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5 Perfect Books for Father’s Day

If your Dad is the type to go nuts over his favorite team, obsesses about the history behind America’s greatest leagues, or just likes settling down with a good book, look no further. Here are the 5 best sports books to give Dad this Father's Day. Score!

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QDT Editor
June 11, 2014

  1. Stars & Strikes

America, 1976: colorful, complex, and combustible. From the road to the White House to the shorts-wearing White Sox, Stars and Strikes tracks the tumultuous year after which baseball - and the nation - would never be the same.

  1. Wooden

A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America’s top college basketball writers.

  1. Our Boys

In this true story, the Smith Center football team—holders of the nation’s longest high-school winning streak—seeks a 5th consecutive state title. Hours removed from the nearest city, the town revolves around “our boys” in a way that goes to the heart of America’s heartland.

  1. Junction Boys

The Junction Boys tells the story of Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's legendary training camp in the small town of Junction, Texas. Coach Bryant put 115 players through the most grueling practices ever imagined. Only a handful of players survived the entire 10 days. They braved the intense heat of the Texas sun and the burning passion of their coach to transform a floundering team into one of the nation's best.

  1. The One-Day Contract

The 2013 NCAA champion coach Rick Pitino details his keys to success, on the court and in life. To make the most of each day, create a contract with yourself.

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