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100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Rusty Burson
Trade Paper Price 14.95

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ISBN 9781629374130

Published Apr 2017

Most Texas Rangers fans have gone to at least a game or two in Arlington and were gripped by every captivating moment of the team's 2015 postseason run. But only real fans know the significance of the numbers 8, 34, and 1972, or where to find the best Rangers bars in Texas. 100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Texas Rangers, whether you cheered on the Ryan Express or are a recent supporter of the team under Jeff Bannister. From the bizarre and wonderful 1977 season to the Josh Hamilton saga and beyond, experienced sportswriter Rusty Burson has collected every essential piece of Rangers knowledge, plus must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom. This updated edition includes the Rangers' recent memorable successes, including the push to the 2015 playoffs, and new faces like Yu Darvish and Cole Hamels.
100 Things Texas A&M Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Texas A&M Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Rusty Burson, Foreword by Dat Nguyen
Trade Paper Price 18.95

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ISBN 9781600788390

Published Sep 2013

<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Describing the personalities, events, and facts that any and every Aggies fan should know, this work stands as a complete guide to one of the most accomplished and unique histories in college football. Highlighting the traditions that make Texas A&M football one of a kind—the 12th Man, the Aggie Bonfire, and Midnight Yell Practice—this book details the team’s recent resurgence with their electrifying, Heisman Trophy–winning quarterback Johnny Manziel before taking readers back to the Aggies’ three national championships and describing the larger-than-life figures who have coached at the school, including Paul “Bear” Bryant, Gene Stallings, Jackie Sherrill, R. C. Slocum, and Kevin Sumlin. More than a century of team history is distilled to highlight the essential moments, describing in an informative and lively way the personalities, games, rivalries, and plays that have come together to make Texas A&M one of college football’s most beloved programs.
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die ›
By Rusty Burson
Price 11.99


ISBN 9781617496295

Published Apr 2012

Being a Rangers fan is about more than watching the team win the big game, and this book helps fans get the most out of it. Taking 40 years of Rangers history, the book distills it to the absolute best and most compelling moments, identifying the personalities, events, and facts every Rangers fan should know without hesitation. Numbers with huge import, such as 8, 34, and 1972; nicknames such as Pudge, Juan Gone, and Ryan Express; plus memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls all highlight the list. Experiences are another important part of the fabric of being a fan, so the book also includes things Rangers fans should actually see and do before they join Billy Martin and others at the Pearly Gates. From having a brew at the best Rangers bars in Texas to discovering the boyhood home of Nolan Ryan and finding the best food at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, this book contains numerous tips and suggestions for enjoying all aspects of Rangers fandom.
What It Means to Be an Aggie
What It Means to Be an Aggie (4 Formats) ›
By Rusty Burson, By Cathy Capps, Foreword by John David Crow
Cloth Price 24.95

Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781600783692

Published Aug 2010

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Texas A&M University football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of A&M football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Aggies fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.