Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport

Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport

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The conventional history of sport, as conveyed by television and the sports press, has thrown up a great many apparent turning points, but knowledge of these apparently defining moments is often slight. This book offers readable, in-depth studies of a series of these watersheds in sport history and of the circumstances in which they came about.Riess, ed., Major Problems in American Sport History: Documents and Essays ( Boston, MA: Mifflin, 1997), 90a€“2. ... Players whichhad been established in 1871, in that the former was organized andcontrolled byteam ownersrather ... David Block, Baseball Before We Knew It: A Search for the Rootsof the Game (Lincoln, NE: University ofNebraska Press, 2005) ... 24. http://www.baseballalmanac.com/ prz_qhh.shtml (December10, 2008);Mark Dyreson, a#39;JohnnyWeissmuller and the Old Global.


Title:Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport
Author: S. Wagg
Publisher:Springer - 2011-11-29
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