The Stupidest Sports Book of All Time: Hilarious Blunders, Bloopers, Oddities, Quotes, and More from the World of Sports

The Stupidest Sports Book of All Time: Hilarious Blunders, Bloopers, Oddities, Quotes, and More from the World of

The thrill of victory! The agony of a tight jockstrap! It’s a celebration of true sports lunacy from the renowned connoisseurs of stupidity, Kathryn and Ross Petras, authors of the beloved 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said calendar with over 4.6 million copies in print. Here from the wide world of professional and amateur sports are the worst plays, most embarrassing achievements, surliest fans, lamest excuses, and wackiest mascot tricks. Plus history-making blowouts: Georgia Tech trounces Cumberland College 222–0. Freakiest injuries: Pitcher Joel Zamaya plays so much Guitar Hero he goes on the DL with tendonitis. Improbable memorabilia: Andre Agassi’s ponytail, Ty Cobb’s dentures. Looniest promotional giveaways: Win a free vasectomy! Bizarre sports from across the globe: Olympic solo synchronized swimming. And dubious superstitions: Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs eats chicken before every game of his 18-year career. And, of course, quotes. From athletes: “We lost because we didn’t win.” (soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo). Coaches: “We were scoring, they were scoring. Then we stopped scoring and they kept scoring” (Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue). And sportscasters: “Winfield goes back to the wall, he hits his head on the wall and it rolls off! It’s rolling all the way back to second base. This is a terrible thing for the Padres!” (announcer Jerry Coleman).

  • ASIN: 076118998X

Gift Basket Village Home Run Treasure Chest Baseball Gift Basket

Gift Basket Village Home Run Treasure Chest Baseball Gift

This gift offers a wonderful keepsake trunk filled with a host of gourmet goodies along side a special tribute for Baseball Lovers!This handsome wooden trunk with etched bronze detailing arrives filled with: Wonderful book that offers a tribute to baseball titled "Baseball Wisdom from the Old Timers" Honey Mustard Pretzels Gourmet Dipping Mustard Meyer Lemon Cookies Garlic and Herb Crackers Swiss Cheese Premium flavored Coffee Summer Sausage

  • Brand: Gift Basket Village
  • ASIN: B009RB46A8
  • UPC: 818348012513

The Baseball Maniac?s Almanac: The Absolutely, Positively, and without Question Greatest Book of Facts, Figures, and Astonishing Lists Ever Compiled

The Baseball Maniac?s Almanac: The Absolutely, Positively, and without Question Greatest Book of Facts, Figures, and Astonishing Lists Ever

An addictive read that is sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, this updated edition of The Baseball Maniac’s Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser, and absolutely the most unusual and thorough compendium of baseball stats and facts ever assembled—all verified for accuracy by the Baseball Hall of Fame. In its pages, renowned sportswriter Bert Randolph Sugar presents thousands of fascinating lists, tables, data, and stimulating facts. Inside, you’ll find:Highest batting averages not to win batting titlesHome-run leaders by state of birthPlayers on last-place teams leading the league in RBIs, by seasonMost triples by position, seasonWinners of two “legs” of triple crown since last winnerOldest pitchers with losing record, leading league in ERACareer pitching leaders under six feet tallManagers replaced wile team was in first placeHall of Famers whose sons played in the majorsBabe Ruth’s yearly salaryPlayers with palindromic surnamesAnd so much more!Not just a collection of facts or records, this is a book of glorious fun that will astound even the most bookish baseball fan. Read up and amaze your friends!

  • Brand: Sugar Bert Randolph
  • ASIN: 1613218052

Sports Gift Box for All Star Sport Lovers from the GBA gift collection

Sports Gift Box for All Star Sport Lovers from the GBA gift

A gift basket for the sporting man! Whether he's a baseball, football, tennis or soccer fan, this gift will make him smile. Filled to overflowing with treats and presents for the participant or for the avid fan, you'll be the all-star when you give this basket! Whatever his sport, this basket will tickle his taste buds and tempt his tummy. We've included some toys for boys of all ages and an inspirational book to relax with when the action is over. ..... Tortilla Chips, When Life Throws You a Curveball Book, #1 Sports Theme Bag w/ Deluxe Snack Mix, Miniature Nerf Football, Baseball Slammer ball, Sports Drink Cup Cooler, Grained Mustard, 4 oz Honey Sweet Peanuts, 4 oz Pretzel Nuggets, 2 oz White Cheddar Popcorn, 3 oz Summer Sausage, We're #1 Sorts finger, Tostitos Nacho cheese sauce, Sports Ball Gift Box,

  • Brand: GBA
  • ASIN: B0073GTE7Y
  • UPC: 608938750662

Beer Bites: Tasty Recipes and Perfect Pairings for Brew Lovers

Beer Bites: Tasty Recipes and Perfect Pairings for Brew

As beer lovers well know, there has never been a better time to be a beer drinker. But all that beer begs for the right food to go with it! This collection serves up 65 globe-roaming and simple recipes from appetizers to snacks and main courses that go beyond typical pub grub with recommendations of beer styles and widely available must-try brews for each dish. Beer Bites is ideal for the growing cadre of craft beer lovers eager to explore the basics and nuances of beer and food pairings, whether they are hosting tasting nights or just enjoying one good brew at a time.

