Temple University PressSports
Home | Our Books | Contact Us | Place an Order | Media | Press Info | Links

Award-Winning Books

Bestsellers

Forthcoming Books

Recent Arrivals

Subject Index

Series Listing

Seasonal Catalogs

Study Guides
 

Roger I. Abrams: Legal Bases
 
Legal Bases
Baseball and the Law

Abrams, Roger I.

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-890-8
EAN 978-1-56639-890-9
cloth 1-56639-599-2
EAN 978-1-56639-599-1
Excerpt available

Roger I. Abrams:The Money Pitch
 
The Money Pitch
Baseball Free Agency and Salary Arbitration

Abrams, Roger I.

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2000
cloth 1-56639-774-X
EAN 978-1-56639-774-2
Excerpt available

Sport and Neoliberalism
 
Sport and Neoliberalism
Politics, Consumption, and Culture

edited by Andrews, David L., and Michael L. Silk

322 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 1-4399-0504-5
EAN 978-1-4399-0504-3
cloth 1-4399-0503-7
EAN 978-1-4399-0503-6
Excerpt available

Bob Bloss: Rookies of the Year
 
Rookies of the Year
Bloss, Bob

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2005
cloth 1-59213-164-6
EAN 978-1-59213-164-8
Excerpt available

Bob Bloss: Baseball Managers
 
Baseball Managers
Stats, Stories, and Strategies

Bloss, Bob

400 pp • 6x9.2 • Spring 1999
cloth 1-56639-661-1
EAN 978-1-56639-661-5
Excerpt available

Gary Caruso: Braves Encyclopedia
 
The Braves Encyclopedia
Caruso, Gary

544 pp • 9x12 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-384-1
EAN 978-1-56639-384-3

One Last Read

One Last Read
The Collected Works of the World's Slowest Sportswriter

edited by Didinger, Ray

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-600-1
EAN 978-1-59213-600-1
Excerpt available

Ray Didinger, Robert S. Lyons: The Eagles Encyclopedia
 
The Eagles Encyclopedia
Didinger, Ray and Robert S. Lyons

336 pp • 8.5x11 • Fall 2005
cloth 1-59213-449-1
EAN 978-1-59213-449-6
Excerpt available

The New Eagles Encyclopedia
 
The New Eagles Encyclopedia
Didinger, Ray with Robert S. Lyons

440 pp • 8.3125x10.875 • Fall 2014
cloth 1-43991-211-4
EAN 978-1-43991-211-9

Frank Dolson: Jim Bunning
 
Jim Bunning
Baseball and Beyond

Dolson, Frank

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1998
cloth 1-56639-636-0
EAN 978-1-56639-636-3
Excerpt available

Mike Eisenbath: The Cardinals Encyclopedia
 
The Cardinals Encyclopedia
Eisenbath, Michael, foreword by Stan Musial

652 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1999
cloth 1-56639-703-0
EAN 978-1-56639-703-2
Excerpt available

Muhammad Ali
 
Muhammad Ali
The Making of an Icon

Ezra, Michael

248 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-662-1
EAN 978-1-59213-662-9
cloth 1-59213-661-3
EAN 978-1-59213-661-2
Excerpt available

Long Distance Love

Long Distance Love
A Passion for Football
Farred, Grant

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-374-6
EAN 978-1-59213-374-1
cloth 1-59213-373-8
EAN 978-1-59213-373-4
Excerpt available

The Steelers Encyclopedia
 
The Steelers Encyclopedia
Finder, Chuck

336 pp • 8.375x10.875 • Fall 2012
cloth 1-4399-0832-X
EAN 978-1-4399-0832-7
Excerpt available

One Less Car

One Less Car
Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility

Furness, Zack

360 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2010
paper 1-59213-613-3
EAN 978-1-59213-613-1
cloth 1-59213-612-5
EAN 978-1-59213-612-4
Excerpt available


