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  Encyclopedia: 1949 in sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Snooker table Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 X 6) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long cushions.
Manuel Orantes, born February 5, 1949 in Granada, Spain was a tennis champion.
Michael Jack Schmidt (born September 27, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former professional baseball player, playing his entire career for the Philadelphia Phillies, and is widely regarded as having been the greatest third baseman in the history of baseball.
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 Racquetball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Racquetball is a sport played with racquets and a hollow rubber ball on a special indoor court.
It was invented by Joe Sobeck in 1949 incorporating rules from squash and handball.
After a dispute with the board of directors of the IRA in 1973, Kendler went on to form two other racquetball organizations but the IRA has continued to be the dominant organizing force within the sport, recognized by the US Olympic Committee as the U.S. national governing body for the sport.
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 Ralph Kiner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1949 Kiner topped his 1947 total with 54 home runs, falling just two short of Hack Wilson's NL record.
It was the highest total in the major leagues from 1939 to 1960, and the highest National League total from 1931 to 1997; Kiner also matched his peak of 127 runs batted in.
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.
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 1949 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1948 in sports, other events of 1949, 1950 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
The first 24 hours of Le Mans is held since the beginning of World War II.
After the 1949 season, the Browns, 49ers and original Baltimore Colts would joined the NFL for the 1950 season.
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 1946 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
See also: 1945 in sports, other events of 1946, 1947 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
It is decided that the writers will henceforth select only players retired within the more recent past, rather than from the entire 20th century.
June 15: When some ballplayers jumped to the Mexican League, MLB Commissioner Happy Chandler mentions a lifetime suspension for them, but his penalty is later reduced (1949).
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 Automotive Industries: 1949—the floodgates open: Whacky eccentric European and Asian autos were the precursor to ...
The 1949 year, lodged near half way into the more-or-less 110 year history of our automotive industry, brought two occurrences, one heralding great upheaval and one of considerably less significance.
The lesser 1949 event, my entry into the automotive world, ultimately allowed me to move from alley-garage owner through corporate mid-management to semi-retired automotive gadfly, with the ensuing 56 years allowing familiarity with many of the imports, both early and late.
They came ashore beginning 1949, many were seen and some conquered, many more fell by the roadside, but the shores were open and the U.S. automotive industry never again rested in peaceful isolation.
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 JWA - News Articles - Women in Sports
An extraordinary athlete who was as versatile as she was talented, she dominated track, softball, basketball, and ice hockey in Canada in the 1920s.
For 18 years, she celebrated female pioneers in all athletic endeavors and wrote with authority drawn from her own accomplishments and expertise.
She used her column to advocate for women athletes and encouraged girls to participate in sports at an early age.
www.jwa.org /teach/primarysources/news_02.html   (263 words)

 Schoolboy Rowe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After serving two years in World War II, Rowe returned to the Phillies and earned a final All-Star nod in 1947.
He retired in 1949 with a career 158-101 record.
Rowe died at age 50 in El Dorado, Arkansas.
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 German Gymnastics and Sports Association 1949-1990 (East Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The German Gymnastics and Sports Association (Deutscher Turn- und Sportbund or DTSB) united all sports organizations in the country, from national soccer teams all the way to local bowling clubs and sports fishermen.
The flag was flown at parades, especially during the German Gymnastics and Sports Festival (every five years, I seem to recall) and in front of sports clubs and special physical education schools.
However, the flag I remember from sports events and demonstrations was white.
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 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Babe Didrikson
More than a hero to feminists and young women who aspire to athletic achievement, athlete Babe Didrikson was a sports hero in the finest American tradition, larger than life, with super-sized faults to match her virtues.
But it is the flesh and blood Didrikson, angry, cocky, competitive, and irrepressible, that forged her place in history's sports hall of fame.
In 1949, she helped found the Ladies Professional Golfers Association to put women's golf on more even footing with men's by giving professional women golfers a venue.
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 Sports: 1949 Heisman Trophy winner Leon Hart dies
Hart and former Notre Dame quarterback Angelo Bertelli were the only players to win the Heisman Trophy and national championship in the same season and then become the first overall player taken in the NFL draft.
Hart was the Associated Press athlete of the year in 1949.
LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette said university officials will stay in touch with Mississippi State administrators during the storm.
www.sptimes.com /2002/09/25/Sports/1949_Heisman_Trophy_w.shtml   (1314 words)

 Remembering Brown Sports: 1940-1950
Ernie Savignano '42, fitted out with equipment from the four sports that he played in college: football, basketball, hockey and baseball.
Hockey was discontinued in 1939, but after World War II it was revived as an informal sport.
In 1949 an informal crew reactivated intercollegiate rowing at Brown after 75 years with a 35-year-old shell which they purchased and transported from Delaware.
www.brown.edu /Facilities/University_Library/exhibits/sports/1940-50_printable.html   (301 words)

