How Oakland Changed the Face of Sports was a presentation on Thursday, March 20, 2014 by Paul Brekke-Miesner about his book Home Field Advantage: Oakland, the City that Changed the Face of Sports.
Main Library, Bradley Walters Community Room, 125 14th Street.
What makes Oakland such a fertile breeding ground for world-class athletes? Local author Paul Brekke-Miesner will answer that question as he presents his new book, Home Field Advantage: Oakland, the City that Changed the Face of Sports. Covering decades of athletic activity in Oakland schools and recreational clubs, this book highlights scores of unsung and famous athletes and coaches who have made the city a great sports town. For more information, please contact Dorothy Lazard, Librarian II, at [email protected] or (510) 238-3222.