100 Things Cubs Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Jimmy Greenfield
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194779
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Cubs fan should know. More than a look at the century-long wait for another World Series win, the book contains crucial information for Cubs fans, such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Cubs also includes a list of must-do Cubs-related activities, which include taking in Wrigley field, traveling to Arizona for spring training, and sipping beers at the best Cubs bars around the country.This new, updated edition features the new generation of Cubs stars, including manager Joe Maddon, sluggers Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant, and ace Jon Lester.

100 Things Phillies Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Bill Baer
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781617496189
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Compiling 130 years of the Phillies, this handbook offers dedicated information to fans of Philadelphia's favorite baseball team. Topics covered include personalities, events, and facts that every fan should know without hesitation, such as important dates, player nicknames, and memorable moments. This guide to all things Phillies also includes a list of must-do Phillies-related activities, which include visiting the birthplace of Grover Clevelend Alexander, finding the best Phillies bars in the City of Brotherly Love, and searching for the remnants of the Baker Bowl.

100 Things White Sox Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Bob Vanderberg
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781623688523
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A list of essential knowledge and experiences all fans of the Chicago White Sox must know and do in their lifetime, this book covers the team's long history all the way through the 2013 season. Most White Sox fans have taken in a game or two at U.S. Cellular Field, have seen highlights of a young Frank Thomas, and remember the team's 2005 World Series championship. But only real fans remember which player once took his pants off after sliding into first base, can name the opposing outfielder who was showered with beer during the 1959 World Series, or remember who hit the most home runs onto the roof of old Comiskey Park. This is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of Chicago's South Side team, whether a die-hard booster from the days of Billy Pierce or a new supporter of Paul Konerko and Chris Sale.

100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Adrian Dater
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633199804
Release Date: 2018-04-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most Rockies fans have taken in the action from the purple row at Coors Field, and followed every moment of the team's exhilarating run to the 2007 World Series. But only real fans know the full rollercoaster story of how the Major Leagues finally came to the Mile High City, or all the best spots in LoDo to hit up before and after games. 100 Things Rockies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Rockies. Whether you're a die-hard devotee from the team's inception in 1993 or have been drawn in more recently by the dazzling play of Nolan Arenado, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. In this revised and updated edition, author Adrian Dater has collected every essential piece of Rockies knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Astros Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Brian McTaggart
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194892
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

100 Things Astros Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Houston Astros. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of the Colt .45's or a new supporter of Dallas Keuchel and Jose Altuve, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. It contains every essential piece of Astros knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Indians Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Zack Meisel
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633191914
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most Indians Fans know who Bob Feller is and have attended a game at Progressive Field. Names like Lou Boudreau, Bob Lemon, and Larry Doby are just as familiar as Corey Kluber, Michael Brantley, and Jason Kipnis. But even the most die-hard fans don't know everything about their beloved Indians. In 100 Things Indians Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Zack Meisel has assembled the facts, traditions, and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. From the incredible legacy of Tris Speaker and memories from Cleveland Stadium to how the movie Major League has taken root in fans' hearts, this is the ultimate fanatics guidebook to all things Cleveland Indians. Learn about the team's history in Cleveland as the Naps; the 455-game sellout streak; and modern stars such as Jim Thome, Kenny Lofton, Roberto Alomar, and Omar Vizquel. Meisel has collected every essential piece of Indians knowledge and trivia, including stories about the 1920 and 1948 World Series, the Drummer, and the hiring of Terry Francona, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Mets Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Matthew Silverman
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194830
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With trivia boxes, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Mets fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things New York Mets covers Robin Ventura's 1999 Grand-Slam single, the 1969 shoe polish incident, and the history behind the names and numbers on the left-field wall. Updated for 2015, this new edition features a new generation of Mets stars, including pitchers Jason deGrom, Matt Harvey, and Noah Syndergaard.

100 Things Giants Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Bill Chastain
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781629371191
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most San Francisco Giants fans have taken in a game or two at AT&T Park, have seen highlights of Willie Mays' basket catch on YouTube, and were thrilled by the team's World Series wins in 2010, 2012 and 2014, but even the die-hards—those who remember which pitcher started the first home game in San Francisco's history, have attended a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium, or know how many home runs Barry Bonds hit into McCovey Cove during his record-setting career—will appreciate this ultimate resource guide for true fans of the San Francisco Giants. For both boosters from the days of Bobby Thomson and recent supporters of Bruce Bochy, Madison Bumgarner, and Buster Posey, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Longtime sportswriter Bill Chastain has collected every essential piece of Giants knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist that leads the way to achieving fan superstardom.

100 Things Padres Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Kirk Kenney
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194922
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most Padres fans have taken in a game or two at PETCO Park, have seen highlights of Steve Garvey, and remember the 1984 and 1998 World Series runs. But only real fans know the significance of .394, the original team colors, or how long Benito Santiago's hitting streak lasted. 100 Things Padres Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the San Diego Padres. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Ollie Brown or a recent supporter of the team, these are the 100 things every fan needs to know and do in their lifetime. Padres writer Kirk Kenney has collected every essential piece of Padres knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781623688554
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is a must-read for all true fans. With listings ranked in importance from one to 100, the book includes everything from Bill Mazeroski’s World Series–winning homerun in 1960 and PNC Park, arguably baseball’s finest stadium, to legendary broadcaster Bob Prince. This guide touches upon all of the team’s nine National League pennants and five World Series titles, as well as legendary players such as Honus Wagner, Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell, Barry Bonds, and Andrew McCutchen. Packed with personalities, places, events, and facts, 100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the perfect tool for Bucs fans to take their team spirit to a whole new level.

100 Things Tigers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die

Author: Terry Foster
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781623682507
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

One of the most storied and fascinating histories in all of Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers--an American League charter franchise in 1901--have survived some of the most intense highs and lows of any team in professional sports, and this lively and detailed book explores it all. This guide to all things Tigers covers the 1984 World Series championship and the riots it sparked; controversial "Georgia Peach" Ty Cobb; and crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature calls. This fully updated edition, which includes details on the Tigers' exciting 2011 playoff run and Miguel Cabrera's historic season as well as the Tigers' acquisition of Prince Fielder, guides fans on numerous of activities to help them celebrate their team in new and deeper ways.

100 Things Nationals Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Jake Russell
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633194861
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

100 Things Nationals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Washington Nationals. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of the Senators or a new supporter of the Bryce Harper-led squad, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. It contains every essential piece of Nationals knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Warriors Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Danny Leroux
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633198692
Release Date: 2017-11-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most Golden State Warriors fans have attended a game at Oracle Arena, marveled at Stephen Curry's effortless shots, and remember where they were when the team won the 2015 NBA championship. But only real fans watched all 73 wins in the 2015-16 season, know where the Warriors played when they first moved to California, or can name whom the Warriors swept in the 1975 Finals. 100 Things Warriors Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of Warriors basketball. Whether you're a die-hard fan from the Run TMC days or a new supporter of Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, and Kevin Durant, this book contains everything Warriors fans should know, see, and do in their lifetime.

100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Tab Bamford
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633190009
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With special stories and experiences from fans and memorable moments about past and present players and coaches, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Blackhawks fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Blackhawks covers the team’s 49-year championship drought, its run to the 2010 Stanley Cup, and the transition from Chicago Stadium to the United Center. Now updated through the 2013–2014 season, it also includes the Hawks’ triumphant win over the Boston Bruins in the 2013 Stanley Cup and the record-setting 2012 undefeated streak.