Hoosiers, Third Edition


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<P>Named by The New York Times as "a knowing, respectful and caring look at heartland America" and containing a new foreword by legendary player Bob Plump, this is a book every basketball lover should own. The best of Phillip Hoose’s classic writings are included here with a fresh look on Indiana’s favorite and most beloved sport. A new edition of a well-known Indiana classic, Hoosiers profiles some of the world’s most famous basketball players and coaches—Larry Bird, Bobby Plump, Damon Bailey, Steve Alford, Stephanie White, and Bob Knight among them—along with Indiana towns, schools, and programs. The ultimate book for the diehard fan, Hoosiers: The Fabulous Basketball Life of Indiana explores Hoosier hysteria in all its glory.</P>
<P>Foreword by Bob Plump<BR>Acknowledgments<BR>Introduction<BR>1. Farm Boys—How Indiana Became the Basketball State<BR>2. Milan High School—The Hoosier Dream<BR>3. Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High—The Black and White of Hoosier Hysteria<BR>4. Anderson, Indiana—Basketball Town<BR>5. The Calumet Region—Hoops in the Other Indiana<BR>6. Judi Warren and the Warsaw Tigers—Into the Front Court<BR>7. Fathers and Sons—The Mounts of Lebanon, Indiana<BR>8. Meadowood Park<BR>9. Larry Bird—The Guy Down the Road<BR>10. The Education of Stephanie White<BR>11. Coaches—From the Lady Lions to Bob Knight<BR>12. Steve Alford—All In <BR>13. An Interview with Damon Bailey<BR>14. Four Class Basketball—Death or Salvation of Hoosier Hysteria?<BR>15. Perspective—Four Things that Remain Distinctive about Indiana’s Game<BR>16. Passages—What Has Become of Selected, People, Places and Gyms<BR>Index</P>



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Published 29 August 2016
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