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McKay: A Coach's Story

McKay, John & Perry, Jim

ISBN 10: 0689106246 / ISBN 13: 9780689106248
Published by Atheneum, 1974
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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INSCRIBED by John McKay on the front free endpaper. Jacket has a short tear at front flap fold, price clipped. Bookseller Inventory # 0708047

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Title: McKay: A Coach's Story

Publisher: Atheneum

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Photographs

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good Plus

Signed: INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR

Edition: First Edition

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McKay: A Coach's Story is a humorous and touching autobiographical account of John McKay's experiences coaching the USC Trojans from 1960 through 1975.

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John McKay, a native of West Virginia, was coach of the University of Southern California Trojans from 1960 through 1975. He produced four national champions, eight Rose Bowl teams, three squads that were unbeaten, and Heisman Trophy winners Mike Garret and O.J. Simpson. He left USC for a career in professional football, coaching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He had the friendship and respect of such adversaries as Paul "Bear" Bryant of the University of Alabama and Ara Parseghian of Notre Dame. John McKay died in 2001. Jim Perry first became acquainted with Coach McKay in 1962 as a student-newspaper reporter for the Daily Trojan. After graduation from the University of Southern California in 1964, he became a UPI staff writer. In 1966-1967, as Assistant Sports Information Director at USC, he became reacquainted with McKay. He then joined the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner as a staff writer, where he covered the Trojans with insight and zeal. After six years as a reporter, Perry returned to his alma mater as the Sports Information Director. He then became an Assistant Athletic Director at USC. He says his wife, Cathy, inspired him to write this book.

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