Nascar

Author: Daniel J. Brush
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781932714425
Format: PDF, ePub
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The second title in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the NumbersTM series!THE SPORT: The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is the second-most popular professional sport in terms of television ratings in the United States behind the National Football League. Its international appeal is even greater, with races broadcast in more than 150 countries and an estimated fan base exceeding 75 million faithful worldwide! NASCAR has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the late 1940s, and has become an empire unto itself. The Sports by the NumbersTM team takes great pride in presenting this book as the second in the series of books dedicated to you . . . the sports fan.THE FORMAT: The presentation created by the authors distinguishes Sports by the NumbersTM from everything else available today. NASCAR is composed of ten chapters, each offering one hundred numbered mini-stories-facts, anomalies, records, coincidences, and enthralling lore and trivia. Each chapter begins with a stirring introduction highlighting the many exciting stories detailed in that chapter.INTERACTIVE: Numerical entries tagged with SBTN-All Star and SBTN-Hall of Fame logos are scattered throughout this book. These logos indicate that more information is available at our website www.sportsbythenumbers.com. Just click on the athletic locker in the bottom right-hand corner of the homepage and access additional reading material, audio and video clips, and more.Sports by the NumbersTM books are not just for the die-hard sports fan, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams. They will quench anyfan's thirst for entertainment and knowledge.About the Authors: Daniel J. Brush is currently working on his Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma. David Horne is a professional educator and former high school athletic director currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma. Marc CB Maxwell is a Ph.D. student at the University of Oklahoma and is the author of Surviving Military Separation: 365 Days (Savas Beatie, 2007).

NASCAR Pop Up Book

Author: Sally Blakemore
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers
ISBN: 9781423604914
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents an introduction to NASCAR racing, discussing its history, tracks, safety rules, pit stops, inspection stations, scoring, and victory lane, in a text with pop-up illustrations.

Major League Baseball

Author: Daniel Brush
Publisher: Savas Beatie
ISBN: 1611210313
Format: PDF, ePub
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The first title devoted to America’s national pastime in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the NumbersTM series! THE SPORT: Baseball is our national pastime—and the popularity of the game has never been greater than it is right now. The Sports by the NumbersTM franchise delves into the history of baseball and explores some of its greatest moments, legends, players, and teams in a unique and provocative numerical framework. THE FORMAT: The presentation created by the authors distinguishes Sports by the NumbersTM from everything else available today. Major League Baseball is composed of ten chapters, each offering one hundred numbered “mini-stories”—facts, anomalies, records, coincidences, and enthralling lore and trivia. Each chapter begins with a stirring Introduction highlighting the many exciting stories detailed in that chapter. INTERACTIVE: Numerical entries tagged with SBTN-All Star and SBTN-Hall of Fame logos are scattered throughout this book. These logos indicate that more information is available at our website www.sportsbythenumbers.com. Just click on the athletic locker in the bottom right-hand corner of the homepage and access additional reading material, audio and video clips, and more. Sports by the NumbersTM books are not just for die-hard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams. They will quench any fan’s thirst for entertainment and knowledge. About the Authors: Daniel J. Brush is currently working on his Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma. David Horne is a professional educator and former high school athletic director currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma. Marc CB Maxwell is a Ph.D. student at the University of Oklahoma and is the author of Surviving Military Separation: 365 Days (Savas Beatie, 2007).

Then Junior Said to Jeff

Author: Jim McLaurin
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1623680476
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This collection of behind-the-scenes happenings from the history of the beloved stock car series shares stories of the great and the infamous, revealing privy insights into the drivers that fans thought they knew everything about. The book grants a glimpse into Buck Baker's tomato juice incident, how his son Buddy Baker landed face first in the mud on an ambulance stretcher, Dale Earnhardt's 1997 Daytona 500 rolling crash and how he famously went from ambulance to car to complete the race, Tony Stewart's realization that racing was the ideal career choice, and how Jeff Gordon "misplaced" his commemorative Richard Petty money clip. Race fans with allegiance to any era of NASCAR, past or present, will feel drawn into the inner circle of the drivers after sharing in these inside stories that are worth the telling.

New York Yankees

Author: Daniel Brush
Publisher: Savas Beatie
ISBN: 1611210321
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The first MLB franchise to be featured in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the NumbersTM series! THE TEAM: The New York Yankees is the greatest franchise in sports history with forty Hall of Fame legends, thirty-nine American League Pennants, twenty-six World Series titles, and the largest fan base in professional sports. The Sports by the NumbersTM franchise unlocks the storied history of the “Bronx Bombers” by providing fans with a unique and captivating look at the legends who make us all dream of wearing pinstripes. THE FORMAT: The presentation created by the authors distinguishes Sports by the NumbersTM from everything else available today. New York Yankees is composed of ten chapters, each offering one hundred numbered “mini-stories”—facts, anomalies, records, coincidences, and enthralling lore and trivia. Each chapter begins with a stirring introduction highlighting the many exciting stories detailed in that chapter. INTERACTIVE: Numerical entries tagged with SBTN-All Star and SBTN-Hall of Fame logos are scattered throughout this book. These logos indicate that more information is available at our website www.sportsbythenumbers.com. Just click on the athletic locker in the bottom right-hand corner of the homepage and access additional reading material, audio and video clips, and more. Sports by the NumbersTM books are not just for die-hard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams. They will quench any fan’s thirst for entertainment and knowledge. About the Authors: Daniel J. Brush is currently working on his Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma. David Horne is a professional educator and former high school athletic director currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma. Marc CB Maxwell is a Ph.D. student at the University of Oklahoma and is the author of Surviving Military Separation: 365 Days (Savas Beatie, 2007).

