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Best American Sports Writing 2009

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ISBN-10: 0547069715

ISBN-13: 9780547069715

Edition: 2009

Authors: Glenn Stout, Leigh Montville, Leigh Montville, Leigh Montville

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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Publication date: 10/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Glenn Stout has been the series editor of "The Best American Sports Writing" since its inception & has written three illustrated biographies with Richard A. Johnson: "Ted Williams," "Joe DiMaggio," & "Jackie Robinson." He lives in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

A senior writer for Sports Illustrated, Leigh Montville also served for twenty-one years as a sports columnist for The Boston Glove. He lives in Winthrop, Massachusetts.

Foreword
Introduction
Life and Limb from Runner's World
The Things We Forget from ESPN: The Magazine
Alive and Kicking from Sports Illustrated
Inside the Mind of a . . . Genius? from Philadelphia Magazine
Father Bear from ESPN.com
The Free Agent Adjusts His Truss from Play Magazine
Running Scared from Runner's World
2 on 5 from Sports Illustrated
The Ball That Just Won't Die from ESPN: The Magazine
Commie Ball from Vanity Fair
Breaking the Bank from Sports Illustrated
Dropped from Outside
Searching for Answers to a Painful Question from the Washington Post
The Source of All Things from Backpacker
Quarterbacks Built Here from Men's Journal
Spartan Warriors in the YouTube Age, or, The Legend of Legend, Spider, and Science from New York Magazine
Men Who Love Goons from ESPN.com
Royal Flushed from Miami New Times
Untitled Mike Flynt Project from Texas Monthly
Russian Revolution from Sports Illustrated
LeBron James's Magnum-Sized, Ultrashiny, Nike-Powered Lawn Mower to the Next Century from Esquire
Where There's Smoke from Rolling Stone
Rough Water from Meridian
Memories Are Forever from Alex Belth's Bronx Banter
Contributors' Notes
Notable Sports Writing of 2008