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Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports. Pennsylvania (Images of Sports Series)
     

Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports. Pennsylvania (Images of Sports Series)

by Jack Coll
 

By the late 1870s, sports started to play a key role in the small boroughs of Conshohocken and West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. In 1905, the Conshohocken professional basketball team became the country’s first world champions, noted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Conshohocken’s 1919 football team went undefeated, winning the eastern

Overview


By the late 1870s, sports started to play a key role in the small boroughs of Conshohocken and West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. In 1905, the Conshohocken professional basketball team became the country’s first world champions, noted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Conshohocken’s 1919 football team went undefeated, winning the eastern seaboard title, and that team’s photograph hangs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Conshohocken Soap Box Derby, Little League baseball, and the Fellowship House have also provided an assortment of sporting events. Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports is a pictorial tribute to this region’s storied sporting past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738565422
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/29/2009
Series:
Images of Sports Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,354,202
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author


Jack Coll, a published author with a library of more than 2,000 sports photographs, is an award-winning photographer with more than 30 years of experience. His interest in sports has led him to write and produce a documentary film, A Century of Football in Conshohocken.

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