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The Resource Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch

Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch

Label
Crooked : a history of cheating in sports
Title
Crooked
Title remainder
a history of cheating in sports
Statement of responsibility
Fran Zimniuch
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zimniuch, Fran
Dewey number
174.9796
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.3
LC item number
.Z56 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Sportsmanship
Label
Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index
Contents
Cheating athletes : reflecting society or infecting society? -- The shame of America's game : the 1919 Black Sox World Series fix -- Gamblers not so anonymous in basketball : the point-shaving scandal of 1951 -- Baseball : spit, corks, periscopes, & superstitions -- Football : proceeding illegally : Spygate, stickum, cheap shots, & recruiting -- Hockey : slashing at the rules -- Basketball : in the penalty with official incompetence -- Tarnished gold : Olympic and amateur athletic cheating -- Creating the Frankenstein athlete : the drug culture in sports -- Son of Frankenstein : the tradition of coping, a sad sports legacy -- Victor Conte : the Pied Pier of BALCO -- The Mitchell Report : naming names -- The end of games : the Taylor Hooten tragedy -- The Big Fix : fixing society-- not just sports
Control code
ocn259754322
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 193 p.
Isbn
9781589793859
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041646
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o259754322
  • (OCoLC)259754322
Label
Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index
Contents
Cheating athletes : reflecting society or infecting society? -- The shame of America's game : the 1919 Black Sox World Series fix -- Gamblers not so anonymous in basketball : the point-shaving scandal of 1951 -- Baseball : spit, corks, periscopes, & superstitions -- Football : proceeding illegally : Spygate, stickum, cheap shots, & recruiting -- Hockey : slashing at the rules -- Basketball : in the penalty with official incompetence -- Tarnished gold : Olympic and amateur athletic cheating -- Creating the Frankenstein athlete : the drug culture in sports -- Son of Frankenstein : the tradition of coping, a sad sports legacy -- Victor Conte : the Pied Pier of BALCO -- The Mitchell Report : naming names -- The end of games : the Taylor Hooten tragedy -- The Big Fix : fixing society-- not just sports
Control code
ocn259754322
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 193 p.
Isbn
9781589793859
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041646
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o259754322
  • (OCoLC)259754322

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