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Bats, Balls, and Burnouts: A Life of Sports, Marketing, and Mayhem



Bob Wilber grew up aspiring to follow in his father’s baseball footsteps, and while he was able to secure a full college scholarship and later spend parts of six years in professional ball, as a player, coach, and scout, his mother’s writing, communications, and public relations skills were what eventually defined his career. After a successful and adventurous sports-marketing trek through the sports-apparel business, agency work, and professional indoor soccer, he saw his first drag race as…

Six Seconds To Glory

ISBN 10 : 0399204474
ISBN 13 : 9780399204470

Describes the effort of Don Prudhomme to become the first driver to win a fourth victory in the U. S. Nationals drag championship...


Bud Moore S Right Hand Man

ISBN 10 : 9780786472888
ISBN 13 : 078647288X

Greg Moore was one of three sons of NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore. Bud is a highly decorated World War II veteran who landed on Utah Beach on D-Day. Greg lived in an auto racer's ..


The Satanic Verses

ISBN 10 : 9781409058854
ISBN 13 : 1409058859

Just before dawn one winter’s morning, a hijacked aeroplane blows apart high above the English Channel and two figures tumble, clutched in an embrace, towards the sea: Gibreel Fa..


Teflon Shelly

ISBN 10 : 1432764950
ISBN 13 : 9781432764951

The accidental carbon monoxide deaths of her brothers and sisters in 1966 left Shelly Summers an only child that encountered both sexual and physical abuse. Three of her own childr..


Beyond Success

ISBN 10 : 0399526900
ISBN 13 : 9780399526909

Outlines a system for leadership development that incorporates exercises and the philosophies of John Wooden's "Pyramid of Success" program, sharing true success stories that demon..


America In The British Imagination

ISBN 10 : 9781137376800
ISBN 13 : 1137376805

How was American culture disseminated into Britain? Why did many British citizens embrace American customs? And what picture did they form of American society and politics? This en..


Islands Of Resistance

ISBN 10 : 9781554200504
ISBN 13 : 1554200504

Since radio's invention, some Canadians have been concerned about the increasingly commercialized and centralized nature of medium. Sometimes working alone, more often in teams, an..