Reference

The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book

Author: Edward Zawadzki

Publisher: Dundurn

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Category: Reference

Page: 186

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What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing? Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history? Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame? On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation - even before the invention of hockey. Canada’s Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation’s sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book will entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie. What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book.

The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book Volume 2

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What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing? Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history? Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame? On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation - even before the invention of hockey. Canada’s Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation’s sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book will entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie. What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book.

The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book Volume 1

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What Canadian was the first black man to win a world championship in boxing? Who scored the first regular-season goal in NHL history? Who is the only Canadian in the Baseball Hall of Fame? On water, ice, grass, or mud, in the air or on the ground, sports have been a part of Canadian life since before Confederation - even before the invention of hockey. Canada’s Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, Edward Zawadzki, has ventured into the far reaches of the nation’s sports history to bring together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities. The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book will entertain and enlighten sports fans of all eras, and will challenge both the jock-quiz novice and the sports trivia junkie. What athlete once challenged and beat a horse in an endurance race? What Canadians have won the Boston Marathon? The answers are here in The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book.
Reference

The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book

Author: Edward Zawadzki

Publisher: Dundurn

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Category: Reference

Page: 186

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Q. Who’s got the answer to the greatest brainteasers in Canadian sports? A. Ed Zawadzki Canada’s sports trivia guru. Back for a second edition of the smash hit The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book, Ed Zawadzki has come up with more fascinating facts and long-forgotten legends. - Who was the first Canadian professional wrestling champion? - What was the largest suspension in NHL history? - What Canadian was the first pitcher to throw both left-handed and right handed in a major league game? The answers are right here in The Ulitimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book, Volume II.
Hockey

The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids

Author: Eric Zweig

Publisher: Scholastic Canada

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Category: Hockey

Page: 384

View: 476

Three volumes of Hockey Trivia for Kids are now in one "rock 'em, sock 'em" bind-up! Become a hockey trivia superstar with The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids. Did you know that the Sutter family out of Alberta boasts SIX hockey stars? Or that "Hockey Night in Canada's" three stars of the game was a tradition started by an oil company? Go beyond player stats and team records and find out about the cool details only die-hard hockey fans know. It's Crazy Canadian Trivia meets Hockey Superstars with a full third of the book devoted to our beloved Stanley Cup, and lots of photos and illustrations throughout.
Book industries and trade

Quill & Quire

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Sports & Recreation

Ultimate Book of Sports

Author: Scott McNeely

Publisher: Chronicle Books

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 376

View: 789

This ultimate book for the ultimate sports fan extends far beyond classics like tennis and basketball. With the rules of engagement for an outrageous assortment of sports—from jousting and Mongolian wrestling to baseball, cricket, ultimate Frisbee, and caber tossing—this book is a resource and a revelation for sporting types of all stripes. Including extensive sidebars with tips, trivia, and strategy, as well as classic line art and illustrations throughout, this compendium of competitive games is ideal for brushing up on rules and regulations, settling disputes, or finding a new passion.
Physical education and training

Proceedings

Author: North American Society for Sport History

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Category: Physical education and training

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Sports & Recreation

The Toronto Maple Leafs Ultimate Book of Facts, Stats, and Stories

Author: Andrew Podnieks

Publisher: Fenn-M&S

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 352

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The Toronto Maple Leafs Ultimate Book of Facts, Stats, and Stories is the definitive guide to everything you want to know about the Toronto Maple Leafs as they approach their centennial season. From the first puck drop in 1917 right up to the present day, it brings together the monumental games, the Stanley Cup wins, the blockbuster trades, and the many milestones in the club's celebrated history.
Sports & Recreation

