Grasping the Ring: Nine Unique Winners in Life and Sports

By: Budig, Gene A.

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Over the course of his varied career, Gene A. Budig has served as a professor, the president of the American League of Major League Baseball, the head of three major universities, a major general in the Air National Guard, a newspaper man, and co-owner of a Minor League Baseball team. One can safely assume that Budig has met his share of interesting and inspiring people. In "Grasping the Ring," he selects nine from this great array of individuals and offers candid biographical sketches of these compelling characters. Though they are very different, George Steinbrenner, Larry Doby, Tom Osborne, Roy Williams, Gale Sayers, Jerry Reinsdorf, Bob Kerrey, Al Neuharth, and Bob Dole are all exceptional people whose achievements and faults have captured the national interest. Budig writes "Grasping the Ring" as an insider whose acquaintance with these individuals enables him to ask the kinds of penetrating questions that make these stories intimate, honest, and revealing.

Title: Grasping the Ring: Nine Unique Winners in Life and Sports

Author Name: Budig, Gene A.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Bison Books:

ISBN Number: 0803226357

ISBN Number 13: 9780803226357

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0803226357Z2

Description: 0803226357 Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!