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 “The art of scouting : seven decades chasing hopes …” in catalog The art of scouting : seven decades chasing hopes … Open “Clemente : the passion and grace of baseball's las…” in catalog Clemente : the passion and grace of baseball's las… Open “CLUB SOCCER 101 : The Essential Guide to the Stars…” in catalog CLUB SOCCER 101 : The Essential Guide to the Stars… Open “THE GREATEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIVALRIES OF ALL TIM…” in catalog THE GREATEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIVALRIES OF ALL TIM… Open “INSIDE THE PARK : Running the Base Path of Life” in catalog INSIDE THE PARK : Running the Base Path of Life Open “THE OPENING KICKOFF : the tumultuous birth of a fo…” in catalog THE OPENING KICKOFF : the tumultuous birth of a fo…
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Luther Taylor’s Journey to the Majors

I recently re- read a wonderful book on baseball, “The Glory of Their Times”, by Lawrence Ritter. The author tells the story of baseball in the, dead ball era. The dead ball era, were the years after the turn of the century through the years just following World War I. This a wonderfully researched book. […]

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English Premier League

If you were to ask soccer fans around the world what the best league in the world is the majority would probably say the English Premier League (EPL). They routinely get the top talent from all corners of the globe. The games are physical and exciting to watch. They are insanely popular throughout the world. […]

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Football is Upon Us!

If you love football, look no further than the library to get you into the season.

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Calling all Fantasy Football Players

Join the library’s fantasy football league this fall and get into the football season!

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Former Negro League player and country singer Charley Pride, right, waves to the crowd during a "Salute to the Players of the Negro Leagues" before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Toronto Blue Jays at Petco Park on May 31, 2013 in San Diego, California.

Charley Pride’s Baseball Career

Widely known as an award-winning country music artist, helping to pioneer that genre for African Americans, Charley Pride (b. 1938) had a baseball career before turning to music. Pride played in the Negro Leagues in the 1950s: some outfield, but he mostly pitched intimidating fastballs, sneaky curves and knuckleballs for teams including the Memphis Red […]

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World Cup Excitement!

Come watch the World Cup on our big screen Tuesday afternoon, July 1 at 3 p.m. to see the United States take on Belgium.

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