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The White Knight: Calvin Patterson and the Integration of Florida State University Football

by Horacio Ruiz

The story of Florida State University's first African-American football player is full of promise, intrigue, history, and heartbreak. Calvin Patterson became a pioneer in 1968 when he integrated the FSU football team as a promising freshman from Miami Palmetto High School. What ensued is a story spanning decades that continues to be told. At one moment Calvin was an inspiration to a small but growing black student body at FSU. Within a few years, the university moved on when Calvin's football career ended in tragedy.The events that followed Calvin's arrival in Tallahassee are captured in this book by telling the story of FSU's struggle with integration on and off the athletic fields, with Calvin at the center of it all, as his friends rally to keep his story from being forgotten. The autho...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors, Miscellaneous, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 287 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Kobe Bryant: A League Of His Own, Kobe Bryant (Basketball Biographies)

by Steve James

“Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.”— Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant
As the youngest NBA and All-Star game player, the youngest to reach 10,000, 20,000 and 30,000 points and ranked third in NBA’s all-time scoring and postseason list, few can deny that Kobe is one of the greats of basketball.

Have you ever wondered what makes Kobe great and sets him apart?
In this biography of Kobe Bryant, James doesn’t just reveal the inspirational life story behind the world famous athlete as he was catapulted from the courts of high school to the professional world of NBA.

Readers will also get insight into the core of his success: a mindset and training regimen that honed him into the perfect ball playing machine, gif...

Genre: Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Sports & Outdoors, Basketball, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 114 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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