You Let Some Girl Beat You?: The Story of Ann Meyers Drysdale by Ann Meyers DrysdaleYou Let Some Girl Beat You?: The Story of Ann Meyers Drysdale by Ann Meyers Drysdale

You Let Some Girl Beat You?: The Story of Ann Meyers Drysdale

byAnn Meyers DrysdaleAs told byJoni RavennaForeword byJulius Erving

Paperback | May 15, 2012

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"Annie was one of the best players ever. I didn't say male or female; I said ever."-Bill Russell, former Boston Celtics playerAnn Meyers Drysdale is one of the greatest stars in the history of basketball. But her rise wasn't without controversy. Her 1979 NBA bid to play with the Indiana Pacers brought a barrage of criticism. But Ann simply wanted to play among the best. She had always competed with the guys, and she never let anyone keep her down. In 'You Let Some Girl Beat You?' she shares her inspirational story for the first time.A female first in many categories, Meyers Drysdale was the first woman ever signed to a four-year athletic scholarship to UCLA, where she remains the only four-time Bruin basketball All American, male or female. Ann was also the only woman ever asked to compete in ABC Sports' 'Superstars', pitting her against elite athletes like Mark Spitz, Joe Frazier, O.J. Simpson, and Mark Gastineau.After her athletic career Ann Meyers Drysdale went on to do color commentary on all the national stations. She also married Don Drysdale, legendary pitcher and announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, making them the first ever married couple enshrined in their respective sport's Hall of Fame. Today Ann continues to break through barriers. She is the only female vice president in the NBA (she is vice president of the Phoenix Suns), and is also the general manager of the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, which has won two WNBA championships since she took over four years ago. 'The New York Times' featured her prominently in a piece in August 2011 called "Pioneers Continue to Shepherd Women's Basketball." 'Time' magazine recently named her one of the ten greatest female athletes of all time.
Ann Myers Drysdale: Ann was recently named by Time Magazine as one of the Top 10 Female Sports Pioneers of all time and is the only woman ever to play for an NBA team (the Indiana Pacers in 1979) and the only woman to sign a no-cut contract with the NBA. She was also the first woman ever to do color commentary of an NBA game, as well a...
Title:You Let Some Girl Beat You?: The Story of Ann Meyers DrysdaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Behler Publications, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933016787

ISBN - 13:9781933016788

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