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St. Louis Sports Folks: A Collection of Stories from America’s #1 Sports Town
St. Louis Sports Folks: A Collection of Stories from America’s #1 Sports Town
 
Our Price: $23.00
Year: 2003
Pages: 272
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1582616612

Product Code: 756785782

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Tom Wheatley (au); Dan Dierdorf (fr). A fascinating cross-section of St. Louis sports figures. The names you may not be familiar with as yet, but the people in this book will stake a place in your memory. To wit: “Easy” Ed Macauley, the basketball Hall of Famer turned homily expert; Ken Holtzman & mentor Ed Mickelson, ex-big leaguers now coaching Little Leaguers; Mannie Jackson, & the tough-love coach who helped him rise to owner of the Harlem Globetrotters; Bob Paige, Satchel’s son, inheriting a love of family & the open road; Wanda Taylor, a gentle influence on tough young boxers; Jack Graham, a boy in a World War II prison camp with Eric Liddell, the “Chariots of Fire” Olympian; Becky Duffin, pitching the U.S. softball team to a world title while terminally ill; & many more. Photos.

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