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Title African-American sports greats [electronic resource] : a biographical dictionary / edited by David L. Porter.
Publisher Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
book jacket
  

Description 1 online resource (xix, 429 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Preface; History of African Americans in Professional and Olympic Sports; Biographies; Appendix 1: Alphabetical Listing of Entries with Sport; Appendix 2: Entries by Major Sport; Appendix 3: Cross-References for Married Women Athletes; Index; About the Editor and Contributors;
Summary African-American athletes have played a significant role in the development and popularity of American professional sports, and have encountered numerous obstacles on the road to athletic success. This is the first comprehensive multi-sport biographical dictionary of African Americans who reached the pinnacles of success in their sport. It contains more personal and career profiles of African-American sports greats than are found in any other single source. Biographical profiles of 166 noted athletes, coaches, and administrators in team and individual sports include both Ristorical figures suc.
Subject African American athletes -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Sportifs noirs américains -- Biographies -- Dictionnaires anglais.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Sports. bisacsh
Sporters. gtt
Negers. gtt
Sport & Recreation.
Identifiers Sportspersons
United States
Subject Electronic books.
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Porter, David L., 1941-
ISBN 9780313387586 (electronic bk.)
0313387583 (electronic bk.)
0313289875 (alk. paper)
9780313289873 (alk. paper)
Pub Number GR8987 Greenwood eBooks http://www.ebooks.greenwood.com/about.asp
OCLC 615600451



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