Barry Nicholls is a presenter on ABC Radio in Western Australia and host of the program 110%, which looks at the history and literature of sports. Barry is also author of the memoir You Only Get One Innings, among other books. He is on Twitter at @miltonbm.
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American Sports Writing, Australian Nostalgia
This year's edition of The Best American Sports Writing anthology stirs our reviewer's memories of childhood in South Australia.
Book review by Barry Nicholls
Lew Alcindor's first college basketball game in 1965 was as a member of UCLA's freshman team. They played UCLA's varsity team, who were the defending national champions and the top-ranked team in the country. The freshman team won 75-60. Alcindor scored 31 points, took 21 rebounds, and blocked 7 shots.