An Exposure to Sports

An Exposure to Sports

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Personal experiences mold our characters and shape our futures in myriad ways, and the people we have the gift of meeting along the way affect us forever. In this book, William G. AiBillyAi Coward tells his lifeAis story through his involvement in sports over more than seven decades. From his beginning as a young African-American man growing up in Washington, DC prior to racial integration to his later successes as an athlete and coach in an ever-changing country, CowardAis ability to encourage driven people to achieve their potentials sets him apart from the average man. Through this detailed account of his life before and through high-school sports, as a batboy for a Negro League baseball team, a lifeguard at several pools throughout his life, a competitive college athlete in multiple sports, and later as a coach for countless teams and an adult athlete himself, Coward never falters in his constant goal of success, cooperation, and respect of all people. Acknowledging the achievements of the athletes he has known throughout his life, we see just how fortunate and determined Coach Coward has been.Some of his players were Terry Day, a three-letterman (football, basketball, and baseball) at Armstrong High School and Morgan ... He became a quarterback at Southern California University and later played for the Green Bay Packers. ... Harold Iackson, who was also the public-address announcer for the Washington Homestead Grays, a baseball team in the Negro ... They brought the team from Homestead, Pennsylvania, just outside Pittsburgh to play in Griffith Stadium when theanbsp;...

Title:An Exposure to Sports
Author:William G. "Billy" Coward
Publisher:Dorrance Publishing - 2013-07-31


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