Sid Hartman's Great Minnesota Sports Moments

Sid Hartman's Great Minnesota Sports Moments

by Sid Hartman, Joel Rippel
     
 

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Legendary StarTribune sportswriter Sid Hartman draws on his six decades in the thick of Minnesota sports action to give readers a vivid picture of the many thrilling moments throughout the years. From George Mikan’s Minneapolis Lakers to the NFC championships of the Minnesota Vikings, from legendary local sports icons such as Bernie Bierman, Harmon Killebrew,

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Legendary StarTribune sportswriter Sid Hartman draws on his six decades in the thick of Minnesota sports action to give readers a vivid picture of the many thrilling moments throughout the years. From George Mikan’s Minneapolis Lakers to the NFC championships of the Minnesota Vikings, from legendary local sports icons such as Bernie Bierman, Harmon Killebrew, and Fran Tarkenton to latter-day celebrities like Kevin Garnett and Randy Moss, from Gopher hockey to the legendary Minnesota Twins' World Series Championships, from the North Stars to the Wild - here are the stories and people that have defined Minnesota sports. Observed with Hartman's unique blend of insight, acumen, and wit that have delighted and enlightened—and occasionally outraged—Minnesota’s legions of sports fans, this collection of Minnesota moments and eras is the ultimate edition for any true sports fan from the land of 10,000 lakes. Features photos from the archives of the StarTribune throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760334911
Publisher:
MVP Books
Publication date:
10/24/2008
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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St. Paul Pioneer Press, Dec. 17, 2006

“The old photos are fun to look at even if you are not a sports fan.”

                                                                                                                                           

The Bookworm Sez, December 2006

“You can’t go wrong.”

Meet the Author

Sid Hartman is the dean of Twin Cities sports columnists. His first column appeared in the Minneapolis Daily Times in September 1945. Since then, he's written about virtually every significant sports event and personality in Minnesota. In addition to his regular column in the Star Tribune, he hosts a daily sports-talk program on WCCO radio.Sid Hartman is the dean of Twin Cities sports columnists. His first column appeared in the Minneapolis Daily Times in September 1945. Since then, he's written about virtually every significant sports event and personality in Minnesota. In addition to his regular column in the Star Tribune, he hosts a daily sports-talk program on WCCO radio.

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