7 edition of Women of sports. found in the catalog.
Discusses the past and future of women"s soccer and presents biographies of eight of the sport"s most famous players: Michelle Akers, Joy Fawcett, Julie Foudy, Carin Gabarra, Mia Hamm, Kristine Luly, Carla Overbeck, and Brianna Scurry.
|Other titles||Best of the best in soccer|
|Statement||by Rachel Rutledge.|
|LC Classifications||GV944.9.A1 R88 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|ISBN 10||076131315X, 0761307826|
|LC Control Number||98025635|
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A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from the s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than forty sports.
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It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. (Discuss) (June ) This is a list of female athletes by sport. Each section is ordered alphabetical by the last name (originally or most commonly known).
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