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    • Russell Rules

    • 11 Lessons on Leadership from the 20th Century's Greatest Winner
    • By: Bill Russell, David Falkner
    • Narrated by: Rif Hutton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
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    Bill Russell has been hailed as the greatest team player of the 20th century. As a five-time NBA Most Valuable Player, he is one of the most important basketball players ever, and with 11 championships as player and coach of the Boston Celtics, he is one of basketball's greatest winners. Russell Rules offers inspiring lessons on commitment, personal integrity, team ego, and craftsmanship that are as relevant to the entrepreneur or parent as they are to the athlete.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best book I've read in a long time

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-08-17

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Great Time Coming

    • The Life of Jackie Robinson from Baseball to Birmingham
    • By: David Falkner
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    David Falkner, noted author of five previous books about baseball, deftly portrays the rise to stardom of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play on a major-league team in baseball’s modern era. As Falkner traces the development of Robinson’s natural skill and tireless dedication, he focuses on the strengths that earned Robinson a unique place on the diamond and in the struggle for civil rights. This compelling biography illuminates a critical intersection of sports and cultural history.

    Regular price: $31.49