The "Greatest Story Ever Told" is about Jesus himself, but these days you'd half-expect to find that title on a bookseller's sports shelves. A quick glance at the genre shows many true, real and seemingly impossible epic tales of triumph, glory and agony. Way, way too many, actually. Here, our survey of the most hyperbolic sports book titles currently in print.
Mine's Bigger: Tom Perkins and the Making of the Greatest Sailing Machine Ever Built
The Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul
Lance Armstrong's War: One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal and a Few Other Rivals on the Road to the Tour de France
Where They Ain't: The Fabled Life and Untimely Death of the Original Baltimore Orioles, the Team That Gave Birth to Modern Baseball
The Girls of Summer: The U.S. Women's Soccer Team and How It Changed the World
See the complete list for 45 more hilariously hyperbolic titles.