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UNC Basketball History "Tar Heel Book" Two Volume Set

UNC Basketball History "Tar Heel Book" Two Volume Set

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UNC Basketball History "Tar Heel Book" Two Volume Set

Includes BOTH Volume 1 and Volume 2 UNC Basketball History Books

Volume 1: 

"The Tar Heels" UNC Basketball History Book Volume 1
Ron's research of over 30 years has uncovered interesting details and unique images. Many have never been published. This comprehensive book includes rare insights, interesting stories, rosters, schedules, results and stats for each season. The story of the undefeated 1957 championship season is told with such exciting details you will feel like you were at the game.
Thousands of UNC fans know why they love Tar Heel Basketball. And now they can learn how the program became one of the most successful and respected in college basketball.
You will learn about the beginnings of the UNC Basketball program with interesting stories about key people and events that formed the foundation of this great program. Volume I covers every season from 1911 - 1961. Volume II will cover the Dean Smith years, 1962-1997 and Volume III the Roy Williams years, 1998-2021. This collection will be a reference book that all Tar Heel fans will look to regularly to relive all seasons of Tar Heel Basketball.
Volume I will is available now and has 474 pages and over 1000 images. This is a coffee table quality, 9.75" x 12" hard cover book.
This is likely the most comprehensive history book ever created for a sports program at any level. All Tar Heel fans will be proud to have a copy


Volume 2

The Tar Heels Volume Two is the second issue of Ron Smith's series on the comprehensive history of UNC Basketball. After great success with Volume One, Ron continues the story with unique insight on Dean Smith's arrival as head coach. And, how he was able to recruit Bob Lewis, Larry Miller, and Charlie Scott, who, along with Larry Brown and Billy Cunningham played key roles in the program's success.
This volume covers the 1961 through 1969 seasons. Like Volume One, each season will include team rosters, season results, season stats and player bios. Ron covers unique insight and details about Dean Smith and the early years of the program under his leadership. Volume two will also include photos that have never been published and other cool images from the 60's. 
We are also exited to share that the foreword is written by renowned Hall of Fame sports writer and UNC Alum, Curry Kirkpatrick. And- UNC Alum and Hall of Fame Cincinnati Reds  announcer, Marty Brennaman was so thrilled with Volume One, he was eager to help with Volume Two and has written a 60's summary in the book. 
This volume covers 1961 - 1969 seasons and  has 320 pages with over 500 images. This is a coffee table quality, 9.75 x 12  hard cover book. It is also a collectable and reference book.


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