Sports, 1920-1929

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Author: MURRY R. NELSON
Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 3: 1920-1929. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 4)
Lexile Measure: 1120L

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SPORTS

MURRY R. NELSON

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.

CHRONOLOGY

Important Events in Sports, 1920–1929 … 596

PRIMARY SOURCES

The Chicago "Black Sox" … 601

Statement of Commissioner Landis
Kenesaw Mountain Landis, August 3, 1921
"Black Sox" Baseball Scandal Inquiry
Associated Press, 1921

George Halas and the Birth of the NFL … 603

Halas by Halas
George S. Halas, 1979

Letter to George Halas
A.E. Staley, October 6, 1921

Federal Club v. National League

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., May 29, 1922 … 606

"Why the Finns Are Champion Athletes"

The Literary Digest, August 2, 1924 … 609

"Grange Thrills Huge Crowd by Racing to 5 Touchdowns"

James Crusinberry, October 19, 1924 … 612

"Original Celtics of New York"

Maurice G. Rosenwald, 1924–25 … 613

The "Long Count" … 616

"Boxing"
James P. Dawson, 1948

Gene Tunney Floored by Dempsey
September 22, 1927

Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey in Boxing
Match
September 22, 1927

Babe Ruth's Sixtieth Home Run … 619

"Ruth Crashes 60th to Set New Record"
The New York Times, October 1, 1927

"Babe Ruth at Bat"
Anonymous, September 30, 1927

Down the Fairway

Bobby Jones, 1927 … 622

Swimming the American Crawl

Johnny Weissmuller, 1930 … 624

The Negro in Sports

Edwin Bancroft Henderson, 1939 … 626

My Story: A Champion's Memoirs

William Tilden, 1948 … 629

"Man o' War's Record"

George Gipe, 1978 … 631

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200606