In this extremely moving book, Halberstam reveals how four teammates - Ted Williams, Dom DiMaggio, Johnny Pesky, and Bobby Doerr became friends, and how that friendship thrived for more than 60 years. The story goes way beyond baseball.
The acclaimed author of Hard News presents the in-depth, inside story of the new Boston Red Sox, told with the full cooperation of the owners, management, and players who brought a World Series championship to Boston after 86 years. of photos.
This book is not just about basketball, but it is also about life in the inner city. Swidey describes how the aftermath of school desegregation in Boston left the schools in crisis, and having someone like Coach O'Brien made a huge difference in the lives of many adolescent boys.
One of the greatest sports figures of all time breaks his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself. He has never written a memoir, authorized a biography, or talked to journalists about his past, but now he is finally ready to tell his story.
This is the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.
Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this small, dusty town going.
The story of how eight young Afghan women came to America to play soccer and how it impacted their lives is a very inspirational one. This heartwarming story gives you an insight into the difficulties faced by female athletes in developing countries.
The author retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend.
The record-setting swimmer and Olympic medalist shares his secrets to success, discussing obstacles and challenges he has overcome, his relationships with his family and coach, his training regimen, and determination to reach his goals.