Create Forever Teammates is a refreshing blend of heart, intelligence, and passion, trumpeting core values, none more essential than the enduring impact of human connection. It is, more than anything, a community building work, a blueprint for how to build a culture, how we should see and conduct ourselves in relation to each other and how, working in concert, we can build better lives for us all. … More “Create Forever Teammates: How Connections and Relationships Are Winning Steps in Life and Sports” by Patrick Touhey
One of the best parts of reading is finding a really great book you do not want to put down. “The Genius Who Saved Baseball” by Robert E. Ingram is that book. The funny thing is it was recommended to me and had not been on my radar at all. That being said, it is such a wonderful book, and I went into it as I do any other book, hoping to find myself carried away to some place special. By the end of the first chapter, I was hooked. … More “The Genius Who Saved Baseball” by Robert E. Ingram
MARATHON AND HALF-MARATHON TRAINING, ONE DAY A WEEK John Timmerman Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478793885 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (1/19) “Marathon and Half-Marathon Training, One Day a Week” by John Timmerman offers practical advice on how to prepare for these events by training only once a week. Based on personal experience, Timmerman … More “Marathon and Half-Marathon Training, One Day a Week” by John Timmerman
DEEP INTO YELLOWSTONE Rick Lamplugh CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781546448327 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (11/17) “Deep Into Yellowstone” by Rick Lamplugh begins with captivating action. Its first chapter seizes the reader with the spellbinding account of Rick and his wife Mary’s rare witness to a wolf pack on the hunt for bison. This natural predator … More “Deep Into Yellowstone” by Rick Lamplugh
Tales from the Tailgate: From the Fan Who’s Seen ‘Em All Stephen J. Koreivo AuthorHouse (2011) ISBN 9781463416867 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (10/11) In his new book, “Tales from the Tailgate: From the Fan Who’s Seen ‘Em All,” Stephen J. Koreivo firmly establishes that he is not an ordinary college football … More Tales from the Tailgate: From the Fan Who’s Seen ‘Em All by Stephen J. Koreivo
Hell on Two Wheels: An Astonishing Story of Suffering, Triumph, and the Most Extreme Endurance Race in the World Amy Snyder Triumph Books (2011) ISBN 9781600785252 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (5/11) I feel that it’s important to preface my comments on Amy Snyder’s new book for cycling fans, “Hell on Two Wheels,” … More Hell on Two Wheels: An Astonishing Story of Suffering, Triumph, and the Most Extreme Endurance Race in the World by Amy Snyder
Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet Cameron Conaway Threed Press (2011) ISBN 9780615521770 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (10/11) Author Cameron Conaway is wise beyond his years. He demonstrates this clearly with honest self-analysis and unfiltered feelings in his fierce first book, “Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet.” It’s as much about … More Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet by Cameron Conaway
The End of Baseball Peter Schilling Jr. Ivan R. Dee (2010) ISBN 978-1-56663-848-7 Reviewed by Charline Ratcliff for RebeccasReads.com (06/10) A few weeks ago I was in northern California talking to a close friend of mine who happens to be an Oakland A’s fan. I remember mentioning to him that I had decided to … More The End of Baseball by Peter Schilling Jr.
Surviving a Season: Essential Advice for Young Athletes, Coaches, and Parents on Staying Healthy and Avoiding Sports Injuries Michael J. DeFranco, M.D. Bookstand Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589097377 Reviewed by Marissa Libbit for Reader Views (09/10) “Surviving a Season” by Dr. Michael DeFranco is a practical guide full of advice to help coaches and parents to … More Surviving a Season: Essential Advice for Young Athletes, Coaches, and Parents on Staying Healthy and Avoiding Sports Injuries by Michael J. DeFranco, M.D.
Put Your Game Together: Ethical Management in Youth Sports and Business Donnie Howell iUniverse (2010) ISBN 9781440193453 Reviewed by Lisa McCurley for Reader Views (04/10) “Put Your Game Together” is a book that has all the elements necessary to successfully operate any program or business, expressed with such heart and sincerity that I was … More Put Your Game Together: Ethical Management in Youth Sports and Business by Donnie Howell