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Everything they had : sports writing from David Halberstam

Author: David Halberstam; Glenn Stout
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work delivers the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's unique vision of sports, with an intimate and personal collection that reveals the ideals of a culture steeped in integrity, loyalty, and character.
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Named Person: David Halberstam; David Halberstam
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Halberstam; Glenn Stout
ISBN: 9781401309909 1401309909 9781401323127 140132312X
OCLC Number: 191865494
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 401 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Death of a sculler --
Horse racing in Warsaw --
Sports as a window of social change --
A dynasty in the making --
Sports can distract, but they don't heal --
Baseball and the national mythology --
Reggie Smith --
The fan divided --
Fenway opener --
Why men love baseball --
The good old days, for baseball owners --
My dinner with Theodore (Ted Williams) --
Jackie Robinson --
DiMaggio's kick --
The ultimate gamer --
Torre --
Perfectionist at the plate --
Basketball --
Pat Riley --
Michael Jordan --
Iverson --
Harvard Football --
NFL --
Super Bowl XL --
Fishing --
Bob Francis and the striper --
Why I fish --
Homage to Patagonia --
Anatomy of a champion --
Ali wins another fight --
Soccer --
Olympics --
Schaap.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Glenn Stout.
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Abstract:

This work delivers the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's unique vision of sports, with an intimate and personal collection that reveals the ideals of a culture steeped in integrity, loyalty, and character.

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by cwarden (WorldCat user on 2008-06-02)

Introduction by Glenn Stout -- Early drafts: Death of a Sculler, in three acts / from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin, April 23, 1955 -- Horse racing in Warsaw / from the New York Times, June 13, 1965 -- The longer view: Introduction / from The best American sports writing 1991 -- Sports as a window of social change / from The Sporting News, May 23, 1994 -- A dynasty in the making / introduction to ESPN Sportscentury, 1999 -- Sports can distract, but they don't heal / from ESPN.com, September 10, 2002 -- Baseball: Baseball and the national mythology / from Harper's Magazine, September 1970 -- The education of Reggie Smith / from Playboy, October 1984 -- The fan divided / from the Boston Globe, October 6, 1986 -- Renewed spirits at Fenway opener / from the Boston Globe, April 11, 1989 -- Why men love baseball / from Parade Magazine, May 14, 1989 -- The good old days-for baseball owners / from the New York Times, May 29, 1989 -- My dinner with Theodore / from Ted Williams: A portrait in words and pictures, 1990 -- History's man / from Jackie Robinson: Between the baselines, 1995 -- Maybe I remember DiMaggio's kick / from the New York Times, October 21, 2000 -- The ultimate gamer / from ESPN.com, August 3, 2001 -- Torre makes a good boss / from ESPN.com, December 5, 2001 -- The perfectionist at the plate / from the New York Times, July 9, 2002 -- If they strike, I'm going fishin' / from ESPN.com, July 26, 2002 -- And so it happened / from the Boston Globe, December 19, 2004 -- Basketball: The basket-case state / from Esquire, June 1985 -- The stuff dreams are made of / from Sports Illustrated, June 29, 1987 -- A hero for the wired world / from Sport Illustrated, December 23, 1991 -- Character study: Pat Riley / from New York Magazine, December 21, 1992 -- Say it ain't so, Mike / from ESPN.com, May 2, 2001 -- In admiration of Iverson / from ESPN.com, June 11, 2001 -- Football: Sunday, boring Sunday / from New York Magazine, December 16, 1974 -- The games Harvard plays / from Inc., October 1990 -- How I fell in love with the NFL / from ESPN.com, February 21, 2001 -- Introduction / from Super Bowl XL Opus, 2006 -- Fishing and other sports: The day that the striper-and memories of Bob Francis-came back / from the Boston Globe, August 12, 1990 -- Sea of dreams / from GQ, January 1995 -- Why I fish / from Town & Country, April 2000 -- Homage to Patagonia / from ESPN.com, February 7, 2001 -- Anatomy of a champion / from Vanity Fair, May 1996 -- Ice breakers / from Condé Nast Sports for Women, February 1998 -- Ali wins another fight / from ESPN.com, March 21, 2001 -- Thanks, soccer, see you in four years / from ESPN.com, August 2, 2002 -- Olympiad XXVII / from Vanity Fair, September 2004 -- Pals: He got a shot in the NBA, and it went in / from the New York Times, February 7, 1999 -- Men without women / from GQ, September 2002 -- Schaap was a pioneer...and a good guy / from ESPN.com, December 24, 2004 -- A full life of football, till the very end / from the Washington Post, November 22, 2005 -- The fitness-goers / from Vogue, July 1987 -- Acknowledgments -- Credits -- Index.

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