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The ultimate Canadian sports trivia book [electronic resource] /
Edward Zawadzki ; foreword by George Chuvalo.
imprint
Toronto, Ont. ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Press, c2001.
description
216 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0888822375
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Toronto, Ont. ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Press, c2001.
isbn
0888822375
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
"A Hounslow Book".
catalogue key
11321045
 
Includes bibliographical references: p. [215]-216.
A Look Inside
Reviews
Review Quotes
A fun read that's ideal for the trivia nuts, but also goes beyond the usual asked-and-answered questions, providing substantial background to each answer.
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Summaries
Main Description
What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing?Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history?Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame?On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation - even before the invention of hockey.Canada's Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation's sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Bookwill entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie.What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book.
Main Description
What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing? Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history? Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame? On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation -- even before the invention of hockey. Canada's Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation's sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book will entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie. What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book.
Unpaid Annotation
Hounslow Press was founded by Tony Hawke in 1972 to publish popular Canadian non-fiction, as well as quality fiction, poetry, and translations. Under Tony's guidance, Hounslow maintains the tradition of publishing national and local non-fiction, including some of The Dundurn Group's best-selling titles: Ghost Stories of Canada, The Great Canadian Trivia Books, The Canadian Small Business Survival Guide, Wings Across Canada, and the cities of Canada historic album series.
Main Description
What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing? Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history? Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame? On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation - even before the invention of hockey. Canada's Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation's sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Bookwill entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie. What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book.
Main Description
What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing? Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history? Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame? On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation - even before the invention of hockey. Canada's Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation's sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book will entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie. What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book .
Table of Contents
Baseball
Basketball
Boxing
Football
Golf
Hockey
Olympics
Water Sports
Winter Sports
Wrestling
Miscellaneous
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