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  Al McCoy (Al Rudolph)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Al McCoy was World Middleweight Champion from 1914 to 1917.
He won his title at the age of 18 and was the first southpaw (left­hander) ever to win a World championship.
McCoy flattened champion George Chip in the first round of their title bout on April 7, 1914, to win the Middleweight crown.
www.jewishsports.net /biopages/AlMcCoy.htm   (117 words)

  
  Pay Up and Play the Game : Professional Sport in Britain, 1875-1914: ‹IˆÉš ‰®‘“XBookWeb
An economic analysis of the emergence of mass spectator sport during the years prior to World War I, this study explores the tensions behind an increasingly commercialized activity that was suffused with "gentlemanly" values at many levels and highlights the manner in which this has changed.
An economic analysis of the emergence of mass spectator sport during the years prior to World War I, this study explores the tensions behind an increasingly commercialized activity that was suffused with "gentlemanly" values at many levels, and highlights the manner in which this has changed, as working class consumption and participation became predominant.
The links between sport, gambling, crime and spectator violence are discussed and the author concludes football hooliganism has its roots in the so called "Golden Age" of sport in Britain.
bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp /guest/cgi-bin/booksea.cgi?ISBN=0521355974   (364 words)

  
 Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Sports history grew out of the social history movement of the 1960s that began to look at the past from 'below' by considering the histories of groups, such as women and the working class, that were usually submerged within conventional historical narratives.
Sport itself is an active agent in the world we live in and thus the relationship between sport and society is a complex two-way process.
Huggins, M (1999) 'Sport and the social construction of identity in north-east England, 1800-1914', in N Kirk (ed.), Northern Identities: The Construction of Identity in Northern England from 1800 to the Present.
www.hlst.ltsn.ac.uk /resources/sports_history.html   (5704 words)

  
 African Americans in the Sports Arena
On view are seven major sporting events - boxing, horse racing, cycling, track and field, basketball, baseball, and football - which opened the doors to the expanding Sports Arenas of today.
The world of sports is such a strong part of the recognizable American fabric that it would be hard to imagine the social, cultural, or political development of this nation without this pastime.
On the other hand, American sports are filled with records of African American athletes capable of participating in the broad sports arena but not given the chance due to their race.
www.liu.edu /cwis/cwp/library/aaitsa.htm   (14882 words)

  
 List of baseball jargon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Additional innings needed to complete a game which is tied at the end of the regulation number of innings, typically 9 (nearly all levels of the sport), possibly 7 such as in the second game of a doubleheader (minor or amateur leagues only).
As Paul Dickson explains, this term originated in the sport of boxing.
FL or F.L. Abbreviation for Federal League, a major league that existed for two years, 1914 - 1915.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baseball_jargon   (4579 words)

  
 Sports Research Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Sports psychology is also represented in the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Archives, 1965-90 (R.S. 2 cubic feet).
Sports conditioning and physical fitness are documented in the Thomas C. Cureton Papers, 1930-75 (R.S. 16/3/21, 3 cubic feet) and in the papers of A.W. "Fritz" Hubbard 1925-90 (R.S. Wheelchair sports are represented in the Rehabilitation Education Services Scrapbooks, 1947-86 (R.S. 16/6/12, 3.5 cubic feet).
Women's sports are documented in the Laura Huelster Papers, 1914-86 (R.S. 16/4/22, 5.3 cubic feet).
www.library.uiuc.edu /ahx/sports.htm   (856 words)

  
 Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_sports_events.html   (674 words)

  
 1914 Cracker Jacks: Elusive and Beautiful - Sports Market Report, June 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
There is no question that the 1914 Cracker Jack cards are tougher to locate in high-grade and tougher to locate period.
Due to a redemption plan (the set could be obtained from the manufacturer, even with an album) and a “find” several years ago, the 1915’s are more abundant in volume and quality.
In addition, the 1914 examples were printed on much thinner paper stock in comparison to the 1915 Cracker Jacks.
www.autographcollector.com /smr/smr0601/cracker.htm   (571 words)

  
 1914   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Its crowning achievement came in 1914, when local racer Eddie Pullen drove it to victory in what was then America's most famous road race, the Grand Prize, and in the process set a course record of 77 mph.
The result was the finest model of Mercer and the one that many car buffs believe to be the best sports car of the 1910s — the Raceabout.
"Some sports cars from the era are like steeds that you have to hold tight," Hoch said.
www.capitalcentury.com /1914.html   (1362 words)

  
 List of sports events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/l/li/list_of_sports_events.shtml   (585 words)

