Sports

Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.

Featured Sports Titles

Open “Baseball's greatest comeback : the miracle Braves …” in catalog Baseball's greatest comeback : the miracle Braves … Open “Half-marathon : you can do it” in catalog Half-marathon : you can do it Open “Jeter unfiltered” in catalog Jeter unfiltered Open “The keeper : a life of saving goals and achieving …” in catalog The keeper : a life of saving goals and achieving … Open “Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside : World War II, Army's …” in catalog Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside : World War II, Army's … Open “Perfectly awful : the Philadelphia 76ers' horrendo…” in catalog Perfectly awful : the Philadelphia 76ers' horrendo…
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The Thrill of It All – 1985 World Series

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Soccer Capital of America

A little over a year ago, at the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star game, Sporting Kansas City dubbed Kansas City the “Soccer Capital of America”. At the time it seemed like a very audacious statement, but if this past year is any indication they might not have been far off. It all began on a […]

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Tough Guy: Jim Brown

Jim Brown (1936-) is known for two successful high-profile careers: remarkable athlete and film actor. After a four-sport college career (football, basketball, track and lacrosse) at Syracuse, Brown played professional football with the Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965 and was named Rookie of the Year his first season. He did not miss an NFL […]

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