African-American Athletes, 3rd Edition

  • Series Name: A to Z of African Americans
  • Nathan Aaseng
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  • ISBN-10: 1438149565
  • ISBN-13: 9781438149561
  • DDC: 796.0922
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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African-American Athletes, Third Edition, part of the A to Z of African Americans series, highlights athletes who have competed at the highest levels in one or more sports. Each entry provides an exciting and enlightening biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in sports, followed by an up-to-date further reading list on that individual.

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A to Z of African Americans

Each entry provides a biographical profile, surveying significant events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in these fields, followed by an up-to-date further reading list on that individual.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
1: Aaron, Hank.
2: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem.
3: Adu, Freddie.
4: Ali, Laila.
5: Ali, Muhammad.
6: Allen, Marcus.
7: Archibald, Nate.
8: Armstrong, Henry.
9: Ashe, Arthur.
10: Ashford, Evelyn.
11: Banks, Ernie.
12: Barkley, Charles.
13: Baylor, Elgin.
14: Beamon, Bob.
15: Bell, James “Cool Papa”.
16: Bonds, Barry.
17: Boston, Ralph.
18: Brisco-Hooks, Valerie.
19: Brock, Lou.
20: Brown, Earlene.
21: Brown, Jim.
22: Brown, Roosevelt, Jr..
23: Bryant, Kobe.
24: Calhoun, Lee.
25: Campanella, Roy.
26: Campbell, Earl.
27: Campbell, Milt.
28: Carew, Rod.
29: Carter, Cris.
30: Carter, Vince.
31: Catchings, Tamika.
32: Chamberlain, Wilt.
33: Charleston, Oscar.
34: Clay, Bryan.
35: Coachman, Alice.
36: Cooper, Cynthia.
37: Correia, Maritza.
38: Davis, Ernie.
39: Davis, John.
40: Davis, Shani.
41: Dawes, Dominique.
42: Devers, Gail.
43: Dickerson, Eric.
44: Dillard, Harrison.
45: Doby, Larry.
46: Dorsett, Tony.
47: Drexler, Clyde.
48: Duncan, Tim.
49: Dungy, Tony.
50: Edwards, Teresa.
51: Elder, Lee.
52: Erving, Julius.
53: Evans, Lee.
54: Ewing, Patrick.
55: Faggs, Mae.
56: Farris, Kendrick.
57: Faulk, Marshall.
58: Flood, Curt.
59: Foreman, George.
60: Frazier, Joe.
61: Frazier, Walt.
62: Fuhr, Grant.
63: Garnett, Kevin.
64: Gervin, George.
65: Gibson, Althea.
66: Gibson, Bob.
67: Gibson, Josh.
68: Greene, Joe.
69: Greene, Maurice.
70: Grier, Mike.
71: Griffey, Ken, Jr..
72: Gwynn, Tony.
73: Hagler, Marvin.
74: Hawkins, Connie.
75: Hayes, Bob.
76: Hayes, Elvin.
77: Haynes, Marques.
78: Hearns, Thomas.
79: Henderson, Rickey.
80: Hill, Grant.
81: Holdsclaw, Chamique.
82: Howard, Ryan.
83: Hyman, Flo.
84: Iverson, Allen.
85: Jackson, Bo.
86: Jackson, Peter.
87: Jackson, Reggie.
88: James, LeBron.
89: Jeter, Derek.
90: Johnson, Jack.
91: Johnson, Magic.
92: Johnson, Michael.
93: Johnson, Rafer.
94: Jones, Deacon.
95: Jones, Marion.
96: Jordan, Michael.
97: Joyner, Florence Griffith.
98: Joyner-Kersee, Jackie.
99: Kemp, Lee.
100: Lane, Night Train.
101: Leonard, Buck.
102: Leonard, Sugar Ray.
103: Leslie, Lisa.
104: Lewis, Carl.
105: Lewis, Ray.
106: Lott, Ronnie.
