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New from History Press Sports: Cascadia Clash

January 11, 2013

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Just in time for the start of the Major League Soccer season comes a new rivalry book from History Press Sports… Look for Geoffrey C. Arnold’s Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs Timbers in Portland and Seattle bookshops this February 2013. Arnold will sign copies of Cascadia Clash at a special author event March 16, 2013, at […]

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On Del Mar Turning 75

April 23, 2012

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In this special feature, History Press author and long-time turf writer Hank Wesch reflects on the coming season at Del Mar Racetrack and his 2011 book Del Mar: Where the Turf Meets the Surf. “On Del Mar Turning 75” Hank Wesch The 2012 racing season for Del Mar, July 18-September 5, will mark the 75th […]

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Interview with Bob Robinson, Author of Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway

April 18, 2012

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Not long after he joined The Oregonian Sports Department in 1961, Bob Robinson approached his editor with a proposition, “I understand that the golf beat is open. I would like to have a shot at it.” Thus began almost four decades of golf coverage focusing on regional players and tournaments but also touching on national […]

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History Press Releases First Soccer Title

January 27, 2012

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The History Press is delighted to announce The 1975 Portland Timbers: The Birth of Soccer City, USA by Michael Orr will be available from Oregon bookstores just in time to celebrate the start of the 2012 Major League Soccer season. Relive the magic of the Portland Timbers’ 1975 season and the birth of Soccer City, […]

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Interview with Michael Orr, Author of The 1975 Portland Timbers: The Birth of Soccer City, USA

December 14, 2011

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AK: How did the Timbers’ Army get its start? What won the hearts of Portlanders in that first year? MO: In the Timbers’ inaugural season of 1975, there was no official supporters group. A booster club was founded before the 1976 season started, by a group of dedicated fans who fell in love with the […]

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