Men's Lacrosse in Maryland: The Pride of the Old Line State

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Spring in Maryland means one thing: lacrosse. As much a part of the state as crab cakes and the Chesapeake Bay, lacrosse is king at every level, from youth rec and club to high school, college and the pros. Since the state first fielded teams in the 1870s, Marylanders have played with a unique combination of finesse, speed and passion. The "Maryland style" of play built a long line of national powerhouses at all levels. With extensive research and dozens of photographs, journalist Tom Flynn traces the long history of the sport in Maryland from its Native American roots to its first arrival in the state and on to the modern highlights. Fans will rediscover their many past champions and gain a glimpse of teams that promise to elevate the sport's status as the pride of the Old Line State.
ISBN: 9781626198234
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Maryland
Series: Sports
Images: 69
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Tom Flynn is a long-time freelance journalist and has written extensively on sports. His work has appeared in the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, as well as the American Sports Network. In 2008 he wrote Baseball in Baltimore, a photo history of the sport in the city. In 2015 Venable Park, a novel of 1920s Baltimore, was published by Loyola University Maryland. Flynn has also volunteer coached for the Howard County Youth Lacrosse League.
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