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Sports Guy In Search of Corkball, Warroad Hockey, Hooters Golf, Tiger Woods, and the Big, Big Game cover
  • ISBN: 9780306810053
  • ISBN10: 0306810050

Sports Guy In Search of Corkball, Warroad Hockey, Hooters Golf, Tiger Woods, and the Big, Big Game

by Roy Blount

  • List Price: $16.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
  • Publish date: 01/01/2001
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Here, at last, is Charles Pierce's best writing on sports, collected for the first time in one volume. All of these pieces, first published in GQ, The National, and Esquire, showcase Pierce's trademark humor. Some are spot-on profiles of famous sports personalities such as Tiger Woods, Magic Johnson, and Peyton Manning, while others are portraits of lesser-known figures such as Nebraska basketball coach Danny Nee, a former Vietnam vet who openly opposed the Gulf War, Cool Papa Bell, a ballplayer from the Negro Leagues who is ripped off by memorabilia hounds, and Mike Donald, an obscure golfer on the PGA tour who plays the best golf in his life only to lose a tournament by one stroke. Pierce also takes us on unforgettable journeys into the wide world of sports, from a snake-charming pole-vaulter to life on the Hooters Golf Tour, from the fashion accessories of the modern ballplayer to how a small community -- Warroad, Minnesota -- bonds over ice hockey.

Sports Guy will delight Pierce's devoted readers and is certain to win him many, many more.

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