Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Books mentioned in The Sports Repodders Podcast

I am always looking for book recommendations! In the March 15, 2019, Sports Repodders Podcast, Bill Simmons starting asking the group about the best sports books. He then throws out a list of his own.


Initial Discussion

Bill Simmon's List

  1. The Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam
  2. Wait Till Next Year: The Story of a Season When What Should've Happened Didn't, and What Could've Gone Wrong Did by William Goldman
  3. Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger
  4. Bringing the Heat by Mark Bowden -
  5. Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made by David Halberstam
  6. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis
  7. The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds by Pete Axthelm
  8. The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams by Darcy Frey
  9. Loose Balls by Terry Pluto -
  10. Ghosts of Manilla - Mark Kram
  11. Life on the Run by Bill Bradley
  12. A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers by John Feinstein
  13. Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
  14. When Pride Still Mattered : A Life Of Vince Lombardi - by David Maraniss
  15. Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy by Jane Leavy
  16. Joe DiMaggio: A Hero's Life - Richard Ben Kramer
  17. Thin Ice: A Season in Hell With the New York Rangers by Larry Sloman
  18. The Game by Ken Dryden
  19. The Fab Five: Basketball Trash Talk the American Dream by Mitch Albom

Cycling Books

Books about the Cowboys

Closing Discussion

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