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The Resource Sports immortals : stories of inspiration and achievement, Jim Platt, with James Buckley, Jr. ; photographs by Matt Silk ; [forewords by Franco Harris and Maurice Lucas]

Sports immortals : stories of inspiration and achievement, Jim Platt, with James Buckley, Jr. ; photographs by Matt Silk ; [forewords by Franco Harris and Maurice Lucas]

Label
Sports immortals : stories of inspiration and achievement
Title
Sports immortals
Title remainder
stories of inspiration and achievement
Statement of responsibility
Jim Platt, with James Buckley, Jr. ; photographs by Matt Silk ; [forewords by Franco Harris and Maurice Lucas]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796/.092/2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV697.A1
LC item number
P544 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Sports immortals : stories of inspiration and achievement, Jim Platt, with James Buckley, Jr. ; photographs by Matt Silk ; [forewords by Franco Harris and Maurice Lucas]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Featuring Joel Platt and the world's largest collection of sports memorabilia
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Introduction: what is sports immortals? -- The spark that ignited the flame: the Joel Platt story -- Baseball (Immortals who inspire: baseball ; Connie Mack ; Cy Young ; Christy Mathewson ; Honus Wagner & Ty Cobb ; Walter Johnson ; Babe Ruth ; Lou Gehrig ; Josh Gibson ; Jackie Robinson ; Satchel Paige ; Ted Williams ; Roberto Clemente ; Cal Ripkin, Jr.) -- Basketball (Immortals who inspire: basketball ; George Mikan ; Wilt Chamberlain ; Oscar Robertson ; Bill Walton & Maurice Lucas ; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ; Shaquille O'Neal) -- Boxing (Immortals who inspire: boxing ; James Corbett vs.John L. Sullivan, 1892 ; James Jeffries vs. Jack Johnson, 1910 ; Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney, 1927 ; Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn, 1941 ; Ray Robinson vs. Jake LaMotta, 1951 ; Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston, 1964 ; Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler, 1987) --
  • Football (Immortals who inspire: football ; Jim Thorpe ; Red Grange ; Sid Luckman ; The 1858 NFL championship game ; Vince Lombardi ; Super Bowl I ; Super Bowl III ; The Immaculate Reception ; Walter Payton) -- Olympic sports (Immortals who inspire: Olympic sports ; Jim Thorpe ; Johnny Weissmuller ; Jesse Owens ; Mark Spitz ; Dorothy Hamill ; The 1980 U.S. hockey team) -- Other sports (Immortals who inspire: other sports ; Bobby Jones ; Babe Didrikson Zaharias ; Jack Nicklaus ; Arnold Palmer ; Bobby Orr ; Gordie Howe ;Wayne Gretzky ; Eddie Arcaro & Angel Cordero ; Willie Shoemaker ; Don Budge ; Chris Evert/Bjorn Borg ; Andre Agassi vs. Pete Sampras ;Richard Petty ; Dale Earnhardt ; Pelé) -- Gallery: more images from the Sports Immortals collection -- The Sports Immortals Museum: what the future holds -- Ed Calesa & Blue: testament to perseverance
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
180 p.
Isbn
9781572434608
Isbn Type
;
Lccn
2002020006
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm48957908
Label
Sports immortals : stories of inspiration and achievement, Jim Platt, with James Buckley, Jr. ; photographs by Matt Silk ; [forewords by Franco Harris and Maurice Lucas]
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Featuring Joel Platt and the world's largest collection of sports memorabilia
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Introduction: what is sports immortals? -- The spark that ignited the flame: the Joel Platt story -- Baseball (Immortals who inspire: baseball ; Connie Mack ; Cy Young ; Christy Mathewson ; Honus Wagner & Ty Cobb ; Walter Johnson ; Babe Ruth ; Lou Gehrig ; Josh Gibson ; Jackie Robinson ; Satchel Paige ; Ted Williams ; Roberto Clemente ; Cal Ripkin, Jr.) -- Basketball (Immortals who inspire: basketball ; George Mikan ; Wilt Chamberlain ; Oscar Robertson ; Bill Walton & Maurice Lucas ; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ; Shaquille O'Neal) -- Boxing (Immortals who inspire: boxing ; James Corbett vs.John L. Sullivan, 1892 ; James Jeffries vs. Jack Johnson, 1910 ; Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney, 1927 ; Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn, 1941 ; Ray Robinson vs. Jake LaMotta, 1951 ; Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston, 1964 ; Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler, 1987) --
  • Football (Immortals who inspire: football ; Jim Thorpe ; Red Grange ; Sid Luckman ; The 1858 NFL championship game ; Vince Lombardi ; Super Bowl I ; Super Bowl III ; The Immaculate Reception ; Walter Payton) -- Olympic sports (Immortals who inspire: Olympic sports ; Jim Thorpe ; Johnny Weissmuller ; Jesse Owens ; Mark Spitz ; Dorothy Hamill ; The 1980 U.S. hockey team) -- Other sports (Immortals who inspire: other sports ; Bobby Jones ; Babe Didrikson Zaharias ; Jack Nicklaus ; Arnold Palmer ; Bobby Orr ; Gordie Howe ;Wayne Gretzky ; Eddie Arcaro & Angel Cordero ; Willie Shoemaker ; Don Budge ; Chris Evert/Bjorn Borg ; Andre Agassi vs. Pete Sampras ;Richard Petty ; Dale Earnhardt ; Pelé) -- Gallery: more images from the Sports Immortals collection -- The Sports Immortals Museum: what the future holds -- Ed Calesa & Blue: testament to perseverance
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
180 p.
Isbn
9781572434608
Isbn Type
;
Lccn
2002020006
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm48957908

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