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They Call Me Coach - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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They Call Me Coach by John Wooden is a recount of the coach's most memorable coaching moments, the life lessons he learned and the ones he taught.

Coach John Wooden talks about his 1964 NCAA championship team. Wooden pulls center Fred Slaughter out of the big game. The player is having an off night despite having been a fantastic player throughout the rest of the season. After winning the championship, Coach Wooden cannot help thinking about Fred's disappointment. That concern overtakes the joy of the victory for Wooden. Fred meets the coach at the locker room door and tells him he understood the need to pull him from the game. He even said he was happy for the other player who had a chance to play such a large role in the championship game. Wooden said that moment was the peak of his career . . . the ultimate...

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