This week's top 10 sports books

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1 The Sporting News Baseball Guide 1998, (The Sporting News, paperback, pounds 13.95)

2 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Yearbook, edited by Peter Nichols (Oddball Publishing, paperback, pounds 13.00)

3 Football Hooligans - Knowing The Score, Garry Armstrong (Berg, paperback, pounds 14.99)

4 The Summer Game - Australia in Test Cricket 1949-71, Gideon Haigh (Test Publishing, hardback, pounds 21.95)

5 Ajax, Barcelona, Cruyff - the ABC of an Obstinate Maestro Frits Barend and Henk Van Dorp (Bloomsbury, hardback, pounds 16.99)

6 1998 Official Major League Baseball Fact Book, edited by Ron Smith (The Sporting News, paperback, pounds 16.95)

7 The Dark Side of the Game - My Life in the NFL, Tim Green (Warner Books, paperback, pounds 5.95)

8 A Savage Business - The Comeback and Comedown of Mike Tyson, Richard Hoffer (Simon and Schuster, hardback, pounds 15.99)

9 Manchester The Greatest City, Gary James (Polar Publishing, hardback, pounds 24.95)

10 The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics 1998, David Wallechinsky (Aurum Press, paperback, pounds 12.99)

List compiled by Sportspages, 94-96 Charing Cross Road, London (0171 240 9604) and St Ann's Square, Manchester (0161 832 8530)

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