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Breaking through : John B. McLendon, basketball legend and civil rights pioneer

Author: Milton S Katz
Publisher: Fayetteville Univ. of Arkansas Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John B McLendon was the last living protege of basketball's inventor, Dr James Naismith, and one of the ""top ten basketball coaches of the century"" in Billy Packer's opinion. This biography  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John B McLendon; John B McLendon; John B McLendon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton S Katz
ISBN: 155728847X 9781557288479
OCLC Number: 836539349
Description: XXII, 256 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: A Kansas childhood and the life of the game, 1915-33 --
The University of Kansas and Dr. James Naismith, 1933-36 --
Establishing a tradition of excellence: North Carolina College, 1937-52 --
A pioneer for integration: the National Basketball Association and the National Athletic Steering Committee, 1950-53 --
Groundbreaking championship years at Tennessee A & I State University, 1954-59 --
Blazing new trails: the Cleveland Pipers, 1959-62 --
Back to the college game: Kentucky State College and Cleveland State University, 1963-69 --
The first black coach in the American Basketball Association: the Denver Rockets, 1969 --
National and international ambassador of basketball for Converse, Inc., 1969-89 --
Return to Cleveland State University: Professor, Advisor, Historian, and "just a man," 1989-99.
Responsibility: Milton S. Katz
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