Sports & Recreation

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    The Uncrowned Champs
    How the 1963 San Diego Chargers Would Have Won the Super Bowl
    By Dave Steidel, Foreword by Lance Alworth
    (Carrel Books)
    Before the inception of the Super Bowl—football’s faceoff of the best teams to find out who is truly superior—the two leagues (AFL and NFL) would each have their own championship game. This bad blood stuck around until the merger of the leagues in 1966. Since beginning play in 1960, the American Football... [READ MORE]
    Down on the Korner
    Ralph Kiner and Kiner's Korner
    By Mark Rosenman, By Howie Karpin, Foreword by Tim McCarver
    (Carrel Books)
    One of the staples of the long and storied history of baseball on television is the “postgame show,” and none was more beloved than Kiner’s Korner. From the early 1960s into the 1990s, Hall of Famer and iconic broadcaster Ralph Kiner hosted the show that brought players into the homes of fans across... [READ MORE]
    The Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television
    A Blow-by-Blow History from 1921 to 1964
    By Frederick V. Romano
    (Carrel Books)
    Radio and television broadcasting were as important to the growth and popularity of boxing as it was to the reshaping of our very culture. In The Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television, Frederick V. Romano explores the many roles that each medium played in both the development and the depiction... [READ MORE]
    The Complete History of Cross-Country Running
    From the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day
    By Andrew Boyd Hutchinson, Foreword by Craig Virgin
    (Carrel Books)
    In The Complete History of Cross-Country Running, author Andrew Boyd Hutchinson captures the full history of cross country running, from the early 1800s to the present day, on both a national and international scale. It includes chronicles of legendary teams, inspirational tales of achievement, controversies,... [READ MORE]
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