Mad Dog Hall of Fame

Editore: Crown/Archetype Data di rilascio: 2006-05-02

Descrizione

Many athletes are SUPERSTARS.Many coaches are LEGENDS.Many moments are CLASSICS.But which are the best of the best?Which ten will make THE MAD DOG HALL OF FAME?Opining about sports in a spirited fashion is Chris Russos specialty. Bob CostasThe All-Time Top-Ten Players in Baseball, NFL Football, NBA Basketball, College Basketball, College FootballThe Top-Ten Coaches of All TimeThe All-Time Top-Ten Movers and Shakers in SportsThe Top-Ten Sports Moments in History of All TimeThe Top-Ten Sports Venues of All TimeIts The Big Question in the world of sports: Whos number one? Which player? Which coach? Which team? Now, the authors of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller, The Mad Dog 100: The Greatest Sports Arguments of All Time, get down and dirty to tackle the central issue that consumes every sports fan: Which players, teams, venues, and moments would make the top-ten list of all time?With characteristic candor, explosive energy, and unquestioned expertise, top-rated sports talk radio personality Christopher Mad Dog Russo tackles the tough questions head-on and creates his own personal Hall of Fame. But the Mad Dog sets the bar much higher than usualonly ten honorees are inducted in each categoryso plenty of all-time greats will find themselves on the outside looking in. Russo ranks Lou Gehrig, Willie Mays, and Walter Johnsonand one of them doesnt even make the cut. He ranks Jerry Rice and Dick Butkus and Mean Joe Greeneand try telling one of them hell have to pay admission to get into this Hall of Fame. He takes sides and ranks Fenway Park ahead of Yankee Stadiumor will it be the other way around? He names the single greatest sports moment of all time, across all sportsand no, its not what you think.Each enticing chapter is packed full of intriguing facts and sidebars, including tidbits that will surprise even the most seasoned sports fan. The magic of Russos analysis is not just an explanation of who makes the cut and who does notbut why. THE MAD DOG HALL OF FAME is essential readingthe kind of book every sports enthusiast will want to have on hand as a quick reference guide to the best of the best. Russo and St. John have crafted an entertaining, fast-paced, and provocative tour of the world of sports, chock-full of close calls and tough choices designed not to end argumentsbut to start them.

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Genere: Social & cultural history

Raccolta: Three Rivers Press

Genere: EPub

Pagine 256

ISBN: 9780385519120

Informazioni Aggiuntive

Genere: Social & cultural history

Raccolta: Three Rivers Press

Genere: EPub

Pagine 256

ISBN: 9780385519120

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