100 Things Wildcats Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die

Author: Ryan Clark
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1623680271
Format: PDF, Docs
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The University of Kentucky men's basketball program is the winningest in the history of the sport, and this book explores those wins along with the personalities, events, and facts that any and every Wildcats fan should know. Wildcats stars from more than a century of success are highlighted, including Louie Dampier, Pat Riley, Sam Bowie, Jamal Mashburn, Antoine Walker, Walter McCarty, Travis Ford, and Brandon Knight. The team's colorful coaches are also profiled, including championship winners Adolph Rupp, Joe B. Hall, Rick Pitino, and Tubby Smith. It takes years of franchise history and highlights the absolute best and most compelling moments, identifying the personalities, events, and facts that have all come together to make Kentucky the powerhouse that it is. Wildcats fans will read about all of this and more, including some of the long-standing traditions that surround this storied club and the necessary mainstays to participate in, making this something that any Wildcats fan will enjoy.

100 Things Arizona Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Anthony Gimino
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1623689619
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whether you're a die-hard booster from the Lute Olson era or a new supporter of Sean Miller, this is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Arizona Wildcats. Authors Steve Rivera and Anthony Gimino have collected every essential piece of Wildcats knowledge and trivia—from how many players the Wildcats have had selected in the NBA draft, the program's longest-tenured coach, and the former players who have had their numbers retired—and pair it with must-do activities, and rank them all, from one to 100. Providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for diehard fans, these are the 100 things all Wildcat supporters need to know and do in their lifetime.

100 Things Louisville Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Mike Rutherford
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633198871
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This guide is the ultimate resource for true fans of the Cardinals. Whether you cheered along for the 1980 and 1986 March Madness victories, or whether you're a more recent supporter in the Rick Pitino era, these are the 100 things every fan needs to know and do in their lifetime. Experienced sportswriter Mike Rutherford has collected every essential piece of Louisville knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

100 Things Nebraska Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Sean Callahan
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1623682851
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is one of the most storied and decorated football programs in NCAA history—since its inception in 1890, the program has claimed five National Championships, all of which are explored in this essential guide, along with the personalities, events, and facts that any and every Cornhuskers fan should know. The book recalls the key moments and players from Tom Osborne’s reign on the Nebraska sidelines from the 1970s to the 1990s—an unprecedented period that included 13 conference championships and three national championships—as well as the program’s early years and recent success under head coach Bo Pelini. Author Sean Callahan also includes the unforgettable players who have worn the Scarlet and Cream, including Johnny Rodgers, Mike Rozier, Tommie Frazier, and Ndamukong Suh. More than a century of team history is distilled to capture the essential moments, highlighting the personalities, games, rivalries, and plays that have come together to make Nebraska one of college football’s legendary programs.

100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Daniel Brown
Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)
ISBN: 1600787916
Format: PDF
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Whether a die-hard booster from the days of Joe Montana or a new supporter of Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco 49ers fans will discover the top 100 things to know, and do, in their lifetime through this unique team history book and guide. Inspired by and written for the devout 49ers fan, this lively and detailed book explores important facts and figures from the team's storied history, including the early years of Y. A. Tittle and the team’s golden era in the 1980s and 1990s—featuring coaches Bill Walsh and George Seifert, Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Montana and Steve Young, and star receiver Jerry Rice. From the most important facts about the team to the traditions that define what being a 49ers fanatic is all about, this guide also highlights such essential experiences as the best places to soak in 49ers lore.

100 Things South Carolina Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Josh Kendall
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1600788505
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Most South Carolina football fans have attended a game at Williams-Brice Stadium, seen highlights of a young George Rogers, and can recite memorable quotes from the team’s “Head Ball Coach,” Steve Spurrier. But only real fans know the history of the team’s alternate black uniforms, remember when Cocky first appeared as the team’s mascot, or know all the lyrics to “The Fighting Gamecocks Lead the Way.” 100 Things South Carolina Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die reveals the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches, and teams that are part of the storied history that is South Carolina football. Scattered throughout the pages, are pep talks, records, and Gamecocks lore to test fans’ knowledge, including the formative years of South Carolina football, from its origins in the 1800s to Paul Dietzel’s tenure in the 1960s and 1970s; George Rogers’ unforgettable 1980 Heisman Trophy season, including South Carolina’s upset of Bo Schembechler’s favored Michigan team in Ann Arbor; South Carolina’s entrance into the SEC in 1992 and Lou Holtz’s memorable tenure as Gamecocks head coach before Spurrier arrived in Columbia; and profiles of memorable Gamecocks figures such as Joe Morrison, Rogers, Dietzel, Jim Carlen, and recent stars Marcus Lattimore and Jadeveon Clowney. Die-hard fans from the days of George Rogers as well as new supporters of head coach Spurrier’s squad will enjoy this guide to everything Gamecocks fans should know, see, and do in their lifetime.

100 Things Lakers Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Steve Springer
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1617495840
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Los Angeles Lakers. Most fans have taken in a game or two at the Staples Center, have seen highlights of a young Magic Johnson, and remember the epic battles with the Celtics in the 1980s. But only real fans know how the Lakers acquired Hot Rod Hundley, which hobby fascinated both Chick Hearn and Elgin Baylor, or the best place to grab a bite in Los Angeles before the game. Every essential piece of Lakers knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, is ranked from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for those on their way to Laker fan superstardom.

100 Things Ravens Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Jason Butt
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 160078903X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With 100 essential Ravens facts, trivia tidbits, and even activities, this book is perfect for any fan looking to relive the moments of the team’s past while looking forward to the future of the franchise. Recalling the organization’s important moments, milestones, and achievements, it describes the historic 1996 and 2008 drafts, the 2012 championship season, and the conclusion of Ray Lewis’ career. It identifies the highs and lows that naturally come with being a Ravens fan, from two Super Bowl titles to the 2007 regular season that ultimately led to former coach Brian Billick’s dismissal. Detailing the Ravens’ short but memorable history, this treasury of information invites longtime Ravens fans to reminisce about their beloved team and allows new fans to catch up on what they have missed.

Voice of the Wildcats

Author: Alan Sullivan
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813147050
Format: PDF
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After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's most efficient lines. It is a southern institution and a railroad buff's dream. When eminent railroad historian Maury Klein's definitive History of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was first published in 1972, it quickly became one of the most sought after books on railroad history. This new edition both restores a hard-to-find classic to print and provides a new introduction by Klein detailing the L&N's history in the thirty years since the book was first published.

100 Things Panthers Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Scott Fowler
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1623682797
Format: PDF, Docs
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The essential guide to North Carolina's NFL team Among the newer teams of the National Football League, the Carolina Panthers have had a rollercoaster history that is documented in entertaining detail in this celebratory guide for fans. The book covers all of the critical moments and important facts of the past and present—from the team’s record-setting opening season to the anxious excitement of the 2003 season. Team facts, statistics, lore, and player profiles—including Julius Peppers, Sam Mills, and Cam Newton—are all part of this bundle of Panther pride. The book collects every essential piece of Panthers knowledge and trivia as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as readers progress on their way to fan superstardom.