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Good sports : a large print anthology of great sports writing. Volume II. Tennis, basketball, golf, horseracing & the Olympics and other special events

Author: Renee Shur; Judith Leet
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, 1992.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Renee Shur; Judith Leet
ISBN: 0816150591 9780816150595 0816147353 9780816147359
OCLC Number: 28274951
Notes: Large print reprints of previously published articles, including fiction.
Description: 489 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Contents: The democratic era of sport: the beginnings of sports in America / Ted Vincent --
Can sports records continue to be broken? / Andrew Rooney --
Jock of ages: humorous piece on a young athlete's coming of age / John Ed Bradley --
Baseball: One of a kind: Babe Ruth: Recalling Ruth's formidable batting and pitching records / Red Smith --
Idols of the kid: a young fan daydreams of DiMaggio in his prime / Russell Baker --
Hub fans bud kid adieu: Ted Williams' uncompromising style / John Updike --
Ceremonies of innocence: Jackie Robinson and the stain of racism in baseball's early years / Roger Kahn --
The interior stadium: the true fan plays baseball in his own mind / Roger Angell --
Boxing: On boxing: an astute writer's insights into boxing / Joyce Carol Oates --
Jack Dempsey: a great sports writer on a great boxing figure / Paul Gallico --
Champion: Joe Louis: The historic Louis-Schmeling rematch of 1938 / Chris Mead --
Ahab and nemesis: Marciano and Moore: the contrasting boxing styles of Rocy Marciano and Archie Moore / A.J. Liebling --
King of the hill: Muhammed Ali: the rise and fall of the greatest / Norman Mailer --
Fishing: A river runs through it: a father passes on the art of fly casting to his sons / Norman Maclean --
The reasons why they get that way: A former president on fishing and its rewards / Herbert Hoover --
Grey streets, bright rivers: a city person finds the peace and freedom of a river / Nick Lyons --
To hell with fishing: some not-so-serious observations / Ed Zern.
Responsibility: edited by Renee Shur and Judith Leet.

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