100 Pioneers

  • Fitness Information Technology, Inc, U.S.
  • 2008
  • Paperback
  • 470
  • No language defined
  • 1
  • 9781885693815

Through an effective combination of historical research and personal interviews, "100 Pioneers" offers compelling portraits of the dedicated athletes who broke colour barriers on college campuses and in professional sports all around the country. These engaging accounts detail the adversities they faced and the victories they achieved. Part 1 includes well-known figures such as Jackie Robinson and Tony Dungy, as well as other, lesser-known pioneers in professional baseball, football, basketball, hockey, tennis, golf, and boxing. Part 2 presents the inspiring stories of college coaches, athletics directors, and student-athletes who were the first African-Americans to fill their respective roles. Part 3 highlights the impressive feats of African-American athletes accomplished on the world stage of the Olympic Games.

266,00 kr.