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Hallowed Hardwood: Vintage Basketball Gyms of Kansas: Stucky, Brian D.

Hallowed Hardwood: Vintage Basketball Gyms of Kansas

Stucky, Brian D.

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ISBN 10: 0974568406 / ISBN 13: 9780974568409
Published by Emma Creek Publishing, Hillsboro, KS, 2004
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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104 pages. Signed in name by the author on blank verso of front free end page. Bookseller Inventory # 032461

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Title: Hallowed Hardwood: Vintage Basketball Gyms ...

Publisher: Emma Creek Publishing, Hillsboro, KS

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

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If you are someone who remembers with great nostalgia the old crackerbox basketball gyms of Kansas--you know, those tiny courts with overhanging balconies, the wall for out-of-bounds--if you are the type of person who gets misty-eyed every time you see "HOOSIERS", then this is for you. 

"HALLOWED HARDWOOD" contains fifty-one stories of Vintage Basketball Gyms of Kansas built before 1950. They are photographed with an old coach, player, or interesting personality to tell great basketball stories of days gone by.  This unique book has stories of  small schools, large schools, colleges, city auditoriums, a prison, a warehouse.  Featured Hall-of-Famers include Dean Smith, Ralph Miller, John McLendon and small town heroes.

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Brian D. Stucky teaches Art and Photography in the Goessel, KS school system.  A native of Moundridge, KS, he graduated in 1971 playing on a State Champion basketball team.  At Bethel College, he was on the tournament team of the 1973 KCAC Champions, and graduated in 1975.  He taught four years at Buhler High School and 24 years at Goessel.  He has coached Volleyball, Basketball at various levels, and Track. He has had numerous photos published in area publications, and has been published in Kansas! magazine and national Mennonite Church publications.

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