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 Cubs Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Jimmy Greenfield
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781600786624
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With 135 years of Chicago Cubs history, 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.

100 Things Cubs Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Jimmy Greenfield
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781617496264
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With 135 years of Chicago Cubs history, 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 cou.

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.

100 Things Bears Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Kent McDill
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781617495779
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Revealing the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches, and teams that are part of the storied history that is Bears football, this book has pep talks, records, and Bears lore scattered throughout the pages. The Bears' longtime rivalry with the Green Bay Packers, little-known facts about many of the Bears' record 27 Hall of Famers, and profiles of unforgettable Bears personalities such as Ditka, Payton, Jim McMahon, Brian Urlacher, Jay Cutler, and others are all included. Die-hard fans who know all the words to the "Super Bowl Shuffle" and new supporters alike will find everything Bears boosters should know, see, and do in their lifetime.

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 Star Wars Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Dan Casey
Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
ISBN: 1629371645
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: Art

Perfect for Star Wars fans who think they already know everything On May 25, 1977, the world of science fiction, film, and pop culture was changed forever with the release of Star Wars. The beginning of this epic space opera franchise would inspire an expanded universe of creativity, including books, comic books, theme parks, and much more. With extensive back stories, lore, and author Dan Casey's encyclopedic knowledge on the subject, this lively, detailed book explores the characters, storylines, and facts every true Star Wars fan should know. This guide covers the history of how a multibillion-dollar and beloved institution was born and went on to flourish. Dan Casey has collected every essential piece of Star Wars knowledge and trivia, including what infamous, cult classic TV movie introduced beloved bounty hunter Boba Fett, what Star Wars novel was released in 1976 before the first movie premiered, and what animal species is named after Han Solo. Whether you're a fan of the original film trilogy, an avid reader of the books, or can't wait to see what J. J. Abrams does with the next generation of movies, 100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the perfect resource for all Star Wars fans looking to increase their knowledge of the storied franchise and look back on the most memorable moments of a galaxy "far, far away."

100 Things Brewers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die

Author: Jim Gantner
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781623682415
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

From the classic history of the Milwaukee Brewers, such as the stats of a young Robin Yount and the team s dramatic 2011 playoff run, to the lesser known trivia of the National League team, including which city the franchise relocated from after its founding year or the opposing player that attacked a fan dressed like an Italian sausage, this book for fans has it all. Collected into a fun-to-read one to 100 format, the book combines fan-favorite memories with challenging trivia and suggestions for the ultimate fan adventuresincluding the best places in Wisconsin to grab a drink or have a meal before a game."

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 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 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 Washington Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Adam Jude
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633198753
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Most University of Washington fans have taken in a game or two at Husky Stadium or Hec Edmundson Pavilion. But only real fans know the full lineage of the school's "Quarterback U" reputation and can name the football and baskeball stars who went on to be Hall of Fame players. 100 Things Washington Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Washington Huskies. Whether you were there for every game of the 1991 championship season or are a more recent supporter of the team, these are the 100 things every fan needs to know and do in their lifetime. Huskies beat writer Adam Jude has collected every essential piece of UW 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 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 Astros Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Brian McTaggart
Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
ISBN: 1629371963
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.