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Pennant Races - The Shot Heard Round The World- Dimaggio And Williams, Richard C. Crepeau Sep 1991

Pennant Races - The Shot Heard Round The World- Dimaggio And Williams, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

As the baseball season of 1991 comes to a close with two pennant races still to be decided it might be appropriate to think back forty years and fifty years to reflect on two of the great finales in baseball history.


Andre Agassi's Exhibitionism/ Jimmy Connors's Courage, Richard C. Crepeau Sep 1991

Andre Agassi's Exhibitionism/ Jimmy Connors's Courage, Richard C. Crepeau

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It's that special time of year when for the maniacal sports fan there is a smorgasbord of events on the table. The NFL has opened with its new 17-week regular season format and without Joe Montana. The baseball pennant races are coming down to the wire, and both the Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins are making their fans believe in miracles. College football is underway with FSU, Miami and Florida all ranked in the top five in most pre-season polls, and with both FSU and Miami winning impressively in their first game. Over the past ten days several world ...


Dream Team - Importance Of Competiton In Sport, Richard C. Crepeau Aug 1991

Dream Team - Importance Of Competiton In Sport, Richard C. Crepeau

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It may be difficult to concentrate on anything else after seeing Fidel Castro do the Wave, but with the end of the Pan-American Games it might be worthwhile to reflect on the meaning of international sports competition, especially in light of the special treatment offered to the U.S. Basketball team, and the plans to allow the NBA big guys to compete at the next Olympic Games in Barcelona.