5 edition of Significant American sport champions. found in the catalog.
Significant American sport champions.
Brief biographies of 177 sports champions arranged in chronological-alphabetical order.
|Other titles||Sport champions.|
|Series||A picture and text reference|
|LC Classifications||GV697.A1 S48 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||78 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
|LC Control Number||75020684|
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