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    16 Books Every Sports Lover Should Read

    Playing sports — almost as fun as reading about them.

    1. The Blind Side by Michael Lewis

    2. Little Girls in Pretty Boxes by Joan Ryan

    3. Shattering the Glass: The Remarkable History of Women in Basketball by Pamela Grundy & Susan Shackleford

    4. The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn

    5. Paper Lion by George Plimpton

    6. Dream Team by Jack McCallum

    7. League of Denial by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    8. Among the Thugs by Bill Buford

    9. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

    10. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

    11. Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G Bissinger

    12. Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell by Chas Smith

    13. A Necessary Spectacle by Selena Roberts

    14. Moneyball by Michael Lewis

    15. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

    16. The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood by Jane Leavy