Players and Pretenders: The Basketball Team That Couldn't Shoot Straight

Players and Pretenders: The Basketball Team That Couldn't Shoot Straight

by Charley Rosen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803259646

ISBN-13: 9780803259645

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: UNP - Bison Books


Players and Pretenders tells the story of the flip side of basketball’s “March Madness,” where the game is played by average players for love, not for money. At the end of the 1970s at Bard College, where there was no pretense of institutional support, Charley Rosen gathered his hoops hopefuls and put together a basketball season whose

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Players and Pretenders tells the story of the flip side of basketball’s “March Madness,” where the game is played by average players for love, not for money. At the end of the 1970s at Bard College, where there was no pretense of institutional support, Charley Rosen gathered his hoops hopefuls and put together a basketball season whose impact reached far beyond the court.
 
Writing with a humorous touch, Rosen details the Running Red Devils’ season, simultaneously examining the lives of those who made it so memorable and providing a glimpse of how the team members existed off the courts as both players and pretenders. His book playfully depicts the 1979–80 basketball season at Bard College and the “sports for fun” side of the game.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803259645
Publisher:
UNP - Bison Books
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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