Sports Reference Books

Lot of 12. Most in like new condition, exceptions noted. 

Aycock, Colleen and Mark Scott, eds. The First Black Boxing Champions: Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2011. 7.25 x 10.25 in., illustrated hardback, xiii, 294 p. Illustrated.

Aycock, Colleen and Mark Scott. Joe Gans: A Biography of the First African American World Boxing Champion. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008. 6 x 9 in., paperback, viii, 286 p. Illustrated.

Aycock, Colleen and Mark Scott. Tex Rickard: Boxing’s Greatest Promoter. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2012. 7 x 10 in., paperback, viii, 227 p.

Chalk, Ocania. Black College Sport. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1976. 6.45 x 9.25 in., red cloth with dust jacket, 376 p. Illustrated.

Gildea, William. The Longest Fight: In the Ring with Joe Gans, Boxing’s First African American Champion. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012. 5.75 x 8.5 in., hardcover with dust jacket, 245 p. Illustrated.

Holway, John B. Josh and Satch: The Life and Times of Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992. 6 x 9 in., paperback, xiii, 238 p. Illustrated.

Korn, Henry James. Muhammad Ali: Retrospective. New York: Assembling Press, 1976. 8 x 8 in., paperback, 117 p.

Lois, George, ed. Ali Rap: Muhammad Ali the First Heavyweight Champion of Rap. Hong Kong: Taschen, 2006. 5.75 x 7.9 in., paperback, 296 p. Illustrated.

Moyle, Clay. Sam Langford: Boxing’s Greatest Uncrowned Champion. Seattle: Bennett & Hastings Publishing, 2008. 6.35 x 9.25 in., grey cloth with dust jacket, 429 p. SIGNED to title page.

[Facsimile Reprint] Official Program Nelson vs. Gans Goldfield, Nev. Sept. 3rd ‘06. 8 x 10.75 in., wrappers.

Trouppe, Quincy. 20 Years Too Soon. Los Angeles: S and S Enterprises, 1977. 8vo [5.75 x 8.75 in.], leatherette cloth with gilt titles and dust jacket, 285 p. Illustrated. Biography of Quincy Trouppe, Negro League catcher. Toning to dust jacket. FIRST EDITION.

Ward, Geoffrey C. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 6.75 x 9.5 in., hardcover with dust jacket, xi, 492p. Illustrated. With 2 DVDs (Parts One and Two) of the documentary of the same title.

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