Fifty years of great writing: Sports illustrated, 1954-2004
Description: The writers at Sports Illustrated have developed a reputation as being among the finest in the world. Here, gathered together in a single volume, are some of the most memorable stories from the magazine's nearly 50 years of existence. Enjoy prize-winning author Bob Creamer's profile of Brooklyn great Johnny Podres, Frank Deford's unforgettable stories on Bobby Knight and Jimmy Connors, Dan Jenkins on Joe Namath and Lee Trevino, Tex Maule on the "greatest football game ever" - the 1958 NFL championship matchup between the Gaints and the Colts, Mark Kramm's poignant piece on the Ali-Frazier title fight in 1975 - forever known as the "Thrilla in Manila, " Ed Swift on the Miracle on Ice - the amazing victory by the U.S. over the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics, Ron Fimrite on Nolan Ryan, Gary Smith on Dick Vermeil, and on and on. This is a reader's delight, filled with marvelous writing and some of the most compelling moments in sports history.
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Review: Sports Illustrated: Fifty Years of Great Writing: 50th Anniversary 1954-2004Nutzerbericht - Ronald Wise - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book far more than I would have ever anticipated. Expecting to read a collection of articles about over-glorified jocks, I instead found a series of human dramas, most with a sad ending ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Introduction by terry mcdoni
The Boxer and the Blonde by frank deford
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