The Boxing Scene 
The Boxing Scene
Hauser, Thomas

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-977-9
EAN 978-1-59213-977-4
cloth 1-59213-976-0
EAN 978-1-59213-976-7
Excerpt available

Equal Play

Equal Play
Title IX and Social Change
edited by Hogshead-Makar, Nancy and Andrew Zimbalist

328 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-380-0
EAN 978-1-59213-380-2
cloth 1-59213-379-7
EAN 978-1-59213-379-6
Excerpt available

Jerome Holtzman, George Vass: Chicago Cubs Encyclopedia
 
The Chicago Cubs Encyclopedia
Holtzman, Jerome and George Vass

568 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-547-X
EAN 978-1-56639-547-2

George H. Ingram, Jr., Robert F. Marler, Jr., Robert R. Smith: Fishing the Delaware Valley
 
Fishing the Delaware Valley
Ingram, Jr., George H., Robert F. Marler, Jr. and Robert R. Smith, foreword by Joe Humphreys

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-665-4
EAN 978-1-56639-665-3
cloth 1-56639-588-7
EAN 978-1-56639-588-5
Excerpt available

Wheelchair Warrior
 
Wheelchair Warrior
Gangs, Disability, and Basketball

Juette, Melvin and Ronald J. Berger

192 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-475-0
EAN 978-1-59213-475-5
cloth 1-59213-474-2
EAN 978-1-59213-474-8
Excerpt available

Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality
 
Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality
Five Pioneer Stories of Black Manliness, White Citizenship, and American Democracy

Kaliss, Gregory J.

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 1-4399-0857-5
EAN 978-1-4399-0857-0
cloth 1-4399-0856-7
EAN 978-1-4399-0856-3
Excerpt available

Kevin Kerrane: Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin
 
"Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin"
edited by Kerrane, Kevin, foreword by Dick Schaap

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-541-0
EAN 978-1-56639-541-0
Excerpt available

Dominican Baseball
 
Dominican Baseball
New Pride, Old Prejudice

Klein, Alan

200 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2014
paper 1-4399-1088-X
EAN 978-1-4399-1088-7
cloth 1-4399-1087-1
EAN 978-1-4399-1087-0

Leonard Koppett: The Man in the Dugout
 
The Man in the Dugout
Baseball's Top Managers and How They Got That Way

Koppett, Leonard

424 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1999
cloth 1-56639-745-6
EAN 978-1-56639-745-2
Excerpt available

Leonard Koppett: Koppett's Concise History of Major League Baseball
 
Koppett's Concise History of Major League Baseball
Koppett, Leonard

521 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1998
cloth 1-56639-638-7
EAN 978-1-56639-638-7

Richard C. Lindberg: White Sox Encyclopedia
 
The White Sox Encyclopedia
Lindberg, Richard C., photographs by Mark Fletcher

592 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-449-X
EAN 978-1-56639-449-9

Danny Litwhiler

Danny Litwhiler
Living the Baseball Dream
Litwhiler, Danny with Jim Sargent, foreword by Stan Musial

312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2006
cloth 1-59213-524-2
EAN 978-1-59213-524-0

Bill Giles and Baseball
 
Bill Giles and Baseball
Lord, John B.

328 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2014
cloth 1-43990-786-2
EAN 978-1-43990-786-3

On Any Given Sunday

On Any Given Sunday
A Life of Bert Bell
Lyons, Robert S.

352 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 1-59213-731-8
EAN 978-1-59213-731-2
Excerpt available

Robert S. Lyons: Palestra Pandemonium
 
Palestra Pandemonium
A History of the Big 5

Lyons, Robert S.