  
 SGC 1914 Cracker Jack "Press Release"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
An exhilarating find of pristine 1914 Cracker Jacks, still in the original company envelope, surfaced at the recent National Sports Convention in Cleveland, OH.
In 1914, Cracker Jack sought to entice young buyers by including a baseball trading card in every box.
Most existing 1914 Cracker Jack cards, long coveted by sports card collectors, display notorious staining from insertion next to the caramel candy and were further damaged by eager hands grabbing for the card.
www.sgc1914crackerjack.com /press.html   (443 words)

  
 Great Sports Stories 1913,1914,1915, 1919   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Once again, a century later, they went to heavily populated sports stadiums for their heroes.
Thus as early as the spring of 1914, King George V watched Burnley beat Liverpool in the FA Cup Final.
There were military bands, speakers and posters at sports grounds.
homepage.ntlworld.com /haywardlad/centsport/1913-19.html   (1728 words)

  
 GameSpy: Aggression: Europe 1914
There was a time in the history of humankind when every woman and man became slayers and victims at the same time.
From 1914 to 1945, Europe was immersed in the most savage, cruel and deadly wars people suffered.
By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the User Agreement.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/aggression-europe-1914   (122 words)

  
 1948 In Sports [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
They are most recently known for their ongoing record of 13 consecutive division championships (1991-2004, except for the strike shortened 1994 season), the most in any professional North American sport, while collecting only one World Series championship in that time (in 1995, also a strike shortened season)....
Football Football is the name given to a number of different team sports.
As such its prestige as the sport's premier domestic cup competition is without par around the world.
www.wikimirror.com /1948_in_sports   (4246 words)

  
 Sports timeline - Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
1969 in sports - The New York Jets upset the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III; the first Super Bowl victory by an American Football League team.
1945 in sports - Maurice Richard is the first NHL player to score 50 goals in one season
1882 in sports - First time Australia beat England in Test cricket in England, beginning The Ashes legend.
www.greatestinfo.org /List_of_'years_in_sports'   (1583 words)

  
 GENERAL SPORTS BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA
A nicely illustrated book on various sports, chapters are by various contributors from inside each sport, some sports have more than one chapter, rugby football has two, the major sports covered are:- Athletics, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Football (Soccer and Rugby), Fishing, Golf, Moutaineering, Rowing, Tennis.
Sports included (pages dedicated to this sport are in brackets after the sport) are Athletics (15), Billiards (6), Chess (6), Cricket (11), Cycling (34), Football (39), Golf (18), Lawn Tennis (4), Sculling (4), Skating (2).
AFLALO, FG "The Sports of the World" (2 volumes) 1903, 416pp, chapters on diferent sports including traditional (soccer, rugby, cricket, tennis etc) plus hunting, trapping, fishing and marshall arts.
www.rugbyrelics.com /OS/general.htm   (714 words)

  
 "Golffirmations: The Golfer's Book Of High Spirits And Lower Scores" (Book) by Hugh O'Neill
OnlineSports.com is your premier source for all things sports, including jerseys, sports jerseys, throwback jerseys, sports jewelry, sports apparel, sports memorabilia, sports fan gear, sports books, sports videos, sports dvds, sports accessories, and so much more.
We carry everything from bleachers and billiards, to information on sports medicine, sports nutrition, coaching, footwear, boating, cycling, sports travel and sports tickets.
If it's sports equipment there's a good chance we've got it: track and field equipment, fitness equipment, camping equipment, basketball equipment, playground equipment, exercise equipment, baseball equipment, to name just a few.
www.onlinesports.com /pages/I,BK-1914.html   (359 words)

  
 Sports timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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www.baapoo.com /wiki,index,goto,Sports_timeline.html   (561 words)

  
 History of Women in Sports Timeline - Part 2 - 1900 - 1929
1914 - Miss Georgia "Tiny" Broadwick, demonstrating air-jumping techniques to the US Army in San Diego, CA, pulled her release manually, becoming the first person to make an intentional free-fall parachute jump from an airplane on June 21.
1914 - The first national swimming championships are held with women allowed to register by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
She demonstrated that women could play men's games and was a prime liberator of women in sports.
www.northnet.org /stlawrenceaauw/timelne2.htm   (4189 words)

  
 Sports
This site explores how to empower women to be more involved in sports and information about women and the Olympics.
From ThinkQuest Junior whose focus is for grades 4 to 6.
The BBC looks at sports science at it related to the 2000 Sydney Olympics including the technology of the sports arenas, the human physiology of the athletes, and if and how the clothes they wear influences their abilities.
www.ba.k12.ok.us /schools/ecm/m/sports.htm   (1178 words)

