This 1976 Sports Book as Reported by The New York Times is edited by Gene Brown and Arleen Keylin. This hard cover book features actual newspaper stories from The New York Times from 1892 through 1975. This book had been the property of The Library of Veda Hosellie. What's interesting is that the authors had to copy the original pages from 35mm microfilm because the actual papers weren't available.
The book features 175 memorable sporting events from Auto Racing, Baseball, College Basketball, Pro Basketball, Boxing, Figure Skating, College Football, Pro Football, Golf, Hockey, Horse Racing, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis and Track and Field. Every sport features outstanding newspaper articles about world famous sports stars and teams that captivated sports fans for over 83 years. This Sports Book measures 15 1/4" long x 11¼" wide x 1¼" thick and has 310 pages that include 610 New York Times Sports Pages.
**Condition: The front and back covers are in fair condition. The inside pages are in good to very good condition. *Covers: There is wear along the spine, the front cover, the back cover, and all the outer edges; All corners of the front and back covers are worn and bumped; The front and back covers are lightly soiled. **Inside Pages: The inside pages are all bound together but are not attached to the front and back covers; There is a name and address written in blue ink very neatly on the first inside page; There is soiling and three tears on the second inside page, chipping and a tear along the bottom edge of the last inside page, and a piece missing from the top left corner of the two last pages; There are tiny tears along the bottom edge of some of the inside pages; The inside pages slightly yellowed due to age or from copying the pages off the 35mm microfilm.
Anyone who loves sports will enjoy hours and hours of great sports reading in this Sport Book. A great gift for a friend or family member!
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