A sweeping perspective of sports in the United States from the colonial era to the present day, this work explores the subject from a variety of perspectives -- society, business, economics, law, politics, psychology, and others.By the early 1930s, those meets had evolved into more formal affairs, with timing devices, sponsors, and sanctioning ... engines, for their owners preferred to spend their scant resources on ago, a not ashow. ... However, by the 1950s, a number of newer and far more powerful engines were available to the hot rodder, including Chevroleta#39;s inline six, Oldsmobilea#39;s overhead-valve V8, and Chryslera#39;s hemi V8.
|Title||:||Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century|
|Author||:||Steven A. Riess|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-26|