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The Resource Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch

Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch

Label
Crooked : a history of cheating in sports
Title
Crooked
Title remainder
a history of cheating in sports
Statement of responsibility
Fran Zimniuch
Title variation
History of cheating in sports
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zimniuch, Fran
Dewey number
174.9796
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.3
LC item number
.Z56 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Sportsmanship
Label
Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cheating athletes: reflecting society or infecting society? -- The shame of America's game: the 1919 Black Sox World Series fix -- Gamblers not so anonymous in basketball: the point-shaving scandal of 1951 -- Baseball: spit, corks, periscopes, & superstitions -- Football: proceeding illegally: Spygate, stickum, cheap shots, & recruiting -- Hockey: slashing at the rules -- Basketball: in the penalty with official incompetence -- Tarnished gold: Olympic and amateur athletic cheating -- Creating the Frankenstein athlete: the drug culture in sports -- Son of Frankenstein: the tradition of coping, a sad sports legacy -- Victor Conte: the Pied Piper of BALCO -- The Mitchell Report: naming names -- The end of games: the Taylor Hooten tragedy -- The big fix: fixing society-- not just sports
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 193 pages
Isbn
9781589793859
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn259754322
  • (OCoLC)259754322
Label
Crooked : a history of cheating in sports, Fran Zimniuch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cheating athletes: reflecting society or infecting society? -- The shame of America's game: the 1919 Black Sox World Series fix -- Gamblers not so anonymous in basketball: the point-shaving scandal of 1951 -- Baseball: spit, corks, periscopes, & superstitions -- Football: proceeding illegally: Spygate, stickum, cheap shots, & recruiting -- Hockey: slashing at the rules -- Basketball: in the penalty with official incompetence -- Tarnished gold: Olympic and amateur athletic cheating -- Creating the Frankenstein athlete: the drug culture in sports -- Son of Frankenstein: the tradition of coping, a sad sports legacy -- Victor Conte: the Pied Piper of BALCO -- The Mitchell Report: naming names -- The end of games: the Taylor Hooten tragedy -- The big fix: fixing society-- not just sports
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 193 pages
Isbn
9781589793859
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn259754322
  • (OCoLC)259754322

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