One Night, Two Teams

One Night, Two Teams

Alabama Vs. USC and the Game That Changed A Nation

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Baker & Taylor
Explains how a football game changed the all-white South's outlook of having black athletes on the team, social changes that have changed a nation's history.

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In the sweltering heat of September of 1970 on Legion Field, the USC Trojans and the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide played a game that defined the emancipation of the South from its sordid history of racial segregation. When USC's black running back Sam “The Bam” Cunningham ran roughshod all over the all-white Crimson Tide, more than a football game was won. Based on interviews with many of the game's participants and thoroughly researched this book presents sports as a metaphor for one of the most profound social changes in history.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Taylor Trade Pub., 2007
Edition: 1st Taylor Trade Pub. ed
ISBN: 1589793706 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781589793705 (cloth : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 796.33263 TRA
Characteristics: xxiii, 382 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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