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Numbelievable: The Dramatic Stories Behind the Most Memorable Numbers in Sports History
     

Numbelievable: The Dramatic Stories Behind the Most Memorable Numbers in Sports History

by Michael X. Ferraro
 

Sports and numbers go hand-in-hand—the Dolphins 17–0 season, Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game, Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Tiger Woods shooting -18 at his first Masters—and this book gives fans a golden opportunity to relive the magic moments that have generated the most talked about numbers in sports. Whether it’s an

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Sports and numbers go hand-in-hand—the Dolphins 17–0 season, Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game, Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Tiger Woods shooting -18 at his first Masters—and this book gives fans a golden opportunity to relive the magic moments that have generated the most talked about numbers in sports. Whether it’s an obscure entry like Row 8, Aisle 4, Seat 113 (Steve Bartman’s seat location for the Chicago Cubs 2003 NLCS Game 6) or a more well-known number like 72–10 (the unprecedented NBA season by Michael Jordan and the Bulls), each number has a compelling story tied to that this book explores with fantastic photos, juicy details, and candid insight from the athletes themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572439900
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author


Michael X. Ferraro is a sports columnist and a TV writer-producer who has worked for many major networks and the show Sports Unfiltered with Dennis Miller on Versus. John Veneziano is the editor of the Official Super Bowl Magazine and Official Pro Bowl Magazine published for the NFL and has written for the Boston Globe.

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