What are the best sports biographies?

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    #1Wrestling with the Devil

    Wrestling with the Devil

    Wrestling with the Devil is a nonfiction biography book written by Tonya Russo Hamilton and Antonio Russo. This nonfiction biography book was published on April 15, 2012 by Gemelli Press LLC.

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    Gerardo de la Torre
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Wrestling with the Devil is a sports biography that i've read and enjoyed. It really shows you what life is like in the world of sports."
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    #2Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story

    Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story
    Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story is a nonfiction biography book written by Christopher Hilton. This nonfiction biography book was published on August 12, 2004 by Haynes Publishing.
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    Paul Riley
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "If you like racing, then you will likely enjoy reading the whole story of Senna and his life before he wrecked and was killed. This is a book for the more hardcore racing fans who want the back stories of the legendary drivers."
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    #3My Sergei: A Love Story

    My Sergei: A Love Story

    My Sergei: A Love Story is a nonfiction biography book written by Ekaterina Gordeeva and E.M. Swift. This nonfiction biography book was published on October 1, 1997 by Grand Central Publishing.

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    José Olivares
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "This was a compelling look in to the life of olympic medalist and her relationship with her husband. This story proves that love do exist but it is expensive."
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    #4Yuna Kim: Ice Queen: Skate Stars Volume 2

    Yuna Kim: Ice Queen: Skate Stars Volume 2
    Yuna Kim: Ice Queen: Skate Stars Volume 2 is a nonfiction biography book written by Christine Dzidrums. This nonfiction biography book was published on April 30, 2011 by Creativemedia, Incorporated.
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    Christian Perez
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I been interested in skating ever since the Tonya Harding incident. I added another skating book to my collection called Yuna Kim: Ice Queen: Skate Stars Volume 2. I found it very interesting. I learned about some skaters I was not aware of before."
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    #5Open

    Open

    Open is an autobiograhpy written by Andre Agassi wherein he shares his experiences while he was a tennis players from his rigorous trainings to being a world champion. 

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    Catherine Walker
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "A raw autobiography of a man that had who he was defined for him and how he made himself into what he wanted to be despite the events that pushed him. I enjoyed this story, especially the openness of what it can really be like to be so successful and famous. "
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    #6Dana White, King of MMA: Dana White an unauthorized biography

    Dana White, King of MMA: Dana White an unauthorized biography

    Dana White, King of MMA is a nonfiction biography book written by June M. White. This nonfiction biography book was published on July 2, 2011 by Enterprises Unlimited.

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    Patricia Turner
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Great book. Well written. The book encompasses a mothers love for her son, and the hardships that women faced as a single parent. High recommended."
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    #7Hard Wired

    Hard Wired
    Hard Wired: A Crash Course in Small College Football is a new adult non-fiction biography book written by Jebb A. Rebal. It is published in 2012 by BBD Press Inc. 
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    Bryan Hopkins
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "Great book! If you are a sports fan, then you should check it out! The story was interesting to read and I'm going to look more up about the topic later cause I thought it was really interesting."
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    #8The Secret Race

    The Secret Race

    The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs is a nonfiction biography book written by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle. This nonfiction biography book was published by Bantam.

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    Nancy Han
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This story can teach us a lot that we may not have known about cycling. I knew that a lot of this happened in other sports, but it never occurred to me that cycling would have the same issues. It is a good read, if you like to read about the things that happen outside of the public eye. "
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    #9The Sacred Acre: The Ed Thomas Story

    The Sacred Acre: The Ed Thomas Story

    The Sacred Acre: The Ed Thomas Story is a nonfiction biography book written by Mark A. Tabb. This nonfiction biography book was published on August 8, 2011 by Zondervan.

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    Diana Peters
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This is an excellent biography about a coach. It is inspiring and educational."
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    #10Days Of Grace

    Days Of Grace

    Days of Grace is an inspiring memoir written by American professional tennis player Arthur Ashe wherein he shares his story from being a tennis champion, social activist, and diagnosis with AIDS. 

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    Marie Curtis
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Although I'm not a big sports fan, I think this retelling of a Arthur Ashe's life is phenomenal especially hearing a personal experience of someone living with AIDS and how they dealt with it"
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    #11My Manchester United Years

    My Manchester United Years

    My Manchester United Years is a nonfiction biography book written by Bobby Charlton and published by Headline Book Publishing on May 29, 2008. It tells Charlton's life as a former Manchester United football player. 

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    Mundeke Obbrin
    Written on June 25, 2019
    "its my team sins 1996 i love it up to now it my team weather its cold or worm "
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    #12The Didi Man

    The Didi Man

    The Didi Man is an autobiography written by former Liverpool player Dietmar Hamann. It was released in April 2013 and became a Sunday Times bestseller. It is an account of the German's experience with the Anfield club.

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    Jennifer Reid
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "The Didi Man is an autobiography written by former Liverpool player Dietmar Hamann. It was released in April 2013 and became a Sunday Times bestseller. "
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    #13Red Men

    Red Men
    Red Men: Liverpool Football Club: The Biography is a biography written by John Williams. It was released in October 2010. It is about the history of football in Liverpool, from its beginnings in the 1890s to the modern day.
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    Judy Kennedy
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "If you like Liverpool FC you will enjoy this book. My boyfriend was thrilled when I got it for him and said it is really a thorough examination of the club. I would recommend it to anyone wanting more information on Liverpool."
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    #14The Death of Marco Pantani: A Biography

    The Death of Marco Pantani: A Biography
    The Death of Marco Pantani: A biography is a book written by Matt Rendello. Originally published in 2006 by Phoenix, it centers on the life of the former Tour de France winner Marco Pantani.
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Best What are the best sports biographies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Wrestling with the DevilBooks 42 Paid
2Ayrton Senna: The Whole StoryBooks 39 Paid
3My Sergei: A Love StoryBooks 38 Paid
4Yuna Kim: Ice Queen: Skate Stars Volume 2Books 34 Paid
5OpenBooks 34 Paid
6Dana White, King of MMA: Dana White an unauthorized biographyBooks 30 Paid
7Hard WiredBooks 29 Paid
8The Secret RaceBooks 26 Paid
9The Sacred Acre: The Ed Thomas StoryBooks 25 Paid
10Days Of GraceBooks 20 Paid
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