The New York Yankees

  The New York Yankees played their first game in the American League in 1903. Since then, they have become the best team in baseball, bar none. Now this action-packed and fact-filled volume brings the Yankee’s great history to life. From Babe Ruth’s called shot and Lou Gehrig’s tearful farewell speech, to Reggie Jackson’s three …

World Series

For more than a century, the World Series has captivated baseball fans with edge-of-the-seat excitement. From Walter Johnson’s extraordinary pitching in 1924, to Babe Ruth’s Called Shot in 1932, to Willie Mays’ catch in 1954 and Reggie Jackson’s three-in-a-row home runs in 1977, to the “reverse the curse” wins by the Boston Red Sox in …

The Olympics

The Olympic Games offer athletes something few others sporting events can: the chance to be recognized as the best in the world at a given sport. With stories of great triumphs (such as Nadia Comaneci’s amazing feat of scoring seven perfect scores in gymnastics) and losses (such as U.S. diver Greg Louganis’ shocking injury on …