2004 ESPN Sports Almanac

2004 ESPN Sports Almanac

by The Staff of ESPN Books, Michael Morrison

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Overview

The #1 bestselling sports almanac is the ultimate resource for sports professionals and fans everywhere.

ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, once again brings enthusiasts the most authoritative sports reference book ever published. Whether they're looking for new world records, updating their trivia knowledge, or curious about the most intriguing sports stories of the past year, sports fans will welcome the latest edition of this bestselling almanac, and ESPN fans will find familiar segments from many of ESPN's outlets, including studio shows, radio, on-line, ESPN The Magazine, as well as:

-- In-depth statistics from ESPN's award-winning "Inside the Numbers"
-- Top Ten moments from each sport
-- Exclusive essays and analysis from your favorite ESPN personalities, including Chris Berman, Dan Patrick, Stuart Scott, Linda Cohn, and more
-- Hundreds of photographs
-- Thousands of graphics and tables
-- Fast access to all the facts: world records, champions, year-by-year, sport-by-sport
-- A full recap of the 2003 World Series

The ultimate resource for sports professionals and fans everywhere, the 2004 ESPN Sports Almanac is clearly the champion in its field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786887163
Publisher: Hyperion
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Pages: 960
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.62(d)

Table of Contents

Who Plays Where8
Updates9
The Year in Review--2002-03
Top 20 Personalities13
Top 20 Moments21
Month29
Preview54
Baseball
Year in Review by Karl Ravech55
2003 Statistics61
Final Major League Standings61
Regular Season Leaders62
2003 All-Star Game67
Team68
World Series and Playoffs76
College Baseball86
Through the Years89
The World Series89
LCS and LDS92
Reg. Season League & Div. Winners95
The All-Star Game97
Major League Franchise Origins99
Annual Leaders101
No Hitters113
All-Time Leaders115
All-Time Winningest Managers123
Annual Awards124
College Baseball128
Number One Draft Picks130
College Football
Year in Review by Chris Fowler and Lee Corso131
2002 Season Statistics137
Final AP Top 25 Poll137
NCAA Division 1-A Final Standings142
NCAA Division 1-A Leaders143
NCAA Div. 1-AA Final Standings147
NCAA Division 1-AA Leaders149
Through the Years152
National Champions, 1869-2002152
AP Final Polls, 1936-2002156
Bowl Games173
All-Time Winningest Div. 1-A Teams181
Major Conference Champions182
Annual NCAA Division 1-A Leaders188
All-Time NCAA Division 1-A Leaders191
Annual Awards194
All-Time Winningest Div. 1-A Coaches199
All-Time NCAA Div. 1-AA Leaders201
Pro Football
Year in Review by Chris Berman205
2002 Season Statistics211
Final NFL Standings211
Regular Season Individual Leaders212
Team by Team Results and Statistics216
NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl XXXVII227
2003 NFL Draft232
NFL Europe233
Canadian Football League234
Arena Football235
Through the Years236
The Super Bowl236
Super Bowl Playoffs, 1966-2002240
NFL-NFC Championship Game246
AFL-AFC Championship Game247
NFL Divisional Champions248
NFL Franchise Origins252
Annual NFL Leaders254
All-Time NFL Leaders258
All-Time Winningest NFL Coaches265
Annual Awards266
Canadian Football League270
College Basketball
Year in Review by Chris Fowler and Dick Vitale273
2002-03 Statistics279
Final Regular Season AP Men's Top 25279
2003 NCAA Men's Div. 1 Tournament280
Final NCAA Men's Div. 1 Standings283
Women's College Basketball293
2003 NCAA Women's Div. 1 Tourn294
Through the Years297
National Champions, 1901-2003297
All-Time NCAA Div. 1 Tourn. Leaders301
AP Final Polls, 1949-2003305
Annual NCAA Div. 1 Leaders319
All-Time NCAA Div. 1 Indiv. Leaders321
Annual Awards324
All-Time Winningest Div. 1 Coaches326
Women's Basketball330
Pro Basketball
Year in Review by Jerry Bembry337
2002-03 Statistics343
Final NBA Standings343
Regular Season Individual Leaders345
Team by Team Statistics347
NBA Playoffs353
Annual Awards356
NBA Draft357
Through the Years363
The NBA Finals, 1947-2003363
NBA Franchise Origins365
Annual NBA Leaders367
All-Time NBA Regular Season Leaders369
All-Time Winningest NBA Coaches372
Annual Awards373
Number One Draft Choices374
American Basketball Association377
Hockey
Year in Review by Steve Levy379
2002-03 Statistics385
Final NHL Standings385
Regular Season Individual Leaders387
Team by Team Statistics389
Stanley Cup Playoffs397
2003 NHL Draft402
College Hockey402
Through the Years407
Stanley Cup Champions, 1893-2003407
All-Time Playoff Leaders409
NHL Franchise Origins413
Annual NHL Leaders415
All-Time NHL Regular Season Leaders418
All-Time Winningest NHL Coaches421
Annual Awards422
Number One Draft Choices426
World Hockey Association427
College Hockey430
College Sports
Year in Review by Michael Morrison433
Div. 1-A Football Schools439
Div. 1-AA Football Schools441
Div. 1 Basketball Schools443
2002-03 NCAA Team Champions452
Annual NCAA Div. 1 Team Champions457
Halls of Fame & Awards
Halls of Fame465
Retired Numbers497
Awards500
Trophy Case507
Who's Who
Sports Personalities511
Ballparks & Arenas
Coming Attractions545
Sport by Sport548
Business
Media Statistics and Awards567
Directory of Organizations578
International Sports
Year in Review by Gerry Brown605
2002-03 Statistics611
Track & Field World Records612
Swimming World Records619
Through the Years626
Olympic Games
Summer Games Through the Years645
Summer Games Recaps 1896-2002646
Event by Event686
All-Time Leading Medal Winners706
Winter Games Through the Years711
Event by Event712
All-Time Leading Medal Winners722
Soccer
Year in Review by Gerry Brown725
2003 Women's World Cup731
2003 Major League Soccer738
2003 WUSA742
College Soccer744
Through the Years747
The World Cup, 1930-2002747
Other Worldwide Competition752
Bowling
Year in Review by Michael Morrison763
2002-03 Statistics769
Through the Years772
Horse Racing
Year in Review by Michael Morrison777
2002-03 Statistics783
Thoroughbred Racing783
Harness Racing787
Through the Years788
Thoroughbred Racing788
Harness Racing804
Tennis
Year in Review by Gerry Brown807
2002-03 Statistics813
Men's and Women's Tournaments813
Singles Rankings817
Through the Years819
Grand Slam Championships819
Annual Number One Players828
Annual Top 10 World Rankings829
All-Time Singles Leaders832
Colleges835
Golf
Year in Review by Karl Ravech837
2002-03 Statistics843
PGA, Seniors and LPGA Tournaments843
2003 Solheim Cup849
Through the Years851
Major Championships851
Annual Money Leaders868
National Team Competition872
Colleges873
Auto Racing
Year in Review by Michael Morrison875
2002-03 Statistics881
NASCAR Results881
CART Results884
Indy Racing League Results885
Formula One Results887
NHRA Results889
Through the Years890
NASCAR Circuit890
CART Circuit893
IRL Circuit895
Formula One897
NHRA902
Boxing
Year in Review by Gerry Brown903
Current Champions909
Major Bouts, 2002-03910
Through the Years914
Major Hvywgt. Championship Fights914
Major Titleholders920
Miscellaneous Sports
2003 and Through the Years933
Deaths951
Bibliography957

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