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On the Origins of Sports free pdf "On the Origins of Sports" is an illustrated book built around the original rules of 21 of the world s most popular sports, from football and soccer to wrestling and mixed martial arts. Never before have the original rules for these sports coexisted in one volume. Brimming with history and miscellany, it is the ultimate sports book for the thinking man. Each sport s chapter includes a short history, the sport s original rules, and a deeper look into an element of the sport, such as the evolution of the baseball glove- sports with war roots- a compendium of sports balls- and iconic sports trophies. Written by "ESPN The Magazine" s former editor in chief, Gary Belsky, and executive editor, Neil Fine, and filled with period-style line drawings in a handsome package, "On the Origins of Sports" is a book that sports fans and history buffs alike will want to display on their coffee tables, showcase on their bookshelves, and treasure for generations."

About Gary Belsky

Gary BelskyandNeil Fineare the former editor in chief and executive editor, respectively, of"ESPN The Magazine," with more than three decades of combined experience in sports media. As founding partners of the editorial consulting firm Elland Road Partners, together they have written books such as "23 Ways to Get to First Base: The ESPN Uncyclopedia"and"Answer Guy: Extinguishing the Burning Questions of Sports with the Water Bucket of Truth.""

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Author : Gary Belsky
Publisher : Artisan Publishers
Data Published :
ISBN : 1579656846
EAN : 9781579656843
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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