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6 edition of Phog Allen found in the catalog.

Phog Allen

the father of basketball coaching

by Blair Kerkhoff

  • 96 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Masters Press in Indianapolis, IN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Allen, Forrest Claire, 1885-,
    • Basketball coaches -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Blair Kerkhoff ; [foreword by Dean Smith].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV884.A44 K47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL996289M
      ISBN 101570281114
      LC Control Number96034944
      OCLC/WorldCa35249522

      Phog Allen: the father of basketball coaching. [Blair Kerkhoff] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Blair Kerkhoff. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number. "You can't tell the history of basketball without delving deeply into the influence of Phog Allen--and Scott Johnson does it artfully and thoroughly."--Michael Silver, author of Golden Girl: How Natalie Coughlin Fought Back, Challenged Conventional Wisdom, and Became America's Olympic Champion, " Phog is perfect for the general reader, and supplants Blair Kerkoff's .

      Johnson’s book has been long sought by Lawrence resident Judy Allen Morris, granddaughter to Phog Allen. Johnson’s own grandfather, William “Skinny” Johnson played for Allen in the early. Phog Allen is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Phog Allen and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world.

      The days of Phog Allen the man seem like a long time ago. Coach Allen died in But he still has a multitude of living grandchildren, with the non . Forrest Phog Allen ( - ) Played basketball at the University of Kansas under coach James Naismith; Known as college basketball’s first great coach.


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Phog Allen by Blair Kerkhoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

There can be no disputing the designation in the subtitle of this interesting biography, because Forrest C. ("Phog") Allen overcame the argument of James Naismith, inventor of the game, that basketball didn't need a coach.

Allen served (for a while under Naismith) at the University of Kansas as coach from to and from toand 5/5(2). "Phog is perfect for the general reader, and supplants Blair Kerkoff's biography of Allen as the best book about Phog Allen available."—Andrew McGregor, Sport in American History (Andrew McGregor Sport in American History )/5(10).

Phog Allen book of Nebraska Press published "Phog: the Most Influential Man in Basketball" by Scott Johnson in The book is exceptionally well written and the documentation is excellent.

Johnston's writing is full of surprises and captivating antidotes. It is a great read for Jayhawkers and fans of college basketball/5.

Phog Allen book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first comprehensive story of college basketball's original coaching 4/5. Johnson’s book has been long sought by Lawrence resident Judy Allen Morris, granddaughter to Phog Allen. Johnson's own grandfather, William “Skinny” Johnson played for Allen in the early s.

57 rows  Phog Allen. Born: Novem Alma Mater: Kansas () Career Record. Phog Allen, byname of Forrest Clare Allen, (born Nov. 15,Jamesport, Mo., U.S.—died Sept. 16,Lawrence, Kan.), American Phog Allen book basketball coach who is regarded as the first great basketball coach.

He was also instrumental in making basketball an Olympic sport. From to at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Allen played for James Naismith, who. You are bidding on a VINTAGE FORREST C. (PHOG) ALLEN autographed book MY BASKET-BALL BIBLE. The book is a second edition dated The autograph is on the second blank page is says Lawrence, Ks.

July 5th Coaching school Univ. of Kansas With best wishes to you Sincerely, FORREST C. ALLEN. Beautifully hand written note. Forrest (Phog) Allen was a child when basketball was invented by James Naismith.

At the age of 10 Allen and his brothers formed a basketball team. At that time the rules developed by Naismith allowed only one player to shoot the free throws. For. "Phog is perfect for the general reader, and supplants Blair Kerkoff's biography of Allen as the best book about Phog Allen available."—Andrew McGregor, Sport in American History Sport in American History - Andrew McGregor5/5(1).

PHOG ALLEN (PlayerCoach toand ) “The game and the sport that it brings is the thing that makes it all worthwhile, not the winning.” – Phog Allen Dr. Forrest Clare “Phog” Allen is widely recognized as the ‘Father of Basketball Coaching’, and his legacy is forever etched into Kansas basketball history.

An Athletic Institute Series book by "Phog" Allen, Harold E, "Bud" Foster; Edward S. "Eddie" Hickey. Some wear and soiling to color printed board exterior. Ex-lib copy with the normal markings, otherwise unmarked, tight and clean.

Phog Allen: The Father of Basketball Coaching Blair Kerkhoff, Author, Dean Edwards Smith, Foreword by Masters Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. If you plan to bring more than 25 visitors, please book additional time slots.

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These are the blue doors on the east side of Allen, by the plaza with the statue of Phog Allen standing up on a plinth. "Phog is perfect for the general reader, and supplants Blair Kerkoff's biography of Allen as the best book about Phog Allen available."—Andrew McGregor, Sport in American History “Phog Allen was a tireless worker who was ahead of his time.

ALLEN, Forrest Clare ("Phog") (b. 18 November in Jamesport, Missouri; d. 16 September in Lawrence, Kansas), noted college basketball coach at the University of Kansas from to and from to who was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Allen was the fourth of six sons born to William T.

Allen, a produce wholesaler. View the profiles of people named Phog Allen. Join Facebook to connect with Phog Allen and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share.

Allen Fieldhouse is an indoor arena on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, is home of the Kansas Jayhawks men's and women's basketball teams. The arena is named after Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, a former player and head coach for the Jayhawks whose tenure lasted 39 Fieldhouse is one of college basketball's most historically significant and Owner: University of Kansas.

About the Book "Not just a coach but also a visionary, (Phog) Allen may well have had a greater impact on the game than men like Naismith, Wooden, and Jordan."--PHOG: The Most Influential Man in Basketball. As an innovator, marketer and coach, Forrest "Phog" Allen has impacted the game of basketball like no other.

"Phog is perfect for the general reader, and supplants Blair Kerkoff's biography of Allen as the best book about Phog Allen available."—Andrew McGregor, Sport in American History — Andrew McGregor “Phog Allen was a tireless worker who was ahead of his time.

Coach Allen’s teachings of the game created the philosophies of today. By Boss Phog. May 1st, AM Anon_Scout KU announces lower season-ticket prices in Allen Fieldhouse. cool topic. By ChasenScott Kansas' Bill Self talks day-to. But a new book on Phog Allen suggests reality wasn't nearly as picturesque.

According to the new book by Scott Morrow Johnson, “Phog: The Most Influential Man in Basketball,” the relationship between the two men was at times contentious, especially when it came to their respective visions for the game and its potential.No school should be so spoiled as to claim as their coach both the father of basketball and the father of basketball the DeBruce Center focuses on Dr.

James Naismith’s rules, it also pays homage to Forrest “Phog” Allen. Dr. Allen began his coaching career while still a student at KU, and solidified the school’s place in basketball lore with a year career as KU’s .