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Author Belsky, Gary.

Title On the origins of sports : the early history and original rules of everybody's favorite games / Gary Belsky & Neil Fine.

Publication Info. New York : Artisan, [2016]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796 B419o 2016    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 255 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Because everything starts somewhere -- Baseball -- Basketball -- Boxing -- Cricket -- Field Hockey -- Football (American) -- Football (Fantasy) -- Golf -- Ice Hockey -- Kickball -- Mixed Martial Arts -- Poker -- Rugby -- Soccer -- Stock Car Racing -- Tennis -- Tenpin Bowling -- Ultimate Frisbee -- Volleyball -- Wiffle Ball -- Wrestling.
Summary On the Origins of Sports is an illustrated book built around the original rules of 21 of the world's most popular sports, from football and soccer to wrestling and mixed martial arts. Never before have the original rules for these sports coexisted in one volume. Brimming with history and miscellany, it is the ultimate sports book for the thinking man.
Subject Sports -- History.
Sports. (OCoLC)fst01130432
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Fine, Neil.
ISBN 9781579656843

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