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Texas Sports Trivia
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The Wildcatter attitude and thirst for winning have supplied the world with great players and personalities in nearly every sport. Bringing together stories of athletic heroics, hard-fought rivalries, memorable characters and unforgettable moments, Texas Sports Trivia combines the quirky, the comical and the unusual:

* Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, Dallas-born Lance Armstrong once rode up the Champs-Elysees at the finish holding the Lone Star flag high, but nearly crashed when it caught in the chain of his bicycle

* AstroTurf got its name when it was installed in the Houston Astrodome; the real grass died after the roof's skylights were painted over

* Before becoming president of the United States, George W. Bush was the managing partner of the Texas Rangers baseball club

* Texas A&M star Kenneth Hall, dubbed the "Sugar Land Express," has set 17 national records, including 4045 rushing yards in a single season, a record that has never been broken

* In 1973, East Texas-born George Foreman took on an undefeated Joe Frazier and knocked him out in the second round to win the World Heavyweight Championship

* The largest 100-mile cycling event in the nation, the Hotter'N Hell Hundred pays homage to our 100-degree temperatures and is contested by almost 15,000 participants in the blowtorch heat every August.

And many moreÖ

Price: Canada $14.95    U.S.A. $14.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-897277-59-1
ISBN-10: 1-897277-59-8
Page Count: 232
Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.25"