Sports in Chicago
  • Author : Elliott J. Gorn
  • Release Date : 27 June 2022
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 13 : 9780252075230

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Book Description: A wide-ranging history of Chicago sports

Sports in Chicago

Sports in Chicago

Author : Elliott J. Gorn
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Genre : History
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A wide-ranging history of Chicago sports...

The Chicago Sports Reader

The Chicago Sports Reader

Author : Steven A. Riess,Gerald R. Gems
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Genre : History
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A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history...

The Great Book of Chicago Sports Lists

The Great Book of Chicago Sports Lists

Author : Dan McNeil,Ed Sherman
Publisher : Running Press Adult
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Chicago sports fans are the most passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated in the country. Now, the Windy City's top sports-radio jock and a longtime native sportswriter engage this phenomenon with a compilation of informative and entertaining lists sure to stir up dialogue and debate within the buzzing Chicago sports scene. With ...

Sports Traveler Chicago

Sports Traveler Chicago

Author : Anbritt Stengele,Lydia Rypcinski
Publisher : Everything Goes Media Llc
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Anbritt Stengele, the ultimate Chicago sports fan and owner of Sports Traveler, a sports tourism company, knows what's on your mind when it comes to sports and she now shares all her best Chicago advice with you: How to have the best game day, how to celebrate your fandom, and ...

The I in Team

The I in Team

Author : Erin C. Tarver
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Philosophy
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There is one sound that will always be loudest in sports. It isn’t the squeak of sneakers or the crunch of helmets; it isn’t the grunts or even the stadium music. It’s the deafening roar of sports fans. For those few among us on the outside, sports ...

Chicago  America s Best Sports Town

Chicago America s Best Sports Town

Author : Brian Sandalow
Publisher : North Star Editions, Inc.
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Chicago sports teams have put their fans through hell at times, but that’s only part of the story. Chicago: America’s Best Sports Town recounts the athletes, coaches, triumphs, and heartbreaks that have kept fans coming back for more....

Chicago s Greatest Sports Memories

Chicago s Greatest Sports Memories

Author : Roland Lazenby
Publisher : Sports Publishing LLC
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From the Bears' 73-0 win in 1940 over the Redskins in the most lopsided playoff game in NFL history to Michael Jordan and the Bulls' six NBA championships in the '90s, Chicago's Greatest Sports Memories presents the greatest moments in Chicago sports history. This book features stories and photographs from ...

Meet the Chicago Bulls

Meet the Chicago Bulls

Author : Brendan Hanrahan
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Provides an overview of the history, key players, and statistics of the Chicago Bulls, plus a game-by-game review of the 1995-96 season....

Score of a Lifetime

Score of a Lifetime

Author : Terry Boers
Publisher : Triumph Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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For 25 years, Chicago sports fans invited Terry Boers into their homes, cars, and offices as one of the premier voices of WSCR radio. Covering the latest championships and trades, and always ready to offer up timely takes, Boers was a Windy City constant until his retirement in 2017. In his highly-anticipated ...

Settling the Score

Settling the Score

Author : Mike North
Publisher : Triumph Books
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Calm, reasoned, and well-modulated tones are not the order of business in discussing Chicago sports, and when it comes to talking Chicago sports, Mike North is in a class by himself. He led the sports-talk-radio industry out of its formative stages and became the city's most recognized voice. With his ...

Crossing Parish Boundaries

Crossing Parish Boundaries

Author : Timothy B. Neary
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : History
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Intro -- Contents -- Introduction. "Building Men, Not Just Fighters"--1. Minority within a Minority: African Americans Encounter Catholicism in the Urban North -- 2. "We Had Standing": Black and Catholic in Bronzeville -- 3. For God and Country: Bishop Sheil and the CYO -- 4. African American Participation in the CYO -- 5. ...

The Market Structure of Sports

The Market Structure of Sports

Author : Gerald W. Scully
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Through a detailed economic assessment of the current business of professional sports and prospects for the future in the United States, Scully examines the factors that determine players' salaries; management practices and franchise values; and long-term, short-term, and corporate ownership. Scully shows, for example, that while the economic growth of ...

Games People Played

Games People Played

Author : Wray Vamplew
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This first global history of sports offers all spectators and participants reason to cheer—and to think. Games People Played is, surprisingly, the first global history of sports. The book shows how sports have been practiced, experienced, and made meaningful by players and fans throughout history. It assesses how sports ...

Unguarded

Unguarded

Author : Scottie Pippen
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This unflinching “master class” (The New York Times) of a memoir from two-time Olympic gold medalist and NBA Hall of Famer reveals how Scottie Pippen, the youngest of twelve, overcame two family tragedies and universal disregard by college scouts to become an essential component of ...

Chicago Stadium

Chicago Stadium

Author : Paul Michael Peterson
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Built in 1929, Chicago Stadium was the crowning achievement of local sports promoter Paddy Harmon. The largest sports arena in the world when it was built, the stadium was completed at a total cost of $9.5 million. The "Madhouse on Madison" witnessed an active 65-year reign as the city's greatest auditorium. Home ...