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100 Things Oklahoma Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die (100 Things .... Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die)

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With pep talks, records, and Sooners lore,and#160;this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events,and#160;and facts every Oklahoma fan should know. It contains crucial informationand#160;such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide to all things Oklahoma covers each position's best players in Sooners history, the "game of the century," and Sooner Schooner's first appearance.

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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

Steve Richardson is the executive director of the Football Writers Association of America and a Dallas-based freelance writer who has been covering college sports since the late 1970s. He is a former writer for the Kansas City Star and Dallas Morning News, isand#160;a correspondent for Sports Illustrated, and has written freelance articles for numerous publications, including USA Today. He is the author of A Century of Sports, Cotton Bowl History Vault, Then Osborne Said to Rozier, Then Pinkel Said to Smith, and University of Texas Football Vault.

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ISBN:
9781600782725
Author:
Richardson, Steve
Publisher:
Triumph Books (IL)
Subject:
Football
Subject:
History
Subject:
Football - General
Subject:
University of Oklahoma - Football - History
Subject:
Oklahoma Sooners (Football team) - History
Subject:
Football - College
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Football General
Subject:
United States / South / West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
100 Things .... Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1-color; b/w photos throughout
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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