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4 edition of Wilt Chamberlain found in the catalog.

Wilt Chamberlain

by Kenneth Rudeen

  • 178 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic Book Services in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Basketball players

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth Rudeen ; illustrated by Frank Mullins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV884.C5 R8 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24959708M
    OCLC/WorldCa14974085

      In his book ''On and Off the Court,'' Auerbach wrote that Chamberlain, as good as he was, didn`t reach his potential. Wilt got to a point very early .   Wilt Chamberlain claimed that he slept w women. He also claimed he never fathered a child, but Aaron Levi has some strong evidence that Wilt was his dad. Gary Pomerantz investigated the.

    Wilt Chamberlain, in full Wilton Norman Chamberlain, bynames Wilt the Stilt and the Big Dipper, (born Aug , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died Octo , Los Angeles, California), professional basketball player, considered to be one of the greatest offensive players in the history of the game. More than 7 feet ( metres) tall, Chamberlain was an outstanding centre.   Pomerantz penned ‘Wilt, ,’ an absolute must-read of a book that detailed the Basketball Hall of Famer’s point outing against the New York Knicks in It was that book, and.

      At the heart of the book is the self-made Chamberlain, a romantic cosmopolitan who owned a nightclub in Harlem and shrugged off segregation with a bebop cool but harbored every slight deep in his psyche. March 2, , presented the awesome sight of Wilt Chamberlain imposing himself on a world that would diminish him/5(5).   Jerry West on Phil Jackson, Wilt, Kareem, Kobe, Magic and everything: A searing, searching autobiography Posted on Septem by Tim Kawakami Jerry West isn’t one for the therapist’s couch, though, at the urging of his wife Karen during a particular turbulent emotional point (I would argue that West probably doesn’t have any true.


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Wilt Chamberlain by Kenneth Rudeen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wilt had many facets to him, millionaire, basketball star, ladies man, thinker. This book should have picked one of those facets and explored it but I felt it jumped from one story to another without really giving you the detail needed to appreciate the man's talent and mind/5(15).

If Wilt started at the age of 15, from then up to the age of 55 (when the book was published) he would have had 40 years to sleep w women, or different women a year—easy math. That. This book really describes the life of Wilt Chamberlain.

At some parts though it may get confusing for a younger reader. Other than that its a fantastic book/5. Wilt Chamberlain seemed to nail it in every category being filled with full detail from start to finish. However even if you know everything you need to know about Wilts professional basketball career this book is a lot more than just that/5.

Wilt Chamberlain. Pronunciation: \CHAIM-bur-lin\ Wilton Norman Chamberlain (Wilt the Stilt, The Big Dipper, Dippy, Dip, The Load, Big Musty, The Record Book) Position: Center Shoots: Rightlb (cm, kg) Born: Aug in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania us. Born: It's ironic than Wilt Chamberlain book Chamberlain was a long-time rival of Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach.

They might have been "enemies" but both men are very opinionated and write extremely-readable, fun books. Red's "Let Me Tell You A Story" and this book by Wilt are both told as if the men who sitting opposite you in your living room just shooting the by: 6.

Wilt Chamberlain was the Wilt Chamberlain book NBA player to score more t cumulative points over his career, and the first and only player to score points in a single : Wilt Chamberlain is considered one of the world's all-time greatest professional basketball players.

Wilt Chamberlain was born Augin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of nine children raised by William and Olivia Chamberlain. His father worked in a local publishing company, while his mother performed outside housework.

Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era. On the night of March 2,in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as The Big Dipper, scored.

Wilt Chamberlin. 21, likes talking about this. Wilton Norman Chamberlain (Wilt, Wilt the Stilt, the Big Dipper) Position: Center Height: Weight: lbs. Born: Aug in Followers: 22K. Take a trip through the tomes of NBA statistics, and find that Wilt Chamberlain's name is omnipresent.

When his career ended in"The Big Dipper" held league : Scott Chiusano. A view from above User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Chamberlain has written his second book in over 18 years (the first was Wilt: Just Like Any Other 7.

Wilt Chamberlain set the single-game scoring record in the National Basketball Association (NBA) by scoring points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a – win over the New York Knicks on March 2,at Hershey Sports Arena in Hershey, is widely considered one of the greatest records in basketball.

Chamberlain set five other league records that game including most Venue: Hershey Sports Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania. In addition to all these legendary tales, Wilt toured with the Harlem Globetrotters in He also played polo, tennis, paddle ball, and water skied.

Chamberlain's Death. Wilt passed away on Octoat the age of A piece of my Philadelphia childhood died when the greatest athlete of all time had s: 4.

Wilt Chamberlain Archiveviews Shaquille O'Neal Talks NBA GOATs, Anthony Davis, Superteams & More w/Dan Patrick | Full Interview - Duration: Background Wilt was born on Augin Philadelphia, to William Chamberlain, a welder, and Olivia Ruth Johnson, a homemaker.

As a child he was never fond. In his book A View From Above, Wilt Chamberlain claimed he'd slept w women over the course of his career. Also known as Wilt the Stilt and The Big Dipper, Chamberlain was one of the greatest scorers in NBA history -- on and off the court, apparently.

Of all his impressive statistics, women number seems the most far-fetched and least verifiable, and the book. Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

On March 2,in a drafty, half-full, 8,seat arena in Hershey, Pa., Wilt Chamberlain (aka the Big Dipper) scored a stunning points in a single game against the New York Knicks-a watershed Read full review. InChamberlain and biographer David Shaw wrote Wilt: Just Like Any Other 7-foot Black Millionaire Who Lives Next Door, a controversial autobiography that served as his first venture into writing.

The book painted a picture of the NBA that few had seen before, as it was one of the first accounts told specifically by a player from the league. Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA Records With 72 records (68 of which he holds by himself), Wilt Chamberlain dominates the NBA record book.

And he's not just the top guy on the lists below. In several cases, he's No. 1, 2 and 3. It's hard to believe that there will ever be another player who can dominate as many statistical categories as the Big Dipper.

Chamberlain has written his second book in over 18 years (the first was Wilt: Just Like Any Other 7-Foot Black Millionaire Who Lives Next Door, LJ 8/73).

The times have changed and Chamberlain, has too. Always outspoken and sometimes controversial, Chamberlain feels he now has even more freedom to express his views on various : Wilt Chamberlain.This regular sized paperback examines the life and remarkable career of Wilt the Stilt Chamberlain.

The book is in excellent condition with minimal wear only! There are black and white pictures of Wilt in the center of the book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller Wilt Chamberlain, (Grosset sports library) Sullivan. Wilt was between the ages of 34 and 36 at the time.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 7/8th w/o shoes. lbs when he played vs Wilt. Kareem was between the ages of .