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Maybe next year : long-suffering sports fans and the teams that never deliver / Greg Pearson.

Author:
Pearson, Greg, 1954- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary note:
"Sports fans are a devoted bunch, win or lose. What is it that keeps them going? This book features more than 100 loyal followers of 23 teams who explain their reasons for never giving up. They tell stories of devotion and determination. For these fans, optimism outweighs disappointment"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Of Wrigley Field and Billy Goats : The Chicago Cubs -- 0 for 4 : The Buffalo Bills -- Brew City Blues : The Milwaukee Brewers -- Honolulu Blue, Sweat and Tears : The Detroit Lions -- Frozen Passion : The Toronto Maple Leafs -- In the Valley of the Suns : The Phoenix Suns -- J-E-T-S : The New York Jets -- Rocky Mountain Not-So-High : The Denver Nuggets -- Pain on Ice : The Vancouver Canucks -- The Wildside : The Northwestern Wildcats -- Fly Eagles Fly : The Philadelphia Eagles -- Number 19 : The San Diego Padres -- Family Ties : The Kansas City Chiefs -- More Cowbell : The Mississippi State Bulldogs -- Land of Snow and Dreams : The Minnesota Vikings -- Here We Stay : The Sacramento Kings -- Hot Summer Nights : The Texas Rangers -- The Ones That Got Away : The Atlanta Hawks -- Showing Their Stripes : The Cincinnati Bengals -- Shooting Stars : The Houston Astros -- Cleveland Rocks : The Cleveland Browns, Etc. -- Emerald City Ennui : The Seattle Mariners -- New York State of Mind : The New York Knicks -- Very Superstitious : Fans Do All They Can.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781476666792 (softcover ; alk. paper)
  • 1476666792 (softcover ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016042283
OCLC:
951509671
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