Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: 1992-1995 Supplement for Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports

Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: 1992-1995 Supplement for Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports

by David L. Porter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313284318

ISBN-13: 9780313284311

Pub. Date: 05/30/1995

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement provides biographies for 616 athletes, coaches, managers, officials, administrators, writers, and broadcasters who have played an active role in American sports or helped to promote them. Most of the entries are from team sports, including baseball (202), football (181), and

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Overview

The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement provides biographies for 616 athletes, coaches, managers, officials, administrators, writers, and broadcasters who have played an active role in American sports or helped to promote them. Most of the entries are from team sports, including baseball (202), football (181), and basketball (58). Some entries treat individual sports, including track and field (29), golf (14), and tennis and other racquet sports (16). Other sports covered include ice hockey, horse racing, boxing, swimming, bowling, skating, shooting, wrestling, skiing, and cycling. Thirty women athletes are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313284311
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/30/1995
Pages:
842
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

Auto and Stock Car Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Boxing

Communications

Football

Golf

Horse Racing

Ice Hockey

Shooting

Skating

Skiing

Swimming

Tennis and Other Racquet Sports

Track and Field

Wrestling

Miscellaneous Sports

Appendix 1: Alphabetical Listing of Entries with Sport

Appendix 2: Entries by Major Sport

Appendix 3: Entries by Place of Birth

Appendix 4: Women Athletes by Sport

Appendix 5: Cross References for Married Women Athletes

Appendix 6: Major U.S. Sports Halls of Fame

Appendix 7: Sites of Olympic Games

Index

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