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What Were They Thinking? The Brainless Blunders That Changed Sports History

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ISBN-10: 0061699926

ISBN-13: 9780061699924

Edition: 2009

Authors: Kyle Garlett

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In 1919, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees to finance a Broadway show. In 1968, NBC turned off the Jets-Raiders game with only seconds left to show the made-for-TV movie Heidi. In 1994, Tonya Harding decided the best way to win Olympic gold was by taking out Nancy Kerrigan's kneecap. In all of these situations, and many, many more, there is just one question fans can ask: What were they thinking?!In these pages, sportswriter and fellow fan Kyle Garlett recounts the top sports blunders that made you tear out your hair, beat your chest in agony, and yell at the TV until your neighbors called the cops. Whether it's boneheaded coaches, idiotic general managers, or…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880

Kyle Garlett is a freelance sportswriter for FoxSports.com and ESPN: The Magazine. He has also worked as the senior writer for Fox Sports Net, and has written for The Best Damn Sports Show Period and The Ultimate Fantasy Football Show. He lives in Marina del Rey, California.