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Author: Bill Littlefield
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Series: Bison original.
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From baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett's untimely death, to pickup soccer games among misfit high-schoolers, to the most obscure nicknames and unusual mascots in college sports, this book collects memorable commentaries from Littlefield's popular NPR sports talk show, as well as many essays.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Littlefield, Bill.
Only a game.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007004970
(OCoLC)82673637
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Littlefield
ISBN: 9780803215849 0803215843 1281092371 9781281092373
OCLC Number: 182560348
Description: 1 online resource (x, 143 pages).
Contents: In the name of names, because there's no other excuse --
Close to home --
Just for the fun of it --
Among the memorable --
Sports misused, and games as solace.
Series Title: Bison original.
Responsibility: Bill Littlefield.
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From baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett's untimely death, to pickup soccer games among misfit high-schoolers, to the most obscure nicknames and unusual mascots in college sports, this book collects  Read more...

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"A rare reading experience ... a book that travels on many levels of fine writing ... the history of a time-not just in sport-and an exploration of human nature."-W. C. Heinz|"For me, the problem Read more...

 
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