Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Outdoor sports

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David L. Porter
Greenwood Press, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 728 pages
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"[F]ascinating reading and an excellent sports reference source. This volume is highly recommended for public and academic libraries and also for large high school collections." Booklist

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Biographical dictionary of American sports

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This third of four volumes in the BDAS (the others cover baseball, LJ 4/15/88, football, LJ 10/15/87, and indoor sports, available now) provides 520 biographical sketches of amateur and professional ... Read full review

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Covering 520 notable college and professional football players, coaches, executives, rules developers, and promoters, this volume provides short (300-900 words), signed sketches listing personal and ... Read full review

Contents

Auto Racing I
1
Gmmunications Media and Promotion
45
Golf
107
Horse Racing
173
Lacrosse
233
Miscellaneous Sports
253
Skiing
273
Soccer
291
Entries by Major Outdoor Sport
625
Entries by Place of Birth 63 3
633
Women Athletes by Sport
641
Crossreferences for Married Women Athletes
643
Major U S Sports Halls of Fame
645
Sports Associations Organizations andor Leagues in Outdoor Sports Volume
647
Major Outdoor Sporting Events
651
Sites of Olympic Games
653

Speed Skating 313
314
Tennis
319
Track and Field
423
Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds
569
Alphabetical Listing of Entries with Sport 617
619
Periodicals Covering Outdoor Sports Volume
655
Index
657
Contributors
725
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