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The Captain Class

The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams

By Sam Walker
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The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams by Sam Walker

The Captain Class (2017) gets to the bottom of what it truly means to be the captain of a winning sports team. You might think all it takes to make a great team is to bring together the best possible players. This is just one of the many misperceptions people have about team sports. Walker points out that the best teams have captains who possess specific characteristics that enable them to lead their teams to victory.

  • Athletes involved in team sports
  • Coaches, captains and team leaders of any kind
  • Sports fanatics

Sam Walker is an award-winning investigative reporter and deputy editor for the Wall Street Journal, as well as the founder of the newspaper’s daily sports coverage. His other books include Fantasyland, a fascinating journey into the heart of fantasy baseball competitions.

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