  • Brand: Chronicle Books
  • ASIN: 145213524X

For the Sport Lover - Gift Box for Fathers Day, Birthday, Christmas or Any Occasion

For the Sport Lover - Gift Box for Fathers Day, Birthday, Christmas or Any

Sports fan-actics will cheer for our spectacular Sports Fanatic care Package. Tucked inside this Kraft gift box is a fantastic array of sports goodies and tasty treats. Kraft Gift Box w/ Sports Fanatic Label, Pop Shots mini candy filled bat, PopShots Candy filled baseball, Nerf Mini Football, Planters peanuts, Sports Nuts snack mix, Salsa Verde, Corn Tortilla Chips 8 oz, 2 pkg Snyder's Trail Mix, Trail mix

  • Brand: The Gift Basket Gallery
  • ASIN: B00IS7LKG0

It's a Cat's World . . . You Just Live in It: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Furry Feline

It's a Cat's World . . . You Just Live in It: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your

Finally, the truth about cats is out of the bag!If cat lovers are from Venus, then cats hail from another planet altogether. Mischievous and aloof one moment, affectionate the next, the cat is a confounding creature right down to its question mark of a tail. What cat owner hasn’t wondered what goes on inside that mysterious kitty brain? In this companion to It’s a Dog’s Life . . . but It’s Your Carpet, veterinary specialist Dr. Justine A. Lee answers your questions about all things feline in this entertaining and enlightening guide. An animal lover with two cats of her own, Dr. Lee combines scientific research with irreverent humor to address questions ranging from the common to the offbeat, including:• Do cats always land on their feet?• Can I train my cat to use the toilet?• Do cats have belly buttons? • How do I stop my cat from begging for food at 5:45 a.m.?• Can cats really predict death or cancer? • How can I make my antisocial cat more social?Dr. Lee also shares helpful hints on what to look for in a veterinarian. (Helpful Hint No. 1: Find a veterinarian who owns a cat.) She also reveals what every veterinarian wants you to know about being a smart consumer and pet owner. With tips on dealing with kitty’s more irksome behaviors (yes, she has some), advice on looking out for her health and well-being, and plenty of laughs, It’s a Cat’s World . . . You Just Live in It helps cat owners love and understand their quirky feline companions more than ever.

  • ASIN: 030739350X

Dingers: The 101 Most Memorable Home Runs in Baseball History

Dingers: The 101 Most Memorable Home Runs in Baseball

From splitters to spitters; from a frozen rope to the suicide squeeze; from extra innings to no hitters, baseball is truly a great game. But nothing hypes up a crowd like a home run, a round tripper, a big bomb . . . the long ball! Hitting the ball out of the park is one of the greatest feats in baseball, and doing so in the clutch can make an average player a hero overnight. In Dingers, authors Joshua Shifrin and Tom Shea break down the 101 most memorable home runs in baseball history, telling their stories and how they affected the game of baseball. Whether it’s “The Shot Heard ’Round the World” or Hank Aaron’s 715th blast, readers will get an inside scoop on some of the most famous moments that now live in baseball lore. Whether you were there when Reggie Jackson hit three-straight home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, watched Joe Carter’s 1993 World Series-winning home run live, or have seen highlights from Bill Mazeroski’s memorable shot in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series, Dingers is for baseball fans young and old. Relive the moments you cherish to the ones you’ve only heard tales about. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we [read more]

  • Brand: Shifrin Joshua
  • ASIN: 1613218311

The Sports Lover Gift Box - For Guys and Gals

The Sports Lover Gift Box - For Guys and

Sports fan-actics will cheer for our spectacular Sports Fanatic care Package. Tucked inside this Kraft gift box is a fantastic array of sports goodies and tasty treats. Kraft Gift Box w/ Sports Fanatic Label, Pop Shots mini candy filled bat, PopShots Candy filled baseball, Nerf Mini Football, Planters peanuts, Sports Nuts snack mix, Salsa Verde, Corn Tortilla Chips 8 oz, 2 pkg Snyder's Trail Mix, Trail mix

  • Brand: The Gift Basket Gallery
  • ASIN: B00INCWD0C

101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog

101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your

New York Times bestseller. International bestseller with over a half-million copies in print in 18 languages. This beautifully designed book features step-by-step instructions with easy to follow color photos of each step. Each trick is rated with a difficulty rating and prerequisites to get you started quickly. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. Tricks range from simple ones like Sit, Shake Hands, Fetch, and Roll Over, to extraordinary ones like Tidy Up Your Toys into the Toybox, and Get a Soda from the Fridge. Millions of people have found success with Kyra Sundance's step-by-step techniques and you can too. Trick training will help you bond with your dog and integrate him into your family. Tricks keep him mentally and physically challenged and help to establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills used in dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work. 101 Dog Tricks will inspire you to do more with your dog!

  • Brand: Quayside Publishing
  • ASIN: 1592533256
  • UPC: 080665001802