Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football by David L. PorterBiographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football by David L. Porter

Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Football

EditorDavid L. Porter

Hardcover | October 1, 1987

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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.
Title:Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: FootballFormat:HardcoverDimensions:780 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 1987Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031325771X

ISBN - 13:9780313257711

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Editorial Reviews

?Judicious selection, careful and consistent editing, thorough indexing, and interesting appendixes all combine to make this an outstanding reference series on American sports ... it would make a useful acquisition for public and academic libraries, and is certain to be much in demand for browsing and scholarship." - Reference Books Bulletin "Useful for most public libraries.?-Library Journal