The Ultimate Basketball Trivia Book

Author: Sam Amico

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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Test yourself and your friends! Fans of the Warriors Raptors, Lakers, Celtics, the UNC Tar Heels, Duke Blue Devils, UCLA Bruins, Kentucky Wildcats, and every other great pro or college team will be puzzled, challenged, and amused by these questions and answers about the NBA, NCAA, WNBA, and everything in between. In this collection of 600 questions, Sam Amico tests your level of expertise on all things basketball. Every era of basketball history is represented, from Bob Cousy to Chris Paul, Moses Malone to Joel Embiid, Michael Jordan to LeBron James, Wilt Chamberlain to Shaquille O’Neal ,and everyone in between. Some of the many questions that Amico poses include: Who was the inventor of the game of basketball (called “Basket Ball”) and how many original rules were written by the game’s founder? What player scored the most points in an NCAA Tournament Game? Who was the first international player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame? Can you name the four ABA teams that joined the NBA in 1976? From the Celtics dynasty to the most exciting Final Four games of all time, from Magic Johnson and Larry Bird to Stephen Curry and James Harden, here is the definitive test for knowledgeable basketball fans!
Social Science

You Asked Us-- about Canada

Author: Walter Stefaniuk

Publisher: Doubleday of Canada

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Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Started in 1990 by Walter Stefaniuk, "You Asked Us" is now one of The Toronto Star's most popular features, and receives thousands of inquiries each year. Questions about Canada are among the most frequently asked, and You Asked Us...About Canada is a revealing, sometimes hilarious, and always fascinating assortment of questions and answers about Canada and Canadians. Q: What's a Prairie Oyster? A:A hangover remedy prepared with tabasco sauce and a raw eggA bull's testicles-- Q: Geographically speaking, in which province or territory is the centre of Canada located? A: Northwest Territories -- Q: What is Canada's Official Sport? A:Lacrosse in the summerHockey in the winter
Sports & Recreation

The Toronto Maple Leafs Ultimate Book of Facts, Stats, and Stories

Author: Andrew Podnieks

Publisher: FENN-M&S

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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The perfect gift for the diehard Leafs fan (is there any other?), this big and beautiful -- and official -- publication is bursting with fascinating Maple Leafs trivia and photos. The Toronto Maple Leafs Ultimate Book of Facts, Stats, and Stories is the definitive guide to everything you want to know about the Toronto Maple Leafs as they approach their centennial season. From the first puck drop in 1917 right up to the present day, it brings together the monumental games, the Stanley Cup wins, the blockbuster trades, and the many milestones in the club's celebrated history. This fully illustrated compendium includes a wealth of exhaustive information and unique stats--including a complete register of every player to have worn the famous sweater--as well as entertaining stories, fascinating trivia, and amazing photographs.
Sports & Recreation

The Ultimate Olympic Quiz Book

Author: Suvam Pal

Publisher: Harper Collins

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 234

View: 512

The Olympics are much more than 'citius, altius, fortius' (faster, higher, stronger). They are a canvas on which myriad moments of grit and glory are drawn, and ballads of human endurance, perseverance, comebacks and heartbreaks are writ. The Ultimate Olympic Quiz Book celebrates the indomitable spirit and optimism of the Greatest Show on Earth through quizzes and factoids that encapsulate some of the most fascinating tales of success and failure, and those never-seen-before-or-after moments. From the ancient Olympiads to Coubertin's modern Games; from the lesser-known facts about the Winter Games to India's icons and forgotten heroes, this book has all the answers to every question you might have about the Olympics.
Games & Activities

The Ultimate Sports Challenge

Author: John A. White

Publisher: Book Sales Inc

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Category: Games & Activities

Page: 208

View: 718

With questions on everything the dedicated sports fan could possibly want to know, ranging in difficulty from the challenging to the fiendishly impossible, this book covers the whole field of sport and is perfect for all the family. The Ultimate Sports Challenge comes in multiple-choice format and whether you want to find out who recorded the fastest serve ever in men’s professional tennis, the last NHL team to win the Stanley Cup with a team comprised entirely of Canada-born players or how many fillies have won the Kentucky Derby, this book is for you. It’s the perfect companion for every sports fan with a thirst for sporting trivia. If you’re not a sports-know-it-all when you start these questions, you will be by the time you finish.