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Try Not to Suck
Try Not to Suck ›
By Bill Chastain, By Jesse Rogers, Foreword by Ben Zobrist

Cloth

ISBN 9781629374765

Estimated Release Date Mar 2018

With his irreverant personality, laid-back approach, and penchant for the unexpected, Joe Maddon is a singular presence among Major League Baseball managers. Whether he's bringing clowns and live bear cubs to spring training or leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series victory in 108 years, Maddon is always one to watch.  In Try Not to Suck, ESPN's Jesse Rogers and MLB.com's Bill Chastain fully explore Maddon's life and career, delving behind the scenes and dissecting that mystique which makes Maddon so popular with players and analysts alike. Packed with insight, anecdotes, and little-known facts, this is the definitive account of the curse-breaker and trailblazer at the helm of the Cubs' new era.
100 Things Giants Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Giants Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Bill Chastain
Trade Paper Price 14.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629371191

Published Apr 2015

This updated edition features key moments and personalities from the 2014 championship seasonMost San Francisco Giants fans have taken in a game or two at AT&T Park, have seen highlights of Willie Mays' basket catch on YouTube, and were thrilled by the team's World Series wins in 2010, 2012 and 2014, but even the die-hards—those who remember which pitcher started the first home game in San Francisco's history, have attended a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium, or know how many home runs Barry Bonds hit into McCovey Cove during his record-setting career—will appreciate this ultimate resource guide for true fans of the San Francisco Giants. For both boosters from the days of Bobby Thomson and recent supporters of Bruce Bochy, Matt Cain, and Buster Posey, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Longtime sportswriter Bill Chastain has collected every essential piece of Giants knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist that leads the way to achieving fan superstardom. This updated World Series edition features the Giants' unforgettable 2014 season.
100 Things Jets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Jets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Bill Chastain
Trade Paper Price 14.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629370002

Published Sep 2014

With traditions, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Jets fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things New York Jets covers the famous Super Bowl III that put the team on the map, the 1980s New York Sack Exchange, and the evolution of the team's uniforms.
100 Things Giants Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Giants Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (3 Formats) ›
By Bill Chastain
PDF Price 11.99

PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781617495120

Published Mar 2011

With 128 years of Giants history in baseball, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every San Francisco fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This guide to all things San Francisco Giants covers Willie May's basket catch, the year the Giants finished the season with a .319 team average, and the 1963 Marichal-Spahn matchup.
Steel Dynasty
Steel Dynasty (3 Formats) ›
By Bill Chastain, Foreword by Rocky Bleier
PDF Price 13.99

PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781617493744

Published Sep 2005

The Pittsburgh Steelers dominance of the NFL from 1975 through 1980 was one of the unparalleled dynasties in football history. Revisit the team that former Cleveland Browns head coach once called "…the best team ever." Veteran sports journalist Bill Chastain crafts the dramatic story of the Steelers' dynasty by combining extensive research and many interview with those who were a part of this amazing franchise and those who played against them. This book explores the team's incredible run from a fresh and unique perspective, while at the same time chronicling the legacy it left behind.