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A Ball Player Career

  [english | 1900]  

Adrian Anson


Summary: [A Ball Player S Career by Adrian C Anson. The personal experiences of Adrian C. Anson manager and captain of the Chicago Base Ball Club CHAPTER III. SOME FACTS ABOUT THE NATIONAL GAME. Just at what particular time the base-ball fever became epidemic in Marshalltown it is difficult to say for the reason that unfortunately all of the records of the game there together with the trophies accumulated ...]
Genres: [biography | gamesDownloads: 62

A Golfing Idyll

  [english | 1897]  

A Islay Bannerman


Excerpts: [... there. As to Golf I can, I think, hold my own with most of the Golfing sisterhood, and am well up in the jargon of the Links and game. One ...... every word they uttered. The old man did not seem to mind my presence in the least. Before commencing his tale he looked round, saw me, and, with a ...... six months gane, a drucken deevil,. You led the ball in waste and revel. Were ...]
Genres: [poetry | games | humorDownloads: 172

Boys Of Columbia High On The Gridiron

  [english | ]  

Graham Forbes


Summary: [Boys Their Work And Influence by Anonymous. The following papers were written at the request of one who had read the somewhat similar papers addressed to girls. The object aimed at in both books has been to try and help Boys and Girls of the so-called working classes to recognize their duties to God and their neighbour and to use on the side of right the powers and opportunities which God has ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readers | gamesDownloads: 227

Chess And Checkers The Way To Mastership

  [english | 1922]  

Edward Lasker


Summary: [I tried to read this book on my Kindle but the formatting (mobi format) made the board examples unviewable. There was some good information in the introduction and explanation of chess but beyond that it was kind of useless. I may try a different format when I get the chance to see if the grids are viewable to follow the strategy examples properly.]
Genres: [reference | non fiction | gamesDownloads: 399

Chess History And Reminiscences

  [english | 1893]  

Henry Edward Bird


Excerpts: [... been considered as quite satisfactorily proved and established by authorities deemed trustworthy, both native and foreign, and are quite consistent ...... solutions. We must suppose this to be due to an oversight, as he gives the key moves of the four problems by English composers. The omission is deplorable, ...... popularising of chess amongst the industrial classes. CHESS NOTES ...]
Genres: [history | games | biographyDownloads: 219

Croquet

  [english | 1865]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... in all these games a certain theory which furnishes interpretations for all cases that arise in actual play. The rules are grouped about a central principle. ...... the croquet the playing ball escapes from under the foot, it is said to flinch.. FRONT OF A BRIDGE.-That side from which a ball must proceed ...... A BRIDGE.-Passing through the proper bridge from the front, or ...]
Genres: [gamesDownloads: 325

Days Off

  [english | 1907]  

Henry Van Dyke


Summary: [30 Days in Sydney is a book written by Australian novelist Peter Carey. It was published in 2001 and is subtitled A Wildly Distorted Account. Superficially a piece of travel writing 30 Days in Sydney is perhaps more of a view into the psyche of Carey an Australian returning home after a 17 year absence his motley crew of friends and Sydneysiders in general.]
Genres: [short story collection | gamesDownloads: 94

Floor Games

  [english | 1911]  

H Wells


Summary: [Suggests some of the games that can be created using toy soldiers and other figurines blocks boards and planks and toy trains arranged in various ways on an appropriate floor.]
Genres: [young readers | non fiction | gamesDownloads: 56

Fred Fenton Marathon Runner

  [english | 1913]  

Allen Chapman


Excerpts: [... two miles from town, and in the midst of the Budge woods, a section that always had a certain charm for the boys of both Riverport and Mechanicsburg, ...... Wagner there were some of the other baseball stars in the defeated set-Dolan, who guarded the middle garden, Sherley whose domain was ...... try swinging around without stopping, if I can. Last time I made a stab at doing the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gamesDownloads: 372

Fred Fenton On The Crew

  [english | 1913]  

Allen Chapman


Excerpts: [... pretended to have a claim on this mining property, and was doing everything possible to keep Mr. Fenton out of it. An important witness, whose ...... girls I've seen since school closed. Whew. I should think every fellow in town had got wind of it by this time and I'm the last to know.. There ...... was called a meeting of the members of the Riverport Boat Club in order to transact ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | games | young readersDownloads: 164

Fred Fenton On The Track

  [english | 1913]  

