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The Encyclopedia of North American Sports History free pdf Wondering how many knockouts Sugar Ray Robinson had? Who has hit the most home runs? Where the World Hot Air Balloon Championship is held? What the current land speed record is? Where the Hockey Hall of Fame is? Want to know how many seats are in Toronto's SkyDome, how much it cost to build it, how big its retractable roof is and what the home run distances are? The answers to these questions and many more are all found in this encyclopedia. Arranged alphabetically, it has entries on modern and obsolete sports, topics of historical interest, key people, social issues related to sport, major awards and records, cities, stadiums and arenas, professional sports organizations, halls of fame and sports museums. Cross-referenced, bibliographic information and website listings complete this source of information that should be of interest to both the general reader and the sports fanatic.

About Ralph Hickok

Ralph Hickok graduated from Harvard and has worked as a reporter, editor, and reviewer. He is a contributor to Sports Illustrated and has written five previous books, including Who Was Who in American Sports and The New Encyclopedia of Sports, He lives in New Bedford, MA.

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Author : Ralph Hickok
Publisher : Facts On File Inc
Data Published : 31 October 2002
ISBN : 0816050716
EAN : 9780816050710
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 608 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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