The Mad Dog 100
The Mad Dog 100
The Greatest Sports Arguments of All Time
Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780767914628, 304pp.
Publication Date: May 4, 2004
The essential book for any sports fan, from one of the reigning kings ofsports talk radio, Christopher Mad Dog Russo
Which was the greater achievement, Ted Williams's .406 season or Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak?
Who would dominate the ultimate Pebble Beach showdown? Ben Hogan or Tiger Woods?
Who was really the most important athlete of the twentieth century?If you love sports, there's only one thing better than a good game and that's a good argument. Who's the best ever? The worst ever? Underrated? Overpaid? Now, in his long-awaited and completely original book updated for the 2003 sports season Christopher Mad Dog Russo sets up and breaks down the hundred greatest sports arguments of all time. In classic Mad Dog style, each chapter tackles a classic sports debate and takes sides with the lively and authoritative opinions that have made him one of the top radio personalities in the country. Whether you agree with The Dog or agree to disagree with the book's often controversial conclusions "The Mad Dog 100" is the perfect companion for any sports fan.
About the Author Allen St. John is the author of Bicycling For Dummies and Skiing For Dummies and is a former senior editor at Conde Nast Women's Sports and Fitness magazine. An avid recreational athlete, he has written about sports and fitness for a wide variety of national newspapers and magazines including Men's Journal, MH-18, U.S. News & World Report, Maxim, and the New York Times. He's a columnist for Skiing magazine, a regular contributor to Tennis, and a founding contributing editor for Bike, and he has covered the New York Yankees for the Village Voice for the past eight seasons as well as contributed to the hardcover book and CD-ROM, The Way Baseball Works. He lives in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife, Sally, and two children, Ethan and Emma.
Russo shows a shocking willingness to be fair, citing the evidence on both sides before choosing one.” —Wall Street Journal”Opining about sports in a spirited fashion is Chris Russo’s specialty. You don’t have to agree with him 100 percent of the time to find plenty to like and talk about on these pages.” —Bob Costas, NBC and HBO