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THE GLORY OF WASHINGTON The People and Events That Shaped the Husky Athletic Tradition

Daves, Jim And Tom Porter

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ISBN 10: 1582612218 / ISBN 13: 9781582612218
Published by Sports Publishing LLC, 2001
Condition: VG+ Hardcover
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Hardback in Very Good+ condition without dust jacket.; 11.24 X 8.76 X 1.23 inches; 300 pages; Signed by various members of Husky athletics including Sonny Sixkiller, Don James, and others. Bookseller Inventory # 41351

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Title: THE GLORY OF WASHINGTON The People and ...

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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The Glory of Washington: The People and Events That Shaped the Husky Athletics Tradition is a handsome coffee table book about the history of Washington athletics. The authors are Jim Daves, Washington's Media Relations Director, and Tom Porter, retired Executive Vice President of Bank of America and National Chair of the $54 million Campaign for the Student Athlete.

The Glory of Washington is the first book to capture the spirit and tradition of the Huskies' storied and diverse program. Its pages chronicle over 112 years of Husky history, featuring not only records and individual and team accomplishments but also perspective and insight into the extraordinary athletes and coaches who created the history. It includes over 650 stories on over 1500 individuals and teams and more than 400 photographs.

For each year, the book features a:

* Husky Moment - the most significant athletic event of the year
* Husky Legend - a distinguished athlete, coach or team
* Husky Highlight - a memorable game or event and its significance in Husky history
* Husky Spotlight - another great athlete or event for the year
* Husky List - Husky records, Olympic medalists, world record holders, and individual achievements
* Husky Lore - information of non-athletic activities that impacted the university's development and some Husky trivia.

Also included in the book, for the first time anywhere, is a complete list of over 6000 Washington letter winners, Husky Hall of Fame members, and Olympic medalists and participants who attended UW.

The Glory of Washington is delightful reading and is a perfect gift for a family member, a friend, a client, and a valued associate.

About the Author:

Jim Daves is the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations at the University of Washington. He joined the Husky athletic staff in 1992 after working for seven years in the Sports Information Department at the University of Notre Dame. During his career in media relations, Daves has been recognized for his writing and publications work and has accompanied college football teams to the Orange Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl and Rose Bowl. He was the local media coordinator for the 1995 Final Four and serves as a member of the NCAA Communications Committee for the Division I Men's Basketball Final Four. A native of Greensboro, N.C., he received a degree in business administration from North Carolina Charlotte in 1984.

Dr. Porter is currently Chairman of two family organizations -- Lifesport Inc. and Porter Investments LLC. He recently retired as an Executive Vice President at Seafirst Bank, a division of Bank of America. Dr. Porter received his BS from Rutgers University, his MBA from the University of Washington and his Ph.D from Columbia University. He was professor of management control systems at the University of Washington. He also was a visiting professor at the North European Management Institute in Oslo, Norway. He is the author of seven books on management planning and financial planning books. His most recent book is The Glory of Washington: The People and Events that Shaped the Husky Athletic Tradition.

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