Profiles in Polo: The Players Who Changed the Game

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Overview

This book profiles over 30 of the most influential polo players from history. The players covered were selected for inclusion based on their overall impact on the game rather than their prowess on the field, although many covered are considered all-time greats. With contributions from many of the world's leading polo journalists, each chapter covers an individual player, and players include early pioneers, those who played during the "golden era" (the years between World War I and World War II), superstars, game-changers, and great contemporaries. Includes numerous photographs and a foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786431311
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/23/2007
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 1,362,160
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

A polo player and surgeon, Horace A. Laffaye is on the Board of Directors of the Museum of Polo and is chairman of the Polo Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. His writings on the game include several books and many articles in magazines in America, Argentina and England. He divides his time between Connecticut and Florida.

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