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  Harry Hooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hooper was known as a top-calibre defensive right fielder and a solid leadoff hitter.
Between 1910 and 1915, he teamed with Tris Speaker (CF) and Duffy Lewis (LF) to form one of the finest outfield trios in baseball history.
Beside this, Hooper is the only person to be a part of four Red Sox World Series championships: in 1912, 1915, 1916 and 1918.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Harry_Hooper   (408 words)

 Sons of Norway Sports Medal Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Sports Medal program is similar to a program developed by the Norges Idettsforbund (Norwegian Sports Association) in 1915.
It is felt that since the Idrettsforbund is still in existence in Norway it is important that the basis of the program remain connected to its Norwegian parent.
Scoring is by type of sport, time, duration, and in some cases, distance.
user.mc.net /~norbie/son/sports.html   (330 words)

 E-Adventure - Collections - Sports Memorabilia - Cardboard Gold
Sports memorabilia treasures can be found in many forms.
With most sports cards the back of the card will have stats from prior years of playing for that particular player.
If you have a variety of sports in one box you may prefer Tuff stuff as they list all the sports in one publication as opposed to Becket having a magazine for each sport.
www.e-adventure.net /collections/sports/cardboard.html   (1666 words)

 Softball Bats, Softball Gloves, Softballs - SNMSports Your Softball Headquarters
The company is shaped by its first general manager, E.C. Seaton, who was one of the early experts of the sporting goods industry.
The goal is to grow through innovation and quality, and to promote athletics and sports.
1915 Football jerseys, basketballs and indoor baseballs are added to the line, and the Star tennis racquet is advertised at $.75.
www.snmsports.com /wilson.asp   (210 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   (14867 words)

 Soul-Surfer.com, Surfing History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
By the end of the Nineteenth Century, surfing was but a relic of the once proud sport it had once been; practiced by only a small number of cadre scattered about the Hawaiian Islands.
Duke's role as, first, one of the revivalist surfers and then, later, as surfing's ambassador to the world was key to surfing's coming back from the near death state that had befallen it by the end of the 1800s.
This second water sports club to be formed in Waikiki's revival period is still very much in existence, today.
www.soul-surfer.com /surfing-early1900.html   (9256 words)

 The New York Times: This Day In Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
NEW YORK-A new mark in modern American tennis was set today when William T. Tilden 2d won the national championship for the sixth successive year and captured his second challenge trophy outright.
Volleying flawlessly with punching strokes and whipping his mighty forehand across the net at a low altitude, the Californian carried the attack to his opponent with such impetuousness that for the first and second sets Tilden had to call upon all his brilliancy as a shotmaker to stay on even terms with him.
Part of sport's golden age with Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey and Red Grange, Tilden not only was invincible in the United States nationals but also won Wimbledon both times he played there and led the United States to seven straight Davis Cup victories.
www.nytimes.com /packages/html/sports/year_in_sports/09.19.html   (854 words)

 History of Women in Sports Timeline - Part 2 - 1900 - 1929
1915 - The British government appoints Gertrude Bell (born in England in 1868) a diplomat in Baghdad because of her knowledge of the territory.
1915 - In a stunt, aviator Ruth Law drops a grapefruit from her plane for Brooklyn Dodger outfielder Casey Stengel to catch.
She demonstrated that women could play men's games and was a prime liberator of women in sports.
www.northnet.org /stlawrenceaauw/timelne2.htm   (4204 words)

 Maury Wills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In his first-full season (1960), Wills hit.295 and led the league with 50 stolen bases, being the first NL player to do it since Max Carey stole 51 in 1923.
Wills stole 104 bases in 1962 to establish a new record in baseball, breaking the old mark of 96, set by Ty Cobb in 1915.
Besides this, he hit.299, led the league in triples (10), and was selected the NL Most Valuable Player (beating out Willie Mays by seven points).
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Maury_Wills   (394 words)

 digital stater | stories
Yet Wahoo supporters assert that the logo should be kept, precisely because it doesn't offend people, citing a recent Sports Illustrated poll which claims that over 70 percent of American Indians surveyed didn't think Indian sports mascots should be banned.
STRIKE TWO: Even if we accept the Sports Illustrated figures, we are still left with a very large minority of American Indians (including nearly half of those who live on reservations) who are offended by Indian mascots.
Sports teams frequently change their names and no harm comes to them.
www.stater.kent.edu /stories_old/02fall/10.01.02/chiefwahoo.html   (569 words)

 Seattle Metropolitans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Seattle Metropolitans were an ice hockey team based in Seattle, Washington which played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association from 1915 in sports to 1924 in sports.
They won the Stanley Cup in 1917 in sports, becoming the first United States team to do so, by defeating the National Hockey Associations Montreal Canadiens three games to one by a combined score of 19 to 3.
The Metropolitans also played in the Stanley Cup finals in 1919 in sports (cancelled due to influenza) and 1920 in sports, when they lost to the Ottawa Senators.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Seattle-sports/Seattle-Metropolitans.html   (156 words)

 Sports Card Forum - 1915 Cracker Jack James Scott #26   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I love this gem, and I was just looking at a site that showed some auctions of 1915 Cracker Jacks and the prices were higher than I would have guessed.
(keep in mind that in 1915 the printing process put into cards was not as precise as it is today, so there were probably a few error cards in that set) But thats a pretty cool card you have there, mysterious player as well...
I am by no means an expert on Cracker Jack but I have heard the 1915 issue is more scarce than the 1914 thus leading to higher prices.
www.sportscardforum.com /showthread.php?t=82847   (965 words)

