Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: 1992-1995 supplement for baseball, football, basketball, and other sports

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David L. Porter
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 811 pages
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The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement provides biographies for 616 athletes, coaches, managers, officials, administrators, writers, and broadcasters who have played an active role in American sports or helped to promote them. Most of the entries are from team sports, including baseball (202), football (181), and basketball (58). Some entries treat individual sports, including track and field (29), golf (14), and tennis and other racquet sports (16). Other sports covered include ice hockey, horse racing, boxing, swimming, bowling, skating, shooting, wrestling, skiing, and cycling. Thirty women athletes are included.

 

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Contents

Baseball
15
Basketball
239
Bowling
311
Boxing
321
Communications
333
Football
365
Golf
561
Horse Racing
577
Track and Field
653
Wrestling
687
Miscellaneous Sports
693
Alphabetical Listing of Entries with Sport
699
Entries by Major Sport
709
Entries by Place of Birth
719
Women Athletes by Sport
729
CrossReferences for Married Women Athletes
731

Ice Hockey
589
Shooting
609
Skating
613
Skiing
619
Swimming
625
Tennis and Other Racquet Sports
637
Major US Sports Halls of Fame
733
Sites of Olympic Games
735
Index
737
Contributors
807
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About the author (1995)

DAVID L. PORTER is Louis Tuttle Shangle Professor of History at William Penn College./e He is the editor of the multivolume Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, the author of several books, and an associate editor of American National Biography.

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