Coach Phog Allens sports stories for you and youth. by Forrest Claire Allen

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Published by Allen Press in Lawrence, Kan .

Written in English

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  • Sports stories.

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StatementCartoons drawings by Richard Bibler.
LC ClassificationsGV707 .A4
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6026762M
LC Control Number48000914

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: Coach "Phog" Allen's Sports Stories for You and Youth: Near fine in dark blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, lacking a dust jacket. Top edge of page block is slightly dusty; minor wear to boards. Anecdotes and recollections from years of coaching Kansas basketball, with stories mainly focused on intercollegiate sports.

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Forrest Clare “Phog” Allen is widely recognized as the ‘Father of Basketball Coaching’, and his legacy is forever etched into Kansas basketball history. The book recounts the life of “Phog” Allen from his youth in Independence, Missouri to his successful coaching career at the University of Kansas.

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Air Force in James Naismith was born November 6,in Almonte, Ontario, Canada to John and Margaret (Young) Naismith. Orphaned at the age of nine, he was raised by his uncle, Peter Young.

As a youth he was adept at farm labor and enjoyed playing catch and hide-and-seek. Coaching youth sports is a thankless job, and one most parents aren’t willing to sacrifice and do.

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Along the way I was fortunate to have things fall into place. A news interview on TV led to a radio interview which was heard by Louise Allen, wife of Dr. Mark Allen, grandson of one Forrest “Phog” Allen. They became family to me. A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Gonzaga celebrated its shellacking of Saint Mary’s on Ma some folks realized it was head coach Mark Few’s th career victory.

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