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Wilt Chamberlain (Basketball Hall of Famers)

by Robert Greenberger

  • 33 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • United States,
  • Chamberlain, Wilt,,
  • Biography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Sports & Recreation - Basketball,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • Basketball players,
  • 1936-,
  • African American basketball players

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8120356M
    ISBN 100823934861
    ISBN 109780823934867
    OCLC/WorldCa47142103

    Make Offer - Wilt Chamberlain Autographed Signed Book Los Angeles Lakers Beckett A Wilt Chamberlain Lakers signed the sporting news magazine beckett loa $ Wilt Chamberlain is perhaps best known as the only player in the history of the NBA to score points in a single basketball game. But Chamberlain's success extends to more than a single game. In college, he led the Kansas Jayhawks to the NCAA title game and 5/5(1).

    In Chamberlain published Who's Running the Asylum?: The Insane World of Sports Today. His last book provides a critical discussion of the sports industry and the NBA, including his own ranking of basketball's greatest players. Chamberlain died on Octo , in his Bel Air, California, home.   Wilt Chamberlain shows a few glimpses of his unbelievable strength in the NBA All-Star Game by tossing lb Gus Johnson out of a play .

      5 Stories that PROVE Wilt Chamberlain Was Not Human Mike Korzemba. Loading Unsubscribe from Mike Korzemba? Wilt! The Dominant Force - .   In his book A View From Above, Wilt Chamberlain claimed he'd slept w women over the course of his career. Also known as Wilt the Stilt and The Big Dipper, Chamberlain was one of the greatest scorers in NBA history -- on and off the court, apparently. Of all his impressive statistics, women number seems the most far-fetched and least verifiable, and the book .


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Wilt Chamberlain (Basketball Hall of Famers) by Robert Greenberger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars Good book should read if you want to know more about the man the meth the legend wilt Chamberlain Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase/5(15). Wilt Chamberlain seemed to nail it in every category being filled with full detail from start to finish. However even if you know everything you need to know about Wilts professional basketball career this book is a Wilt Chamberlain book more than just that/5.

Wilt Chamberlain book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. More than Pages Filled with Riveting Facts on Basketball Hall o /5. If you needed a reason to hate Wilt Chamberlain, then read this book.

It was published after his final season in the NBA as a Los Angeles Laker in and was signed by the ABA's San Diego franchise as a player-coach. This autobiography is as self serving as they come/5.

The author, a native of Philadelphia and an alumnus, as was Wilt Chamberlain, of Overbrook High School, spent four years researching and interviewing the most important people in Wilt's life. The result is a capturing of Wilt's personality and thoughts that relatively few people other than family and closest friends ever knew.

Read more Read less/5(62). Books By Wilt Chamberlain All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Sort by: Popularity. A View from Above by Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Jan 1, by Wilt Chamberlain Hardcover. $ $ 50 Paperback. $ $ 12 Mass Market Paperback. Wilt Chamberlain book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Chamberlain has written his second book in over 18 years (the first was Wilt: Just Like Any Other 7-Foot Black Millionaire Who Lives Next Door, LJ 8/73).

The times have changed and Chamberlain, has too. Always outspoken and sometimes controversial, Chamberlain feels he now has even more freedom to express his views on various by: 6. At the heart of the book is the self-made Chamberlain, a romantic cosmopolitan who owned a nightclub in Harlem and shrugged off segregation with a bebop cool but harbored every slight deep in his psyche.

March 2,presented the awesome sight of Wilt Chamberlain imposing himself on a Cited by: 2. In addition to his accomplishments on the court, Chamberlain also authored four books. None of the others created nearly the stir and controversy as his book, A View From Above. In it, the.

The late Wilt Chamberlain became a new breed of sports champion when he took the sport of basketball by storm in the s. Lauded by fans and foes alike, Chamberlain went from fame as a Globetrotter to winning seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers.

This is the story of this Kansas native who scored well in every aspect of his life--even after he retired and. His extraordinary feats in the season were later subject of the book Wilt, by Gary M.

Pomerantz (), who used Chamberlain as a metaphor for the uprising of Black America. In addition to Chamberlain's regular-season accomplishments, he scored 42 points in the NBA All-Star Game ; a record that stood until broken by Anthony Davis in [56]College: Kansas (–).

A view from above User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Chamberlain has written his second book in over 18 years (the first was Wilt: Just Like Any Other 7.

I got some things in common with Wilt chamberlain. I'm 42 no wife or kids, had sex with women, come from a large family, have been called selfish, like the finer things in life, and a introvert like him, and got some of his political views/5.

Wilt Chamberlain. Pronunciation: \CHAIM-bur-lin\ Wilton Norman Chamberlain (Wilt the Stilt, The Big Dipper, Dippy, Dip, The Load, Big Musty, The Record Book) Position: Center Shoots: Rightlb (cm, kg) Born: Aug in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania us. Born: Wilt Chamberlain: The Life Story of One of the Great Basketball Players of All Time Sullivan, George Published by Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, NY, U.S.A.

InChamberlain claimed another, more unusual distinction, when he wrote in his book A View from Above that he had slept with more t women during his lifetime. Death and LegacyBorn: With 72 records (68 of which he holds by himself), Wilt Chamberlain dominates the NBA record book.

And he's not just the top guy on the lists below. In several cases, he's No. 1, 2 and 3. It's hard. Buy a cheap copy of A View from Above book by Wilt Chamberlain. The former basketball star speaks out on Bill Russell, race relations, the NBA, sex, women, Kareen Abdul-Jabbar, and many other hot topics.

Reprint. Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. At the heart of the book is the self-made Chamberlain, a romantic cosmopolitan who owned a nightclub in Harlem and shrugged off segregation with a bebop cool but harbored every slight deep in his psyche.

March 2,presented the awesome sight of Wilt Chamberlain imposing himself on a world that would diminish him/5(5). Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era. On the night of March 2,in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as The Big Dipper, scored .Wilt Chamberlain: A Crowell Biography by Kenneth Rudeen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at InChamberlain and biographer David Shaw wrote Wilt: Just Like Any Other 7-foot Black Millionaire Who Lives Next Door, a controversial autobiography that served as his first venture into writing.

The book painted a picture of the NBA that few had seen before, as it was one of the first accounts told specifically by a player from the league.