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The Grantland Rice award prize sports stories; the twenty-five most memorable true stories written since the death of Grantland Rice.

Author: Robert Smith
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Sports stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Robert, 1905-
Grantland Rice award prize sports stories.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962
(OCoLC)894804045
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Smith
OCLC Number: 1355369
Description: 345 pages 22 cm
Contents: Mr. Rickey and the game / Gerald Holland --
The curious career of the primeval pugilist / W.C. Heinz --
"The Haig": Rowdy rebel of the fairways / John Lardner --
Anatomy of a pool hustler / Dale Shaw --
Pursuit of No. 60 : the ordeal of Roger Maris / Roger Kahn --
The 49er who eats raw meat / Arnold Hano --
A race driver's long good-bye / Angelo Angelopolous --
A scholarship for Jackie / Furman Bisher --
The four days that rocked baseball / Harold Rosenthal --
Duel of the four-minute man / Paul O'Neil --
This IS cricket! / Roy Terrell --
Heavyweight championship 1962: Where did the glory go? / Bill Burlong --
Hockey's masked marvel / Dave Anderson --
Jack, the Giant Killer / Herbert Warren Wind --
Big Daddy, the Colt's top tackler / John C. Schmidt --
The wonderful Bunion Derby / William Upjohn --
A Giant fan's lament: My heart is a yo-yo / Ralph Schoenstein --
Nothing-to-nothing: Fordham vs. Pitt was football's finest hour / Jack Newcombe --
What makes Willie Hartack burn? / Ed Linn --
Wonderful John Weissmuller / Al Stump --
Valeri's high, high jump / Walter Bingham --
12 days before the mast / Gilbert Rogin --
"Fuller Fight Co." / Howard M. Tuckner --
The incredible Bronko / Stanley Frank --
The 229th payday of Mr. Papaleo / Al Silverman.
Responsibility: Jury selecting the three prizewinning stories: Red Barber, John Kieran, and Red Smith.

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