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Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball
     

Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball

by David L. Porter (Editor)
 
Since 1987, Porter's Biographical Dictionary of American Sports has provided libraries, students, and researchers with reliable and comprehensive biographical information on notable American athletic figures. Now Greenwood Electronic Media offers an updated version of Porter's baseball entries to the Web, in a fully searchable online collection suited for libraries,

Overview

Since 1987, Porter's Biographical Dictionary of American Sports has provided libraries, students, and researchers with reliable and comprehensive biographical information on notable American athletic figures. Now Greenwood Electronic Media offers an updated version of Porter's baseball entries to the Web, in a fully searchable online collection suited for libraries, schools, and other students of The Game. With over 1,450 entries covering Major League, Women's League and Negro League stars, former players, managers, umpires, and executives, BDAS Baseball provides quick, electronic access to:
Biographical data
Career records and accomplishments
Biographical essays
Pop-up photos of many figures
Suggestions for further reading The web format allows quick and convenient searching for biographies by position, by league, or by date range. Special Quick List searching lets the user browse Hall of Famers or summon up lists of players, managers, and executives from new entries covering the Women's League and Negro League.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Adds 616 athletes, 30 of them women, to the nearly 3,000 covered in the first five volumes of the series. Articles of about a page in length profile the careers and achievements of noted figures from baseball, football, basketball, golf, swimming, shooting, auto racing, other sports, and print and electronic communications. A bibliography is included for each. Arranged by sport, and indexed alphabetically and by birthplace. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313237713
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1987
Pages:
730
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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