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1,001 days in the bleachers : a quarter century of Chicago sports

Author: Ted Cox
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Loyal sports fans follow their teams through peaks and valleys, but in no other city have fans experienced the highs and lows of Chicagoans in the past generation. This collection of Ted Cox's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Cox
ISBN: 9780810128682 0810128683
OCLC Number: 781680916
Description: x, 275 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: No joy in Mudville-until. Southpaw ; Community ; Tragic heroes ; A bad case of Cubosity ; Celebrants ; History ; Spirit of '69 ; Requiem for a ballpark ; The end of some things ; "Don't worry about getting hurt" ; Bartman : the fans' complicity ; Better lucky than good ; Destiny, ability, and camaraderie ; Denying our own eyes --
Running with the bulls. Basketball in black and white ; The shot ; Rising bulls ; The transformation ; The Zen triangle ; Bringing it all back home ; Three-peat : the Jordan is mighty and shall prevail ; The comeback ; Head games ; Father's Day, Bloomsday, championship day ; Tanned by the spotlight ; Doo-doo and shit ; A sense of the familiar ; The last shot --
Setting free the Bears. A team as great as Payton ; Super Bears ; Da coach outcoached ; Bear furnishings ; Tale of the tape ; Soldier field's inner beauty ; Ridiculously beautiful ; Mensches of the Midway --
Cold steel on ice (metaphorically, not literally). Hearing the Hawks ; The bleachers in winter ; Blacked-out Hawks ; Blackhawks family values ; So beautiful, so what? --
Further afield. Memories ; Harbor lights ; That's cricket ; Tyson at the auditorium ; King versus Simeon ; Kevin Garnett ; Chicago by canoe ; Bloom of the rose.
Other Titles: 1001 days in the bleachers
One thousand one days in the bleachers
Responsibility: Ted Cox.

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