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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "The Right Thing To Do" by Tom Shanahan.]
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The Right Thing To Do by Tom Shanahan is a non-fiction sports history book that explores the true pioneers of college football integration. The author gives the readers a true history lesson in this book. Divided into four parts, the author begins the book by identifying the catalyst and the pioneer coach, whose leadership and coaching tree were instrumental in bringing out college football integration. The author names real heroes who chose to defy the norm and take a different approach in an era of racial discrimination and segregation. The courage of these men produced the results that we are seeing today. History has been unfair to some of these men for not telling their story as it should be told, while others have been made out to be heroes by the media while they are not. The author divides fact from fiction and myth, making the truth plain to the readers. Follow Tom Shanahan in this book as he straightens out history and tells the story as it really happened.
 
The Right Thing To Do, as the name implies, tells the story of men who did the right thing in an era when many were doing the wrong thing. The author digs deep into history to find the real pioneers and trailblazers who were previously unnoticed by the media. I must commend the author for his initiative and courage to undertake this mission. It is never easy to convince others that what they have believed to be the truth is actually just a myth or false, but the author does just that in clear terms. The issue of segregation, creating a quota system for African American players to limit their numbers on school teams, the Jim Crow laws that tested the unity of teams, and the courage of those who stood for what was right are some of the things the author discusses in this book. The author also devotes a section of the book to the effects of football scholarships on the athletes and their families; some of these athletes' children themselves tell their stories.
 
The personality that I love the most in this book is that of Coach Hugh "Duffy" Daugherty. Daugherty exemplifies true leadership and is a trailblazer for college football integration. His decision to ignore the quota system of limiting the number of black players in a team set the trend for the increase in the recruiting of African American players. He showed no form of discrimination and was fair to all, giving everyone equal opportunities. His leadership extended from MSU, which he coached, to other schools where his disciples and those he had mentored went, following his blueprint and contributing to full integration in college football. He was a trendsetter, laying the groundwork for others to follow, and I truly admire him for that.
 
I found great enjoyment in the book, and its organization into chapters and parts was superb, enhancing the readability and coherence of the story. One thing I must commend the author for that really stood out for me was beginning each chapter with a fact statement. I found nothing to dislike about the book and found no typographical errors. I must commend the author for such an amazing book that tells the true stories of those who pioneered this integration.
 
The book gets a full rating of 5 out of 5 stars due to the compelling way the author presented the facts in the book. The book is not just the idea of one man about how things happened but is the result of research and interviews with several people who were there while this history was being lived. The books and articles he quoted in his book are there for anyone to read. I recommend this book to history lovers and fans of American football, for it is important to know the history of the game, the leaders, and the general public.

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In "The Best Thing To Do," Tom Shanahan digs into the mind boggling moral predicaments that people face in their own and proficient lives. With a mix of smart stories, philosophical investigation, and down to earth counsel, Shanahan offers a convincing aide for exploring moral difficulties.

One of the book's assets lies in its appeal. Shanahan presents situations that perusers can undoubtedly associate with, whether it's wrestling with genuineness in the working environment or settling on difficult choices in connections. By establishing the conversation, all things considered, models, he guarantees that the book reverberates with a wide crowd.

Moreover, Shanahan's composing is available and locking in. He keeps away from scholarly language, making complex moral ideas reasonable to the layman. This openness, joined with his narrating ability, keeps perusers enthralled beginning to end.

What sets "The Best Thing To Do" separated is its accentuation on reasonableness. Shanahan doesn't simply philosophize about morals; he gives substantial systems to settling on moral choices. Whether it's fostering an individual set of rules or carrying out moral structures in associations, Shanahan offers significant counsel that perusers can apply right away.

Notwithstanding, the book sporadically misses the mark in its profundity of examination. While Shanahan makes an honorable showing of tending to different moral difficulties, a few themes could profit from more nuanced investigation. Furthermore, perusers looking for an exhaustive philosophical composition on morals might find the book ailing in scholarly meticulousness.

Generally, "The Proper Thing To Do" is an important asset for anybody wrestling with moral direction. With its drawing recorded as a hard copy style, engaging models, and pragmatic bits of knowledge, Shanahan's book offers a guide for exploring the intricacies of morals in this day and age.

(The rating of 4/5 is characteristic of the book's general quality, considering its availability, reasonableness, , while recognizing regions where it very well may be additionally evolved.)
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In "The Best Thing To Do," Tom Shanahan digs into the mind boggling moral predicaments that people face in their own and proficient lives. With a mix of smart stories, philosophical investigation, and down to earth counsel, Shanahan offers a convincing aide for exploring moral difficulties.

One of the book's assets lies in its appeal. Shanahan presents situations that perusers can undoubtedly associate with, whether it's wrestling with genuineness in the working environment or settling on difficult choices in connections. By establishing the conversation, all things considered, models, he guarantees that the book reverberates with a wide crowd.

Moreover, Shanahan's composing is available and locking in. He keeps away from scholarly language, making complex moral ideas reasonable to the layman. This openness, joined with his narrating ability, keeps perusers enthralled beginning to end.

What sets "The Best Thing To Do" separated is its accentuation on reasonableness. Shanahan doesn't simply philosophize about morals; he gives substantial systems to settling on moral choices. Whether it's fostering an individual set of rules or carrying out moral structures in associations, Shanahan offers significant counsel that perusers can apply right away.

Notwithstanding, the book sporadically misses the mark in its profundity of examination. While Shanahan makes an honorable showing of tending to different moral difficulties, a few themes could profit from more nuanced investigation. Furthermore, perusers looking for an exhaustive philosophical composition on morals might find the book ailing in scholarly meticulousness.

Generally, "The Proper Thing To Do" is an important asset for anybody wrestling with moral direction. With its drawing recorded as a hard copy style, engaging models, and pragmatic bits of knowledge, Shanahan's book offers a guide for exploring the intricacies of morals in this day and age.

(The rating of 4/5 is characteristic of the book's general quality, considering its availability, reasonableness, , while recognizing regions where it very well may be additionally evolved.)
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This review for "Share The Right Thing To Do" by Tom Shanahan praises the book for its comprehensive exploration of college football integration, highlighting the true pioneers often overlooked by history. The author's dedication to separating fact from fiction and shedding light on the courage of these trailblazers is lauded. The review also mentions the effective organization of the book, the compelling use of fact statements at the beginning of each chapter, and the absence of typographical errors. The reviewer describes Coach Hugh "Duffy" Daugherty as an admirable figure who exemplified true leadership in promoting integration. Overall, the reviewer highly recommends the book to history and football enthusiasts, giving it a full rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
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This insightful review of "The Right Thing To Do" by Tom Shanahan resonates deeply with my passion for untold history and courageous pioneers. Shanahan's meticulous research and clarity in presenting facts, coupled with the reviewer's commendation, make this book a must-read for history enthusiasts and sports fans alike.

Thanks for this detailed analysis! :tiphat:
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Excited to dive into 'The Right Thing To Do' by Tom Shanahan! It's a deep, enlightening journey into the true pioneers of college football integration, defying norms and changing history. Can't wait to learn from the real heroes and the untold stories they carry.
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