Notable Sports Figures (4 Volume Set) by Dana R. Barnes

By Dana R. Barnes

This new identify takes an in depth examine major activities figures from all over the world and all through historical past. protecting greater than six hundred individuals--both these well-known for his or her accomplishments at the box in addition to these notorious for his or her exploits off the field--"Notable activities Figures contains biographical profiles of athletes, coaches, group executives and media figures from all activities. for every entrant, essays disguise youth and private details, together with touch info the place to be had; occupation in recreation; and statement at the enduring value of the person. different positive factors contain an introductory essay discussing the significance of activity in society; a chronology of important sporting activities; an appendix of majot activities awards and championships; and game, nationality, topic and identify indexes.

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1579 American college basketball coach Bart Starr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1518 American football player Fran Tarkenton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1583 American football player Peter Stastny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1523 Czech hockey player Lawrence Taylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1586 American football player Roger Staubach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1524 American football player Sachin Tendulkar.

1340 American basketball player xxxii NSF FM 7/8/03 2:17 PM Page xxxiii Notable Sports Figures Entry List Alex Rodriguez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1343 American baseball player Gale Sayers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1416 American football player Chi Chi Rodríguez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1347 American golfer Dolph Schayes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1420 American basketball player Pete Rose. . . . . . . .

859 Belarussian gymnast Carl Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 929 American track and field athlete xxix NSF FM 7/8/03 2:17 PM Page xxx Entry List Notable Sports Figures Lennox Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 932 British boxer Rocky Marciano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1004 American boxer Nancy Lieberman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 936 American basketball player Dan Marino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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