Sports, 1900-1909

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 1: 1900-1909. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 1020L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Sports, 1900–1909 … 622


"Boston's Champion Team"

The New York Times, October 14, 1903… 625

Bill Reid's Diary

Bill Reid, September 20 and November
25, 1905 … 627

"General Health of Girls in Relation to Athletics"

Katherine D. Blake, March 30, 1906… 630

"Inter-School Athletics"

Elma L. Warner, March 31, 1906 … 633

"Baseball Scores Over Crap Games"

The New York Times, August 25, 1907 … 637

"Athletes Aroused Over Point Scoring"

The New York Times, July 17, 1908 … 639

"Travers Defeats Travis in Fine Golf"

The New York Times, September 19, 1908… 643

"Dorando Defeats Hayes in Marathon"

The New York Times, March 16, 1909… 646

"Why Sir Thomas Lipton Has So Much Trouble Challenging for the Cup"

Charles P. Tower, October 31, 1909 … 650

"Walter Camp for More Open Football"

The New York Times, December 19, 1909 … 653

Fundamentals of Basketball

James Naismith, c. 1909 … 657

"How to Play Shortstop"

John "Honus" Wagner, 1949 … 661

The Tumult and the Shouting: My Life in Sport

Grantland Rice, 1954… 663

My Life in Baseball: The True Record

Ty Cobb, with Al Stump, 1961… 666

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200190