Want to know what really happened? Stan Isaacs knows. He was there!
"The Shot Heard Round the World," in 1951. "The Fight of the Century," in 1971. The horror of the 1972 Munich Olympics. Secretariat's legendary win at the 1973 Belmont Stakes. Stan Isaacs saw them all live. Isaacs covered thousands of sports stories in his more than fifty years as a journalist. But ten moments stand out in his memory. "Ten Moments That Shook the Sports World" offers Isaacs' eyewitness accounts of the events that changed sports history. This collection offers those old enough to remember these events a chance to relive them, and younger sports lovers will get to hear this history from someone who was there. Isaacs makes sports history live again.
About the Author :
Stan Isaacs has contributed to Ten Moments That Shook the Sports World: One Sportswriter's Eyewitness Accounts of the Most Incredible Sporting Events of the Past Fifty Years as an author.
Stan Isaacs, a former feature columnist for "Newsday", won the prestigious National Headliners Award in 1962, and is a member of the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. He lives in Haverford, Pennsylvania.
George Vecsey has contributed to Ten Moments That Shook the Sports World: One Sportswriter's Eyewitness Accounts of the Most Incredible Sporting Events of the Past Fifty Years . George Vecsey, a sports columnist for "The New York Times," has written about such events as the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics but considers baseball, the sport he's covered since 1960, his favorite game. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including "Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter" (with Loretta Lynn), which was made into an Academy Award--winning film. He has also served as a national and religion reporter for "The New York Times," interviewing the Dalai Lama, Tony Blair, Billy Graham, and a host of other noteworthy figures. He lives in New York with his wife, an artist.
|Title:||Ten Moments That Shook the Sports World: One Sportswriter's Eyewitness Accounts of the Most Incredible Sporting Events of the Past Fifty Years||Publisher:||Skyhorse Publishing|
|Author:||Stan Isaacs, George Vecsey|
|No. of Pages:||268|
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