I recently bought Behind Closed Doors by Bob Woolf, one of America's first sports attorneys. Today, most people call men in his profession agents. I have to say this book is outstanding (published in 1977, bought used off Amazon.com) and had so much information about sports behind-the-scenes that even a sports nut such as myself did not know.
Anyone else have good sports books? While reading Woolf's book, he made mention to Derek Anderson's biography done by Stan Fischler, which I am probably going to eventually find a copy of to read.
The Last Good Season. About the 1956 Dodgers, both on and off the field. Talks a great deal about the behind-the-scenes of the dodgers move west, and how hard they tried to stay in NY. They actually wanted to build a domed stadium in Brooklyn in 1957!
If you like to read and write, you would like a chapter or two from "I Never Played The Game" by Howard Cosell. Make sure you have a sports almanac that goes back to WWII-era. Howard brings it. Mr. T got his "I Pity The Fool" from Howard.