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Baseball - ...The Perfect Game by
Call Number: 796.357 BAS
Publication Date: 2005-04-18
Red Stockings and Black Sox. Bums and Bosox. The Professor and the Spaceman. Cobb and Ruth. Matty and Satchel. The Man and Rapid Robert. Williams and Bonds. Say Hey and Sandy. Hammerin’ Hank and Slammin’ Sammy. From the heroic hits to the heart-breaking slumps, baseball inspires writers from all walks of life to reflect on the game and its place in our lives.
1920 to 1939 by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2010-07-01
The decade following World War I was known as the Roaring Twenties, and sports were no exception, from Babe Ruth's fateful trade to the New York Yankees to a transcontinental footrace from Los Angeles to New York.
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The 1920s by
Call Number: 973.91 FEI
Publication Date: 2015-07-15
Suffragettes won women the right to vote in the United States. Babe Ruth was the biggest name in sports. The Lost Generation created music and literature that would speak to everyone. Prohibition created gangsters and mob bosses. And silent films gave way to talking ones. The 1920s was a decade full of idealization, prosperity, and creativity, leading a generation of Americans out of war and into a golden age.
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The 1920s Sports: Overview
The 1920s is considered the golden age of American sports. The Great War (1914–18) in Europe had finally ended, and Americans were eager to forget the fighting and enjoy themselves. What's more, the economy was booming along with the stock market. It was a time for escapism, and fans rooted wildly for their favorite athletes and the teams for which they played.
THE 1920s: SPORTS: OVERVIEW
The 1920s have been called the Golden Age of Sports. From the very beginning of the decade extraordinary athlete-heroes emerged in virtually every sport—baseball, football, tennis, golf, polo, and the Olympic sports. Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Lou Gehrig, Red Grange, Knute Rockne, Helen Wills, Bill Tilden, Bobby Jones, Walter Hagen, Jack Dempsey, Benny Leonard, and Tommy Hitchcock established records and, in the process, became legends.
1920s: Sports and Games
Along with all the other grand titles of the decade, the 1920s were also known as “The Golden Age of Sports.” Players in almost every sport far exceeded fans' expectations and became heroic legends who are still remembered
The 1920s Sports: Topics in the News
IS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AN ILLEGAL MONOPOLY?
BASEBALL: FROM THE BLACK SOX SCANDAL TO THE BABE
THE NEW YORK YANKEES
THE NEGRO LEAGUES ALSO PROVIDE EXCITING PLAY
BOXING: A DECADE OF STARS
COLLEGE FOOTBALL'S GLORY DAYS
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL GETS OFF THE GROUND
FOOTBALL'S FAMOUS PAPA BEAR
GOLF'S WIDENING APPEAL
HORSERACING'S HERO: MAN O' WAR
THE OLYMPIC GAMES SHINE
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