This thoroughly researched, superbly illustrated, a tastefully produced coffee-table book has the double merit of being both pioneering a definitive. The result of eight years of research in newspaper archives a libraries, followed up by countless letters a telephone calls, it is a highly entertaining a informative reference work that unlike most WHO'S WHOs it is alive with anecdotes, profiles, interviews, dramatic photos (365 of them) a cartoons, in addition to facts, figures, names, dates, places, a other relevant data. Each sport is assigned its own chapter, the first a largest group being football, followed by track a field, basketball, self defense (boxing, wrestling, judo, karate, fencing), baseball, soccer, water sports (diving, rowing, swimming, water polo), winter sports (bobsled, figure skating, ice hockey, skiing), racket a net sports (badminton, tennis, table tennis, volleyball), a so on. This WHO'S WHO may be said to be an excellent tribute to those Armenians who not only attempted but also succeeded in achieving excellence. An absolute must for all schools, libraries, community centers, a lovers of sports everywhere. Published by Ararat Heritage Publishing Co., P.O. Box 396, Moraga, CA 94556-0396.DPilFresno Bee, 1985 Doug Gaynor of Cal State-Long Beach passed for two touchdowns to lead the West to a 23-10 victory ... Ken Anderson announced his retirement June 2, leaving Gaynor as the only veteran substitute on the teama#39;s roster. ... A second-year player, Gaynor has seen little National Football League action.
|Title||:||Armenian-American/Canadian Who's who of Outstanding Athletes, Coaches, and Sports Personalities, 1906-1989|
|Author||:||Richard N. Demirjian|