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ESPN SportsCentury

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A unique collaborative effort from the worldwide leader in sports, this beautifully illustrated volume featuring original essays by some of North America's most renowned writers shows what sports means to North America and why it continues to matter. Beginning with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam, the book includes ten chapters, each with ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 22nd 1999 by Hyperion
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University of Chicago Magazine
Gretchen Young, AB'84, AM'84
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A unique collaborative effort from the worldwide leader in sports, this beautifully illustrated volume featuring original essays by some of North America's most renowned writers shows what sports means to North America and why it continues to matter. Beginning with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam, the book includes ten chapters, each with an essay on the athlete(s) who best defined a particular decade, as well as sidebar essays
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Jun 01, 2008 Ben rated it liked it
ESPN SportsCentury is definitely a book that I recommend to those who are interested in sports and the history of famous sport players. SportsCentury has a variety of sports to interest the reader. The sports are boxing, tennis, basketball, basketball, soccer, American football, hockey and more.The book includes the top hall of famers like Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordon and Babe Ruth. The book also includes past scores with team names and small columns with important players like Billie Jean King ...more
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Dec 15, 2008 angrykitty rated it really liked it
Shelves: history, coffee-table
this was pretty well done....even if i didn't agree with all their sportscentury picks. since it was espn you knew how they were gonna slant things....annoying, but in the end.....unavoidable....
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