Baltimore sports : stories from Charm City /

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Other Authors: Nathan, Daniel A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, [2016]
Series:Sport, culture & society (University of Arkansas Press)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Series Editor's Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Till Death Do Us Part: The Grand Tour of Baltimore's Graveyard Greats / David Zang
  • 2. Jockeying for Position: The Preakness Stakes, Pimlico, and Baltimore / Ari de Wilde
  • 3. Black Knights and Engineers: The City-Poly Football Rivalry / Dean Bartoli Smith and Ted Patterson
  • 4. "For a White Boy's Chance in the World": Joe Gans, Baltimore's Forgotten Fighter / William Gildea
  • 5. On the Courts of Druid Hill: Lucy Diggs Slowe and the Rise of Organized Black Tennis / Amira Rose Davis
  • 6. Sweat Equity: Physical Education at The Bryn Mawr School for Girls / Elizabeth M. Nix
  • 7. "More Than a Century of Champions": Johns Hopkins University Lacrosse / Neil A. Grauer
  • 8. The Bears of Baltimore: Morgan State University Intercollegiate Athletics / Jerry Bembry
  • 9. The Team That Made Baltimore Proud: The Baltimore Bullets and the 1947-1948 Championship Season / Chris Elzey
  • 10. Toots Barger: Queen of Duckpins / Stacy Karten
  • 11. "The Best Ambassador Baltimore Ever Had": Art Donovan and the Colts / Michael Olesker
  • 12. Sam Lacy and John Steadman: Empathy and a Conscience on the Sports Pages / Dennis Gildea
  • 13. Baltimore's Bard of Baseball: Jim Bready Remembers the O's of Old / Rafael Alvarez
  • 14. Black Sport and Baltimore: Spats, the Judge, and the Pearl / James Coates, Hannah Doban, and Nevon Kipperman
  • 15. Orange and Black Forever: How a New Yorker Fell in Love with Earl Weaver's Baltimore Orioles / Lee Lowenfish
  • 16. A Missed Opportunity: Baltimore's Failed Stadium Project, 1969-1974 / Richard Hardesty
  • 17. The Greatest High School Basketball Team Ever: The Dunbar Poets, 1981-1982 and 1982-1983 / Chad Carlson
  • 18. Baltimore Baseball Icons: The Babe, Mr. Oriole, the Iron Man, and the Forgotten Day / Daniel A. Nathan.
  • 19. The Ravens' Flight to Normalcy: How Winning Restored Baltimore's Football Culture / Charles Kupfer
  • 20. A Phelpsian Triptych: Mountain, Machine, and Man / Dean Bartoli Smith
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index.