 Roy Face - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a 16-season career, Face posted a 104-95 record with a 3.48 ERA, 193 saves and 877 strikeouts in 1375 innings.
Originally signed by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1949, Face was twice drafted by Branch Rickey, first for the Brooklyn Dodgers before the 1951 season, then, in 1952 for Pittsburgh.
Upon his return to the U.S., he used his newly found inner peace and clarity (not to mention his ingenious new pitch) to confound opposite hitters: "It would come in hard and break anyway it wanted to, sometimes in, sometimes out, mostly down", Face said.
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 Rattler Legend #1 : Althea Gibson (1949-1953) - The Famuan - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Her love and energy were fixed in sports.
Her first favorite was basketball, then paddle tennis sparked her interest and when a very nice musician gave her a tennis racket, the ultimate match had finally been made.
She even went back to high school and graduated in 1949.
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 eBay - 1949 sport, Vintage Sports Memorabilia, Cards items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1949 Eureka Sports #31 Branca Dodgers PSA 6 
1949 Eureka Sports #40 Jorgensen Dodgers PSA 2 
1949 Eureka Sports #45 Narron Dodgers PSA 7 
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 Sports Illustrated : A fairy tale come true. (Northwestern, with Ohio State's loss to Michigan, wins the Big Ten title ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sports Illustrated : A fairy tale come true.
Start / S / Sports Illustrated / December 04, 1995 / A fairy tale come true.
Read 'Sports Illustrated: A fairy tale come true.
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 1949 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1949 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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After the 1949 season, the Browns, 49ers and original (Click link for more info and facts about Baltimore Colts) Baltimore Colts would joined the (Click link for more info and facts about NFL) NFL for the 1950 season.
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 1940-1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A mostly homegrown University of Wisconsin basketball team won the 1941 NCAA title by beating Washington State, 39-34, at Kansas City, Mo. Sophomore forward Johnny Kotz of Rhinelander was named the game's MVP.
The WIAA in a 1949 bulletin, quoting an unnamed principal, said that heavy betting on high school basketball games appeared to be contributing toward a growing problem, poor sportsmanship.
The principal said that at one of his school's recent games a normally unflappable player was unusually "jittery" because his father had placed a large bet on the game.
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Sports in America: 1940 to 1949 (Sports in America: Decade by Decade S.) Phil Barber ISBN: 0816052360
Sports in America: 1940 to 1949 (Sports in America: Decade by Decade S.)
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 Boxing: Hot * Hot * Hot * Boxing on the Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
They fought non-stop for 13 rounds, when the referee stopped the fight and Robinson was declared the winner.
Its been written that sports is "drama without a script".
Every so often, however, a sports event plays out exactly according to a script, like the last act of a play.
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 1949 Bowman Items
1949 Early Wynn Bowman **ROOKIE** #110 PSA NM 7
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All listings are to the best of our knowledge current and accurate at the time of presentation, but due to the distributed nature of the online marketplace the price and/or availability of these items may change at any time.
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 1949 Bowman Items
1949 49 Bowman George Vico # 122 Tigers PSA 6 EX-MT !
1949 Bowman REX BARNEY #61 Dodgers - PSA 4
1949 Bowman Johnny Mize NNOF PSA 7 Near Mint
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 1949 product directory
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1949 Jaguar® XK-120 - Scale 1:43 (4 inches)
1949 Cadillac® Coupe De Ville - Scale 1:18 (11 inches)
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 eBay — old baseball card, 1948-1949 and Non-Graded items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In business 24+ years, Specializing in Scarce and Rare Sports Cards and Memorabilia, Topps Artwork, Topps and Bowman Contracts and Checks, Topps Proofs, Topps Printing Plates, Olympic Memorabilia and...
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 Amazon.com: DVD: Classic Cartoon Favorites - Extreme Sports Fun (1949)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Get ready to cheer, sports fans, as Mickey and his friends team up to bring you the funniest and most entertaining sports moments in animated film!
Then Mickey heads out for a leisurely day on the links, but hilarity is par for the course when his faithful "Canine Caddy" Pluto battles a pesky gopher and does his best to clear the way for a hole in one.
The Disney's Sports DVD contains eight cartoons, five of which are Goofy's best sport cartoons, especially "How To Play Baseball".
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 The Second Decade: 1940-1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Boise was nearby—far enough to seem like we were going someplace, but near enough to not take very long to get there and back.
The church my father was minister of did not allow people to do anything fun—no dancing, no movies, no "mixed bathing" (boys and girls swimming together); sports and other school activities were not exactly banned, but not encouraged either.
All that left to do was church activities (of which there weren't many), driving around, and making out, which I guess they thought we didn't know anything about.
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 kenn.com > sports > football > nfl > 1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
kenn.com > sports > football > nfl > 1949
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Keep in mind the nearest exit may be behind you.
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 Chronological List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Small But Sporting (qz) Super Sports Jul 1949; answers on p.74.
Football Fauna (qz) Sports Fiction Jan 1950; (answers on p.97).
Sporting Bet (qz) Sports Fiction Jan 1950; (answers on p.90).
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 MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1949: Sports
MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1949: Sports
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: "Road & Track" on MG Sports Cars, 1949-61 (Brooklands Road Tests S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Amazon.co.uk: Books: "Road and Track" on MG Sports Cars, 1949-61 (Brooklands Road Tests S.)
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 Publisher-supplied biographical information about contributor(s) for Library of Congress control number 2001095369   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He has written thirty books on subjects that include biography, crime fiction, law and court cases, and sports.
The Man Who Ran Faster than Everyone is Jack’s most recent book, for which he has won the Fleck Award for non-fiction, the biggest prize in Canadian Children’s literature.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Longboat, Tom, 1887-1949, Runners (Sports) Canada Biography, Indians of North America Canada Biography
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