4 edition of Sports in modern America found in the catalog.
Sports in modern America
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[edited by] William J. Baker, John M. Carroll ; introduction, Bob Broeg.|
|Contributions||Baker, William J. 1938-, Carroll, John M. 1943-|
|LC Classifications||GV583 .S688 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 172 p. :|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||81051300|
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