Jimmy Connors is a working-man's hero, a people's champion who
tore the cover off the country-club gentility of his sport. A
renegade from the wrong side of the tracks, he broke the rules with
a radically aggressive style of play and bad-boy antics. Yet his
enduring dedication to his craft kept him among the top ten best
players in the world for sixteen years straight--five of those
years at number one. Presiding over an era that saw tennis attract
a new breed of passionate fans, from cops to tycoons, Connors
transformed the game forever with his two-handed backhand, his
two-fisted lifestyle, and his epic rivalries.
The complete, uncensored story of his life and career, The
Outsider is a grand slam of a memoir written by a man once again at
the top of his game--as feisty, unvarnished, and defiant as
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