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On the origins of sports : the early history and original rules of everybody's favorite games / Gary Belsky & Neil Fine.

Belsky, Gary. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 796 BELSKY (Text) 33946003131013 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781579656843
  • ISBN: 1579656846
  • Physical Description: 255 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Artisan, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Because everything starts somewhere -- Baseball -- Basketball -- Boxing -- Cricket -- Field Hockey -- Football (American) -- Football (Fantasy) -- Golf -- Ice Hockey -- Kickball -- Mixed Martial Arts -- Poker -- Rugby -- Soccer -- Stock Car Racing -- Tennis -- Tenpin Bowling -- Ultimate Frisbee -- Volleyball -- Wiffle Ball -- Wrestling.
Summary, etc.: On the Origins of Sports is an illustrated book built around the original rules of 21 of the world's most popular sports, from football and soccer to wrestling and mixed martial arts. Never before have the original rules for these sports coexisted in one volume. Brimming with history and miscellany, it is the ultimate sports book for the thinking man.
Subject: Sports > History.

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