 Welcome to International Sports Federations
As a firm believer in the values of sporting activity, Switzerland offers conditions that are favourable to the development of sport.
A strong political commitment which coincides with its tradition of education and health, together with recognized levels of social stability and law and order, and a high standard of infrastructure all help to enhance the quality of such an environment.
Numerous sports federations and international sports organisations have since followed the IOC to the shores of Lake Geneva.
www.ifsports-guide.ch /english/navigation/bienvenue_en.html   (228 words)

 Sporting News: The 100 most powerful people in sports
Criteria: A person in the sports world who has the capability to effect significant change -- or to prevent change -- in the games we play.
Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Sports and NBC Olympics.
David Falk, chairman of SFX Sports Group, Michael Jordan's agent.
www.freep.com /sports/pagetwo/tsn30_19991230.htm   (411 words)

 Echo Online :: Opinions :: Honor in some team names
In 1914 the officials of the then Cleveland Naps decided a new name was in order for the 1915 season.
Sports writers in Cleveland presented the new name of Cleveland Indians in honor of Louis Francis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian, who played in Cleveland in 1897.
Clearly the Cleveland Indians were not named in a disrespectful way or to represent a savage team name.
www.easternecho.com /cgi-bin/story.cgi?3610   (292 words)

 The Backup News Archives - Single Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
RALEIGH, N.C. — An off-duty officer working security at a sports bar was shot five times as he approached a vehicle that had pulled up outside the bar early Sunday.
A man accused of shooting Powell outside the Top Rank Sports Bar at 1915 Poole Road was arrested several hours later and charged with multiple counts of assault.
After McCloud fired shots at the vehicle which sped away from the shooting at the bar several hours later, officers realized the two cars were one and the same and they were dealing with the suspect from the earlier assault.
www.thebackup.com /archives_newsdetail.asp?id=1580104429   (316 words)

 1915 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1914 in sports, other events of 1915, 1916 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
May 9 Tony Wilding, champion tennis player and soldier
This page was last modified 07:55, 13 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1915_in_sports   (91 words)

 1915 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1915_in_sports.htm   (322 words)

 Gruhn, 1915 Gibson Harp Guitar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Gibson kept them in catalogs well into the 1930s, but few were sold after 1920.
This example was made in 1915 and sports Gibson's beautiful red mahogany stain finish.
In excellent condition, with orignal hard case, it is priced at $5500.
www.gruhn.com /features/harp/AR3594.html   (127 words)

 Roadside Peek : Roadside Cleaners Florida
Modern Cleaners sports the standard sign of the "modern" era.
If you have ever wondered where cowboys go to scrub their duds, a good guess might be at Pioneer Cleaners on Florida Avenue in Tampa.
A family run business since 1915, the place sports a stagecoach sign and building resembling a crude western fort.
www.roadsidepeek.com /roadusa/southeast/rpeekfl/signsfl/flcleaners   (73 words)

 Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
May 8 ----- 1909 - Pitcher Chief Bender, filling in as an outfielder in the sixth inning, slammed two inside the park home runs for the Philadelphia Athletics versus Boston.
1915 - H.P. Whitney's Regret became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby, 40 years after the race's inception in 1875.
The above preview is from Sports Network, May 8, 2003.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:101411320&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (183 words)

 1974 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See also: 1973 in sports, other events of 1974, 1975 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
April 4 - Dave Mirra, extreme sports champion
April 24 - Gabby Logan, British television sports presenter
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1974_in_sports   (830 words)

 Central Zone Championships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Click in the appropriate box and click the button that says print registration form and send to Capitol Sports Center at 1915 Gladden Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168.
The Capitol Sports Center staff will send out broadcast emails to inform you of other information and steps as they come available.
Entry Fee must be received with completed entry form to be accepted into the tournament by February 18th, 2006.
www.capitolsportscenter.com /czchampionships.asp   (415 words)

 Jews in Sports
By the end of the 1921 season, the SPHA uniforms had become too ragged to wear, but the YMHA couldn't come up with the money for new ones.
Gottlieb, Black and Passon started a local sporting goods store, Passon's -and which also paid for uniforms.
Jon Entine (www.jonentine.com), a native Philadelphian based in Los Angeles, is author of Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We're Afraid To Talk About It [PublicAffairs], which was recently released in paperback, and from which this article is adapted.
www.jewishmag.com /45mag/basketball/basketball.htm   (2259 words)

 1915 Boston Red Sox Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
Your source for the latest baseball and sports books.
Baseball-Reference part of Sports Reference, Inc. (Copyright ©2000-2005).
Copyright © 2000-2005 Sports Reference, Inc. All rights reserved.
www.baseball-reference.com /teams/BOS/1915.shtml   (178 words)

 All Shop's Collectibles : Sports : Collect at Curioshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The photo has been mounted on thicker cardboard for framing.
Beautiful lithographed Art Nouveau label (for invoices) of the Hungarian company Istvan Weszely, a well know producer of sports equipment at that time.
The inscription at the back says that it is from 1915.
www.rubylane.com /shops/curioshop/ilist/,cs=Collectibles:Sports,id=2.32.html   (520 words)

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Albert Spalding, baseball player and sporting goods manufacturer
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1915   (555 words)

 The New York Times Company Store
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Swinging safely out of a bunker at Palm Beach, 1915.
Walter Johnson's grip on his famous fastball, 1920.
query.nytimes.com /gst/nytstore.html?kw=Underwood   (52 words)

 Tiny Broadwick - Women in Sports Women's Sports
Women will find the courage and daring to follow their goals.
Tiny made her first jump in 1908 at age 15.
She accumulated over 1100 jumps, including jumps at the 1915 and 1916 San Diego World's Fair, until she made her last jump in San Diego in 1922.
www.makeithappen.com /wis/bios/broadwickt.html   (442 words)

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