The Greatest Basketball Story Ever Told: The Milan Miracle, 50th Anniversary Edition
The movie Hoosiers, starring Gene Hackman, introduced viewers everywhere to the “Milan Miracle.” The true story of that legendary game is even better, and Greg Guffey tells it in gripping detail. Here we meet the real Coach Marvin Wood and the remarkable group of players from tiny Milan High School who came together to defeat mighty Muncie Central. It’s a story of two hard-fought seasons of basketball, the excitement of the final tournament, and the upset victory that thrilled the players and rocked thier tiny hometown.
In his new introduction, Greg Guffey talks about the legacy of the Milan Miracle for the town and the team, and how the switch to class basketball has forever changed the landscape of Indiana high school basketball.