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Author Van Hoose, Alf, 1920-1997.

Title More than a game : the best of Alf Van Hoose / edited by Creg Stephenson and Ed Mullins
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 156 pages) : illustrations
Series Fire ant books
Fire ant books.
Contents Foreword by Susanna Van Hoose Feld; Introduction: The Van Hoose Style by Creg Stephenson; 1. Early Days, 1947-1959; 2. Interlude, Vietnam, 1966; 3. Glory Days, 1959-1983; 4. Final Days, 1983-1990; 5. Denouement: Back to Bastogne and Beyond, 1989; Index; About the Author
Summary The best work of one of Alabama's longest-serving and most beloved sports journalists. Although he spent 43 years at the same job, Alf Van Hoose was not a man limited by the boundaries of his profession. As Birmingham News sports editor for 21 years and a columnist for a decade before that, Van Hoose helped define a city, a state, and a region largely known for sports. He was the writer of record for some of the biggest sporting events and personalities in the state of Alabama in the last half of the 20th Century. Wayne Hester, Van Hoose's successor as sports editor of The News, in 1990, said
Notes Includes index
"A publication of the College of Communication and Information Sciences and the Center for Community-Based Partnerships, the University of Alabama."
Print version record
SUBJECT Van Hoose, Alf, 1920-1997.
Van Hoose, Alf, 1920-1997. fast (OCoLC)fst01946860
Subject Sports -- Alabama
Sports journalism -- Alabama
Sports journalism.
Form Electronic book
Author Stephenson, Creg.
Mullins, Edward, 1936-
University of Alabama. College of Communication and Information Sciences.
University of Alabama. Center for Community-Based Partnerships.
ISBN 9780817381097