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John Wooden
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As quoted in "The Games They Played: Sports in American History, 1865-1980" (Nelson-Hall, 1983), p. 263
John Wooden
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As quoted in: Sportswit (Ballantine Books, 1986) by Lee Green, p. 19
John Wooden
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As quoted in: Inspiring sport stories (Creation House, 1977), p. 78.


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Born: October 14, 1910

Died: June 4, 2010 (aged 99)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Coach

Bio: John Robert Wooden was an American basketball player and coach. Nicknamed the Wizard of Westwood, he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period seven in a row as head coach at UCLA, an unprecedented feat. Within this period, his teams won a record 88 consecutive games. He was named national coach of the year six times.

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