Item description for Wisconsin Sports Heroes by Martin Hintz...
Meet 55 of Wisconsin's famous athletes, either born or raised in the Badger State. Featured are athletes from major team sports as well as bowling, wrestling, boxing, golfing, rodeo riding, surfing, and race car driving. A photo of the athlete accompanies each bio. This book is designed for the 3rd and 4th grade reading levels.
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Martin Hintz has written about one hundred books for various publishers, including Celebrate the Legend: 25 Years of Milwaukee Irish Fest (Milwaukee Irish Fest, 2005); Got Murder? The Shocking Story of Wisconsin's Notorious Killers (Trails Publishing, 2007); Wisconsin Cheese: A Cookbook and Guide to the Cheeses of Wisconsin (Globe Pequot, 2008); and Off the Beaten Path: Wisconsin (Globe Pequot Press, 2008; nine editions). He has published articles in major newspapers and consumer and trade periodicals, including the Chicago Tribune, the New York Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, National Geographic World, Irish Music Magazine, Where to Retire Magazine, American Heritage, Interval, American Archaeology, the St. Petersburg Times, the Wisconsin Academy Review, Billboard, Amusement Business, Midwest Express Magazine, Belfast News, City Lifestyle, Northshore Lifestyle, Dodge Van Magazine, Jewish Heartland, Travel Holiday, Corporate Report Wisconsin, GolfWeek, Milwaukee Magazine, Shepherd Express, the Daily Herald, the Jewish Chronicle, the Writer, Midwest Living, MotorHome, Meetings California, Dig, Michigan Living, Home & Away, M Magazine, the Group Travel Leader, Bus Tour Magazine and numerous others.
Martin Hintz currently resides in Milwaukee, in the state of Wisconsin.
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Short yet detailed capsules of the athlete's life Dec 6, 2002
Compiled by Martin Hintz, Wisconsin Sports Heroes is an outstanding collection of brief biographical sketches of fifty-four of the greatest Wisconsin athletes in sports that ranges from baseball and running, to surfing to speed skating. Each individual entry features a black-and-white photographs enhancing short yet detailed capsules of the athlete's life and achievements. An excellent survey of Wisconsin's champion sports figures, Wisconsin Sports Heroes should be in every Wisconsin school and community library across the Badger State.