The Greater New York Sports Chronology

The Greater New York Sports Chronology

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Jeffrey A. Kroessler's comprehensive and entertaining time line stretches from the pastoral entertainments of the Dutch to the corporate captivity of professional sports ... The Greater New York Sports Chronology covers the spectacle of blood sports like bullbaiting to the birth of baseball, the now-forgotten six-day pedestrian contests, and today's New York City Marathon.-publisher description.The Yankees and the Dodgers met in the first World Series to be televised. ... Joe DiMaggio was named the American Leaguea#39;s Most Valuable Player for the third time, again beating out Ted Williams, winner of the ... At Madison Square Garden on November 14, lightheavyweight Billy Fox scored a fourth-round technical knockout over Jake LaMotta. ... In the AAFC championship game, before 61, 879 at Yankee Stadium on December 14, the Browns again defeated the Yankees, 14 a€“3.

Title:The Greater New York Sports Chronology
Author:Jeffrey A. Kroessler
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2009-11-01


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