Everything They Had

Everything They Had

Sports Writing From David Halberstam

eBook - 2012
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This work delivers the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's unique vision of sports, with an intimate and personal collection that reveals the ideals of a culture steeped in integrity, loyalty, and character.
Publisher: [New York] : Hyperion, p2012.
ISBN: 9781401305215
1401305210
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 401 p.).
Additional Contributors: Stout, Glenn 1958-
Contents: Death of a sculler
Horse racing in Warsaw
Sports as a window of social change
A dynasty in the making
Sports can distract, but they don't heal
Baseball and the national mythology
Reggie Smith
The fan divided
Fenway opener
Why men love baseball
The good old days, for baseball owners
My dinner with Theodore (Ted Williams)
Jackie Robinson
DiMaggio's kick
The ultimate gamer
Torre
Perfectionist at the plate
Basketball
Pat Riley
Michael Jordan
Iverson
Harvard Football
NFL
Super Bowl XL
Fishing
Bob Francis and the striper
Why I fish
Homage to Patagonia
Anatomy of a champion
Ali wins another fight
Soccer
Olympics
Schaap.
Summary: This work delivers the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's unique vision of sports, with an intimate and personal collection that reveals the ideals of a culture steeped in integrity, loyalty, and character.

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