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Maddog 100-Greatest Sports Arguments of All Time by Russo

  • Nov 27, 2003
This book is a sports enthusiast's dream come true. It has
separate sections on the so-called "must reads", "down to the
wire", "athletes caught in the draft", "The All-Century Team"
and much much more.Do you like to quote little-known sports
statistics? If yes, then this book is for you. There are
specific stats for Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio and a host
of famous and not so famous players. The book talks about the
kids in the $5000 suits and the tremendous contracts dangled
before them to make them part of the team. Buy this as a
gift for any sports enthusiast in the house.

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with Allen St. John.    This good-natured--not argumentative--book of sports debates is a perfect fit for the baby boomer sports nut. I was immensely enjoying this scattershot collection of classic, funny, weird categories, when Russo won me over completely by introducing a discussion on whether modern athletes really earn their atmospheric salaries by pointing out that Richie Hebner enjoyed his off-season career as a grave-digger just 20 years ago (hardcore Pittsburgh Pirates …
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Russo shows a shocking willingness to be fair, citing the evidence on both sides before choosing one.? ?Wall Street Journal?Opining about sports in a spirited fashion is Chris Russo?s specialty.  You don?t have to agree with him 100 percent of the time to find plenty to like and talk about on these pages.? ?Bob Costas, NBC and HBO

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ISBN-10: 0385508980
ISBN-13: 978-0385508988
Author: Christopher Russo
Publisher: Doubleday

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