One Night, Two Teams - Steven Travers

One Night, Two Teams

By Steven Travers

  • Release Date: 2007-08-20
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors

Description

In the sweltering heat of September of 1970 on Legion Field, the USC Trojans and the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide played a game that defined the emancipation of the South from its sordid history of racial segregation. When USC's black running backSam “The Bam” Cunningham ran roughshod all over the all-white Crimson Tide, more than a football game was won. Based on interviews with many of the game's participants and thoroughly researched this book presents sports as a metaphor for one of the mostprofound social changes in history.