Penn State Football

Author: Daniel J. Brush
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 9781932714524
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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1000 facts involving the Penn State Nittany Lions football team and the numbers 1 to 1000.

Sacramento Kings

Author: Daniel J. Brush
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781932714692
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first NBA Western Conference franchise to be featured in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the Numbers series THE TEAM: The Sacramento Kings are one of the oldest franchises in NBA history with one World Championship, nine Hall of Fame players, twenty-nine playoff appearances, eight retired numbers, and two players voted to the NBA's 50 Greatest Players team. The Sports by the Numbers team takes great pride in exploring the Kings' greatest moments, legends, players, and teams by providing fans with a unique and captivating numerical framework.THE FORMAT: The presentation created by the authors distinguishes Sports by the Numbers from everything else available today. Sacramento Kings is composed of ten chapters, each offering one hundred numbered mini-stories-facts, anomalies, records, coincidences, and enthralling lore and trivia. Each chapter begins with a stirring introduction highlighting the many exciting stories detailed in that chapter.INTERACTIVE: Numerical entries tagged with SBTN-All Star and SBTN-Hall of Fame logos are scattered throughout this book. These logos indicate that more information is available at our website www.sportsbythenumbers.com. Just click on the athletic locker in the bottom right-hand corner of the homepage and access additional reading material, audio and video clips, and more.Sports by the Numbers books are not just for the die-hard sports fan, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams. They will quench any fan's thirst for entertainment and knowledge.About the Authors: Daniel J. Brush, David Horne, and Marc CB Maxwell, also known as the Sports by the Numbers Guys, are the award-winning authors of the Sports by the Numbers series. Other titles include, NASCAR, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, Boston Celtics, New York Yankees, Penn State Football, and Louisville Basketball to name a few.

Mixed Martial Arts

Author: Daniel J. Brush
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781932714678
Format: PDF, ePub
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The first Mixed Martial Arts book to be featured in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the Numbers series THE SPORT: The short and tumultuous history of the UFC and modern Mixed Martial Arts is one of the greatest stories in all of sports. From its spectacular beginnings to its deathbed, to reemergence as the fastest growing sport in the world, Mixed Martial Arts covers it all.THE FORMAT: The presentation created by the authors distinguishes Sports by the Numbers from everything else available today. The book offers ten compelling chapter introductions and one thousand numbers full of statistics, stories, and oddities that blast new fans with the force of a Bas Rutten liver shot, and wipe away the cobwebs of the diehards as if they were waking up from a Cro Cop head kick.INTERACTIVE: Numerical entries tagged with SBTN All-Star or SBTN Hall of Fame logos are scattered throughout this book. These logos indicate that more information is available at our web site www.sportsbythenumbers.com. Readers and sports fans can then visit our site and participate in the SBTN blogs and conversations regarding those numbers, creating an interactive community.- Why did Hermes Franca agree to fight Manny Reyes for one dollar?- How did Matt The Law Lindland get his nickname?- Why did Jason Mayhem Miller mention Sacagawea after his WEC contract was fulfilled?- How many strikes did Georges St. Pierre and Jon Fitch combine to throw at UFC 87?- Why was Ian Freeman's victory over Frank Mir at UFC 38 both inspiring and terribly sad?Find out all the answers and more in Mixed Martial Arts-a book for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their favorite fighters and promotions.About the Authors: Daniel J. Brush, David Horne, and Marc CB Maxwell, also known as the Sports by the Numbers Guys, are the award-winning authors of the Sports by the Numbers series. Other titles include University of Oklahoma Football, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, and NASCAR to name a few. Zac Robinson is a professional educator and life-long combat sports fan who has trained in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido in the United States and Korea. He is also a columnist for MMA Monthly Journal. REVIEWS ...very interesting... can arm you with all the tools you need to be the smartest guy in a room full of MMA Fans.Fight Magazine, 07/2009

Speed Guts and Glory

Author: Joe Garner
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 044655409X
Format: PDF
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Stockcar racing is fast becoming America's most popular spectator sport, and now bestselling author and broadcasting veteran Joe Garner captures the most important moments in NASCAR history, including: Dale Earnhardt, Senior's triumphant Daytona 500 victory King Richard Petty's 200th victory, with Ronald Reagan in attendance as the first president to attend a NASCAR event Jeff Gordon's amazing dream season The closest finish in NASCAR history - a mere .002 of a second! Dale Earnhardt Junior's Daytona victory - on the one-year anniversary of his father's death on the same speedway.

Discovering Computers Fundamentals Your Interactive Guide to the Digital World

Author: Gary B. Shelly
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285201337
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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DISCOVERING COMPUTERS FUNDAMENTALS provides students with a current and thorough introduction to computers. This Shelly Cashman Series text offers a dynamic and engaging solution to successfully teach students the relevancy of computer concepts in their personal, professional and academic lives through exciting new exercises that focus on problem solving and critical thinking. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.