Allen Chapman


Excerpts: [... do the same. The beast has just taken a notion to bolt home, that's all, and isn't badly frightened. We may be able to stop him right here.. How ...... in running costume acted as though they meant to keep him from passing, the beast gradually slackened his pace. The butcher's cart came to a standstill ...... be used for you to stand on. It's the only way to work it, I guess.. Yes, ...]
Genres: [games | fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 249

Garrison Finish

  [english | ]  

William Blair Morton Ferguson


Excerpts: [... own business, or that he would make it hot for him. He told him that Garrison was a thief and cur and that he would have no book-maker and tout-. Hold ...... with you. It ain't Crimmins' way.. Billy Garrison eyed his former trainer and mentor steadily for a long time. His lip was quivering. Damn your ...... money. The thought of going back to a pittance a year sickened him. That ...]
Genres: [romance | gamesDownloads: 444

Healthful Sports For Boys

  [english | ]  

Alfred Rochefort


Summary: [Healthful Sports For Boys The American Boys Ultimate Guide To Building Confidence Strength And Good Moral Character Through by Alfred Rochefort. Originally published in 1910 Alfred Rochefort s HEALTHFUL SPORTS FOR BOYS is an optimistic Can Do prescription for the kind of vigorous competitive yet thoroughly wholesome boyhood that for more than two centuries has reliably bred great American men of ...]
Genres: [games | young readers | healthDownloads: 112

Indian Games

  [english | 1886]  

Andrew Mcfarland Davis


Summary: [good and nice]
Genres: [non fiction | history | gamesDownloads: 98

Influence Morale Des Sports Athltiques

  [french | ]  

Henri Didon


Excerpts: [... qui veut bien traiter ce sujet. Je lui donne la parole. (Vifs applaudissements.-Mouvement d'attention.). MESDAMES, MESSIEURS,. C'est un grand honneur ...... et avec une persvrance digne de tout loge. Et vous ne me dmentirez pas, Mesdames et Messieurs, quand je dirai qu'il faut reconnatre en M. de Coubertin ...... et qui m'avez gliss, par votre parole insinuante et persuasive, la ...]
Genres: [non fiction | games | essaysDownloads: 61

Interference And Other Football Stories

  [english | 1932]  

Harold Sherman


Summary: [Interference And Other Football Stories by Harold M Sherman. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [games | short story collection | post 1930Downloads: 168

Jimmy Kirkland And The Plot For A Pennant

  [english | 1915]  

Hugh Fullerton


Summary: [Jimmy Kirkland And The Plot For A Pennant by Hugh S Fullerton. Excerpt from Chapter 1 The defeat in the opening game of the final series of the season between the Panthers and Bears had been a hard blow to the championship hopes of the Bears and its effect was evident in the demeanor of the players and those associated with them. It was the second week in September. Since early in May the Blues ...]
Genres: [young readers | games | fiction and literatureDownloads: 72

Lefty Locke Pitcher Manager

  [english | 1916]  

Burt Standish


Excerpts: [... be drawing down twice as much, and would be with any other winning Big League club. Only a man with Kennedy's magism and tact could have kept them going ...... rose early the following morning and posted the letters for the first outward mail. He sent a telegram also. Returning past the Magnolia ...... was a gentleman, and that was the first and only time I ever knew him to lose ...]
Genres: [games | fiction and literatureDownloads: 387

Les Sports La Mode

  [french | ]  

Camille Meillac


Excerpts: [... qui plaait ses jeux sous l'gide de Vnus et d'Apollon, leva le sport un degr de puret et d'harmonie, qui n'a plus t atteint et qui reste nos yeux ...... Les Romains jouaient la pila. De nos jours, la balle est la reine du sport. =Le football.=-Le football (de l'anglais foot, pied, ball, ballon) ...... s'en emparer avec les pieds le parti le plus fort repousse son adversaire et ...]
Genres: [gamesDownloads: 374

Little Wars

  [english | 1913]  

H Wells


Summary: [Israels Border Wars 1949-1956 is a 1993 book written by Benny Morris about the Arab infiltration from Egypt Jordan Lebanon and Syria into Israel after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and before the Suez Crisis war in 1956. Morris contends that the Arab infiltration into Israel and the Israeli retaliatory response to it set patterns of behavior that were to characterize the Arab-Israeli conflict for ...]
Genres: [war | young readers | gamesDownloads: 95
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