240 pp • 8.375x10.875 • Fall 2002
cloth 1-56639-991-2
EAN 978-1-56639-991-3
Excerpt available

Sportista
 
Sportista
Female Fandom in the United States

Markovits, Andrei S., and Emily Albertson

268 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 1-4399-0964-4
EAN 978-1-4399-0964-5
cloth 1-4399-0963-6
EAN 978-1-4399-0963-8
Excerpt available

Toby Miller: Sportsex
 
Sportsex
Miller, Toby

192 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2002
paper 1-56639-994-7
EAN 978-1-56639-994-4
cloth 1-56639-864-9
EAN 978-1-56639-864-0
Excerpt available

Homecourt
 
Homecourt
The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of

Needle, Larry

72 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Spring 2013
paper 0-98195-608-4
EAN 978-0-98195-608-4

Boyd Newman, Linda Newman: Hikes Around Philadelphia
 
Hikes Around Philadelphia
edited by Newman, Boyd and Linda Newman

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-530-5
EAN 978-1-56639-530-4
cloth 1-56639-529-1
EAN 978-1-56639-529-8
Excerpt available

The NFL
 
The NFL
Critical and Cultural Perspectives

edited by Oates, Thomas P. and Zack Furness
Foreword by Michael Oriard

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2014
cloth 1-4399-0957-1
EAN 978-1-4399-0957-7

Richard Orodenker: The Phillies Reader
 
The Phillies Reader
edited by Orodenker, Richard

302 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2005
paper 1-59213-398-3
EAN 978-1-59213-398-7
cloth 1-56639-503-8
EAN 978-1-56639-503-8
Excerpt available

Larry Platt: New Jack Jocks
 
New Jack Jocks
Rebels, Race, and the American Athlete

Platt, Larry

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2002
paper 1-59213-191-3
EAN 978-1-59213-191-4
cloth 1-56639-954-8
EAN 978-1-56639-954-8
Excerpt available

James Naismith

James Naismith
The Man Who Invented Basketball

Rains, Rob with Hellen Carpenter

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
paper 1-4399-0134-1
EAN 978-1-4399-0134-2
cloth 1-4399-0133-3
EAN 978-1-4399-0133-5
Excerpt available

The Redskins Encyclopedia

The Redskins Encyclopedia
Richman, Michael, foreword by Dexter Manley

432 pp • 8.315x10.875 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-542-0
EAN 978-1-59213-542-4
Excerpt available

Robin Roberts, C. Paul Rogers, III: The Whiz Kids and the 1950 Pennant
 
The Whiz Kids and the 1950 Pennant
Roberts, Robin and C. Paul Rogers, III, foreword by Pat Williams

390 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1996
paper 1-56639-790-1
EAN 978-1-56639-790-2
cloth 1-56639-466-X
EAN 978-1-56639-466-6
Excerpt available

Russell Schneider: The Cleveland Indians Encyclopedia
 
The Cleveland Indians Encyclopedia
Schneider, Russell

584 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1996
cloth 1-56639-405-8
EAN 978-1-56639-405-5

More Than a Game
 
More Than a Game
Life Lessons from Philadelphia's Sports Community

Shorr-Parks, Eliot, and Steve Parks

266 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 0-9840429-0-3
EAN 978-0-9840429-0-6

Irwin Silber: Press Box Red
 
Press Box Red
The Story of Lester Rodney, the Communist Who Helped Break the Color Line in American Sports

Silber, Irwin, foreword by Jules Tygiel

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2003
paper 1-56639-974-2
EAN 978-1-56639-974-6
cloth 1-56639-973-4
EAN 978-1-56639-973-9
Excerpt available

Never Easy, Never Pretty
 
Never Easy, Never Pretty
A Fan, A City, A Championship Season

Smith, Dean Bartoli

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2013
cloth 1-4399-1106-1
EAN 978-1-4399-1106-8

Silent Gesture

Silent Gesture
The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Smith, Tommie with David Steele

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-640-0
EAN 978-1-59213-640-7
cloth 1-59213-639-7
EAN 978-1-59123-639-1
Excerpt available

The SPHAS
 
The SPHAS
The Life and Times of Basketball's Greatest Jewish Team

Stark, Doug, Foreword by Lynn Sherr

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 1-59213-633-8
EAN 978-1-59213-633-9
Excerpt available

