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  Sports Cars | Exotic Sports Cars | Classic Sports Cars | Sports Cars for Sale
The manufacture of the modern-day sports car began only after 1945, when the economy started booming, technology developed dramatically and better roads were being built.
In fact, sports cars are as much about personality as they are about performance — smooth aerodynamic bodies of carbon fiber, chrome pipes and fittings, rich leather upholstery, wide wheels, shiny wooden panels and snazzy paint jobs.
The majority of contemporary sports cars have front-wheel drives as opposed to rear-wheel drives, which were more common in the earlier generation of sports cars.
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 Amazon.com: HP iPAQ 1945 Pocket PC: Electronics
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What's in the box: iPaQ 1945, USB synchronization cable, AC Adapter, battery, charger adapter, audio adapter, iPAQ Pocket PC companion CD See more technical details
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  50 years of blacks in sports - 1945-1995: Ebony: 50 Years That Changed America Ebony - Find Articles
It was October 23, 1945, when Branch Rickey, then-president of the Brooklyn Dodgers, signaled the beginning of racial transformation in American sports.
That ws the day the long-awaited announcement came that Robinson was being assigned to the Dodgers' minor-league affiliate Montreal Royals, thereby breaking the 56-year-old "gentleman's agreement" among White owners and setting the stage for Robinson to become the first Black player in the Major Leagues in the modem era.
It was during that period that the NBA began to aggressively promote its product, and fans were treated to the grace of Elgin Baylor, the ballet-like moves of Earl (The Pearl) Monroe, the all-around skills of Oscar Robertson and the intense battles between Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell.
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  50 years of blacks in sports.(1945-1995: Ebony: 50 Years
It was October 23, 1945, when Branch Rickey, then-president of the Brooklyn Dodgers, signaled the beginning of racial transformation in American sports.
At the time, baseball was the most popular sport, prompting Little Leaguers around the nation to emulate their heroes, who included then-future Hall of Famers Willie McCovey, Billy Williams, Bob Gibson, Elston Howard, Ernie Banks, Frank Robinson and Willie Mays--who's still viewed by many as the best all-around player in the history of the game.
The sports world continued to grow and prosper in the '60s during the height of the Black consciousness movement, Black athletes not only excelled in their sports but took political stands during the Black social revolution.
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 Feminist Majority Foundation
Getting interested and involved in sports is difficult for women and girls with disabilities because of the limited exposure they get to sports, especially when they are young.
Many athletes with disabilities of all kinds agree that sports are an important way to affirm their competence and worth.
Sports sway the focus from people's disabilities and place attention on their abilities.
www.feminist.org /sports/disability.html   (1224 words)

  
 ABC Radio National - The Sports Factor Transcript - 25 April 1997
And of course in 1945, when it was decided by the Australian Government to form the Australian Services Cricket Team, supplemented by a few chaps from the AIF, like Lindsay Hassett, who was the captain, I was one of the fortunate ones who were selected to be in the team.
So that was one of the great sporting gestures that happened during this series of matches that we played in England.
Well, in sport these days, athletes are interested in pretty well anything that might help improve their performance.
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 1945 in sports - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
See also: 1944 in sports, other events of 1945, 1946 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
January 28: Hall of Fame election: Baseball writers fail to elect a new inductee.
1945 in sports, Baseball, Basketball, Football (Australian), Football (American), Football (soccer), England, Births, Deaths and 1945 in sports.
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 Star-Telegram | 09/27/2006 | Losing a legend
He won 11 consecutive tournaments in 1945, a record that even Tiger Woods has never threatened.
Rather, the world of sport will remember Lord Byron Nelson as a gentleman with a humble heart and a seemingly eternal spirit.
Don't let anyone tell you this week that Nelson's 11 victories in a row in 1945 were tainted by a wartime-weakened field.
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 Rebuilding A Nation: Sports
Spectator sports became an important means of relaxation and entertainment.
During the War, professional sports - though not entirely suspended -- were played on a small scale.
View the rest of the images in the Sports theme.
