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Akron-Canton Football Heritage (Images of Sports)

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Football in the Akron-Canton area can be traced back to the 1890s with Buchtel College and John W. Heisman. In the early 1900s, multiple professional teams sprouted throughout the eastern Ohio region. Major powerhouses included the Canton Bulldogs, Akron Indians, and Massillon Pros. In 1920, the Akron Pros became the fi rst modern-day national champions of organized football. With the formation of the American Professional Football Association and the National Football League, many players and coaches with ties to the Akron-Canton region have become synonymous with football excellence. Today football in this area continues to play an integral part of life from the high school level to the college ranks to all types of professional football. Akron-Canton Football Heritage traces the rich and storied history of football in the region as well as the contribution of local players, coaches, and teams through pictures obtained from multiple collections.

About the Author

Craig Holbert is an assistant archivist at the University of Akron. Margaret Maroon obtained her doctorate from Case Western Reserve University and has published several works. Thomas Maroon is an avid football historian who has written for multiple sports Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738540788
Author:
Maroon, Thomas
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Author:
Maroon, Margaret
Author:
Holbert, Craig
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Football
Subject:
Canton
Subject:
Football - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Midwest
Subject:
OH
Subject:
FOO; SPO
Subject:
Football - Ohio - Akron
Subject:
Football - Ohio - Canton
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Images of Sports
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
127
Dimensions:
9.30x7.28x.39 in. .71 lbs.

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