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John Wooden

Basketball, Author, Educator (14-Oct-1910 — 4-Jun-2010)


Steve Bisheff. John Wooden: An American Treasure. Cumberland House Publishing. 2004. 269pp.

Dwight Chapin; Jeff Prugh. The Wizard of Westwood: Coach John Wooden and His UCLA Bruins. Houghton Mifflin. 1973. 322pp.

Neville L. Johnson. The John Wooden Pyramid of Success: The Biography, Oral History, Philosophy and Ultimate Guide to Life, Leadership, Friendship and Love of the Greatest Coach in the History of Sports. Cool Titles. 2003. 480pp.

John Wooden; with Jack Tobin. They Call Me Coach. McGraw-Hill Professional. 2003. 272pp;

John Wooden; with Steve Jamison. Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court. McGraw-Hill Professional. 1997. 201pp.

John Wooden; Swen Nater. John Wooden's UCLA Offense. Human Kinetics. 2006. 215pp.


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  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1579)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.764)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.810)

  9. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.513-15)

  10. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.544)

  11. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, p.174)

  12. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.886)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.275)

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