Trim: 8½ x 11⅛
978-0-8108-4552-7 • Paperback • January 1993 • $78.00 • (£60.00)
978-1-4616-5710-1 • eBook • January 1993 • $74.00 • (£57.00)
David Biesel began his love affair with sportswriting in Washington, DC and in the Marine Corps. He has been in reference book publishing for over 25 years and worked on the Baseball Encyclopedia and other sports books while at Macmillan Publishing. He is a member of the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) and the Professional Football Researchers Association.
When memory can't answer the title question, this book will.
— Wilson Library Bulletin
This comprehensive guide will enable avid sports-trivia fans to trace the origins and names of every team in virtually every sport.
...this volume's greatest value is in the arrangement of its information into one source...belongs in business as well as sports reference collections.
— Choice Reviews
If you are a true sports fan you will love this book...fascinating reading, a delight to skim or read thru...good index...
— Public Library Quarterly
...guaranteed to be enjoyed by sporting enthusiasts of all ages...this unique title is a worthwhile purchase...
— Library Journal
...a worthwhile addition to public and high school library reference collections.
— The American
Onomasticians will enjoy this book as much as sports fans...Strongly recommended...
— Names, A Quarterly Journal
— AB Bookman's Weekly
• Winner, Selected a Best Reference Book for 1991, Library Journal