Sports Illustrated: Greatest Feats: Sport's Most Unforgettable Accomplishments
Filled with eye-catching action photography and insightful analysis, this is a book devoted to sports' most enduring and unforgettable accomplishments. From Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak in 1941 to Bob Beamon's incredible shattering of the long jump record in 1968, to Barry Bond's 73 home runs in 2001, all the memorable marks are here. Relive Hank Aaron's 715th home run, Wayne Gretzky's 802nd goal, Pete Rose's 4,190th hit, and Pete Sampras's 7th Wimbledon win. Savor the amazing accomplishment of Walter Payton's 16,726 rushing yards, Cy Young's 511 wins, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 38,387 points and Jack Nicklaus' 18 professional majors. With the excerpts from Sports Illustrated's on-the-scene coverage as well as essays that offer the long view, this is a book that has it all for the fan of sports' most enduring records and feats.
Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated