THE GILDED AGE OF SPORT by Herbert Warren Wird

THE GILDED AGE OF SPORT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Not a book to read at a sitting but one to pick up and dip into here and there and relish the rich harvest of basketball, golf, tennis, baseball, hockey -- even the Harvard Band and Mayor Curley. Wind gets into the hearts of his subject whether he writes of Maurice Richard, one of hockey's greats, or Sam Snead and Ben Hogan on the fairway or Helen Wills on the courts. One catches the feel of the player and the spectator though occasionally he gets too scientific for the average reader. Those in the know will love this.

Pub Date: Oct. 24th, 1961
Publisher: Simon & Schuster