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The Greatest Moments in Sports: Upsets and Underdogs

ISBN: 9781402272264

By: Len Berman

Published: 09/01/2012

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Experience the Greatest Upsets in Sports History! Len Berman reveals his favorite upsets and underdogs that will have you at the edge of your seat, ready to jump up and cheer. Hear the Actual Broadcasts: Buster Douglas knocks out undefeated Mike Tyson A dairy farmer defeats the "Russian Bear" in wrestling Injured Kerry Strug sticks a perfect vault landing and many more on an exclusive audio CD Plus discover the amazing stories behind some of the most inspiring upsets ever: Doug Flutie throws the most famous pass in college football history Billy Mills becomes the only American to win gold at the 10, 000 meters Jim Abbott, the one-armed pitcher, throws a no-hitter University of Texas-El Paso upsets Kentucky to win the NCAA Basketball Championship and many, many more!

About the Author

Len Berman

Len Berman hosts the popular Spanning the World segments on NBC’s Today show. He is a former sports anchor at WNBC New York/ He has won eight local Emmy Awards and has been voted New York Sportscaster of the Year six times. His daily Top 5 email is featured in The Huffington Post and is received by thousands around the country.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Upset
Hoosiers
The Guarantee
The Miracle on the Mat
The Miracle Mets
42 to 1 Odds
The Miracle on Ice
One Golden Moment
Nearly Perfect
March Madness
"I Am the Greatest"
"The Giants Win the Pennant"
Billy Who?
What Happened Off the Air
Jim Abbott
The Magnificent Seven
The Band of No-Hopers
Los Pequeños Gigantes
Texas Western
Little Big Man
The Female Jackie Robinson
Ride 'Em, Cowboys
The Great American Race
Michael Chang
Jason McElwain

Excerpt

Introduction

In sports, everybody roots for the underdog. They want to see the athlete or the team with no chance overcome long odds to emerge victorious. This isn't s

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“ All these and many more give insights, and new awareness to classic sports moments. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. ” - Harvey Frommer

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Specs

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions
Length: 10 in
Width: 10 in
Weight: 33.12 oz
Page Count: 128 pages

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