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The Chicago sports reader : 100 years of sports in the windy city /

edited by Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems.

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Names: Riess, Steven A. | Gems, Gerald R.
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009.
Series: Sports and society.
Topics: Sports - Illinois - Chicago - History. | Sport.
Regions: Chicago <Ill.> | Illinois - Chicago.
Genres: History.
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245 04|aThe Chicago sports reader :|b100 years of sports in the windy city /|cedited by Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems.
260 |aUrbana :|bUniversity of Illinois Press,|cc2009.
300 |a368 p., [6] p. of plates :|bill., maps ;|c23 cm.
490 1 |aSports and society
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aIntroduction: the history of sports in Chicago / Steven A. Riess -- Horse racing in Chicago, 1883-1894: the interplay of class, politics, and organized crime / Steven A. Riess -- When Chicago was wheel crazy / George D. Bushnell -- The car race of the century / Cord Scott -- The rise of the spectator, the coach, and the player, 1895-1905 / Robin Dale Lester -- Black entrepreneurship in the national pastime: the rise of semiprofessional baseball in Black Chicago, 1890-1915 / Michael E. Lomax -- News, narratives, and the Black Sox scandal: history's first draft / Daniel A. Nathan -- Red Grange and the Chicago Bears / John M. Carroll -- The Dempsey-Tunney fight / Bruce R. Evensen -- Entrepreneurship and the rise of the Chicago Blackhawks / John Chi-Kit Wong -- Blocked shot: the development of basketball in the African-American community of Chicago / Gerald R. Gems -- No freaks, no Amazons, no boyish bobs / Susan K. Cahn -- 1969 and the Chicago Cubs / David Claerbaut -- Bittersweet championships: Michael Jordan, the Chicago Bulls, and international sports marketing / Walter L. LeFeber.
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856 41|3Table of contents|uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0827/2008037209.html

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