Biographical Dictionary of American Sports

Biographical Dictionary of American Sports

Outdoor Sports

Book - 1988
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F]ascinating reading and an excellent sports reference source. This volume is highly recommended for public and academic libraries and also for large high school collections. Booklist

This dictionary is the third of four companion volumes, each containing comprehensive biographical and statistical data on over 500 athletic figures including managers, coaches, executives, and media personnel. Each volume contains essays contributed by sports historians, sports writers, journalists, teachers, and publishers. Entries are listed alphabetically within each outdoor sport and cover major individuals from auto racing, golf, harness and thoroughbred racing, lacrosse, skiing, soccer, speed skating, tennis, and track and field. Amateur sports administrators, bicyclists, bobsledders, equestrian riders, field hockey players, promotors, sportscasters, writers, and yachtsmen are also discussed.

Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, c1988
ISBN: 9780313262609
Branch Call Number: 796 B615
Characteristics: xx, 728 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Porter, David L. 1941-
Alternative Title: Outdoor sports


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