Praise for SPORTClassic BooksTHE BLACK PRINCE OF BASEBALL
"A remarkable look at a bygone scandal."
"This is a long-overdue, multifaceted biography of one of baseball's greatest rogues."
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"He (Ozzie Sweet) is best known for his iconic portraits of baseball stars. Since 1947 Sweet has been shooting players at spring training, and many of his best Grapefruit League photos are gathered in this new book."
"This book celebrates seven decades of memorable Grapefruit and Cactus League images taken by legendary magazine photographer Ozzie Sweet ... many never-before-published stills of Mickey Mantle, Sandy Koufax and Willie Mays."
The Globe and Mail
"A collection of superb baseball photographs…this is a delightful way to recapture the early stirrings of baseball's romance."
St. Paul Pioneer Press
"This book is like discovering a box of mint-condition Mickey Mantle baseball cards. There's a depth, a clarity -- almost a luridness -- to Sweet's baseball photography. It's almost as if Norman Rockwell painted them."
"Raw, provocative and as unsubtle as a shattering backboard, this is a look at how it used to be-from a man who was most definitely there."
"A fun look at the wilder side of the NBA, as well as a revealing view of a player and his contemporaries."
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF THE SUMMER OLYMPICS
"For its wealth of information, you can't beat David Wallechinsky's The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics."
"A marvelous resource."
Sunday Times of London
"It is, by any standards, remarkable."
"This is virtually impossible to put down, thanks to the author's delight in sharing information."
"As an Olympic guide, this is indispensable. Just buy it."
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The Globe and Mail
"The book offers a way to become immersed in Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams and Satchel Paige ... The drawings are full of action and humanity."
Chicago Sun Times
"Heart of the Game is all good."
"More than 300 images of postwar baseball iconography jump off the page, evoking the period more graphically than any newsreel."
Sports Collectors Digest
"This would be a spectacular and worthy book even if there were no text whatsoever provided. Such is the stunning nature of Jurinko's work."
"The Italian Stallions is a beautifully produced 224-page hardback. Strongly recommended."