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Biographical Dictionary of American Sports

Basketball and Other Indoor Sports

by David L. Porter

  • 119 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Sports (General),
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports,
  • General,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Basketball - General,
  • Athletes,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages826
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419129M
    ISBN 100313262616
    ISBN 109780313262616

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This volume, the fifth in the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, provides biographical and bibliographical information on distinguished American sports majority of the entries represent team sports, including baseball, football, and basketball.

Other entries treat individual sports, including track and field, golf, and : David L. Porter. A standard source of first referral, Porter's multivolume Biographical Dictionary of American Sports now adds a long-awaited revised and expanded edition of the popular Baseball volume and the following supplements.

This four-volume work profiles over 1, baseball luminaries, including current stars, former major league players, managers, umpires, and executives, and Negro League and. "This Dictionary is a companion to two volumes, Biographical Dictionary of American Sports book Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball and Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football, in a planned four-volume set.

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Porter. The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement provides biographies for athletes, coaches, managers, officials, administrators, writers, and broadcasters who have played an active role in American sports or helped to promote them.

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Biographical dictionary of American sports. Outdoor sports. New York: Greenwood Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Biographical dictionary of American sports. Outdoor sports. New York: Greenwood Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David L Porter.

DAVID L. PORTER is Louis Tuttle Shangle Professor of History and Political Science at William Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He is the editor of Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball (Greenwood Press, ), and Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football (Greenwood Press, ), the first comprehensive reference work devoted to all major American : David L.

Porter. Preface -- Abbreviations -- Biographical dictionary of American sports: football -- Appendix 1. Football entries by main category selected -- Appendix 2. Football entries by main position played -- Appendix 3. Football entries by place of birth -- Appendix 4. Entries playing professional football -- Pages: African-American Sports Greats: A Biographical Dictionary by Porter, David L.

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Topics included here are auto racing, communications and media, golf, horse racing, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, speed skating, tennis, and track and field.

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