Let’s Have Another

Even More Stories About the Most Unusual, Eccentric & Outlandish People I’ve Known in Four Decades as a Sports Journalist

Dan Coughlin


This third batch of humorous stories from Cleveland sports journalist Dan Coughlin includes a nutty team owner who nearly killed his franchise (and some spectators), an adventurous Browns lineman who survived a gunshot wound, an Indians slugger with the worst attitude in baseball, a brilliant tennis promoter who “stole” the Davis Cup, and others.

Softcover / 219 pages / 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 26 photos / ISBN 9781938441813


Dan Coughlin serves up another round of great stories . . . Meet the nutty sports team owner who nearly killed his franchise with terrible trades (and some spectators with an ill-advised publicity stunt) . . . The adventurous Browns lineman who flew a bombing run in Korea (though he wasn’t a pilot!) and survived a gunshot wound—from his wife . . . The Indians slugger with the worst attitude in baseball—he didn’t just menace pitchers; he menaced everyone . . . The brilliant and relentless tennis promoter who stole the Davis Cup . . . And many others—including Victor, the wrestling bear! In this third lively collection, Dan Coughlin tells yet more true tales about the most colorful characters he’s known in four decades covering sports for Cleveland TV and newspapers. Turn to any page and you’ll probably learn something new—and get a laugh out of it, too.

Additional information

Weight0.5 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 0.5 × 5.5 in


Table of Contents

Foreword: Sister Aurelia’s Diagrams

Always Check Your Zipper

The Harbor Inn

Ted Stepien: Canadian Sunset

The Old Stadium

Stadium Mustard

Don King and Richie Giachetti

Howard Cosell Humbled

The Sweet Science Ain’t Sweet

Joe Pickens: Start of a Dynasty

Canton McKinley’s Death Penalty

Bob Commings: Fifth Year Blues

West Senate Memories

Invisible High School

Won Sok Hung

Four Live Wires

Soccer’s Been Good to Me

Grin and Bear It

The Eagles Have Landed

The Body at Clifton Beach

Albert Belle: Bad Attitude


1954 Revisited

Tony Horton’s Breakdown

Game of Threes

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Stuck in Pittsburgh


Miami’s Greatest Team

Bob Gain Took a Bullet

Draft Choices

Otto Graham: A Kinder Era

Touch of Color

Bursting the Bubble

No Betting in the Press Box

Saul Silberman Played Every Game

Great Impersonators

Rumors of My Death

Jim Fixx the Running Man

Last Resting Place

Married for His Money

Stealing the Davis Cup


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