Champions - Great Figures in Canadian Sport

By: Batten, Jack

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197 Pages including index. This was the first complete book about Canadian sports. Now a historical reference at thirty years old, readers are sure to be surprised when the turn a page to see a once loved but now forgotten sports hero. It celebrates the achievements of Canada's great athletes and catches the excitement of their triumphs. At the same time it points out the failings, disasters and injustices of sports in this country. Complete with 120 black and white photographs, 20 colour plates, index, and list of winners of the Grey Cup, Brier and the Stanley Cup from their inception. Includes hockey, lacrosse, baseball, auto and motorcycle racing, skiing, golf, table tennis, badminton, tennis, rowing, horse racing, boxing, figure skating, football, curling, swimming, wrestling, track and field, and more. Dust jacket shows wear at edtes and has an assortment of small tears with several small chips missing. Covers have surprisingly little bumping.

Title: Champions - Great Figures in Canadian Sport

Author Name: Batten, Jack

Categories: Sport,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, ON, New Press: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 34105504

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