Finalist – 2016 Philippines National Book Awards! This book will take readers through exciting decades in the history of Philippine basketball, the country’s most popular sport, as told through the life of its “winningest” coach. In a career spanning almost forty years, Baby Dalupan led his teams to over 50 championships in collegiate, amateur, professional, and international leagues. Beyond the coaching genius that earned him “The Maestro” title, Baby Dalupan influenced the lives of so many he touched as mentor, father figure, role model, friend. Little Journeys Foundation will donate 100% of the net proceeds from book sales to ADMU 616569, a Philippine Foundation, for athletic scholarships at the Ateneo de Manila and University of the East in honor of Coach Baby Dalupan.

This book will take readers through exciting decades in the history of Philippine basketball, the country’s most popular sport, as told through the life of its winningest coach. In a career spanning almost forty years, Baby Dalupan led his teams to over 50 championships in collegiate, amateur, professional, and international leagues.

Beyond the coaching genius that earned him “The Maestro” title, Baby Dalupan influenced the lives of so many he touched as mentor, father figure, role model, friend.

Net proceeds from book sales will go toward scholarships for student athletes at the Ateneo de Manila University and the University of the East through Little Journeys Foundation and the ADMU 616569 Foundation.


INSIDE THE BOOK

The Early Years 1923-1954
Beginning the Tradition of Winning:
The University of the East Red Warriors 1955-1971
Making the Nation Proud: Dalupan as National Coach
Building a Dynasty, 1960-1982:
Coach Baby and the Crispa-Floro Redmanizers
Flying High: The Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles 1972-1976, 1993
The Great Taste of New Adventures:
The Great Taste Coffee Makers 1983-1988
A Dream Team’s Maiden Title: The Purefoods Hotdogs 1988-1991
Honoring the Legendary Coach
Teams Coached by The Maestro

Main Authors: Noel Albano, M. Cecilia G. Dalupan, Ignacio Dee, Rick Olivares, and Krip Yuson. Contributors: Tim Cone, M. Lorenza Dalupan-Palm, Ricardo Brown, Leo Gaviola, M. Consuelo Dalupan, Maximo V. Estrada, Andres Y. Narvasa Jr., Jose Antonio M. Pengson, Alexander Arespacochaga, Tito Talao, Eddie Alinea, Joaquin M. Henson.

Book Project Manager: Jose A. Capistrano Jr. Project Team: M. Cecilia G. Dalupan, Tessa M. Jazmines, Ramoncito Ocampo Cruz, Lito Cinco, Maria Consuelo Dalupan, Mary Ann Dalupan. Editorial Team: Tessa M. Jazminez – Lead, Krip Yuson, M. Cecilia G. Dalupan, Maria Lorenza Palm-Dalupan, Maria Consuelo Dalupan, Josefina D. Hofileña, Mary Ann Dalupan. International Outreach: Loulie Dalupan-Reyes, Cristina Dalupan Scott

Design and Layout: Media Wise Communications, Inc./ Muse Books: Ramoncito O. Cruz, CEO, and Chris Bayani, Art Director.

Printer: Art Angel Printshop Commercial Quests, Inc., Manila

Collaborating Foundation: ADMU 616569 Foundation, Inc.


FIND THE BOOK

U.S. 

The book may be ordered online here.

For inquiries, please email CoachBabyDalupanBook@gmail.com.

PHILIPPINES

The book is available at the direct sales price of P1000 for softbound or P1500 for hardbound cover at three locations in the Ateneo de Manila University campus on Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City:

Ateneo Alumni Association,Alingal Hall,

c/o Ms. Eva Estrera,

Tel. 426-6001 ext. 4687/4688 or 926-6046

University Athletics Office, Blue Eagle Gym,

c/o Mr. Rodel Cubos,

Tel. 426-6001 ext. 4193 or 426-1201

Loyola Schools Bookstore,

MVP Center for Student Leadership,

Tel. 426-6001 ext. 5185/5187 or 426-2915

Coming Soon

Online ordering for the Philippines and other international destinations may soon be available through the Ateneo Alumni Association. Please visit this site for updates or email

CoachBabyDalupanBook@gmail.com.

Coach Tim Cone

“I love this book… I love the fact that finally a whole new generation of basketball fans will have the chance to intimately get to know the greatest coach of all time.”

Ricardo Brown

“I have played for many coaches…but I have never played for a coach that I wanted to win for more than Baby Dalupan.”

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