Our Class Project Book, "Sports -- A Generation's Common
Bond" has been published and the consensus is clear: It is incredible!
This is not because I honchoed the publishing; but, it is
because 66 classmates figuratively spilled their guts (many for the first time) in essays describing how sport, or even a
sporting event -- before, during, or after Dartmouth --has influenced their lives.
The essays are poignant... funny... and full of emotion. You really just
have to read this book. The sum of the 66 essays produces a book whose total message is applicable to every person, parent,
and coach. It wasn't planned that way...
It just happened that way.
You will learn things about classmates which you never knew.
You will even remember some of the events described by varsity players.
You will be reminded of some of life's best lessons... and many of the
times in your life when sports played a big role.
And finally... you will wish you had written your own story for the
Our, Dick Harris, who left after his freshman year when signed by the Milwaukee
Brewers (graduated in 12 / 65), just told me:
"If I had known how incredible this book was going to be, I'd have written
The book also includes special stories by President Wright '64A ; Coach
Whitey Burnham, the only 3 sport varsity coach in Dartmouth history; and a sport remembrance by our Class Elder Statesman,
You should get one or more copies of the book for holiday gifts.
But however you do it, order a copy. You will not be disappointed.
Best Holiday Wishes.