As someone who has probably read over 500 books on baseball over my lifetime it is a difficult task to pick my all-time favorites. My starting lineup if you will. Over the past several years there have been some wonderful books written and available for you at TSCPL. For example—Clemente by David Maraniss; The Last […]
Dave is a Public Service Specialist in the Library's Red Carpet/Talking Books Deprtment. He is a avid Kansas State and Royals fan. Dave hopes he lives long enough to see the Royals get to another World Series.
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Comedian Rodney Dangerfield, once said in a monologue–”Last night I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out.” Last month I went to watch my first NBA game since the mid eighties. With apologies to Rodney Dangerfield, it was as if I had gone to a Chuckie Cheese, and finding out that a […]
We’ve seen this scene daily on Sports Center..A star athlete stands at the free throw line. The shot must be made or else the team loses, he lets the ball fly and clank the shot goes off the back of the rim. He choked the fans cry out. The next highlight comes up and we see a […]
Happy New Years!!! The turn of the calendar brings much promise. New Years Resolutions are made and two weeks later gyms will return to the regular attendance schedule, and cigarettes sales will go back to normal. Not being cynical just passing on what prior experience has brought me. But the New Year is also a time for predictions so […]
A few weeks ago Nathan posted about how a lot of his memories of Thanksgiving center on eating a lot and watching football on TV. Well in that vein I wanted to copy the idea and give you my sports memory of Christmas Day. Unfortunately mine is not a happy memory. First off there are not all that […]
Each person who serves in the military makes a sacrifice. Here is a list of some of the notable athletes who stepped away from the life of an athlete to serve their country. These people, along with countless others, deserve to be in our thoughts this month as our nation honors veterans. Bob Feller. At the […]
From Gale Sayers, to Bubba Starling the State of Kansas has had many great athletes. Take a look at these great athletes from the state of Kansas.
One person’s junk can always be another person’s treasure. That statement rings true in a lot of ways. But nowhere is it truer than in the world of collectibles. Even a quick glance of the Library’s new Collectibles neighborhood, will render a crop of books on any subject imaginable. I collect sports collectibles. Since I’m […]
Every sport has an All Star game. I am of the opinion that the Major League All Star game is the best of them all.