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College sports traditions : picking up Butch, silent night, and hundreds of others / Stan Beck, Jack Wilkinson.

Beck, Stan, 1948- (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 796.043 BEC COL (Text) 34207002018670 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 796.043 BEC (Text) 32604000202890 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780810891203
  • ISBN: 0810891204
  • Physical Description: xx, 415 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland Scarecrow Press, Inc., [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-391) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Traditions before the game -- Traditions during the game -- Traditions after a score -- Traditions after the 00:00's -- Annual traditions -- Traditions involving bands/music -- Entrance traditions -- Traditions reflecting the culture of the university -- Fan-related/nickname traditions -- Intramurals/club sports traditions -- Traditions for a good cause -- Mascot traditions -- Miscellaneous traditions -- Patriotic traditions --- Personal traditions -- Preseason traditions -- Traditions probably not university sanctioned -- Rivalries the winners get what? -- Venues -- Walks -- Yells, cheers, and chants...oh my! -- My colleged did what first?
Summary, etc.:
College sports fans number almost 175 million strong, and each has a loyalty to their team and the traditions they share. From the crazy and eccentric to the touching and meaningful, these traditions connect fans and athletes across generations. "College Sports Traditions" details not only the well-known traditions of major universities, but also the obscure customs of smaller schools. Approximately 1,000 traditions are captured in this volume, covering hundreds of universities and colleges and almost every college sport. Featuring 75 photos that bring many of these events to life, "College Sports Traditions" will be an entertaining read for every sports fan.
Subject: College sports > Miscellanea.

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