READ ALL ABOUT IT!! North Carolina Beats Kansas University in 1957 NCAA Finals--TRIPLE OT!!!

I just finished reading, "The Best Game Ever" (How Frank McGuire's '57 Tar Heels beat Wilt and Revolutionized College Basketball).  It was a wonderful read and I recommend it.  BUT then.... I'm a sucker for sport books with understated titles.  Looking around my office I see;

  • The Greatest Game Ever Played ('86 Mets/Astros)
  • The Perfect Game ('85 Villanova/Georgetown)
  • The Greatest Year in Sports (1941)
  • The Last Great Game ('92 Duke/Kentucky)
  • The Horse God Built (Secretariat)
  • When It Was Just a Game ('67 Packers/Chiefs)
  • Game Six ('75 Reds/Red Sox)
  • The Last Nine Innings (2001 Diamondbacks/Yankees)
  • One Pitch Away ('86 League Championships/World Series)
  • The Best Game Ever ('58 Colts/Giants)
  • The Worst Call Ever (umpires, refs and officials)
In my mind these are all 1st Round Draft Choices. loves that the just completed '57 Tar Heels/Wilt book weaves in Kansas City, Dean Smith, Wilt, Phog, Municipal Auditorium, Iowa State, Max Falkenstein, The Big Seven Holiday Tournament, Gene Elstun, Roy Williams and Allen Fieldhouse.

God Bless Kansas City: The Capital of College Basketball


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