Sports Memories of Western Pennsylvania (Images of Sports Series)
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Sports Memories of Western Pennsylvania (Images of Sports Series)

by Lisa A. Alzo, Alby Oxenreiter
     
 

Since the late 1800s, sports have played a key role in shaping the very character of western Pennsylvania. The area's largest city, Pittsburgh, boasts well-known professional sports teams in baseball, football, and hockey. In fact, no other city of comparable size has had such success in sports at the professional level, earning bragging rights and the nickname

Overview


Since the late 1800s, sports have played a key role in shaping the very character of western Pennsylvania. The area's largest city, Pittsburgh, boasts well-known professional sports teams in baseball, football, and hockey. In fact, no other city of comparable size has had such success in sports at the professional level, earning bragging rights and the nickname "City of Champions." Sports Memories of Western Pennsylvania is a salute to the athletes, coaches, announcers, and fans, both professional and amateur, who together created a rich sports history for western Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738550374
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/08/2007
Series:
Images of Sports Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,105,383
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author


Pittsburgh native Lisa A. Alzo, a freelance writer, instructor, and lecturer, is a published author of several books, including Pittsburgh's Immigrants and Slovak Pittsburgh, and numerous magazine articles. Alby Oxenreiter, also a Pittsburgh native, is the anchor for WPXI channel 11 sports in Pittsburgh. In his career, Oxenreiter has earned three Golden Quill Awards from the Pittsburgh Press Club, numerous awards from the Associated Press, and a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement/Sports Reporting.

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