College Sports Traditions : Picking Up Butch, Silent Night, and Hundreds of Others.

By: Beck, StanContributor(s): Wilkinson, JackPublisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (338 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780810891210Subject(s): College sportsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: College Sports Traditions : Picking Up Butch, Silent Night, and Hundreds of OthersDDC classification: 796.0430973 LOC classification: GV705 -- .B38 2013ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Traditions before the Game -- 2 Traditions during the Game -- 3 Traditions after a Score -- 4 Traditions after the 00:00's -- 5 Annual Traditions -- 6 Traditions Involving Bands/Music -- 7 Entrance Traditions -- 8 Traditions Reflecting the Culture of the University -- 9 Fan-Related/Nickname Traditions -- 10 Intramurals/Club Sports Traditions -- 11 Traditions for a Good Cause -- 12 Mascot Traditions -- 13 Miscellaneous Traditions -- 14 Patriotic Traditions -- 15 Personal Traditions -- 16 Preseason Traditions -- 17 Traditions Probably Not University Sanctioned -- 18 Rivalries/the Winners Get What? -- 19 Venues -- 20 Walks -- 21 Yells, Cheers, and Chants …Oh, My! -- 22 My College Did What, First? -- Bibliography -- About the Authors.
Summary: College sports fans number almost 175 million strong, and each has a loyalty to their team and the traditions they share. From the crazy and eccentric to the touching and meaningful, these traditions connect fans and athletes across generations. College Sports Traditions details not only the well-known traditions of major universities, but also the obscure customs of smaller schools. Approximately 1,000 traditions are captured in this volume, covering hundreds of universities and colleges and almost every college sport. Featuring 75 photos that bring many of these events to life, College Sports Traditions will be an entertaining read for every sports fan.
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Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Traditions before the Game -- 2 Traditions during the Game -- 3 Traditions after a Score -- 4 Traditions after the 00:00's -- 5 Annual Traditions -- 6 Traditions Involving Bands/Music -- 7 Entrance Traditions -- 8 Traditions Reflecting the Culture of the University -- 9 Fan-Related/Nickname Traditions -- 10 Intramurals/Club Sports Traditions -- 11 Traditions for a Good Cause -- 12 Mascot Traditions -- 13 Miscellaneous Traditions -- 14 Patriotic Traditions -- 15 Personal Traditions -- 16 Preseason Traditions -- 17 Traditions Probably Not University Sanctioned -- 18 Rivalries/the Winners Get What? -- 19 Venues -- 20 Walks -- 21 Yells, Cheers, and Chants …Oh, My! -- 22 My College Did What, First? -- Bibliography -- About the Authors.

College sports fans number almost 175 million strong, and each has a loyalty to their team and the traditions they share. From the crazy and eccentric to the touching and meaningful, these traditions connect fans and athletes across generations. College Sports Traditions details not only the well-known traditions of major universities, but also the obscure customs of smaller schools. Approximately 1,000 traditions are captured in this volume, covering hundreds of universities and colleges and almost every college sport. Featuring 75 photos that bring many of these events to life, College Sports Traditions will be an entertaining read for every sports fan.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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