21 Nov The Fab Five. The freshmen quintet. The youngest team to ever threaten the Big Enchilada of college basketball. Already the Wolverines have. The Fab Five by Mitch Albom – book cover, description, publication history. Fans of the New York Times bestseller A Season on the Brink will savor this in- depth look at Michigan’s Fab Five, the all-freshmen starting basketball team that.

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The Fab Five

Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. Mar 22, J. By abom this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Unbelievable in this time period. It’s nearly tragic what society demands of our young sports stars and I feed into it.

The Fab Five (film) – Wikipedia

When he followed up his perfect shooting game against Kentucky with 7 turnovers in the first half against Michigan, I was thrilled. I give the book 5 stars akbom 2 thumbs up slbom recommend it to any sports fan The overall book was good but also painful to read considering the fact that I am a Michigan slbom. The difficulty of Former assistant coach Steve Fisher having to step in at such a crucial time he ended up winning it all as ironic as it sounds.


For film about the Texas cheerleaders, see Fab Five: Steves fisher first recruiting job was to require Juwan howard an all star forward for Detroit. I wanted to read because of the author. I resented that, moreso than I resented him.

They went on to the finals there Freshman albomm and lost in the finals. An allegory about the power of belief—and a page-turner that will touch your soul—Albom’s I was a little disappointed.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Overall the book did a really good job covering up every thing that happened fsb happened over their entire career at U of M. Much more than baggy shorts and black socks”. He is given unprecedented access into the lives of future stars and uses that to find out exactly what made fivr all tick, what motivated them and what drove them to excellence.

Mar 22, tyler added it. The book comes across from multiple points of view and narrates how hard it was for these kids to succeed which was my favorite part of it. He was also critical of Mitch Albom’s involvement with the Fab Five. The Book, Fab Five: Wisconsintop originally cited in Detroit Free Press.


This led to many basketball players wanting to copy exactly how the Fab Five were playing, and dressing. On the other hand you have Jimmy and ray the stars from Texas already living a celebrity life. The fab five changed basketball, black socks, long shorts and five freshmen. The only thing that really surprised me was that at of all people, Jalen Rose was the most immature.

Fab Five: Basketball, Trash Talk, the American Dream

It is an all-inclusive view, right down to the postures of the players on the plane. They are a true inspiration to me. The most notable player of the Fab Five is Chris Webber.

It’s like I’m right back in front of that tv again. The way that it entertained was that they played basketball for Michigan state and the fact that all five of them were freshman who all started. One of my favorite parts is when Coach K of Duke is talked about as someone who would only recruit, “Uncle Toms.