Best New York Sports Arguments: The 100 Most Controversial, Debatable Questions for Die-Hard New York Fans

Best New York Sports Arguments: The 100 Most Controversial, Debatable Questions for Die-Hard New York Fans

by Peter Handrinos
     
 

New York's an incredible sports town, and the reasons go beyond its unmatched array of teams, star athletes, championship titles, and landmark moments.

What truly sets the Big Apple apart are its sports fans and sports conversations. Whether the subject's baseball, football, basketball, hockey, tennis, boxing . . . if something's within shouting distance of the

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New York's an incredible sports town, and the reasons go beyond its unmatched array of teams, star athletes, championship titles, and landmark moments.

What truly sets the Big Apple apart are its sports fans and sports conversations. Whether the subject's baseball, football, basketball, hockey, tennis, boxing . . . if something's within shouting distance of the tabloids or the Times, New Yorkers are always talking about it.

The Best New York Sports Arguments goes to the heart of it all. Examining everything from the underestimated to the overrated, from the heroes to the goats, Peter Handrinos presents a highly original take on the greatest sports town in America.

Arguments include:
The worst team of all time: the '62 Mets or...?
Is King George a tyrant?
Namath or Messier: who made the greater "guarantee"?
Who was the bigger brat: Connors or McEnroe?
Lou & Cal Jr.: who was tougher?
Jordan or Riley: who was enemy #1 at the Garden?

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402208232
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Best Sports Arguments Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Peter Handrinos is a syndicated columnist and author of the 'Baseball Men' interview series for Yahoo Sports. He grew up in Norwalk, CT.

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