The Bullets, the Wizards, and Washington, DC, Basketball

The Bullets, the Wizards, and Washington, DC, Basketball

by Brett L. Abrams, Raphael Mazzone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810885547
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/21/2012
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Brett L. Abrams is archivist of electronic records in Washington, DC. He is a cultural and urban historian whose previous books include Capital Sporting Grounds: A History of Stadium and Ballpark Construction in Washington, D.C. (2009).

Raphael Mazzone is archivist in Washington, DC, specializing in electronic records and audiovisual material. Mazzone formerly worked at the Associated Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Understudied Subject
1. George Preston Marshall and the Palace Five
2. Red Auerbach and the Washington Capitols
3. Abe Saperstein, Harry Lynn, and the Washington Tapers
4. Earl Foreman, Arnold Heft, Abe Pollin, and the Baltimore Bullets
5. Earl Foreman and the Fourth Washington Capitols
6. Abe Pollin and the Baltimore Bullets
7. Abe Pollin and the Capital-Washington Bullets
8. Abe Pollin and the Washington Bullets
9. Abe Pollin, the Fab Five, and the Washington Bullets-Wizards
10. Abe Pollin, Ted Leonsis, Michael Jordan, and the Washington Wizards
Conclusion: The Teams, the Fans, and the Current State of Basketball in DC
Bibliography
Index

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