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Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports

Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports


Author(s):

Jack Coll

ISBN:

9780738565422

# of Pages:

128

Publisher:

Arcadia Publishing

On Sale Date:

05/04/2009

Binding:

Softcover

# of Images:

200 Black and White

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Book Description:


By the late 1870s, sports started to play a key role in the small boroughs of Conshohocken and West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. In 1905, the Conshohocken professional basketball team became the countryís first world champions, noted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Conshohockenís 1919 football team went undefeated, winning the eastern seaboard title, and that teamís photograph hangs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Conshohocken Soap Box Derby, Little League baseball, and the Fellowship House have also provided an assortment of sporting events. Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports is a pictorial tribute to this regionís storied sporting past.

Author Bio: Jack Coll, a published author with a library of more than 2,000 sports photographs, is an award-winning photographer with more than 30 years of experience. His interest in sports has led him to write and produce a documentary film, A Century of Football in Conshohocken.

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