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50 Years of American Sports, 1960-2009: A Decade-By-Decade History

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978-1-60057-140-4

50 Years of American Sports, 1960-2009

A Decade-by-Decade History

David Fischer, Jim Gigliotti, Timothy J. Seeberg, Michael Teitelbaum, John Walters, and Bob Woods

About the Author(s):

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David Fischer is the author of many books on sports for adults and young readers. His books include The 50 Coolest Jobs in Sports, The New York Times' Sports of the Times, Cool Sports Dad, and Do Curve Balls Really Curve? He has written for The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and NBC Sports.

Jim Gigliotti is a freelance writer and former editor at NFL Publishing. He is the coauthor of Baseball: A Celebration, Obsessed with Football, and several books on sports for young readers.

Timothy J. Seeberg lives and writes in Oregon. He is the author of three books about outdoor sports for young readers.

Michael Teitelbaum is a prolific author of books on many subjects for young readers.

Synopsis:

From football and baseball to soccer and boxing, the "World Almanac" covers 50 years of American sports, with contributions by such noted sportswriters as David Fischer, Jim Gigliotti, Timothy J. Seeberg, and Michael Teitelbaum.

Synopsis:

50 Years of American Sports presents in full color the exciting history of American sports from 1960 through 2009. Examining sports as social history, this guide covers the historical high points, scandals, records, championships, and the rise of professional athletics in an engaging decade-by-decade format. It captures the thrill of the games while looking at how sports have impacted culture, shaped race relations, influenced world events, and much more.

Written by a team of top sports journalists and sports writers, this comprehensive book presents compelling and inspiring histories of the sports people love to watch and play. Year-by-year chapters recount important sports highlights, and full-color photographs capture some of the greatest moments in sports.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600571404
Author:
Fischer, David
Publisher:
World Almanac Books
Author:
Gigliotti, Jim
Author:
Seeberg, Timothy J.
Author:
Buckley, James, Jr.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400

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"Synopsis" by , From football and baseball to soccer and boxing, the "World Almanac" covers 50 years of American sports, with contributions by such noted sportswriters as David Fischer, Jim Gigliotti, Timothy J. Seeberg, and Michael Teitelbaum.
"Synopsis" by , 50 Years of American Sports presents in full color the exciting history of American sports from 1960 through 2009. Examining sports as social history, this guide covers the historical high points, scandals, records, championships, and the rise of professional athletics in an engaging decade-by-decade format. It captures the thrill of the games while looking at how sports have impacted culture, shaped race relations, influenced world events, and much more.

Written by a team of top sports journalists and sports writers, this comprehensive book presents compelling and inspiring histories of the sports people love to watch and play. Year-by-year chapters recount important sports highlights, and full-color photographs capture some of the greatest moments in sports.

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