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5 edition of Biographical Dictionary of American Sports found in the catalog.

Biographical Dictionary of American Sports

1992-1995 Supplement for Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports

by David L. Porter

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Reference works,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Sports (General),
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Reference,
  • Sports - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • History,
  • Athletes,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages848
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9567245M
    ISBN 100313284318
    ISBN 109780313284311

    Olive Bend Little [Ollie] ( − February 2, ) was a female pitcher who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League between the and seasons. Listed at 5' 3", lb., Little batted and threw was born in Poplar Point, Manitoba, Canada.. Little was renowned for her strong fastball and for pitching four no-hitter games. A standard source of first referral, Porter's multivolume Biographical Dictionary of American Sports now adds a long-awaited revised and expanded edition of the popular Baseball volume and the .

    Description: This is a biographical reference covering African Americans since the colonial times and their achievements and advancements across various fields and areas. Relevance and Relationship: This book is a source for students to discover and learn about various facts and accomplishments Kranz, R., & Koslow, P.J. ().5/5.   Biographical Dictionary of American Sports. supplement forbaseball, football, basketball, and other sports. Edited by David L. rt, CT: Greenwood Press, Use the Index to locate biographies.(BiDAmSp Sup).

    “as the first standard biographical dictionary dealing with this sport/entertainment, the dictionary is a major contribution to knowledge in the field this biographical dictionary deserves a place in public and school libraries recommended”—ARBA “absorbing do yourself a favor and buy this most informative book. 11 vols. Reference (1 Center) EF2 This volume set features biographical information on about well-known and lesser-known African American women in a variety of fields and professions, as well as historical information about institutions. Each subject volume is organized alphabetically by surname or organization and.


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This volume, the fifth in the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, provides biographical and bibliographical information on distinguished American sports majority of the entries represent team sports, including baseball, football, and basketball.

Other entries treat individual sports, including track and field, golf, and : David L. Porter. A standard source of first referral, Porter's multivolume Biographical Biographical Dictionary of American Sports book of American Sports now adds a long-awaited revised and expanded edition of the popular Baseball volume and the following supplements.

This four-volume work profiles over 1, baseball luminaries, including current stars, former major league players, managers, umpires, and executives, and Negro League and.

"This Dictionary is a companion to two volumes, Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball and Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football, in a planned four-volume set. Topics included here are auto racing, communications and media, golf, horse racing, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, speed skating, tennis, and track and by: 2.

Biographical Dictionary Of American Sports book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This 3-volume work profiles over 1, baseball Author: David L. Porter. This is an excellent reference book that will be a valuable addition to any sports reference collection.

Choice. With the recent growth of interest in the historical role of American sports in the nation's development, a need has arisen for a scholarly, yet accessible biographical dictionary of notable American sports : David L.

Porter. The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement provides biographies for 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 (), football (), and basketball (58).

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Biographical dictionary of American sports. Outdoor sports. New York: Greenwood Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Biographical dictionary of American sports. Outdoor sports. New York: Greenwood Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David L Porter.

DAVID L. PORTER is Louis Tuttle Shangle Professor of History and Political Science at William Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

He is the editor of Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball (Greenwood Press, ), and Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football (Greenwood Press, ), the first comprehensive reference work devoted to all major American : David L.

Porter. Preface -- Abbreviations -- Biographical dictionary of American sports: football -- Appendix 1. Football entries by main category selected -- Appendix 2.

Football entries by main position played -- Appendix 3. Football entries by place of birth -- Appendix 4. Entries playing professional football -- Pages: African-American Sports Greats: A Biographical Dictionary by Porter, David L.

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by David L. Porter, ed. This is an excellent reference book that will be a valuable addition to any sports reference collection. This Dictionary is a companion to two volumes, Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball and Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football, in a planned four-volume set.

Topics included here are auto racing, communications and media, golf, horse racing, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, speed skating, tennis, and track and field.

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Biographical dictionary of American sports. supplement for baseball, football, basketball, and other sports Item PreviewPages:   African-American athletes have played a significant role in the development and popularity of American professional sports, and have encountered numerous obstacles on the road to athletic success.

This is the first comprehensive multi-sport biographical dictionary of African Americans who reached the pinnacles of success in their sport.

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