ESPN Sports Almanac (Paperback)

By Gerry Brown (Editor), Mike Morrison (Editor)

Ballantine Books, 9780345511720, 975pp.

Publication Date: November 11, 2008

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Description

For more than ten years, the ESPN Sports Almanac has been the go-to reference for answers to nearly every sports question. From all-time record holders to yearly champions, from auto racing to the Iditarod, from the Australian Open to the Super Bowl the ESPN Sports Almanac 2009 covers all the bases, with hundreds of photographs, thousands of tables, countless facts and figures, plus expert analysis from ESPN's most respected commentators. Add fan input from ESPN.com's SportsNation polls, along with ESPN's unique blend of irreverence, and this new edition remains the reigning champion among sports information resources.
New for 2009:
Full recaps of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and Ryder Cup 2008
Expanded sections of pro-football records
More in-depth fantasy sports league analysis
Bigger and better coverage of ballparks and arenas, mixed martial arts, and more.


About the Author

Gerry Brown has been an editor of the ESPN Sports Almanac since 1994. A lifelong Red Sox fan who went to high school in the shadow of Fenway Park, he finally achieved bliss in 2004 after many years of pain and suffering. Fortunately for his kids, the experience has not been so difficult. He spends his nights and weekends coaching youth soccer and researching facts and figures for the almanac. During the day he works as a general editor at ESPN.com. Mike Morrison has been an editor of the ESPN Sports Almanac since 1996 after stints in the Northwestern State (La.) Sports Information office and Boston Bruins Media Relations. Mike has attended sporting events in 37 states and 11 countries, and is often one of the better players on his coed softball team. He is married with one child and lives in Florida.
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