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ISBN-10: 1489517006

ISBN-13: 9781489517005

Edition: N/A

Authors: Drew Rogers

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When Kirkwood High School's integrated basketball team faced Raytown South's all white team in the 1972 Missouri Class L state basketball championship game there was more at stake than just a game. This is the true story of how the game drew Kirkwood's white and black players together enabling them to overcome society's mores and their disparate backgrounds to fashion a perfect 31-0 record going into the state final.In this gripping memoir, Drew Rogers, Kirkwood's All State center recounts growing up in the sixties when race riots and the Civil Rights movement dominated society and a group of athletes bonded together for the sake of the game. Rogers describes the simplicity of the game, a…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 6/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English