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 Bambino Curse | Sports History | Billy Goat Curse | Chicago Cubs Curse | Boston Red Sox | 2004 World Series
In 1945, William "Billy Goat" Sianis tried to bring his pet goat, Murphy, with him into Wrigley Field for Game 4 of the World Series.
The Cubs lost the 1945 World Series to the Detroit Tigers and haven't made it to a World Series since.
The last four players who have appeared on the cover of the game have suffered serious injuries or a poor season.
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 Portsmouth Herald Local Sports: Golf great Byron Nelson dead at 94
But what will forever set Nelson apart is a single record, one that no golfer has ever approached: his 11 straight tournament victories in 1945, the greatest year in the history of golf.
He captured 31 of 54 tournaments in 1944-45, and won a total of 52 events, including five majors: the Masters in 1937 and '42, the U.S. Open in 1939 and the PGA Championship in 1940 and '45.
Nelson was voted AP Male Athlete of the Year in 1944 and 1945.
www.seacoastonline.com /news/09272006/sports-nelson927.html   (1467 words)

  
 Colorado College | Club Sports
Colorado College believes participation in sports to be an integral part of a well-ordered program of liberal education and, therefore, encourages the widest possible participation in sports by individual members of the college community.
The college is interested and committed to sponsoring and supporting club sports since these activities traditionally have a large number of participants, contribute to the development of health and physical fitness, and have a definite carry-over value to later life.
The college is committed to a philosophy of sport that stresses the value and enjoyment of participation in the physical capacities.
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 Article - Sports - Nelson defined by swing, streak   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Winning 11 in a row in 1945 with the sweet stroke made him a legend.
So the year after Nelson won a record 18 tournaments - including a mind-boggling 11 in a row - he retired from golf in 1945 at 34 and bought his dream ranch in Roanoke, Texas.
He led the PGA Tour in earnings in 1944 and 1945 and was named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year both those years.
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 Former golf star Byron Nelson passes away at the age of 94
Known for his graceful swing and gentle manner, Nelson had the greatest year in the history of professional golf in 1945 when he won 18 tournaments, including the streak of 11 that no one has come close to duplicating.
He captured 31 of 54 tournaments in 1944-45, and won a total of 52 events, including five majors: the Masters in 1937 and '42, the U.S. Open in 1939 and the PGA Championship in 1940 and '45.
Nelson's long, fluid swing is considered the model of the modern way to strike a golf ball and his kind, caring style with fans and competitors made him one of the most well-liked people in sports.
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 1945 Detroit Tigers World Series Champions 13" x 16" Healy Plaque
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We carry everything from bleachers and billiards, to information on sports medicine, sports nutrition, coaching, footwear, boating, cycling, sports travel and sports tickets.
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 Sports coaching & instruction in Oldham - UpMyStreet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Give Premier Sports Coaching In Association With Arsenal Soccer Schools a call and they could help you out with sports coaching in Cheltenham.
sports coach UK provides non sports specific information at various levels for coaches from beginners to top level national coaches.
These are premium paid for placements where businesses advertise their websites, with a short explanation of what they do, when a search matches up with their business.
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 List of sports events
2001 in sports - Tiger Woods becomes first golfer to hold all four major titles
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
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 Byron Nelson, a Standout for His Remarkable Golf Swing and 1945 Season, Dies at 94 - New York Times
Byron Nelson, the winner of a record 11 consecutive professional golf tournaments in 1945 and one of golf’s most renowned figures, died yesterday at his home in Roanoke, Tex. He was 94.
Nelson was named male athlete of the year for 1944 and 1945 in an Associated Press poll of sportswriters and broadcasters.
Early in the 1945 season, Nelson gained confidence when he defeated Sam Snead in a playoff at a tournament in Charlotte, N.C., the first of his 11 consecutive triumphs from early March through early August.
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 Baseball Hall of Fame balloting 1945: Encyclopedia II - Baseball Hall of Fame balloting 1945 - The BBWAA election
A total of 247 ballots were cast, with 2495 individual votes for 94 specific candidates; 186 votes were required for election.
The emphasis on the players of the 1900s and 1910s, who many voters felt should be given priority, again continued to increase beyond the levels seen in 1939 and 1942.
