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100 Things Wisconsin Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
100 Things Wisconsin Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (4 Formats) ›
By Jesse Temple, Foreword by Barry Alvarez
Trade Paper Price 14.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781629372358

Published Sep 2016

<div>With traditions, records, and team lore, this lively book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Badgers fan should know. This guide to all things Badgers covers football and basketball (and even a little hockey), including the Barry Alvarez years, Camp Randall Stadium and the tradition of Jump Around, and the Bo Ryan era. Jesse Temple has collected every essential piece of Badgers knowledge and trivia, including the 1941 NCAA Championship and 1994 Rose Bowl victory, as well as must-do activities, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for fans of all ages.</div>
Why Not Wisconsin?
Why Not Wisconsin? (3 Formats) ›
By Matt Lepay, Foreword by Brad Nessler
Cloth Price 24.95

Cloth, PDF, EPUB

ISBN 9781600787058

Published Aug 2012

Based on more than 20 years behind a Madison microphone, this autobiographical account follows the University of Wisconsin Badgers’ play-by-play announcer as he witnessed the college’s famed golden era of athletics. Sharing the author’s memories of the Badgers’ successful run on the gridiron, the chapters document highlights such as Barry Alvarez leading the team to 11 bowl games in 16 seasons—including three Rose Bowl wins—and his successor, Brett Bielema, posting four 10-win seasons and advancing to a bowl game each year. Badgers’ basketball is also covered, chronicling the men’s streak of five winning seasons, four qualifications for the NCAA tournament, a Final Four appearance in 2000, and more. Detailing the personalities that have helped shape Wisconsin sports during this monumental period, this sports memoir also features revealing stories on the teams’ legendary coaches as well as star players including Mike Kelley, Alando Tucker, Erasmus James, and Montee Ball.
What It Means to Be a Badger
What It Means to Be a Badger (4 Formats) ›
By Justin Doherty
Cloth Price 26.95

Cloth, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

ISBN 9781600783739

Published Jul 2011

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Wisconsin football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Badger football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over six decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. From Pat Richter looking back on a career that included one of history’s greatest Rose Bowls and Al Toon talking about playing for Dave McClain, to Joe Rudolph remembering the rebirth of UW football under Barry Alvarez and Brett Bielema sharing his passion for coaching, Wisconsin fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.
Game Day: Wisconsin Football
Game Day: Wisconsin Football (2 Formats) ›
By Athlon Sports, Foreword by Pat Richter
Cloth Price 24.95

Cloth, PDF

ISBN 9781600780158

Published Aug 2007

Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Badger fandom, this book about the University of Wisconsin–Madison football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the school’s history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played, and year-by-year statistics, this collectible book is the primary source for anyone eager to be an expert regarding anything about the Badgers. The book captures the essence of what it means to be a true Wisconsin fan: Camp Randall Stadium, “On Wisconsin!,” cardinal and white, the Paul Bunyan axe, back-to-back Rose Bowl victories, the Bud Song, Bucky Badger, Fifth Quarter, the “Motion ‘W’.”