• Nugalia

    October 28, 1882

    An episode: A joyous youth, a ball of leather, careening lightly o’er the heather. Two hands outstretched, a ball descending; a flash, a blow, a cry heart-rending. A wounded youth, a ball of leather, both resting on the heath together.

  • History,  Research

    New Reference Set: Statistical Encyclopedia of North American Professional Sports

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Statistical Encyclopedia of North American Professional Sports: All Major League Teams and Major Non-Team Events Year by Year, 1876 through 2006 2nd ed. Edited by K. Michael Gaschnitz. McFarland, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 796 G21S Use this set to locate statistics related to Major League team sports of the U.S. and Canada including: baseball, hockey, basketball, soccer and football.   Browse or search by date or team. Use this set to determine the number of wins by the Boston Red Caps in 1876 (39); to find  that in 1959 Jean Beliveau lead the National Hockey League with 45 goals; and discover that in…