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The best American sports writing of the century, David Halberstam, editor ; Glenn Stout, series editor

Label
The best American sports writing of the century
Title
The best American sports writing of the century
Statement of responsibility
David Halberstam, editor ; Glenn Stout, series editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
BIB
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Best American sports writing
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1958-
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  • Halberstam, David
  • Stout, Glenn
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  • Sports stories
  • Sports
Label
The best American sports writing of the century, David Halberstam, editor ; Glenn Stout, series editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Biographical notes (p. 763-772)
  • Notable sports writing and sports writers of the century (p. 773-776)
Contents
  • The silent season of a hero / Gay Talese -- The last American hero / Tom Wolfe -- What do you think of Ted Williams now? / Richard Ben Cramer -- The day Bobby blew it / Brad Darrach -- Sport for Art's sake / Heywood Broun -- The Olympic army / Westbrook Pegler -- Louis knocks out Schmeling / Bob Considine -- Game called / Grantland Rice -- All the way to the grave / Frank Graham -- Next to godliness ; Miracle of Coogan's bluff ; Jim and his baubles ; The babe was always a boy-- one of a kind ; And all Dizzy's yesterdays / Red Smith -- One strike is out / Stanley Woodward -- Sal Maglie-- a gracious man / Murray Kempton -- Obit on the Dodgers / Dick Young -- If you're expecting one-liners / Jim Murray -- Oh, no! Not another boring interview with Steve Carlton / Diane K. Shah -- The LaMotta nuptials / Ira Berkow -- A very solid book / Mike Royko
  • Eckie / Ring Lardner -- Lethal lightning / Jimmy Cannon -- Brownsville bum / W.C. Heinz -- Mr. Rickey and the game / Gerald Holland -- The rocky road of Pistol Pete ; The ghost of the gridiron / W.C. Heinz -- Lone wolf of tennis / Dick Schaap -- The Haig: rowdy rebel of the fairways / John Lardner -- Racing's angriest young man / Jimmy Breslin -- Hub fans bid kid adieu / John Updike -- The fight to live / Al Stump -- A rough time on the road / Stan Fischler
  • The longest silence / Thomas McGuane -- The Kentucky Derby is decadent and depraved / Hunter S. Thompson -- Centre court / John McPhee -- Butkus / Arthur Kretchmer -- Gone for good / Roger Angell -- There was only one Casey / Wells Twombley -- Pain ; No más / Tom Boswell -- Medora goes to the game / George Plimpton -- The rabbit hunter ; The boxer and the blonde / Frank Deford -- The September song of Mr. October / David Remnick -- A brother's keeper / Mike Lupica -- Pure heart / William Nack -- The making of a goon / Johnette Howard -- The power and the glory / Paul Solotaroff -- Tangled up in blue / Peter Richmond -- The chosen one / Gary Smith -- Into thin air / Jon Krakauer -- Resurrecting the champ / J.R. Moehringer -- The champ and the chump / Murray Kempton -- Muhammad Ali then and now / Dick Schaap -- Ego / Norman Mailer -- Weird site for a fight / Jim Murray -- "Lawdy, lawdy, he's great" / Mark Kram -- My dinner with Ali / Davis Miller
Control code
ocm41481155
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 776 p.
Isbn
9780395945148
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) ACR-1220
Label
The best American sports writing of the century, David Halberstam, editor ; Glenn Stout, series editor
Publication
Note
  • Biographical notes (p. 763-772)
  • Notable sports writing and sports writers of the century (p. 773-776)
Contents
  • The silent season of a hero / Gay Talese -- The last American hero / Tom Wolfe -- What do you think of Ted Williams now? / Richard Ben Cramer -- The day Bobby blew it / Brad Darrach -- Sport for Art's sake / Heywood Broun -- The Olympic army / Westbrook Pegler -- Louis knocks out Schmeling / Bob Considine -- Game called / Grantland Rice -- All the way to the grave / Frank Graham -- Next to godliness ; Miracle of Coogan's bluff ; Jim and his baubles ; The babe was always a boy-- one of a kind ; And all Dizzy's yesterdays / Red Smith -- One strike is out / Stanley Woodward -- Sal Maglie-- a gracious man / Murray Kempton -- Obit on the Dodgers / Dick Young -- If you're expecting one-liners / Jim Murray -- Oh, no! Not another boring interview with Steve Carlton / Diane K. Shah -- The LaMotta nuptials / Ira Berkow -- A very solid book / Mike Royko
  • Eckie / Ring Lardner -- Lethal lightning / Jimmy Cannon -- Brownsville bum / W.C. Heinz -- Mr. Rickey and the game / Gerald Holland -- The rocky road of Pistol Pete ; The ghost of the gridiron / W.C. Heinz -- Lone wolf of tennis / Dick Schaap -- The Haig: rowdy rebel of the fairways / John Lardner -- Racing's angriest young man / Jimmy Breslin -- Hub fans bid kid adieu / John Updike -- The fight to live / Al Stump -- A rough time on the road / Stan Fischler
  • The longest silence / Thomas McGuane -- The Kentucky Derby is decadent and depraved / Hunter S. Thompson -- Centre court / John McPhee -- Butkus / Arthur Kretchmer -- Gone for good / Roger Angell -- There was only one Casey / Wells Twombley -- Pain ; No más / Tom Boswell -- Medora goes to the game / George Plimpton -- The rabbit hunter ; The boxer and the blonde / Frank Deford -- The September song of Mr. October / David Remnick -- A brother's keeper / Mike Lupica -- Pure heart / William Nack -- The making of a goon / Johnette Howard -- The power and the glory / Paul Solotaroff -- Tangled up in blue / Peter Richmond -- The chosen one / Gary Smith -- Into thin air / Jon Krakauer -- Resurrecting the champ / J.R. Moehringer -- The champ and the chump / Murray Kempton -- Muhammad Ali then and now / Dick Schaap -- Ego / Norman Mailer -- Weird site for a fight / Jim Murray -- "Lawdy, lawdy, he's great" / Mark Kram -- My dinner with Ali / Davis Miller
Control code
ocm41481155
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 776 p.
Isbn
9780395945148
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) ACR-1220

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