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Cincinnati on Field & Court: The Sports Legacy of the Queen City: Images of Sports
Cincinnati on Field & Court: The Sports Legacy of the Queen City: Images of Sports
 
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 2002
Pages: 128
Binding Paperback
ISBN 738520349

Product Code: 756777828

Description
 
Kevin Grace (au). Sports are a key expression of civic identity along the Ohio River & are a large part of any discussion of Cincinnatiís heritage. With numerous vintage photos, this volume covers the time period from the 19th century when German immigrants formed the first American Turner societies for athletic training, & professional baseball developed to the current age of new ballparks & sports celebrities. Included are professional teams like the Reds, Bengals, & Royals; legendary figures like Pete Rose, Oscar Robertson, & Ezzard Charles; dramatic moments like the 1919 World Series, the courageous story of Maurice Stokes, & the Olympic achievements of Dehart Hubbard; & social issues like the impact of womenís sports & racial segregation & integration.

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