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    • Yankees by the Numbers

    • A Complete Team History of the Bronx Bombers by Uniform Number
    • By: Bill Gutman
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since 1929, the Yankees have issued 73 different numbers to more than 1,500 players. Yankees by the Numbers tells those stories for every Yankee since ’29, providing insightful and humorous commentary about the more memorable players from a fan’s perspective.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • What If the Babe Had Kept His Red Sox?

    • And Other Fascinating Alternate Histories from the World of Sports
    • By: Bill Gutman
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What if Babe Ruth had not been sold to the Yankees in 1920 and instead played his entire career in Boston? What if Muhammad Ali had lost or quit in his first fight against Sonny Liston? What if the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants had never moved to the West Coast? What if Vince Lombardi had become head coach of his hometown Giants instead of heading to Green Bay? How would sports history, and our perception of it, be different today?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Jeremy Lin

    • The Incredible Rise of the NBA's Most Unlikely Superstar
    • By: Bill Gutman
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Experience Jeremy Lin’s rise to basketball superstar, free for a limited time! Who would have thought that an Asian-American, who stood just 5' 3" tall as a freshman in high school, and eventually went to Harvard to major in economics, would become the NBA's most talked about star in decades? But that's exactly what happened to Jeremy Lin. Undrafted out of college and subsequently waived in short order by both the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets, Lin was signed by the underachieving New York Knicks. The rest is history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ExcelLINt!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-30-12
    • The Incredible Rise of the NBA's Most Unlikely Superstar
    • By: Bill Gutman
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 03-26-12
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95