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Game changers : the unsung heroines of sports history

Author: Molly Schiot
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Shuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
"Based on the Instagram account @TheUnsungHeroines, a celebration of the pioneering, forgotten female athletes of the twentieth century that features rarely seen photos and new interviews with past and present gamechangers including Abby Wambach and Cari Champion"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Schiot
ISBN: 9781501137099 1501137093 9781501137105 1501137107
OCLC Number: 944380525
Description: ix, 309 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Alice Marble --
Alice Coachman --
1964 Japanese volleyball team --
Anita DeFrantz --
Alison Jane Hargreaves --
Althea Gibson --
All American Red Heads --
Abby Hoffman --
Anke-Eve Goldmann --
Annie Smith Peck --
Betty Cook --
Alfreda Jackson, Ruth Harris, Clementine Redmond, and Lillian Hardy --
The Baskersfield Junior College Women's Swim Team --
Babe Didrikson Zaharias --
Arlene Blum --
Bernice Gera --
Billie Jean King and the Battle of the Sexes --
AnnMaria De Mars --
Andrea Jaeger --Barbara Polk Washburn --
Ann Koger --
Betty Robinson --
Briana Scurry --
Bernice Sandler --
Former captain of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, Abby Wambach, speaks with Margaret Dunkle, the first Chair of the National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education, about Title IX and equal opportunity --
Carole Rose and Theresa Sams --
Christy Martin --
Chris Von Saltza --
Conchita Cintrón --
Members of the 1984 Cuban national women's basketball team --
Diane Crump --
Gabriela Andersen-Schiess --
Chicago Daily Defender 17th Annual Individual Handicap Bowling Tournament of 1965 --
Denise McCluggage --
Kathrine Switzer --
Constance Applebee --
Kathryn "Kathy" Kusner --
Gertrude Ederle --
Gladys Heldman --
Debi Thomas --
-Diana Nyad --
Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC --
Kay Yow --
Margaret Degidio "Digit" Murphy --
Cathy Rush/Immaculata College --
Edith Houghton --
Isabel Letham --
Earlene Brown --
Enriqueta Basilio --
Junko Tabei --
Donna de Varona --
Janet Guthrie --
Edith Green --
Dorothy Wise --
Joyce Walker --
Jutta Kleinschmidt --
Emma Gatewood --
Keiko Fukuda --
Kim Gilbert --
Elspeth Beard --
Lacey Baker, professional skateboarder, speaks with legend and Hall of Famer Laura Thornhill about femininity, financials, and finding a place to play --
Evonne Goolagong Cawley --
Kim and Sylvia Green --
Kitty O'Neil --
Eleanor Holm Jarrett --
Florence Arthaud --
Melissa Ludtke --
Fanny Bullock Workman --
Margaret McGregor --
Helme Suuk --
Florence Leontine "Pancho" Barnes --
Lynn Hill --
Joan Whitney Payson --
Jackie Tonawanda --
Korean deep sea divers --
Janet Collins --
Margo Oberg --
Grechen Fraser --
Miriam "Lady Tyger" Trimiar --
Joan Weston --
Lisa Olson --
Robyn Smith, Barbara Ader, and Brenda Wilson --
Jean Balukas --
Joe Carstairs --
Eunice Kennedy Shriver --
Nawal El Moutawakel --
Lavonne "Pepper" Paire-Davis --
Manon Rhéaume --
Kinue Hitomi --
ESPN SportsCenter anchor Cari Champion speaks to NBA and NFL Sportscaster Pam Oliver about race and gender onscreen and on the sidelines --
Mary McGee --
Surya Bonaly --
Lorraine Williams --
Louise Stokes and Tidye Pickett --
Molly Bolin Kazmer --
Neroli Fairhall --
Marilyn Neufville --
Peggy Oki --
Nan Aspinwall --
Marilyn Bell --
Susan Butcher --
Renée Richards --
Libby Riddles --
Shirley Muldowney --
Linda Jefferson --
Nurses softball team --
Nadia Comaneci --
Ora Washington --
Sheryl Swoopes/Nike Air Swoopes --
Pat Laursen --
Olga Korbut --
Pat Summitt --
Patti McGee --
womenSports magazine --
Ruberta Mitchell --
Zola Budd --
Shawna Robinson --
Stella Walsh --
Wilma Rudolph --
Toni Stone --
Trudy Beck --
Maribel Owen, Laurence Owen, Maribel Vinson-Owen --
Penny Pitou --
Shirley and Sharon Firth --
Wyomia Tyus --
Rica Reinisch --
Robin Herman --
Tennessee Tigerbelles --
Wayland Baptist Flying Queens --
1976 Yale crew team --
Rusty Kanokogi --
Violet Palmer --
Wake-Robin Golf Club --
Kim Cespedes --
Rhythm in Orange.
Responsibility: Molly Schiot.


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