Sports In Cleveland: An Illustrated History (Encyclopedia Of Clev)
Sports in Cleveland: An Illustrated History (Encyclopedia of Clev)
Whether football or baseball, golf or track, sports have played an important part in Cleveland's history. Bob Feller, Jesse Owens, Bill Veeck, Larry Doby, Lou Boudreau, Jim Brown, Bob Lemon, Hank Greenberg -- they are only a few of the hundreds of personalities who have made Cleveland one of the great sports capitals in the country. Over 150 photographs bring alive the proud tradition of sports in Cleveland.""The book, written with a keen interpretive sense, documents how sports began from disorganized, confined contests to their present incarnations as near religions."" -- The Plain DealerFrom the Back CoverAn encyclopedia of sports in Cleveland dating from 1796 to 1990.About the AuthorJOHN J. GRABOWSKI is curator of manuscripts at the Western Reserve Historical Society. He is co-editor of and contributor to Cleveland: A tradition of Reform and co-editor (with David D. Van Tassel) of The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (Indiana University Press, 1987).
Specification of Sports in Cleveland: An Illustrated History (Encyclopedia of Clev)
|Grabowski, John J
|Indiana University Press
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