Antique Sports Uniforms & Equipment: 1840-1940, Baseball - Football - Basketball

Dan Hauser, Ed Turner, & John Gennantonio

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Some of the earliest college and professional sports gear is presented in an easy-to-find, chronological format and 600 beautiful color photos. Chosen from the best collections in America, these fantastic relics tell the true story of the sports developing over 100 years to their present passionate status among fans of all ages. See survivors of the earliest games, including a baseball jersey from the 1870s, a football from 1885, and a basketball rim from 1910. Together with many balls, gloves, shoes, safety equipment, pennants, trophies, and other equipment from many teams, this comprehensive record will fascinate fans of all sports categories and inspire today's designers.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 600 color photos | Price Guide | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764330186

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The authors are competitive friends who each collect the best and earliest athletic gear that appears here. Dan Hauser is associate director of operations at Ohio University. Ed Turner is professor emeritus in the Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University, Boone, N. C. John Gennantonio is a serious athletics historian and pediatric dentist in Cinncinnati, Ohio.