Who comprised the most productive pairs in the history of professional team sports? Joe Montana and Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers? Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen of the Chicago Bulls? What about the prolific hockey tandem of Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier? And that all-time great New York Yankees twosome of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig certainly can't be excluded. Using various selection criteriaaincluding longevity, level of statistical compilation, impact on oneas team, and overall place in historyaThe 50 Most Dynamic Duos in Sports History attempts to ascertain which twosome truly established itself as the most dominant tandem in the history of the four major professional team sports: baseball, basketball, football, and hockey. Arranged and ranked by sport, this work takes an in-depth look at the careers of these 100 men, including statistics, quotes from opposing players and former teammates, and career highlights. Finally, all 50 duos are placed in an overall ranking. Covering every decade since the 1890s, this book will find widespread appeal among sports fans of all generations. And with photographs of many of the tandems, The 50 Most Dynamic Duos in Sports History is a wonderful addition to any sports historianas collection.As of this writing, Bryant has scored 29, 484 points during his careerathe fifth- highest total in NBA history. ... He has appeared in 14 All-Star Games. ... 2 Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar commented, aKobea#39;s range is unreal, and he does it his way. ... 40 the previous year to a record of 59a25 and a berth in the Eastern Conference Finals. ... Oa#39;Neal assumed more of a complementary role on the team to allow the extremely talented Dwyane Wade to blossom into the Heata#39;s anbsp;...
|Title||:||The 50 Most Dynamic Duos in Sports History|
|Author||:||Robert W. Cohen|
|Publisher||:||Scarecrow Press - 2012-11-15|