BEST SPORTS STORIES--1969: A Panorama of the 1968 Sports World by Irving T. & Edward Ehre--Eds. Marsh

BEST SPORTS STORIES--1969: A Panorama of the 1968 Sports World

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Lay-dees and Gen-tlemen--in the first cawnah. . . . This is the twenty-fifth volume in this series and the stories come from every form of written media and range from final wallops in the World Series to a girl's volleyball game in the Olympics to Arnold Palmer's sex appeal. The prize winners include ""The 16 Point Minute"" in which Harvard scored sixteen points in the final minute to pull off a 29-29 deadlock with Yale (News Coverage); ""The Garden of Cheers and Tears,"" a nostalgic adieu to the old Madison Square Garden (News Feature) and ""An Hour or So of Hell"" a surprisingly poignant and painful look at the life of Glen Hall, all-star goalie (Magazine). Much of the writing is punch-drunk argot but there are enough moments and memories for a final fan-tasia.

Pub Date: July 9th, 1969
Publisher: Dutton