107: Louis, Joe.
108: Malone, Karl.
109: Malone, Moses.
110: Manning, Madeline.
111: Mays, Willie.
112: Mayweather, Floyd, Jr..
113: McCovey, Willie.
114: Miller, Cheryl.
115: Morgan, Joe.
116: Moses, Edwin.
117: Moss, Randy.
118: Motley, Marion.
119: Murphy, Isaac.
120: Newcombe, Donald.
121: Olajuwon, Hakeem.
122: O'Neal, Shaquille.
123: Owens, Jesse.
124: Page, Alan.
125: Paige, Satchel.
126: Parker, Candace.
127: Parker, Jim.
128: Payton, Walter.
129: Pollard, Fritz.
130: Puckett, Kirby.
131: Ribbs, Willy.
132: Rice, Jerry.
133: Richards-Ross, Sanya.
134: Robertson, Oscar.
135: Robinson, David.
136: Robinson, Frank.
137: Robinson, Jackie.
138: Robinson, Sugar Ray.
139: Rudolph, Wilma.
140: Russell, Bill.
141: Sabathia, CC.
142: Sanders, Barry.
143: Sanders, Deion.
144: Sayers, Gale.
145: Scurry, Briana.
146: Sifford, Charles.
147: Simpson, O. J..
148: Singletary, Mike.
149: Smith, Bruce.
150: Smith, Emmitt.
151: Smith, Ozzie.
152: Smith, Tommie.
153: Stargell, Willie.
154: Swoopes, Sheryl.
155: Taylor, Lawrence.
156: Taylor, Marshall.
157: Thomas, Debi.
158: Thomas, Frank.
159: Thomas, Isiah.
160: Tolan, Eddie.
161: Tomlinson, LaDainian.
162: Tunnell, Emlen.
163: Tyson, Mike.
164: Tyus, Wyomia.
165: Upshaw, Gene.
166: Wade, Dwyane.
167: Washington, Ora.
168: White, Reggie.
169: Whitfield, Mal.
170: Wilkens, Lennie.
171: Williams, Doug.
172: Williams, Venus and Serena.
173: Wills, Maury.
174: Winfield, Dave.
175: Woodard, Lynette.
176: Woodruff, John.
177: Woods, Tiger.
Support Materials.
Bibliography.
Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
1: Aaron, Hank.
2: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem.
3: Adu, Freddie.
4: Ali, Laila.
5: Ali, Muhammad.
6: Allen, Marcus.
7: Archibald, Nate.
8: Armstrong, Henry.
9: Ashe, Arthur.
10: Ashford, Evelyn.
11: Banks, Ernie.
12: Barkley, Charles.
13: Baylor, Elgin.
14: Beamon, Bob.
15: Bell, James “Cool Papa”.
16: Bonds, Barry.
17: Boston, Ralph.
18: Brisco-Hooks, Valerie.
19: Brock, Lou.
20: Brown, Earlene.
21: Brown, Jim.
22: Brown, Roosevelt, Jr..
23: Bryant, Kobe.
24: Calhoun, Lee.
25: Campanella, Roy.
26: Campbell, Earl.
27: Campbell, Milt.
28: Carew, Rod.
29: Carter, Cris.
30: Carter, Vince.
31: Catchings, Tamika.
32: Chamberlain, Wilt.
33: Charleston, Oscar.
34: Clay, Bryan.
35: Coachman, Alice.
36: Cooper, Cynthia.
37: Correia, Maritza.
38: Davis, Ernie.
39: Davis, John.
40: Davis, Shani.
41: Dawes, Dominique.
42: Devers, Gail.
43: Dickerson, Eric.
44: Dillard, Harrison.
45: Doby, Larry.
46: Dorsett, Tony.
47: Drexler, Clyde.
48: Duncan, Tim.
49: Dungy, Tony.
50: Edwards, Teresa.
51: Elder, Lee.
52: Erving, Julius.
53: Evans, Lee.
