Statistical Encyclopedia of North American Professional Sports
All Major League Teams and Major Non-Team Events Year by Year, 1876 through 2006, 2d ed.
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)
K. Michael Gaschnitz
Format: softcover (6 x 9 in 4 vols.)
Bibliographic Info: tables, bibliography
Copyright Date: 2008
Table of Contents
Introduction to the First Edition 1
Introduction to the Second Edition 5
List of Abbreviations 13
Year-by-Year Sports Statistics 16
Individual Team Statistics 1136
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.