Most widely held works about Ira Berkow
Most widely held works by Ira Berkow
Red : a biography of Red Smith by Ira Berkow ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Red Smith on baseball : the game's greatest writer on the game's greatest years by Red Smith ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Collects the best of Red Smith's writings on baseball from the 1940s through 1981.
Hank Greenberg, the story of my life by Hank Greenberg ( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
The minority quarterback, and other lives in sports by Ira Berkow ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
In addition to his celebrated story of a white quarterback at an all-black college in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Berkow looks at a variety of sport's winners and losers, funny and tragic and inspiring, from the ballpark to the boxing ring.
Maxwell Street : survival in a bazaar by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
To the hoop : the seasons of a basketball life by Ira Berkow ( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
New York Times sports columnist Ira Berkow tells of a year in his life in which he played pickup basketball in city playgrounds and famous arenas. Includes his experiences with legendary players and coaches.
Rockin' steady; a guide to basketball & cool by Walt Frazier ( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
A New York Knick talks about basketball, his life, and being cool.
Carew by Rod Carew ( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Court vision : unexpected views on the lure of basketball by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
The author "presents a unique look at America's premier sport--and its fans--through interviews with a remarkable cross section of widely known and extraordinarily accomplished individuals in a variety of fields, who explain what the lure of basketball is for them. Berkow talked with Chris Rock, Woody Allen, Tom Brokaw, Saul Bellow, Johnnie Cochran Jr., Walter Matthau, Nikki Giovanni, Donald Trump, Julia Child, Frank Stella, Erica Jong, Grover Washington Jr., Seiji Ozawa, and Sharon Stone, among others, to uncover fresh, funny, controversial, and often surprising opinions about the teams and players who make the game intriguing."--From book jacket.
Beyond the dream : occasional heroes of sports by Ira Berkow ( Book )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Brief biographical sketches of personalities from every aspect of sports.
The man who robbed the Pierre : the story of Bobby Comfort by Ira Berkow ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Full swing : hits, runs and errors in a writer's life by Ira Berkow ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A personal memoir traces the "New York Times" sportswriter's journey through his unpromising educational years to become a writer, describing his father's influence on his character, his discovery of his writing passion, and his relationships with such individuals as columnist Red Smith, Hall of Fame coach Red Holzman, and Michael Jordan.
The gospel according to Casey : Casey Stengel's inimitable, instructional, historical baseball book by Casey Stengel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The corporal was a pitcher : the courage of Lou Brissie by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Pitchers do get lonely, and other sports stories by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Contains eighty-five newspaper columns devoted to sports published over the last decade.
Jews and baseball an American love story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Traces the Jewish involvement in the history of the sport from the game's earliest days, through the tumultuous war years to today's All-Star games. By analyzing various stages in this history, including how the legendary Sandy Koufax pioneered rights for players and Hank Greenberg's support of Jackie Robinson, the film demonstrates how Jews shaped baseball, and baseball shaped them.
How to talk Jewish by Jackie Mason ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Hank Greenberg : hall-of-fame slugger by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A biography of the powerful home run hitter who became the first Jewish player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The DuSable Panthers : the greatest, blackest, saddest team from the meanest street in Chicago by Ira Berkow ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
An account of the 1954 Illinois High School State Championship basketball game between the DuSable Panthers, the first all-black team to make the finals, and a team from Mount Vernon High School.
Oscar Robertson: the golden year, 1964 by Ira Berkow ( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Anecdotes Athletes Baseball Baseball managers Baseball--Philosophy Baseball players Baseball players with disabilities Basketball Basketball players Berkow, Ira Biography Brigands and robbers Carew, Rod,--1945- Case studies Celebrities Comfort, Robert Anthony,--1932- Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) Documentary films DuSable High School Frazier, Walt,--1945- Greenberg, Hank History Humor Illinois Illinois--Chicago Illinois--Chicago--Maxwell Street Jewish baseball players Jewish wit and humor Jews Juvenile works Large type books Minnesota Twins (Baseball team) Minorities in sports Miscellanea New York (State) New York (State)--New York New York Yankees (Baseball team) Robbery Robertson, Oscar,--1938- Smith, Red,--1905-1982 Sports Sports--Philosophy Sportswriters Stengel, Casey Streets United States Veterans World War (1939-1945) Yiddish language--Pronunciation Yiddish language--Terms and phrases--Dictionaries