Summer 2017 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Sports & Recreation
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TitleAhead of the Curve
AuthorKenny, Brian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781501106354
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$17.00
CDN Price$23.00
Pages368
“A delight for baseball lovers” (Kirkus Reviews) and “one of the most significant baseball books of the year” (Bob Costas) Ahead of the Curve uses stories from baseball’s present and past to examine why we sometimes choose ignorance over information, and how tradition can trump logic.
TitleThe Yucks
AuthorVuic, Jason
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781476772271
On Sale08/22/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages272
Friday Night Lights meets The Bad News Bears in “a brisk, warmhearted reminder of how professional sports can occasionally reach stunning unprofessional depths” (Publishers Weekly): the first two seasons with the worst team in NFL history, the hapless, hilarious, and hopelessly winless 1976­–1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
TitleThe Boys of Dunbar
AuthorDanois, Alejandro
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781451666984
On Sale09/19/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages288
The inspiring true story of a remarkable coach whose superb undefeated high-school basketball team in 1980s Baltimore produced four NBA players and gave hope to a desperate neighborhood and city—“a feel-good story that is timely as well as true” (Glenn C. Altschuler, Florida Courier).