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Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles : The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports - (Hardcover)

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What were the iconic sports moments of the last century? In Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles , a team of sports aficionados climb onto their bar stools to address that never-solved but essential question. Triumphs and turning points, rivalries and record-setters ”each chapter tracks down the real story behind the epic moments and legendary careers sports fans love to debate. Topics include Abner Doubleday and the origins of baseball; the era-defining 1979 duel between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson; how Denver and Cleveland relive The Drive; the myths surrounding the Ali-Foreman Rumble in the Jungle; Billie Jean King's schooling of Bobby Riggs; the Miracle on Ice; and ESPN's conquest of the sports world. Filled with eye-opening lore and analysis, Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles is an entertaining look at what we think we know about sports.
Number of Pages: 218
Genre: Sports + Recreation, History
Sub-Genre: Sports, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
Language: English
Street Date: November 13, 2017
TCIN: 52793050
UPC: 9780252041525
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-5401
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