Statistical Encyclopedia of North American Professional Sports

All Major League Teams and Major Non-Team Events Year by Year, 1876 through 2006, 2d ed.


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About the Book

This reference work, updated since the 1997 edition, provides comprehensive information on the major professional leagues in North America—baseball, basketball, football, hockey and soccer. Arranged chronologically, the entries for each league in each sport include individual statistical leaders, championship results, major rules changes, winners of major awards, and hall of fame inductees.

About the Author(s)

Sports historian K. Michael Gaschnitz is an avid fitness enthusiast and cyclist. He is also the author of The Edmonton Oilers (2003) and Professional Sports Statistics (1997). He lives in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada.

Bibliographic Details

K. Michael Gaschnitz
Format: softcover (6 x 9 in 4 vols.)
Pages: 1820
Bibliographic Info: tables, bibliography
Copyright Date: 2008
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3294-3
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5112-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction to the First Edition     1

Introduction to the Second Edition     5

Awards     6

List of Abbreviations     13

Year-by-Year Sports Statistics     16

Individual Team Statistics     1136

Appendices     1765

Bibliography<     1779

Book Reviews & Awards

“a comprehensive statistical encyclopedia…magnificent reference…excellent tool”—Booklist; “timely…comprehensive…recommended”—Library Journal; “[a] monumental reference book”—Sports Collectors Digest; “once again, McFarland has done a tremendous service to sports scholarship…highly recommended to all reference collections”—Reference & User Services Quarterly; “extremely useful”—Against the Grain; “impressive”—ARBA; “should be available in every public library, and most college and university libraries”—Choice; “offer[s] endless opportunities for serendipitous discovery of statistical trivia”—Reference Reviews; “statistical trivia”—Rettig on Reference.