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Baseball: Read All About It

Baseball season is in full swing. If you’re a fan and watching your favorite team (go Brewers!) isn’t enough to satisfy your craving for baseball, check out one of the many baseball books in the library. Here are just a few of … Continue reading

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Olympic fever?

Yes, it’s time for the summer Olympics, being held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, on August 8-24, starting with the opening ceremony (on television Friday evening). Visit the International Olympic Committee’s official web site, which lists the summer events … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 27

Major: A Black Athlete, A White Era, and the Fight To Be the World’s Fastest Human Being by Todd Balf GV1051 .T3 B35 2008 New Book Island, 2nd floor Ahh, the first day of classes for the summer. Some of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 4

Brand NFL: Making & Selling America’s Favorite Sport by Michael Oriard GV954.3 .O75 2007 New Book Island, 2nd floor With football season in full swing, the Packers still doing well, and the BCS bound to make a lot of people … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 2

Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season By Jonathan Eig GV865 .R6 E35 2007 New Book Island, 2nd floor Now I understand that baseball may be a sore subject (at least the Packers are doing well, right?), but … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Magazine of History

With the endless hot days of summer come the excited calls of fans cheering on their favorite baseball teams. Barry Bonds recently broke the home run record held by Hank Aaron. But did you know Hank Aaron once played for … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 17

Juicing the Game Drugs, Power and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball MCN Bry (Non-Fiction) McNaughton Collection, 2nd floor We’ll keep the baseball theme for New Stuff Tuesdays going this week with a selection from the McNaughton … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 10

Attention Brewers Fans! Harvey’s Wallbangers: The 1982 Milwaukee Brewers Center GV 863 .W62 M5 2007 DVD New Book Island, 2nd floor With the All-Star break upon us, and Wednesday night void of games, how are you going to cure your … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 19

Who says reference books have to be old and boring? McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Tenth Edition REF Q121 .M3 2007 Reference Collection, 2nd floor Need to know more about lean manufacturing? Wondering what the heck dactyloscopy is? The … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 5

Every Week a Season: a Journey Inside Big-Time College Football Brian Curtis GV958.5 .N33 C87 2005 New Book Island, 2nd floor Those who know me will laugh upon learning I am highlighting a book on “big-time college football,” since I … Continue reading

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