Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20th Century

Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20th Century

Author(s): Richard O. Davies

Published Online: 2 MAR 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405177658

Online ISBN: 9781444320800

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320800

About this Book

Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20th Century presents the most memorable rivalries in over a hundred years of American sports history.

  • Examines ten of the greatest American sports rivalries of the past century, relating them to their broader historical context
  • Includes the rivalries between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, Duke and North Carolina, Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, and more
  • Draws upon the most recent works of sport historians, as well as hundreds of books, articles, and newspaper accounts
  • Reveals a deep understanding of American sports history and American popular culture
  • Features 30 images that bring the rivalries vividly to life

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