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Not Till the Fat Lady Sings: Boston
Not Till the Fat Lady Sings: Boston

Not Till the Fat Lady Sings: Boston

Boston's Most Dramatic Sports Finishes
By The Boston Globe

SPORTS & RECREATION

160 Pages, 9 x 10

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $27.95 (US $27.95) (CA $30.95)

ISBN 9781572438927

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2006)

Price: $27.95
 
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Overview

In a single moment, an entire career reputation can be sealed and a franchise’s history cemented thanks to a last-second, game-winning finish, and this book chronicles 50 of the most memorable finishes in Boston sports. Vibrant four-color photos, statistics, quotes, and stories offer fresh details on some of the most famous events in Boston sports history, including Carlton Fisk’s Fenway Moment, “Havlicek Stole the Ball!,” Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary in Miami, and the Red Sox’s Greatest Comeback Ever. For those sports fans too young to have seen these famous moments or for those who wish to relive them over and over again, this encyclopedia of sporting greatness is a must-have for all passionate Boston fans.

Author Biography

The Boston Globe was founded in 1872 and is the recipient of 21 Pulitzer Prizes. It is located in Boston.

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In a single moment, an entire career reputation can be sealed and a franchise’s history cemented thanks to a last-second, game-winning finish. From the moment that children start playing competitive sports, they dream of being the hero of a buzzer-beating victory.

Not Till the Fat Lady Sings: The Most Dramatic Sports Finishes of in Boston Sports History chronicles 50 of the most memorable moments in Boston sports. Vibrant full-color photos, statistics, quotes and stories offer fresh details on some of the most famous events in Boston history.

For those sports fans too young to have seen these famous moments or for those who wish to relive them over and over again, Not Till the Fat Lady Sings is a must-have for all passionate Boston fans.

Some of the classic moments from Not Till the Fat Lady Sings include:

• The Greatest Comeback Ever – The Red Sox, down 0-3 to the hated Yankees, come back to win four straight in the 2004 ALCS to advance to the World Series.

• Super Drive/Super Kick – Super Bowl XXXVI came down to the final seconds, with Adam Vinatieri kicking the game-winning field goal for the Pat’s first championship.

• Miracle in Miami – Doug Flutie’s “Hail Mary” into the end zone in the closing seconds seals Boston College’s legendary win against Miami in 1984.

• Fisk’s Fenway Moment – The unforgettable home run ricochets off the left field foul pole in Game 6 of the 1975 ALCS.

• \"Havlicek Stole the Ball!\" – In the famous radio call, the Celtics’ John Havlicek stole an inbounds pass to win Game 7 of the 1965 Eastern Conference Finals.

Not Till the Fat Lady Sings is an encyclopedia of sporting greatness for Boston fans of all ages. Whether your favorite sports finish occurred with a swish, putt, slapshot, touchdown or home run, you’ll find them all here with a fresh perspective never before revealed.