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American Sport and Social Change During the Early Progressive Era, 1890–1900

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

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... between workers and police killed eight and wounded sixty. The police responded with indiscriminate gunfire that felled many more. Over the next eight years, Chicago suffered 528 strikes, at a cost of $9 million (Gems, For Pride 3–4)....

Sport, Heroic Athletes, and Popular Culture, 1920–1950

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

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... the war. Shortly after the U.S. entry into the war, one-third of the NFL players enlisted, and 638 pros eventually served in the armed forces. By 1950, 80 Navy admirals and 98 Army generals had been football players (Gems, For Pride 99–100)....

Sport in the Early Twenty-First Century, 2000–2015

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... beyond the boxing ring with television appearances. His fights garnered big purses, being the highest paid matches in 2012, 2013, and 2014, bringing his net worth in the latter year up to $216 million (Gems, Boxing 176–177)....

Sport as Symbol: Acculturation and Imperialism, 1900–1920

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... the militia to support the nativist interests (Gems, Windy). Moreover, the German research university system preceded the American version by several decades in the nineteenth century, and Germans believed their learning, culture,...

New Identities and Expanding Modes of Sport in the Gilded Age, 1870–1890

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... Marsh, R. Huclus, William Miller, J. Joseph, W. Jackson, and the proprietor of the room, Major Pool. During the tournament, W.S. Widgeon of this city acted as referee, and J. Sands of Savannah and W.T. Jones of Philadelphia as scorers....

Antebellum Health Reforms and Sporting Forms, 1820–1860

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... to the champion but suffered the same fate in a rematch. He later turned to wrestling and died in Ireland in 1818. Tom Molineaux (pictured) lost to Tom Cribb in a championship boxing match in England. From B. Spears and R. Swanson, 1988, History...

Sporting Experiences in Colonial America, 1400–1750

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... women, and children. Gander-pulling, a Dutch pastime, was a contest that involved pulling a greased goose from its hanging place. Reprinted from J.A. Lucas and R.A. Smith, 1978, Saga of American sport (New York: HarperCollins), 546. Men...

Globalized Sport, 1980–2000

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... in the WNBA, whose denials of PED usage were revealed as lies. She eventually spent six months in prison for her criminal activities (Gems and Pfister). Body Dysmorphia, Abuse, and Injury The quest for the perfect male body, known as the Adonis...

Rise of Rationalized and Modern Sport, 1850–1870

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

2

... in the Bronx as a racetrack for thoroughbreds. Wealthy businessman Leonard W. Jerome and his capitalist friends August Belmont, William R. Travers, and James R. Hunter had founded the American Jockey Club as an exclusive club, and the track...

Sport and Pastimes in the American Revolutionary Era and Early National Period, 1750–1820

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

1

... Course, the Proprietor’s Purse of One Thousand Dollars. For this race, which, it is supposed, will be the best contest during the week, the following horses have been entered: Mr. Winn’s r. h. Ringleader, 5 years old, 95 wt. pink dress. Col....