At its September 1945 meeting, the Hall of Fame Committee ordered that the three-year wait between elections be abolished, and that annual elections resume under a revised format.
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 TSN : GOLF - Canada's Sports Leader
Known for his graceful swing and gentle manner, Nelson had the greatest year in the history of professional golf in 1945 when he won 18 tournaments, including the streak of 11 that no one has come close to duplicating.
Nelson's long, fluid swing is considered the model of the modern way to strike a golf ball and his kind, caring style with fans and competitors made him one of the most well-liked people in sports.
In 1968, he was the first player to have a PGA Tour event named for him, an honour that remains his alone.
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 Martin Dihigo -- Latino Legends in Sports
Dihigo played sparingly as player-manager for the New York Cubans in 1945 and continued to play and manage in Cuba and Mexico until the early 1950s, when he returned to Cuba to stay.
Martín Dihigo, "El Maestro", served as the Minister of Sports in Cuba, until his death at age 65 in 1971.
Six years after his death, Martín Dihigo was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977 by the Negro League Committee.
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 Wahoos Still Love Sports Even After Fifty Years
World War II curbed the number of men participating in sports at the University of Virginia; however, it did not affect the university's achievements.
During World War II, the University of Virginia thought that it was important for their men to participate in sports.
Basketball is the sport that has seen the most changes since the war.
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 Nelson lorded over golf in 1945 - Sports - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The week after winning the 1945 PGA Championship, Byron Nelson withdrew unexpectedly from the St. Paul Open.
Nelson was riding the hottest hot streak in golf history -- nine consecutive victories and counting -- but his back was hurting, and his stomach didn't feel too good, either.
Indeed, in 1945, he might have played it as well as anyone has or will.
www.washtimes.com /sports/20060928-124026-6985r.htm   (1101 words)

  
 A Time to Heal
The Bible says there is a time for all things: "A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal." When Hitler launched his panzers into Poland in the early morning hours of September 1, 1939, he began a time to kill.
Six years and one day later on the cool, cloudy morning of September 2, 1945 in Tokyo Bay, Japan, documents were signed that officially ended the killing and began the healing.
The setting was the starboard veranda deck of one of the world's most powerful killing machines the USS Missouri.
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 1945 Culver Crew
Results of a race scheduled for May 26, against a Lincoln Park crew in Chicago was not reported.
Roll Call counted the 1945 season as three wins and one loss.
The seventh year of intramural crew was scheduled to begin in April, again under the supervision of Mr.
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 Category:1945 All-Star Game (Non-Official)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Originally scheduled to take place in Boston at Fenway Park, it was the first All-Star Game to be cancelled since its inception in the 1933 season.
Nevertheless, sports writers from the Associated Press created their own list of selections for the 1945 season after requesting nominations from each of the team's managers.
The rosters are not considered official and the selections were made during an AP poll in which 13 of the 16 baseball managers participated.
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 Encyclopedia of Classic Cars: Sports Cars 1945-1975 by Rob De La Rive Box, Rob de la Rive Box (Editor) - Used, New, ...
Encyclopedia of Classic Cars: Sports Cars 1945-1975 by Rob De La Rive Box, Rob de la Rive Box (Editor) - Used, New, and Out-of-Print - Alibris
Some 150 leading models are covered in this comprehensive reference work, which is full of fascinating details (history of the make, description of the vehicle, technical data, numbers produced, etc.) The informative text is illustrated with more than 750 magnificent color photographs.
Portions of book data provided by Muze Inc. Copyright 1995-2007 Muze Inc. For personal use only.
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 1945 in sports Details, Meaning 1945 in sports Article and Explanation Guide
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 Nelson lorded over golf in 1945 - Sports - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The week after winning the 1945 PGA Championship, Byron Nelson withdrew unexpectedly from the St. Paul Open.
Nelson was riding the hottest hot streak in golf history -- nine consecutive victories and counting -- but his back was hurting, and his stomach didn't feel too good, either.
Indeed, in 1945, he might have played it as well as anyone has or will.
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