WNBA : A Celebration : Commemorating the Birth of a League
- Publish Date: 1998-06-03
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Kelly Whiteside
For sports fans of all ages comes the ultimate collectible that commemorates the smash-hit debut year for the WNBA!
The WNBA's inaugural season was the most successful debut by a league in professional sports history. More than 50 million fans turned in to watch games on NBC, ESPN, and Lifetime. The league averaged nearly 10,000 fans per game after projecting only 4,500 before the season began. The success was nothing short of astounding, and now the ultimate collectible will commemorate that first unforgettable season.
For all those fans and more, the WNBA: A Celebration presents a must-have pictorial look at the league, from the first moment it was announced to the championship game. Here, readers will find a gallery of behind-the-scenes photos; stories about the players, league officials, and coaches describing the thrill of the most successful first-year league in the history of professional sports; and a compelling insider glimpse at the competitive aspects of the league. Packed with lively anecdotes and the fascinating history of the league, this is a book that will get every fan excites and ready for the WNBA's upcoming season.