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The Sports Book Hall of Fame

Looking back at classic sports literature

Originally Published: July 15, 2011
By and Michael Weinreb

Editor's Note: The Grantland Sports Book Hall of Fame periodically highlights great sports writing, from canonical works to forgotten classics. Bill Simmons, Chuck Klosterman, Jane Leavy and Michael Weinreb kick the series off today with short reflections on four of their favorites.

The Game, Ken Dryden, 1983 by Bill Simmons

I believe Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player ever, and I can prove it. I believe The Breaks of the Game is the greatest sports book ever, ...

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