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A Sports Bestiary
A Sports Bestiary
Author: George Plimpton
ISBN-13: 9780070502901
ISBN-10: 0070502900
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 101
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is a menagerie of the strange and wonderful creatures that inhabit the different sports kindgoms. ..sports enthusiasts, have tracked down such elusive and rarly-before-seen- beings as the Killer Instinct, the infield fly rule, the dribble, the nose guard, and the scrum portrayed here for the first time in their natural habitats. These irreverent drawings and commentary also depict other such strange animals as the Intentional Walk, the Athlete's Foot, the Busted Flush, the Clubhouse Turn, the Suicide Squeeze, the Ump, and the eating, roasting, and courting habits of same. The authors cover over a dozen different sports and 50 creatures that will amuse and delight sports fans everywhere-whatever their game.