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Hi Mom, Send Sheep!: My Life as the Coyote and After (Hardcover)

Author: Derk, Tim

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At the age of 47, Tim Derk's career as mascot for the San Antonio Spurs was soaring as the team headed toward their second NBA Championship. That career ended abruptly when he suffered a massive stroke. Despite remarkable success in regaining speech and movement, Derk knew there was no going back. "Hi Mom, Send Sheep!" is his fond look at his years as the Coyote. Beginning with his recruitment from a community theater stage, through the early days when he carried his improvised costume to the arena in garbage bags, to the heady championship years, Derk paints a vivid picture of his life in the NBA. Wry anecdotes of Coyote misadventures are interspersed with vivid reminiscences of the owners, managers, and players who helped build one of the great sports franchises. Part sports memoir, part inspirational tale, "Hi Mom, Send Sheep!" is above all the well-told story of a life adventurously lived.

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Publisher Trinity University Press
Mfg Part# 9781595340252
SKU 202438893
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1595340254
Release Date 4/10/2007
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