Meet-the-Author Interview: Michael Orr

Meet-the-Author Interview: Michael Orr

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Meet Michael Orr, author of The 1975 Portland Timbers, and get an inside look at the beginnings of Portland’s soccer craze, the Timbers’ bitter rivalry with the Seattle Sounders and what the 2012 season has in store for soccer fans everywhere… 1. How did the Timbers’ Army get its start? What won the hearts of [...]

Sneak Peek of The 1975 Portland Timbers

Sneak Peek of The 1975 Portland Timbers

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Take a sneak peek at “The 1975 Portland Timbers: The Birth of Soccer City USA” by Michael Orr. On January 23, 1975, after a great struggle, the Timbers were officially awarded to the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest. With this award, Portland was about to experience a sports renaissance that would earn it the nickname “Soccer [...]