Books tagged: sport history

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Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The Collingwood Football Club is the biggest show in Australian professional sport for a reason. Loved and reviled in equal measure, The Club is steeped in a rich, sometimes turbulent 120 year history. Here, fifty of the seminal on-field moments have been identified, described and analysed for posterity - historical snapshots that go some way to explain the Magpie mystique.
Team of all the Macs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Vertical Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many football fans today believe the current trend of wealthy owners throwing their money at teams and flooding the game with overpaid foreign players is new - it is anything but. This book covers English football's first foreign invasion in 1892 and the birth of Liverpool Football Club.
The 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.