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  Basketball: Swedish Basketball Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1903 all these sports clubs were united at a national level by the formation of the Conferderation of Gymnastics and Sports Associations.
The impetus of the sports clubs was, and remains, the voluntary efforts of sportsmen and women, leaders, parents, relatives, and others with a genuine interest in sport.
Within their districts, the specialized sports district federations that coordinate all the activities of a particular sport, especially competitions and training for youth sports and lower divisions.
www1.ncaa.org /membership/enforcement/amateurism/international/bball/sweden   (800 words)

 Ralph Kiner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He made his major league debut on April 16, 1946 with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and his 23 home runs that season led the National League.
In 1947 he gained notice for hitting 51 homers and compiling a.313 batting average.
In 1962 Kiner made his way into the broadcast booth, joining veteran sports announcers Lindsey Nelson and Bob Murphy in announcing the games of the expansion New York Mets.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ralph_Kiner   (595 words)

 SGMA HEROES® AWARDS PROFILES ITS NATIONAL WINNERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sports," was honored for his endless dedication to youth sports.
Since 1946, he has dedicated himself to youth sports -- including using his own tractor to prepare local playing fields for softball and baseball games; keeping the score book at basketball, softball and baseball games; serving as public address announcer at all games; and directing the local American Legion Post summer team.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), owner of The Super Show®, is the trade association of North American manufacturers, producers, and distributors of sports apparel, athletic footwear, fitness, and sporting goods equipment.
www.sgma.com /sports_development/signature/heroes/heroes_profiles_94-99.html   (1363 words)

 Ted Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An avid sport fisherman, he hosted a television show about fishing, and was inducted into the.
Williams was born in San Diego, California as Teddy Samuel Williams (he later changed his name to Theodore), in honor of Teddy Roosevelt.
One of Williams' other more memorable accomplishments was his unprecedented home run off of 's notorious eephus pitch during the 1946 All-Star Game.
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ted_Williams   (1148 words)

 1949 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
See also: 1948 in sports, other events of 1949, 1950 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
May 5: Hall of Fame election: After a runoff election was necessary, Charlie Gehringer is selected for induction; on May 9, the Old-Timers Committee elects Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown and Kid Nichols as its first selections in 3 years.
June 5: MLB Commissioner Happy Chandler lifts the ban on all players who jumped to the Mexican League, starting in 1946.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1949_in_sports   (420 words)

 Leon Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
From 1935 through 1946 he appeared in a record seven East-West All-Star Games, and set an all-star record by striking out 14 batters.
Also, in 1942 he set a Negro League record when he struck out 18 Baltimore batters in a single game - including Roy Campanella three times.
During World War II Day served in the United States Army, and he was discharged in February 1946.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Leon_Day   (340 words)

 1945 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
See also: 1944 in sports, other events of 1945, 1946 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
Many sporting events did not take place because of World War II.
January 28: Hall of Fame election: Baseball writers fail to elect a new inductee.
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1945_in_sports   (205 words)

 Red Schoendienst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
However, he made the Cardinals as a left fielder, and finished the '45 season batting.278 with a league-high 26 stolen bases.
In 1946 he moved to second base, helping the Cardinals to win their third World Series title in four years.
With sure hands and quick reflexes, he led the league's second basemen for the first of seven seasons, handling 320 consecutive chances without an error in 1950.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Red_Schoendienst   (524 words)

 Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
sports scene for more than 50 years, died Tuesday at the age of 82.
Whritenour, a native of Little Falls, N.J., came to the city in 1946 as a sports writer for The Globe-Times.
In 1965, Whritenour became sports information director at Lehigh and held that position until 1984 when he accepted a part-time role in the department for another 13 years.
www.lehighsports.com /release.asp?RELEASE_ID=3392   (589 words)

