tailored to hitters who aspire to play at a higher level, 9 Innings of Hitting offers specific insights about proper swing mechanics, how to improve bat speed, pitch recognition, developing the right plan and approach, slow-motion video analysis, sport-specific strength training, and how to put Troy's concepts to work ...

Coaching Youth Baseball the Ripken Way

Coaching Youth Baseball the Ripken Way


  • Author : Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2006-12-15
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492582175


Coaching Youth Baseball the Ripken Way Book Description :

Coaching young players, developing their skills, and cultivating a love for the sport may be the most rewarding experience baseball can offer. Cal and Bill Ripken understand this like few others. From their father, Cal Sr., a legend in the Baltimore Orioles organization for 37 years, they learned to play the game the right way. Those lessons, paired with their combined 33 years of big league experience, helped develop the Ripken Way, a method of teaching the game through simple instruction, solid explanations, encouragement, and a positive atmosphere. In Coaching Youth Baseball the Ripken Way, Cal and Bill share this approach to coaching and development. Whether you're teaching your children at home, managing the local travel team, or working with hi...