One small town, one crazy coach : the Ireland Spuds and the 1963 Indiana high school basketball season / Mike Roos.
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- ISBN: 9780253010285
- ISBN: 0253010284
- Physical Description: xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Bloomington : Quarry Books. an imprint of Indiana University Press, 
- Copyright: ©2013
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Gloomsday -- No Irish in Ireland -- Neither a drunkard nor a bank robber -- Baptisms -- Turkey Run and the White Horse Tavern -- A wop and a wimp and a moon -- Too much is not enough -- Life under the knife -- Ice man -- Your blood, your sweat, your tears -- Drill, baby, drill! -- Soap and towel and wings of fire -- Highway 61 revisited -- The buy in -- Devil in blue jeans -- Coal for Christmas -- I'd like to teach the world to sing -- Of Jeeps and giants -- The dude -- Preliminaries -- Walk like a man -- The prophet's vision -- Divine insanity -- Keep your pants on -- The axe just fell -- Fame -- Small potatoes -- Invasion of the little green men.
|Summary, etc.:|| In the summer of 1962, Pete Gill was hired to coach basketball at tiny Ireland High School. With no starters taller than 5' 10", few wins were predicted for the Spuds. Yet, after inflicting brutal preseason conditioning, employing a variety of unconventional motivational tactics, and overcoming fierce opposition, Gill molded the Spuds into a winning team that brought home the town's first and only sectional and regional titles. Roos brings to life a colorful and varied cast of characters and provides a compelling account of their struggles, wide-ranging emotions, and triumphs throughout the season.
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