1946 in art 1946 in aviation 1946 in film 1946 in literature 1946 in music 1946 in radio 1946 in science 1946 in sports 1946 in television 1946 state leaders 1946 in Canada
America Faces the Atomic Age: 1946 - The A-bomb and atomic testing were entirely new phenomena in history and there was a variety of opinion about the tests and the weapon.
Monarchia.it: referendum elettorale del 18 aprile 1946 - Il punto di vista del movimento monarchico sul referendum istituzionale monarchia - repubblica.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/1946.html   (2088 words)

 CareerMatrix.com: MC Sports employment opportunities
Established in 1946, MC Sports had its start as Michigan Clothiers, a single store in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Browns Sporting Goods of Peoria Illinois was acquired in 1989 to add 19 additional stores to the company's growing base.
Today MC Sports continues to grow with over 65 stores located in six states throughout the Midwest.
www.careermatrix.com /us/mi/sw/mc_sports/index.asp   (289 words)

 1947 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1946 in sports, other events of 1947, 1948 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
April 15: Jackie Robinson, an African-American, takes the field at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers Major League Baseball team, breaking that sport's color line.
April 26 - Donna DeVarona, Olympic gold medalist in swimming, sports journalist, sports activist
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1947_in_sports   (298 words)

 HeraldNet Year in Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Past winners and finalists have been nominated by the public for their excellence in a variety of sports.
Nominees must reside in, contribute to, or represent sports in Snohomish or Island counties.
Selection of the finalists are made by The Herald's sports department and the winners are determined by a panel of judges.
www.heraldnet.com /sports/year   (217 words)

 Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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   (669 words)

 WASF: Western Australian Sports Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
State Sports Associations existed in WA pre 1900.
Strong sports platform of the new WA government saw a revision of SIL and formation of the first Minister’s Sports Council, also separate Recreation Council, both being advisory bodies.
Sport and Recreation Councils both virtually in recess.
www.wasportsfed.asn.au /wa_sports_system.html   (832 words)

 DesMoinesRegister.com | Sports Hall of Fame
His credentials speak for themselves: All-state center at Dowling High School in 1946, center and linebacker on Notre Dame's national champions of 1948, captain and all-American for the Fighting Irish in 1950, and twice an all-pro defensive tackle with the Chicago Cardinals.
The rewards of this regimen were three national championships from 1946 to 1949, and if it hadn't been for a 14-14 tie at Southern California in the final game of '48, it would have been four in a row.
After Groom's senior year in 1946, Sports Editor Jack North of The Des Moines Tribune said Groom belonged on the top rung of Iowa's all-time high school football ladder.
desmoinesregister.com /sports/extras/hall/groom.html   (1605 words)

 History of Japanese Women in Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On the other end of the class system the farm women were little better than the animals, and it is certain that none of the ideals of the (buke) or the (kuge), court nobles, affected their lives.
Under the 1946 constitution the position of women was "equalized," a radical change from the Confucian belief of men's place first and women's second.
All of these sports can be played with friends with little outlay of money, time, and space.
mcel.pacificu.edu /MCEL/Barlow/Sp2K/H112/JWomensport/history.html   (449 words)

 autoclassic.com :: the history of classic cars : 1946 Allard Sports Car
The Allard was one of those hand-built, individually-designed sporting cars which flourished briefly after the Second World War, and died away as soon as shortages and waiting lists disappeared.
The original Allard was based almost entirely on Ford V8 running gear – chassis, engine, transmission and suspension items – which were modified to suit Syd’s own ideas, although the aluminium-panelled bodies (complete with their long, swooping noses) were all his own invention.
The first Allard of 1946 was the J1 competition two-seater, which was closely followed by a longer and heavier K-type, while the L-type was a full four-seater tourer.
autoclassic.com /features/classic_car_history/allard_sports_car.html   (499 words)

