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link to catalog page, Sports in Zion

Sports in Zion

Mormon Recreation, 1890-1940

Author: Richard Ian Kimball
Pub Date: January 2009

A unique look at the Latter-day Saints' recreational efforts intended to "Mormonize" a rising generation of young men and women   learn more...

link to catalog page O'TOOLE, Sweet William

Sweet William

The Life of Billy Conn

Author: Andrew O'Toole
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2009

A tribute to Billy Conn, one of the greatest light heavyweight boxing champions of all time   learn more...

link to catalog page, Baseball


A History of America's Game

Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Pub Date: May 2008

A succinct history of baseball, newly revised and updated   learn more...

link to catalog page, Female Gladiators

Female Gladiators

Gender, Law, and Contact Sport in America

Author: Sarah K. Fields
Pub Date: June 2008

How school-aged girls used the legal system to gain access to contact sports   learn more...

link to catalog page GORN, Sports in Chicago Author: Edited by Elliott J. Gorn
Pub Date: August 2008

A wide-ranging history of Chicago sports   learn more...

link to catalog page REGALADO, Viva Baseball!

Viva Baseball!

Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger

Author: Samuel O. Regalado
Pub Date: April 2008

Illuminating the struggles of Latin American professional baseball players in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page KIRSCH, Baseball and Cricket

Baseball and Cricket

The Creation of American Team Sports, 1838-72

Author: George B. Kirsch
Pub Date: February 2007

How and why Americans chose baseball over its early rival, cricket, as the national pastime   learn more...

link to catalog page MOSS, Golf and the American Country Club Author: Richard J. Moss
Pub Date: 2007

A revealing look at the intertwined histories of the venerable game and controversial clubs   learn more...

link to catalog page KUGELMASS, Jews, Sports, and the Rites of Citizenship Author: Edited by Jack Kugelmass
Pub Date: December 2007

How sports act as a path toward citizenship for minority populations   learn more...

link to catalog page SUOZZO, The Chicago Marathon Author: Andrew Suozzo
Pub Date: September 2006

The first book-length study of the city’s great annual contest   learn more...

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