Biographical Dictionary of American Sports
FootballBook - 1987
Porter has produced a well-conceived, informative reference book that effectively combines breadth and depth of coverage. Recommended for academic and public libraries. Choice
The second of four volumes devoted to American sports, this volume presents comprehensive information on college and professional football players, coaches, club executives, league administrators, rule developers, and promoters active in the sport since 1869. Consisting of more than 500 alphabetically arranged biographical entries, it provides detailed profiles of the men who have shaped the game. Profiles describe those honored during their careers for high achievement and those whose contributions made a lasting impact on the history and development of the sport. All entries include a concise bibliography listing additional sources of information.