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Mac's Boys: Branch McCracken and the Legendary 1953 Hurryin' Hoosiers

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This is the story of the 1953 Hoosiers, NCAA champions, coached by Branch McCracken and boldly led by star players Bobby Leonard and Don Schlundt. This legendary Indiana University team from the pre-Bob Knight era has begun to fade from memory, but Mac's Boys brings it vividly back to life.

One of the Hoosier state's most beloved basketball teams, the 1953 Hoosiers was also...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Indiana University Press
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Debra Hennessey
A history of basketball's early days as much as it is a history of the 1953 champs. Well researched and well written, I was caught up in the story for days and I'm certainly not a basketball expert.
Greg Keeton
Great book! I would recommend this book to everyone who loves basketball.
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