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Sports Resource Guide

A guide to sources for sports research at Princeton University.

African Americans in Sports

  Ashe, Arthur R., Jr.
  A Hard Road to Glory: A History of the African-American Athlete (3 vols.).
  New York: Amistad, 1993.
  Location: Firestone Library
  Call Number: GV583 .A74 1993
   
  Davis, Lenwood G. and Belinda S. Daniels, comp.
  Black Athletes in the United States: A Bibliography of Books, Articles, Autobiographies and Biographies on Black Professional Athletes in the United States, 1800-1981.
  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1981.
  Location: African American Studies Reading Rm. Firestone B-7-B
  Call Number: Z7515.U5 D38
   
  Loverro, Thom
  Encyclopedia of Negro League Baseball.
  New York , NY: Checkmark, 2003.
  Location: African American Studies Reading Rm. Firestone B-7-B
  Call Number: GV875.A1 L68 2003
   
  Page, James A.
  Black Olympian Medalists.
  Englewood, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1991.
  Location: Firestone Library: Non Circulating (Fnc)
  Call Number: GV697.A1 P284 1991
   
  Porter, David L., ed.
  African-American Sports Greats: A Biographical Dictionary.
  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.
   
  Porter, David L., ed.
  Latino and African American Athletes Today: A Biographical Dictionary.
  Westport, Conn. and London: Greenwood Press, 2004.
   
  Whitaker, Matthew C, ed..
  African American Icons of Sport : Triumph, Courage, and Excellence
  Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
   

African Americans in the Sports Arena

Blackbaseball.com

Black women in sports

Negro League Baseball Players Association

African American Studies Resources