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Scholastic encyclopedia of sports in the United States

Author: Kevin Osborn
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Reference, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the development and influence of sports in American society and the achievements of over 100 athletes.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Juvenile works
Biography Dictionaries, Juvenile
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Osborn
ISBN: 059069264X 9780590692649
OCLC Number: 35955144
Notes: "A Mountain Lion book."
Includes index.
Description: 220 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Jim Corbett --
John J. McDermott --
Issac Murphy --
Amos Alonzo Stagg --
John L. Sullivan --
Ty Cobb --
Jim Jeffries --
Jack Johnson --
Knute Rockne --
Jim Thorpe --
Honus Wagner --
Cy Young --
Clarence DeMar --
Gertrude Ederle --
Red Grange --
Bobby Jones --
Helen Wills Moody --
Babe Ruth --
Bill Tilden --
Glenna Collett Vare --
Johnny Weissmuller --
Sammy Baugh --
Patty Berg --
Ellison M. "Tarzan" Brown --
Lou Gehrig --
Hank Greenberg --
Tom Harmon --
Joe Louis --
Alice Marble --
Jesse Owens --
Satchel Paige --
Helen Stephens --
Tenley Albright --
Roy Campanella --
Florence Chadwick --
Maureen Connolly --
Joe DiMaggio --
Althea Gibson --
Ben Hogan --
Andrea Mead Lawrence --
Mickey Mantle --
Pat McCormick --
Jackie Robinson --
Babe Didrikson Zaharias --
Henry Aaron --
Muhammad Ali --
Mario Andretti --
Arthur Ashe --
Bill Bradley --
Wilt Chamberlain --
Ernie Davis --
Peggy Fleming --
Curt Flood --
Carol Heiss --
Billie Jean King --
Billy Mills --
Joe Namath --
Arnold Palmer --
Wilma Rudolph --
Bill Russell --
Kathrine Switzer --
Kathy Whitworth --
Mickey Wright --
Jim Abbott --
Bonnie Blair --
Susan Butcher --
JoAnne Carner --
Tracy Caulkins --
Peter Crowley --
Gail Devers --
Janet Evans --
Chris Evert --
Miki Gorman --
Janet Guthrie --
Dorothy Hamill --
Sharon Hedrick --
Earvin "Magic" Johnson --
Michael Jordan --
Jackie Joyner Kersee --
Carl Lewis --
Rebecca Lobo --
Nancy Lopez --
Joe Montana --
Edwin Moses --
Shirley Muldowney --
Martina Navratilova --
Jack Nicklaus --
Walter Payton --
Richard Petty --
Mary Lou Retton --
Cal Ripken, Jr. --
Nolan Ryan --
Alberto Salazar --
Joan Benoit Samuelson --
Mary Decker Slaney --
Mark Spitz --
Lee Trevino --
Chris Waddell --
Kenny Walker.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of sports in the United States
Responsibility: Kevin Osborn.

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Discusses the development and influence of sports in American society and the achievements of over 100 athletes.

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