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With traditions, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Dodgers fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Dodgers covers the team's history in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, the incredible legacy of Jackie Robinson, memories from Ebbets Field, Dodger Adult Baseball Camp, and why fans think the Dodgers invented the high-five.
All gridiron enthusiasts want to see their team win the Super Bowl or the BCS Championship in their lifetime. It's the most exciting experience imaginable. But being a fan is about more than watching your team win the big game. This new series will help football lovers get the most out of being a fan. It takes years of franchise history and distills it to the absolute best and most compelling, identifying in an informative, lively, and illuminating way the personalities, events, and facts every living and breathing fan should know without hesitation. Numbers, nick-names, memorable moments, singular achievements, and signature plays all highlight the list of 100. Knowledge and memory are an important part of the fabric of being a fan. So are experiences. 100 Things also includes things football fans should actually see and Do before they join their heroes at the Pearly Gates. This book contains numerous tips and suggestions for enjoying a team on a different, more involved, level.
About the Author
Jon Weisman is the founder and writer of the Los Angeles Times blog Dodger Thoughts and is the associate editor of features for Variety. For more than 20 years, he has written for the Hardball Times, the Los Angeles Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, SportsIllustrated.com, and other publications about baseball and other high school, college, and professional sports. He has also written live-action and animation television scripts for shows including So Weird, W.I.T.C.H., Starship Troopers, Men in Black, and Disney's Hercules. He lives in Los Angeles.
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