Facing

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    Facing Wayne Gretzky
    Players Recall the Greatest Hockey Player Who Ever Lived
    Brian Kennedy
    (Sports Publishing)
    Wayne Gretzky holds the records for the most goals, assists, and points scored in a career, in addition to about 60 other records. These feats, in tandem with his exceptional on-ice performances, earned him the nickname “The Great One” as well as the immediate retirement of his number (99) across the... [READ MORE]
    Facing Michael Jordan
    Players Recall the Greatest Basketball Player Who Ever Lived
    Sean Deveney, Kent McDill
    (Sports Publishing)
    Relive the magic of the greatest player to ever step on the court.“Air Jordan,” “His Airness,” “MJ.”Whatever you call him, Michael Jeffrey Jordan can be considered one of the greatest basketball players of all-time. During his career, Jordan won six NBA championships and was a 14-time All-Star, five-time... [READ MORE]
    Facing Ted Williams
    Players from the Golden Age of Baseball Recall the Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
    Dave Heller, Wade Boggs, Bob Wolff
    (Sports Publishing)
    “The Splendid Splinter,” “Teddy Ballgame,” “The Kid”—no matter the nickname, Ted Williams was one of the most accomplished hitters in baseball history. He was the last man to hit .400 in a single season, a nineteen-time All-Star, a two-time MVP and Triple Crown award winner, and an inductee into the... [READ MORE]
    Facing America's Team
    Players Recall the Glory Years of the Dallas Cowboys
    John McFarland
    (Sports Publishing)
    The Dallas Cowboys were dubbed America’s Team nearly forty years ago, and the label has stuck in the minds and hearts of football fans to this day.Facing America’s Team takes you onto the field to see what it was like to take on Bob Lilly, Roger Staubach, Tony Dorsett, Emmitt Smith, Troy Aikman, and... [READ MORE]
    Facing Mariano Rivera
    Players Recall the Greatest Relief Pitcher Who Ever Lived
    David Fischer, Dave Anderson
    (Sports Publishing)
    The all-time career leader is saves, with 633, Mariano Rivera is one of the greatest professional athletes in history. Since taking over the closer’s role for the New York Yankees in 1997, Rivera saved thirty or more games in every season but one. In addition, he has an astonishing MLB record 42 postseason... [READ MORE]
    Facing Kobe Bryant
    Players, Coaches, and Broadcasters Recall the Greatest Basketball Player of His Generation
    Sean Deveney, Jerry West
    (Sports Publishing)
    When he entered the NBA in 1996 as a high-school star from Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, Kobe Bryant faced enormous expectations. No one can deny that he rose to the challenge. Nineteen years later, Bryant’s status as a Hall of Fame player is assured. During his stellar career, Bryant won five NBA championships;... [READ MORE]
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