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Grasping the ring : nine unique winners in life and sports

Author: Gene A Budig; Bob Costas
Publisher: Champaign, IL : The News-Gazette, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Professor Gene A. Budig provides telling insights about a series of exceptional people; individuals who have been driven to lead and to excel on the national stage" (back cover).
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George M Steinbrenner; Larry Doby; Tom Osborne; Roy Williams; Gale Sayers; Jerry Reinsdorf; Robert Kerrey; Allen Neuharth; Robert J Dole; George M Steinbrenner; Larry Doby; Tom Osborne; Roy Williams; Gale Sayers; Jerry Reinsdorf; Allen Neuharth; Robert J Dole
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene A Budig; Bob Costas
ISBN: 9780979842030 0979842034
OCLC Number: 239671202
Description: ix, 97 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: A Yankee doodle dandy (George Steinbrenner) --
An American original (Larry Doby) --
Perhaps the greatest (Tom Osborne) --
A winning choice (Roy Williams) --
A meteor for the ages (Gale Sayers) --
Living a dream (Jerry Reinsdorf) --
An uncommon man (Robert Kerrey) --
The big score (Allen Neuharth) --
Country comes first (Robert J. Dole) --
Parting thoughts.
Responsibility: by Gene A. Budig ; with foreword by Bob Costas.

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"Professor Gene A. Budig provides telling insights about a series of exceptional people; individuals who have been driven to lead and to excel on the national stage" (back cover).

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