The Best American Sports Writing of the Century

The most memorable pieces of American sports writing can be found in one astonishing collection with over 800 pages of the triumphs and tragedies of the athletic heroes of the 20th century. The Best American Sports Writing of the Century features memorable pieces like Gay Talese’s “The Silent Season of a Hero” outlining the intense profile of Joe DiMaggio. Changing gears you’ll find an exuberant look at stock-car racer Junior Johnson in “The Last American Hero” by Tom Wolfe. And of course it wouldn’t be the best sport writing without a special tribute to the best of the best himself Muhammad Ali.

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