Stories of Triumph and Tragedy.
What is that indefinably quality which separates the good player from the immortal? Why that insatiable urge to beat the odds? That is the theme of They Made Headlines.
The book concentrates on those sportsmen who have dominated the sporting pages of newspapers and magazines throughout their careers. They somehow demanded public attention whether it be adoration or criticism.
Some of the stories are heartbreaking and others uplifting. Wonderful moments are recorded intertwined with scintillating accounts of historic events which the writers have faithfully researched and evaluated. There is a human story to be told by each and everyone of those who made headlines.