The definitive reference of women's athletic achievement
Today, women of all ages are participating in and watching sports in record numbers. Making Her Mark meticulously charts the heretofore largely undocumented rise of women's athletic achievement over the past two centuries. This engaging book is an unrivaled source of information on key events, records, and significant accomplishments in women's sports from the 1880s to the present day.
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The rich and colorful history of American women in sports
"Making Her Mark is a momentous achievement. Ernestine Miller's amazing compilation of people and events in over fifty sports documents the rich legacy of women athletes in the U.S., from the unsung trailblazers of the past to the popular heroes of today."
--Billie Jean King, six-time Wimbledon champion and four-time U.S. Open champion
"Making Her Mark is a bull's-eye! Ernestine Miller has produced a comprehensive women's sports history book that's sure to be a winner with sports fans."
--Julie Foudy, captain of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, member of the 1991 and 1999 World Cup teams, and member of the 1996 and 2000 Olympic teams
Making Her Mark pays homage to the strong and courageous female athletes throughout U.S. history. Written by esteemed women's sports historian Ernestine Miller, this important and engaging book is an unrivaled source of key events, records, and significant accomplishments in women's sports from the 1880s to the present day.
More than 1,500 entries on sixty sports are featured, covering sports as diverse as auto racing, basketball, boxing, tennis, and wrestling. Providing both information and inspiration to all athletes and fans, Making Her Mark is the definitive reference for women's athletic achievements.About the Author:
Ernestine Miller is a writer and sports historian whose collected ephemera have appeared in the White House and in a number of publications. She is a charter member and secretary of Women in Sports and Events, a New York-based organization for professional women in the sports industry.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110071390537
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071390537