 Bates Sports: 1946 Bates College Glass Bowl Football Team To Be Honored   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LEWISTON, Maine -- The only Bates College football team this century that went undefeated in the regular season, the 1946 Glass Bowl team, will be honored Oct. 12 in half-time ceremonies of the Bo:30 p.m.
Fifteen of the surviving members of the team that went to the first post season football game in Maine history 50 years ago on Dec. 7 will be presented with a plaque from the Lewiston-Auburn Sports Hall of Fame.
Established in 1980, the awardees are nominated by their coaches and selected by the Department of Athletics.
abacus.bates.edu /now/news/sportsrelease/S078.html   (216 words)

Sports career devoted mainly to motorized sports: Auto racing 1946 to 1960.
This was done as a promise to his mother who knew how dangerous the sport could be as Bud had spent time in the hospital after a bad accident in 1938.
To remember Pike and those others who helped build the sport over the years is to honour his legacy.
pacificnwracinghistory.com /pike   (1374 words)

 Michigan Wheelchair Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Started in 1946, wheelchair sports have grown to international status and are attended by thousands of athletes each year.
The regional and national wheelchair athletic associations are founded on the same philosophy for athletic recreation and competitive sports as those for able-bodied persons.
Events for athletes with physical challenges are termed Victory Games, and they provide the opportunity for children and adults to prove their abilities and skills in a wide range of events.
www.miwheelchairathleticassociation.org /mwg_mwaa.html   (182 words)

 Tulsa World Centennial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was reported under an eight-column head on the sports page.
The University of Tulsa had hired Henry Frnka, who took TU football teams to five consecutive post-season bowl games in the five years before he left to become head coach at Tulane in New Orleans.
A native Texan, the 37-year-old Frnka came to Tulsa after serving as assistant coach at Vanderbilt and Temple universities and coaching high school football in Texas for 10 years.
www.tulsaworld.com /twcentennialStory.asp?ID=050126_Ne_A3_Unive9718   (428 words)

 kenn.com > sports > baseball > mlb > 1946 mlb attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Women's Sports Foundation Sponsors
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The U.S. women competed for the first time in field hockey in 1984 and took home the bronze medal.
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 Sporting News, The: 1946 Ad
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Stan Musial was selected the Sporting News Major League Player of the Year in 1946 and 1951.
Sports Illustrated named him its Sportsman of the Year in 1957 and the Sporting News honored him as Sportsman of the Decade for the years between 1946 and 1956.
Led National League in total bases and slugging percentage 6 years.
www.stan-the-man.com /hall.of.famer.stan.musial.biography.htm   (149 words)

 Latino Legends in Sports News
He pitched four seasons (1942-1943 and 1946) in the big leagues for the Cubs and the White Sox.
He went 34-31 with a 3.16 ERA in 105 major league games.
without the prior consent of Latino Legends in Sports™.
www.latinosportslegends.com /news2.htm   (2348 words)

 Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research
The above preview is from Sports Network, September 11, 2002.
Our archive contains millions of documents from thousands of sources and goes back over 23 years.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:91322852&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (179 words)

 Enos Slaughter Posters: "Enos Slaughter's Mad Dash, 1946" photograph and 4 more.
Enos Slaughter Posters: "Enos Slaughter's Mad Dash, 1946" photograph and 4 more.
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 eBay - sports exchange, Fan Apparel Souvenirs, Men's Clothing items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
 63 items found for sports exchange in eBay Stores.
Babe RUTH - 1947 Sports Exchange Miniature W602 SGC 
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 Lime Rock Park - Rolex Vintage Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Drivers from 22 states, Canada and the United Kingdom competed in authentic vintage cars that spanned 47 years from 1926 Bugattis and Morgans to 1973 Chevron sports racers.
Sandra McNeil, in a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, gave Murray Smith and then James Freeman, sharing a 1959 Aston Martin DB4 GT, fits in the Group 7 races for GT cars over 2200cc from1955 to 1962, while the Group 5 (1955-1961 sports cars) results were split between two drivers.
John Harden, behind the wheel of a 1957 Lister-Chevy Knobbly, prevailed on Saturday and Brian Redman took the checkered flag on Monday in a 1958 Scarab Mk III.
www.limerock.com /events_rolex.htm   (1417 words)

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