The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: Sports Figures, Volume 1

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Arnie Markoe
Gale, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 559 pages
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Packed with original biographies of 500 athletes, team owners, sports promoters and coaches, this new set covers both living and deceased individuals from the 19th century to the present day. Published in alphabetical sequence with appendixes listing subjects by sport and by era, it enables users to do research easily on a particular sport or decade. Also includes a comprehensive index. Among those profiled are Hank Aaron, Rod Carew, Phil Jackson, Jake LaMotta, Louise Suggs, Venus Williams and many others.

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This alphabetically arranged reference source of professional sports figures is the first in a new thematic series from Scribner. The authoritative two-volume set chronicles 614 athletes, coaches ... Read full review

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