The Best American Sports Writing 1993 by Frank Deford

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A collection of sports writing features William Nack on Hurricane Carter's release from jail, a coming-of-age baseball memoir by Roger Angell, and a conclusive look at race and athletic excellence.
 

About Frank Deford

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Deford, a longtime contributor to Sports Illustrated, is a member of the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters. He has won both an Emmy and a Cable Ace for his work in broadcasting. Glenn Stout has been the series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception and has written three illustrated biographies with Richard A. Johnson: Ted Williams: A Portrait in Words and Pictures, Joe DiMaggio: An Illustrated Life, and Jackie Robinson: Between the Baselines. He is a columnist for Boston Baseball, and the acclaimed author of Red Sox Century, Yankees Century, and The Dodgers. His work has appeared in many regional and national magazines and newspapers.
 
Published November 22, 1993 by Houghton Mifflin. 288 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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An anthology containing some of the most amusing, insightful, and moving sports writing from the past year.

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Culled from almost 400 periodicals by series editor Stout and guest editor Deford (former editor of The National Sports Daily whose new novel, Love and Infamy, is reviewed above): a championship cup of essays on sports and sports figures on and off the field.

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Finally, if it proves nothing else, this volume reaffirms the excellence of the staff of Sports Illustrated ;

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