African Americans in Sports

African Americans in Sports

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at African American athletes and athletics, covering such topics as the African American sports experience, organizations, and prominents athletes and coaches.

& Francis Publishing

This two-volume set features 400 articles on African-Americans in sports, including biographical entries as well as entries on events, tournaments, leagues, clubs, films, and associations. The entries cover all professional, amateur, and college sports such as baseball, tennis, and golf.

Book News
Wiggins (George Mason University) combines biographical entries on African Americans athletes, coaches, managers, executives, and sports writers with entries on specific sports, organizations, and issues related to African Americans in sports in this two-volume encyclopedia for young adult and general readers. The selection of entries is based on significance to the African American experience in sport and potential appeal to both the lay public and an academic audience. B&w photos accompany many biographical entries. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : Sharpe Reference, c2004
ISBN: 9780765680556
Characteristics: 2 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 31 cm


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