By Lura Sanborn - Research & Instruction Librarian January 18th, 2011
Encyclopedia of Sports in America: A History from Foot Races to Extreme Sports by Murry R. Nelson, Greenwood, 2009.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 796 N33
This 2-volume set identifies and describes American sports, sporting events and key athletes from 1607 through the 2000’s.
Examples include: Auto Racing in the 1910’s, College Basketball in the 1930’s, Horse Racing in the 1950’s, The Houston Astrodome and Wayne Gretzky
Helpful for: Humanities, Humanities IV, American History, Sports History