sports biographies

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A biography of Babe Ruth, a charismatic baseball player who literally became a legend in his own time.

Explores the life and career of tennis player Althea Gibson, who overcame obstacles in the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s.

Tells the story of an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian, who challenged racial discrimination to become baseball's first Latino superstar.

The story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader and icon of the civil rights movement whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to inspire generations of Americans.

March Madness Biographies

Just in time for the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament!

Wooden: a coach's life by Seth Davis



A game of character: Robinson family values: a family journey from Chicago's southside to the Ivy League and beyond by Craig Robinson ; foreword by Marian Robinson




A coach's life by Dean Smith with John Kilgo and Sally Jenkins




Knight: my story by Bob Knight with Bob Hammel




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