Download PDF by David K. Wiggins: African Americans in Sports

By David K. Wiggins

ISBN-10: 0765680556

ISBN-13: 9780765680556

This two-volume set good points four hundred articles on African-Americans in activities, together with biographical entries in addition to entries on occasions, tournaments, leagues, golf equipment, movies, and institutions. The entries disguise all expert, novice, and school activities equivalent to baseball, tennis, and golf.

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