Country born, city raised, in the ghetto, coming up the tough way. The Oscar Robertson Story, the first authorized biography from the man, chronicles legendary basketball ability, a pioneer's struggle to break down racial barriers, and a shy young man who becomes a major figure as a Hall of Fame athlete, groundbreaking players' right advocate (Union President)and family provider (married over 40 years and donated a kidney to his daughter). See the basketball highlights and experience the life story of "The Big O".
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
From his formative years at Attucks to his final pro season, Robertson was a sight to behold... a basketball artiste. -- Indianapolis Star, March 17,2002 Steve Slosarek
It is arguably the greatest individual achievement in professional sports. Oscar Robertson averaged a triple double for an entire season. -- Saremento Bee. Dec 26, 2001 Antonio R. Harvey
Slam Dunk. There are plenty of highlights, but the most compelling stories Robertson tells have little to do with basketball. -- CincinnatiMagazine, Nov 2001 Amanda Boyd
The key to any video is holding the viewers attention. The Oscar Robertson Story does...it is first rate. -- Cincinnati Enquirer, October 28,2001 John Fay
There's a terrific video on the market that chronicles the life of Oscar Robertson, the man who invented the triple-double. -- Boston Herald, January 27, 2002 Mark Cofman
All of us growing up wanted to be "The Big O", a player who could do everything. A guy woiuld make a move on the driveway court and we'd say 'Who do you think you are, The Big O?' Dan Patrick, ESPN Reporter and Cincinnati native.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
(No Available Copies)
If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!Create a Want