Amazing But True Sports Stories by Phyllis Hollander

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Number of Pages144
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ISBN 100590437364
ISBN 109780590437363

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Today Show regular Berman showcases the funniest and most amazing stories in the history of sports in this collection taken from his popular TV segments.

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