George Sullivan, John Powers: Yankees
 
The Yankees
An Illustrated History

edited by Sullivan, George and John Powers

467 pp • 8.5x11 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-553-4
EAN 978-1-56639-553-3
Excerpt available

The Philly Fan's Code

The Philly Fan's Code
The 50 Toughest, Craziest, Most Legendary Philadelphia Athletes of the Last 50 Years

Tanier, Mike

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
paper 1-4399-0599-1
EAN 978-1-4399-0599-9
Excerpt available

Stew Thornley: Land of the Giants
 
Land of the Giants
New York's Polo Grounds

Thornley, Stew

192 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2000
cloth 1-56639-796-0
EAN 978-1-56639-796-4
Excerpt available

Distant Corners
 
Distant Corners
American Soccer's History of Missed Opportunities and Lost Causes

Wangerin, David

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 1-4399-0631-9
EAN 978-1-4399-0631-6
cloth 1-4399-0630-0
EAN 978-1-4399-0630-9
Excerpt available

Soccer in a Football World
 
Soccer in a Football World
The Story of America's Forgotten Game

Wangerin, David

360 pp • 5.25x8.5 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-885-3
EAN 978-1-59213-885-2
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott; Frank Bilovsky: The Phillies Encyclopedia
 
The Phillies Encyclopedia
Westcott, Rich and Frank Bilovsky, foreword by Harry Kalas

Third Edition
696 pp • 9x12 • Spring 2004
cloth 1-59213-015-1
EAN 978-1-59213-015-3
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: Philadelphia's Old Ballparks
 
Philadelphia's Old Ballparks
Westcott, Rich

224 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1996
cloth 1-56639-454-6
EAN 978-1-56639-454-3
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: Native Sons
 
Native Sons
Philadelphia Baseball Players Who Made the Major Leagues

Westcott, Rich, foreword by Bill Campbell

184 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-215-4
EAN 978-1-59213-215-7
Excerpt available

The Mogul
 
The Mogul
Eddie Gottlieb, Philadelphia Sports Legend and Pro Basketball Pioneer

Westcott, Rich, foreword by Paul Arizin

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-655-9
EAN 978-1-59213-655-1
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: Veterans Stadium
 
Veterans Stadium
Field of Memories

Westcott, Rich, foreword by Darren Daulton

232 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2005
cloth 1-59213-428-9
EAN 978-1-59213-428-1
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: Winningest Pitchers
 
Winningest Pitchers
Baseball's 300-Game Winners

Westcott, Rich

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-949-1
EAN 978-1-56639-949-4
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: Great Home Runs of the 20th Century
 
Great Home Runs of the 20th Century
Westcott, Rich

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
cloth 1-56639-858-4
EAN 978-1-56639-858-9
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: A Century of Philadelphia Sports
 
A Century of Philadelphia Sports
Westcott, Rich, foreword by Edward G. Rendell

400 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2001
cloth 1-56639-861-4
EAN 978-1-56639-861-9
Excerpt available

Rich Westcott: Phillies '93
 
Phillies '93
An Incredible Season

Westcott, Rich

224 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1994
paper 1-56639-231-4
EAN 978-1-56639-231-0
Excerpt available

Outside the Paint

Outside the Paint
When Basketball Ruled at the Chinese Playground
Yep, Kathleen S.

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
cloth 1-59213-942-6
EAN 978-1-59213-942-2
Excerpt available

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line
Observations and Arguments on the Sports Business
Zimbalist, Andrew

312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2006
paper 1-59213-513-7
EAN 978-1-59213-513-4
cloth 1-59213-512-9
EAN 978-1-59213-512-7
Excerpt available

Circling the Bases

Circling the Bases
Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry

Zimbalist, Andrew

234 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 1-4399-0283-6
EAN 978-1-4399-0283-7
cloth 1-4399-0282-8
EAN 978-1-4399-0282-0
Excerpt available


BACK TO TOP

Home | Our Books | Contact Us | Place an Order | Media | Press Info | Links
 © 2006 Temple University. All Rights Reserved.
Webmaster