The Final Season

The Final Season

The Final Season

Maybe your dad took you to ball games at Fenway, Wrigley, or Ebbets. Maybe the two of you watched broadcasts from Yankee Stadium or Candlestick Park, or listened as Red Barber or Vin Scully called the plays on radio. Or maybe he coached your team or just played catch with you in the yard. Chances are good that if you're a baseball fan, your dad had something to do with it--and your thoughts of the sport evoke thoughts of him. If so, you will treasure The Final Season, a poignant true story about baseball and heroes, family and forgiveness, doubts and dreams, and a place that brings them all together. Growing up in the 60s and 70s, Tom Stanton lived for his Detroit Tigers. When Tiger Stadium began its 88th and final season, he vowed to attend all 81 home games in order to explore his attachment to the place where four generations of his family have shared baseball. Join him as he encounters idols, conjures decades past, and discovers the mysteries of a park where Cobb and Ruth played. Come along and sit beside Al Kaline on the dugout bench, eat popcorn with Elmore Leonard, hear Alice Cooper's confessions, soak up the warmth of Ernie Harwell, see McGwire and Ripken up close, and meet Chicken Legs Rau, Bleacher Pete, Al the Usher, and a parade of fans who are anything but ordinary. By the autumn of his odyssey, Stanton comes to realize that his anguish isn't just about the loss of a beloved ballpark but about his dad's mortality, for at the heart of this story is the love between fathers and sons--a theme that resonates with baseball fans of all ages.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Tom Stanton
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2007-04-01
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 1429981113


The Final Season

The Final Season

With 1,098 wins and eight national championships, Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt has left a remarkable legacy of perseverance, leadership, and passion for the game—but her victories on the court aren’t the only legacy she has left in her wake. Since the beginning of her career as Lady Vol head coach at twenty-two years old, Pat Head Summitt effectively established the University of Tennessee Lady Vols as the top women’s athletics program in the nation. The winningest coach in the history of NCAA basketball, Summitt overcame one obstacle after another on the road to every victory, but it is the lives she has impacted along the way that tell the story of her true legacy. Forever a role model for young women, expecting nothing but the best from her players and from those around her, her legacy has never faltered—not even during her final season as head coach, when she faced her fiercest adversary yet: the diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. In The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summitt, Maria M. Cornelius tells the story of her final coaching season through the eyes of those who know her best, from players to support staff to Summitt’s closest friends and advisors. Beginning with the diagnosis that shook the Tennessee community in the summer of 2011 and continuing through to the final game of the 2011–12 season, The Final Season presents readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the conclusion of Summitt’s coaching career, detailing from the perspective of a sports writer how her diagnosis impacted her players and her staff as well as her fans. With forewords by former Lady Vol Candace Parker and Swish Appeal editor Mike Robinson, The Final Season reveals how Summitt’s remarkable story of perseverance not only united a team of young women but also brought an entire sports following together, revealing an incredible support system that spanned far beyond Summitt’s Tennessee community. The coach’s determined spirit, selfless love, and sense of humor shine through the pages of Cornelius’s book, painting for readers the picture of a beloved leader and detailing the personal moments of defeat and triumph that make Summitt a true champion.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Maria Cornelius
Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
Release : 2016-09-30
Total Pages : 332 Pages
ISBN : 9781621902720


Final Season

Final Season

**INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** From New York Times bestselling author and former NFL player Tim Green comes a gripping, deeply personal standalone football novel about a star middle school quarterback faced with a life-changing decision after his dad is diagnosed with ALS. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica! With two all-star college football players for brothers and a former Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman for a father, it is only natural for sixth-grade quarterback Benjamin Redd to follow in their footsteps. However, after his dad receives a heartbreaking ALS diagnosis—connected to all those hard hits and tackles he took on the field—Ben’s mom becomes more determined than ever to get Ben to quit football. Ben isn’t playing just for himself though. This might be his dad’s last chance to coach. And his teammates need a quarterback that can lead them to the championships. But as Ben watches the heavy toll ALS takes on his dad’s body, he begins to question if this should be his final season after all.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Tim Green
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2021-09-14
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780062486134


The Final Season

The Final Season

This is it-senior season and a good chance to compete for state! Player dad Steve Pelham isn't about to miss a second of the excitement he's sure will be provided by his son, Woody, and the other ten seniors of the high school team. Not even the specter of cancer's return is going to keep Steve from a minute of this, "The Final Season." Even non-baseball fans will delight in this front-row viewing of emotional wins and losses, pivotal personal choices, and trying tests of faith as the Sandy Pines Panthers claw their way toward the state championship series. The book culminates in a climactic surprise ending that will leave readers both stunned and impressed.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : E. C. Putnam
Publisher : Tate Publishing
Release : 2010
Total Pages : 268 Pages
ISBN : 9781607999348


