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⇨ Best new Spinning the Globe: The Rise, Fall, and Return to Greatness of the Harlem Globetrotters ⩿ Book Author Ben Green ⪳

⇨ Best new Spinning the Globe: The Rise, Fall, and Return to Greatness of the Harlem Globetrotters ⩿ Book Author Ben Green ⪳ ⇨ Best new Spinning the Globe: The Rise, Fall, and Return to Greatness of the Harlem Globetrotters ⩿ Book Author Ben Green ⪳ Before Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Julius Erving, or Michael Jordan before Magic Johnson and Showtime the Harlem Globetrotters revolutionized basketball and spread the game around the world In Spinning the Globe The Rise, Fall, and Return to Greatness of the Harlem Globetrotters, author Ben Green tells the story of this extraordinary franchise and iconic American institution.While millions of fans have been entertained by the Globetrotters, the true story of their amazing eighty years as a team has never been told With lyrical prose and masterful story telling, Green chronicles the Globetrotters rise from backwoods obscurity during the harsh years of the Great Depression to become the best basketball team in the country and, by the early 1950s, the most popular sports franchise in the world.Through original research, Green also uncovers intriguing controversies about the Globetrotters origins, their image in the African American community, and how they were used as a propaganda weapon during the Cold War Green renders captivating portraits of founder Abe Saperstein and the players who defined the Trotters legacy, including Inman Jackson, Goose Tatum, Marques Haynes, Meadowlark Lemon, and Curly Neal He descibes the Trotters struggles to overcome racial discrimination and internal dissension on their long road to glory.In equally vivid terms, Green details the Globetrotters fall from grace to the brink of bankruptcy in the early 1990s, and the ultimate rebirth under owner Mannie Jackson.At every turn of the narrative, Ben Green illustrates the surprising connections that link the Globetrotters story to the complex issues of race and sport in America, and skillfully weaves a social history of America into the Trotters saga.Of their formative years, he writes The Harlem Globetrotters were not just a great barnstorming team they were a sociology class on wheels, bringing black hoops and black culture to a hundred midwestern towns that had seen neither, and in the process transforming Dr James Naismith s stodgy, wearisome game which was still sometimes played in chicken wire cages by roughneck immigrants with flailing elbows and bloodied skulls, a sport resembling rugby into an orchestration of speed, fluidity, motion, dazzling skill, and, most improbably, inspired comedy After playing than 20,000 games in over 100 countries, before millions of fans, the Harlem Globetrotters truly belong to the world This is their story. 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    • Spinning the Globe: The Rise, Fall, and Return to Greatness of the Harlem Globetrotters
    • 2.2
    • 125
    • Kindle
    • 0060555491
    • Ben Green
    • English
    • 24 October 2016

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