The Roller Derby – Original Story in Sports Illustrated by Frank Deford…..America’s best sportswriter

The Roller Derby – 03.03.69 – SI Vault.

If you missed it, here it is… above.

Frank wrote his first book “Five Strides on the banked track” based on this article.

It takes you back 45 years ago with great insight into Derby then, the skaters and the promoter.

You will need about 20 minutes.


It is worth it.