The Final Season

The Final Season

A moving narrative history of the professional footballers who fought and died in World War I, with a foreword by Gary Lineker. In 1914, as today, successful footballers were heroes and role models. They were the sporting superstars of their time; symbols of youth, health and vigour. Naturally enough, when war broke out they felt it was their duty to join up and fight. Between 1914 and 1918, 213 professional players fell in action. Some teams lost half their players, either killed or else so badly injured in mind and body that they were never to play again. The Final Season is the powerfully moving account of these young men who swapped the turf of the pitch and the cheers of the fans for the freezing mud of the battlefield and the terrible scream of shell fire. It follows them as they leave their fans and families behind, undergo training and then travel on to the bloody arenas of war: Ypres, Gallipoli, the Somme, Passchendaele. Nigel McCrery paints these men in vivid detail. From their achievements on the football pitch to their heroic conduct on the battlefield, we will learn of the selfless courage and determination they displayed in the face of adversity. For far too many, we will also learn when, and how, they made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Nigel McCrery
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2014-08-21
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781473505858


One Final Season

One Final Season

Three years ago, Kate rejected Edmund, Lord Shuttleworth's impassioned marriage proposal in no uncertain terms. Now he's back, and it's Kate's final season. She needs a straightforward, paper-only marriage, yet her feelings for Edmund are anything but straightforward! Shocked by Edmund's reappearance at a lavish house party, Kate flees to the private study to compose herself. But her self-control doesn't last for long…. Caught in a compromising situation, the man she can't possibly marry is suddenly announcing their betrothal to the ton!

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Elizabeth Beacon
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2011-07-01
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781459208216


Attack On Titan 29

Attack On Titan 29

WITHIN THE HOLLOW CROWN As a Marleyan invasion dangles like a guillotine blade over the island of Paradis, allies have become enemies, and former friends are at each other’s throats. The Yeagerists are in all-out revolt, fighting to dismantle military rule before the potential for world war explodes into certain doom. Meanwhile, deep in the forest, the sides’ most ruthless, fanatical killers are locked in single combat, but triumph is elusive where Titans are involved…

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Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
Author : Hajime Isayama
Publisher : Kodansha America LLC
Release : 2019-12-03
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781646591473


Goodbye Old Friend

Goodbye Old Friend

GOODBYE OLD FRIEND 'A PICTORIAL ESSAY ON THE FINAL SEASON AT OLD COMISKEY PARK' is a unique look at one of Chicago's landmarks in its final glory. In 1990 Comiskey Park was the oldest major league baseball park in use & home to the Chicago White Sox for over eighty years before being razed. Photographed & written by White Sox fan Frank Budreck, GOODBYE OLD FRIEND contains over 200 full color photos in hardcover capturing the work of noted architect Zachary Taylor Davis as well as the ins & outs of the ball park during its final season of use. Memorabilia photos are also included. "It matters not what pictures you took of the 1990 season of eighty year old Comiskey Park. If Frank Budreck's GOODBYE OLD FRIEND (a pictorial essay) is not in your library, then your historical journey re Comiskey Park is incomplete."--Mrs. Bill Veeck. "You don't have to be a Sox fan to treasure this book."--Bill Gleason--Southtown Economist. "This book will help those who were there to remember better & those who couldn't make it feel like they did." Richard Miller--Sports Collectors Digest. GOODBYE OLD FRIEND, ISBN 0-9630204-0-4, $24.95. Order from Aland Corporation, 4125 South Joliet Ave., Lyons, Illinois 60534. PHONE (708) 442-9595. FAX (708) 442-0747.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Frank Budreck
Publisher :
Release : 1991
Total Pages : 157 Pages
ISBN : 0963020404


Life S Final Season A Guide For Aging And Dying With Grace

Life S Final Season A Guide For Aging And Dying With Grace

This book is a guide for caregivers and for the elderly. Holm advises how to live longer, the wisdom of avoiding poly-pharmacy, the danger in being a boomer, and how to understand medical ethics. He explains how to understand dementia, how to avoid physical and emotional abuse, how to make a living will and how to face dying and death without fear.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Richard Powell Holm
Publisher : Richard P Holm Life's Final Season
Release : 2018-08-24
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 1732544816


The Ghosts Of Cathkin Park

The Ghosts Of Cathkin Park

The summer of 1967 was Scottish football's finest hour, with one exception. Third Lanark Athletic Club, one of the country's oldest, most successful football teams, and to date one of only four teams to defeat both Rangers and Celtic in the Scottish Cup Final, played its final game. Michael McEwan brings this forgotten tale to life in this book.

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Genre : History
Author : Michael McEwan
Publisher : Arena Sport
Release : 2021-09-02
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 1909715980