Fame to infamy : race, sport, and the fall from grace / edited by David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen.

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Other Authors: Ogden, David C., Rosen, Joel Nathan, 1961-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: the power of nine / Roy F. Fox
  • Introduction: thoughts on fame and infamy / David C. Ogden, Joel Nathan Rosen
  • Barry Bonds : of passion and hostility / Lisa Doris Alexander
  • Kirby Puckett : a middle American tragedy / Sherrie L. Wilson
  • Don't believe the hype : the racial representation of Mike Tyson in three acts / Thabiti Lewis
  • Lost in translation : voice, masculinity, race, and the 1998 home run chase / Shelley Lucas
  • Branch Rickey : moral capitalist / Robert F. Lewis II
  • Inextricably linked : Joe Louis and Max Schmeling revisited / C. Oren Renick, Joel Nathan Rosen
  • Mortgaging Michael Jordan's reputation / Jeffrey Lane
  • A precarious perch : Wilt Chamberlain, basketball stardom, and racial politics / Gregory J. Kaliss
  • Jim Brown : the rise and fall (and rise) of a cultural icon / Roberta J. Newman
  • Afterword: sports and the iron fist of myth / Jack Lule.