  
 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville adidas Partners in Sports
September 21, 2004 -- Partners in Sports has announced that its annual conference will be held on Thursday, October 28 from 8:00 a.m.
University of Tennessee sport management classes will be dismissed during the conference and are highly encouraged to attend the event.
Any questions should be directed to Holly McDaniel at hmcdanie@utk.edu or (865) 974-1292 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m.
web.utk.edu /~partners/conference_092104.htm   (248 words)

  
 Wacky Moments in Sports
In 1914, the Brooklyn Dodgers', Wilbert Robinson was talked into a challenge to catch a ball dropped from an airplane flying over the Dodger's training camp.
Wilbert agreed to catch the ball, but what he didn't realize was, the pilot, Ruth Law forgot to take a baseball up with her.
The ball hit Alice Roth, wife of the sports editor of the Philadelphia Bulletin, and broke her nose.
www.chilliman.com /wacky.htm   (1533 words)

  
 Sports History - Baseball Card Photographs CD, 1887 - 1914
This collection represents more than one thousand major and minor league ballplayers (primarily major league), from teams in thirteen identified leagues and seventy-five cities in the United States and Canada dating from 1887 to 1914.
This collection is often referred to as the "Benjamin K. Edwards" collection, the original collector of the majority of these baseball cards.
Originally distributed in cigarette packs, these cards were the forerunners of modern sports trading cards.
www.aurorahistoryboutique.com /Y000012.htm   (770 words)

  
 Sports Temples of Boston: Boston Arena
Located on Columbus Avenue and Walpole Street at the present site of the MBTA’s Ruggles Street Station in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, the South End Grounds was the first baseball "temple" and a home for Boston major league baseball for over four decades.
The South End Grounds was also used for college sporting events including baseball and football.
A third ballpark was built and was the home of the Boston Braves until August 1914.
www.bpl.org /sportstemples/southend_new.htm   (229 words)

  
 Woman Finds Box Of 1914 Baseball Cards Worth $800K - Sports Card Forum
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. -- A complete set of 1914 Cracker Jack baseball cards featuring "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and Ty Cobb that a woman had in a shoe box in her home has sold for $800,000, a suburban Chicago auction house announced this week.
Woman Finds Box Of 1914 Baseball Cards Worth $800K - 12-02-2004, 06:53 PM i wouldn,t say she found them she knew about them and was waiting for her husband to die to cash in 800,000 now that,s what i call a fortune for cardboard
Woman Finds Box Of 1914 Baseball Cards Worth $800K - 12-03-2004, 12:07 AM ummm actually it was her father wh ohad the cards from his brother :) but I am just picking at ya, spuds!
www.sportscardforum.com /archive/index.php/t-88246_Updated_Tradelist/t-100767_Woman_Finds_Box_Of_1914_Baseball_Cards_Worth_$800K.html   (451 words)

  
 The Sports Historian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Williams (eds.), Sport and Identity in the North of England (Keele: Keele University Press, 1996), pp.
122 Williams, J., `Churches, Sport and Identities in the North, 1900-1939', in J. Hill and J. Williams (eds.), Sport and Identity in the North of England (Keele: Keele University Press, 1996), pp.
219 Metcalfe, A., `Sport and Community: A Case Study of the Mining Villages of East Northumberland, 1800-1914', in J. Hill and J. Williams (eds.), Sport and Identity in the North of England (Keele: Keele University Press, 1996), pp.
www2.umist.ac.uk /sport/SPORTS%20HISTORY/BSSH/The%20Sports%20Historian/TSH%2017-1/cox9.html   (7621 words)

  
 EA SPORTS - It's In The Game
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Sign up to receive the EA SPORTS Rugby 2005 Newsletter
www.easports.com /games/rugby2005/sweeps.jsp?ncc=1   (76 words)

  
 1914: Definition and links by Encyclopedian.com Information about 1914
1914: Definition and links by Encyclopedian.com Information about 1914
Years: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 - 1914 - 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
January 5 - Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday[?] and a minimum wage of $5 for a day's labor.
encyclopedian.com /19/1914.html   (695 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / More Sports
CBS televised the Molly Pitcher Handicap at Monmouth Park in New Jersey.
It was the first color sports broadcast in history.
In his last race, Calumet Farm's six-year-old Citation won the Hollywood Gold Cup by four lengths, and became racing's first millionaire horse.
www.sportsnetwork.com /globe.asp?c=globe&page=other/tdis.htm   (456 words)

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