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Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles : The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports, Paperback / softback Book

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles : The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports Paperback / softback

Edited by Steven Gietschier


What were the iconic sports moments of the last century?

In Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles , a team of sports aficionados climb onto their bar stools to address that never-solved but essential question.

Triumphs and turning points, rivalries and record-setters "each chapter tracks down the real story behind the epic moments and legendary careers sports fans love to debate.

Topics include Abner Doubleday and the origins of baseball; the era-defining 1979 duel between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson; how Denver and Cleveland relive The Drive; the myths surrounding the Ali-Foreman Rumble in the Jungle; Billie Jean King's schooling of Bobby Riggs; the Miracle on Ice; and ESPN's conquest of the sports world. Filled with eye-opening lore and analysis, Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles is an entertaining look at what we think we know about sports.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 232 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular culture
  • ISBN: 9780252083136



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