Coffee Break Collection 027 - Sports

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This is the 27th Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select and read poems, fiction and non-fiction pieces of fifteen minutes' duration or less. In honor of the Super Bowl, the subject for this collection is "Sports". (2 hr 42 min)


Barclay's Bonfire, by Ralph Henry Barbour 14:28 Read by Donald Cummings
Blacktails in the Badlands by Bronson Rumsey 13:47 Read by KevinS
Casey At The Bat 5:40 Read by William Allan Jones
Coursing the Prongbuck by Theodore Roosevelt 13:01 Read by Michele Fry
A cricket bowler by Edward Cracroft Lefroy 1:23 Read by Rapunzelina
The Day of the Race, and The Race from Rowing by R C Lehmann 11:32 Read by Patrick Wallace
On Dry-Cow Fishing as a Fine Art by Rudyard Kipling 13:22 Read by Michele Fry
A football song by Anonymous 2:05 Read by Rapunzelina
excerpt from The Girls of Central High at Basketball by Gertrude W. Morrison 10:21 Read by Craig Campbell
Observations on Fencing by Thomas Griffiths 4:44 Read by Newgatenovelist
Robinson's Off-Break by E. B. V. Christian 11:58 Read by KevinS
The Olympic Games by Baily's Magazine of Sports & Pastimes, January - June 1906 7:03 Read by Patrick Wallace
fragment of Origin of the Olympic Games at Athens, 1906), by James E. Sullivan 8:05 Read by Piotr Nater
Patriotism and Sport by G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) 10:37 Read by Lynne T
The Ravin' of a Golf Maniac by Martha Michel Martin 3:17 Read by Anita Sloma-Martinez
'Story of Kahanamoku' by Anonymous from New York Times, September 23, 1917 3:38 Read by Colleen McMahon
Trout and Other Fly Fishing by Frances E. Slaughter 17:05 Read by Lynne T
Verses on Games by Rudyard Kipling 4:47 Read by Rapunzelina
The Wooing by Anonymous 2:05 Read by Anita Sloma-Martinez
Wrestling and Football in 1681, Excerpt from Ch. VI., by Walter Besant 3:06 Read by Craig Campbell