BEST SPORTS STORIES 1975 by Irving T. & Edward Ehre--Eds. Marsh


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A well-rounded sports anthology--covering everything from baseball to hawking to yachting--varied enough for the most seasonal spectator-perusers. Highlights include Dr. Ross Thomas Runfola's account of a black Canadian midget league hockey player found guilty of manslaughter after icing a taunting white opponent (A Model of Legalized Violence); Jeff Prugh's Roger Kahnlike Ebbetts Field Revisited; Ron Martz' The First Year of the WFL; Catherine Bell's Rosie Casals: Why Hasn't She Lived Up to Her Potential?; and Walt Walbert's Death Stalked the River, a survival story about two kayakers marooned in the Ontario wilderness. Other entries range from stock-car racing to the NFL Players Strike, the Ali-Foreman fight and the history of the Daily Racing Form, ""killer"" Connors humiliating Ken Rosewall at Wimbledon and Forest Hills and the Mets' ""head monkey"" Tom Seaver in the Locker Room. A sampler.

Pub Date: July 14th, 1975
Publisher: Dutton