54: Ewing, Patrick.
55: Faggs, Mae.
56: Farris, Kendrick.
57: Faulk, Marshall.
58: Flood, Curt.
59: Foreman, George.
60: Frazier, Joe.
61: Frazier, Walt.
62: Fuhr, Grant.
63: Garnett, Kevin.
64: Gervin, George.
65: Gibson, Althea.
66: Gibson, Bob.
67: Gibson, Josh.
68: Greene, Joe.
69: Greene, Maurice.
70: Grier, Mike.
71: Griffey, Ken, Jr..
72: Gwynn, Tony.
73: Hagler, Marvin.
74: Hawkins, Connie.
75: Hayes, Bob.
76: Hayes, Elvin.
77: Haynes, Marques.
78: Hearns, Thomas.
79: Henderson, Rickey.
80: Hill, Grant.
81: Holdsclaw, Chamique.
82: Howard, Ryan.
83: Hyman, Flo.
84: Iverson, Allen.
85: Jackson, Bo.
86: Jackson, Peter.
87: Jackson, Reggie.
88: James, LeBron.
89: Jeter, Derek.
90: Johnson, Jack.
91: Johnson, Magic.
92: Johnson, Michael.
93: Johnson, Rafer.
94: Jones, Deacon.
95: Jones, Marion.
96: Jordan, Michael.
97: Joyner, Florence Griffith.
98: Joyner-Kersee, Jackie.
99: Kemp, Lee.
100: Lane, Night Train.
101: Leonard, Buck.
102: Leonard, Sugar Ray.
103: Leslie, Lisa.
104: Lewis, Carl.
105: Lewis, Ray.
106: Lott, Ronnie.
107: Louis, Joe.
108: Malone, Karl.
109: Malone, Moses.
110: Manning, Madeline.
111: Mays, Willie.
112: Mayweather, Floyd, Jr..
113: McCovey, Willie.
114: Miller, Cheryl.
115: Morgan, Joe.
116: Moses, Edwin.
117: Moss, Randy.
118: Motley, Marion.
119: Murphy, Isaac.
120: Newcombe, Donald.
121: Olajuwon, Hakeem.
122: O'Neal, Shaquille.
123: Owens, Jesse.
124: Page, Alan.
125: Paige, Satchel.
126: Parker, Candace.
127: Parker, Jim.
128: Payton, Walter.
129: Pollard, Fritz.
130: Puckett, Kirby.
131: Ribbs, Willy.
132: Rice, Jerry.
133: Richards-Ross, Sanya.
134: Robertson, Oscar.
135: Robinson, David.
136: Robinson, Frank.
137: Robinson, Jackie.
138: Robinson, Sugar Ray.
139: Rudolph, Wilma.
140: Russell, Bill.
141: Sabathia, CC.
142: Sanders, Barry.
143: Sanders, Deion.
144: Sayers, Gale.
145: Scurry, Briana.
146: Sifford, Charles.
147: Simpson, O. J..
148: Singletary, Mike.
149: Smith, Bruce.
150: Smith, Emmitt.
151: Smith, Ozzie.
152: Smith, Tommie.
153: Stargell, Willie.
154: Swoopes, Sheryl.
155: Taylor, Lawrence.
156: Taylor, Marshall.
157: Thomas, Debi.
158: Thomas, Frank.
159: Thomas, Isiah.
160: Tolan, Eddie.
161: Tomlinson, LaDainian.
162: Tunnell, Emlen.
163: Tyson, Mike.
164: Tyus, Wyomia.
165: Upshaw, Gene.
166: Wade, Dwyane.
167: Washington, Ora.
168: White, Reggie.
169: Whitfield, Mal.
170: Wilkens, Lennie.
171: Williams, Doug.
172: Williams, Venus and Serena.
173: Wills, Maury.
174: Winfield, Dave.
175: Woodard, Lynette.
176: Woodruff, John.
177: Woods, Tiger.
Support Materials.
Bibliography.