Stamford Sports, Connecticut (Images of Sports Series)

Stamford Sports, Connecticut (Images of Sports Series)

by Stamford Historical Society


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738598086
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 04/08/2013
Series: Images of Sports Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

The photographs and stories here have been compiled from the Stamford Historical Society’s photograph collection as well as contributions from individuals who have grown up and competed in Stamford. Tom Zoubek, curator and society director; Kathy Ciuci, its photo archivist; and Dan Burke, a society research volunteer, bring their love and passion of sports and their city to this endeavor.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Earliest Sports Photographs 9

2 A Diversity of Sport 19

3 Playing Fields of Stamford 31

4 On the Diamond 39

5 It Gets Hot on the Gridiron 63

6 Gyms, Tracks, and Other Fields of Glory 85

7 Women Play Ball 95

8 Stamford Sports Figures 111

Bibliography 127

About the Stamford Historical Society 127

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