New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Sports in America

By - 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

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