Table of Contents for “A Massive Collection, Vol. 1”

As announced last week, my new book A Massive Collection, Volume 1 is currently available for an exclusive pre-sale through the Nordecke. The pre-sale ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 24. The book will be available via online retailers the week of Thanksgiving, but if you want the book before the street date and want to pick up your copy at the Nordecke event at Endeavor Brewing on November 16, please make sure to order during the pre-sale so I can print your book in time. A portion of the proceeds from the pre-sale will benefit the Gladden House.

For those curious about which stories got included in Volume 1, here is the table of contents for your perusal. To order via  the exclusive pre-sale, please click HERE

SECTION 1: ORIGINS

* Opening Day? (1997)
* Showdown at the Shoe: Crew Serves Notice to D.C. United (1998)
* Sirk’s Whirlwind Tour of Florida (2000)  (<—proto-Notebook)
* Sirk’s Notebook: 3/25/00 (2000) (<—first official Sirk’s Notebook)

SECTION 2: PLAYERS

* Mark Dougherty: The Story of a Veteran Goalkeeper in Columbus (1999)
* The Return of Brian Maisonneuve (2001)
* Dante’s Greatest Hits (2000-2002)
* Schelotto: “They Broke the Floor” (2009)
* 10th Anniversary of Bobby’s Golden Goal (2010 & 2015)
* Sirk’s Notebook (abridged): Cunningham Sets Goal Scoring Record (2011)
* Williams’ Strange Journey to the Crew Roster (2012)
* The Big Fake Out (2013)
* Kyle Hyland’s Half-a-Tooth (2013)
* The Legend of J90+4 (2014)
* The Dude of the Ring (2014)
* The Stern Return (2015)
* Family (2015)
* Hollingsworth’s Dream Debut (2016)
* A Sampling of Oughton’s Intro-Dunctions (2006-2007, 2009-2012)

SECTION 3: FOUNDER’S PARK (IN MEMORIAM)

* Fitz Remembered (2004)
* Sirk’s Notebook: Kirk’s Notebook (2012)
* Thank You, Sigi (2018)
* Lamar Hunt, Anecdotally (book exclusive, written 2017 & 2019)

SECTION 4: STAFF

* One Night With Tucker Walther (book exclusive, written 2010)
* Guatemalan Laundry (2010)
* Sirk’s Notebook: Grounds Crew Edition (2014)
* Memo to Jim Smith (2000)
* Memo From Jim Smith (2000)
* The Return of the Banana Kit (2017)

SECTION 5: SURREAL EVENTS

* The 1996 Pitch Invasion (2016)
* Sirk’s Notebook: The Great Scoreboard Fire of 2013 (2013)
* Biz Markie: Just a Friend to #SaveTheCrew (Book exclusive, written 2019)

SECTION 6: BIG EVENTS

* This & That: May 15, 1999 (1999)
* Sirk’s Notebook: La Guerra Fria (2001)
* USA-Portugal: I Would Have Remembered More Had I Merely Been Drunk Instead of Sleepy (2002)
* Open Cup Final Elicits Sappy, Drunken Rambling from Web Goof-Off (2002)
* Dos a Cero, Part Dos: Scenes From USA 2, Mexico 0 (2005)
* Sirk’s Notebook: MLS Cup 2015 (2015)

SECTION 7: MISCELLANEOUS SILLINESS

* Shootouts For Dummies (1999)
* The D.C. Poem (1999)
* Crew Trophy Case Holding Up Well (2003)
* Players Get Attached to Shin Guards (2003)
* Medieval Times (2013)

 

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New book “A MASSIVE COLLECTION, VOLUME 1” is now available for pre-order through the Nordecke. Visit HERE for book info and click HERE for the pre-order. A portion of the proceeds from the pre-order will be donated to the Gladden House.

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