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Bjarkman, Peter C.

Overview
Works: 55 works in 156 publications in 1 language and 8,157 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  Cross-cultural studies  Records (Sports)  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GV884.A1, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter C Bjarkman
The encyclopedia of pro basketball team histories by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive histories of all past and present NBA teams from the early barnstorming days to the present. No, Michael Jordan is NOT the greatest player; to find out who is, read the book!
Top 10 basketball slam dunkers by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides brief biographies of ten basketball superstars, from Julius Erving to Charles Barkley and Scottie Pippen
Roberto Clemente by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the baseball superstar from Puerto Rico who, before his untimely death in a 1972 airplane crash, was noted for his achievements on and off the baseball field
Sports great Scottie Pippen by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the career of this basketball star who, in spite of playing in the shadow of Michael Jordan, has become one of the greatest all-around performers in the sport's history
Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biographical history of basketball : more than 500 portraits of the most significant on-and off-court personalities of the game's past and present by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detailing the feats of the men and women who are responsible for elevating basketball to its current status as the new American national pastime, Bjarkman gives readers a glimpse into the lives of some of the game's prominent players - past and present - including pioneers James Naismith, Phog Allen, and Doc Meanwell; on-court innovators Hank Luisetti, George Mikan, and Bob Cousy; legendary Hall of Famers Oscar Robinson, Wilt Chamberlain, and Red Auerbach; and modern-era idols Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, and Grant Hill."--Jacket
American Spanish pronunciation : theoretical and applied perspectives( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball with a Latin beat : a history of the Latin American game by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Cuban baseball, 1864-2006 by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Peter Bjarkman follows the full arc of Cuban baseball history, including coverage of the nearly five decades since the Sugar Kings' ejection from the International League. Dispelling the mystery and disinformation that surround Cuba, its leader, and its teams, early and late, Bjarkman gives us the first balanced history of baseball on the Caribbean island"--Provided by publisher
Top 10 baseball base stealers by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles ten professional baseball players with outstanding records for stealing bases
The Real-world linguist : linguistic applications in the 1980s( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernie Banks by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the baseball player who hit over 500 homeruns in his nineteen seasons with the Chicago Cubs
Cuba's baseball defectors : the inside story by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stellar play and fascinating backstories of exiled Cuban sluggers and hurlers in Major League Baseball has become one of the biggest headlines in America's national pastime. In Cuba's Baseball Defectors: The Inside Story, Cuban baseball expert Peter C. Bjarkman reveals the complete truth behind the wave of Cuban big league talent coming to MLB
Diamonds around the globe : the encyclopedia of international baseball by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this reference book, the first of its kind, narrative chapters trace the history of baseball in Australia, Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and throughout the rest of the world. Each chapter also profiles the teams in each country and includes biographies of famous players throughout history. The book is capped off with a chronology of important events, an annotated bibliography, and contact information for official baseball federations throughout the world."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Snider by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the gifted Brooklyn Dodger center fielder nicknamed the Duke of Flatbush
The baseball scrapbook by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Baseball Scrapbook is divided into four sections: The Magic of Baseball The Art of Baseball The Baseball Family Take Me Out to the Ball Game It is a celebration of the powerful grip that America's game has on its millions of fans, and an attempt to recreate baseball history as it lives in our memory and imagination
Shaq by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a biography of today's most popular athlete, Shaquille O'Neal, of the Orlando Magic, who combines his size with unbeatable power to put him among the league's top scorers
Sports great Dominique Wilkins by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of this basketball star, who has repeatedly overcome personal and professional challenges and proven himself one of the sport's most popular players
The history of the NBA by Peter C Bjarkman( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Top 10 basketball slam dunkers
Alternative Names
Bjarkman, Peter C.

Peter C. Bjarkman Historian

ブジャークマン, ピーター・C

Languages
English (81)

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Roberto ClementeSports great Scottie PippenThe biographical history of basketball : more than 500 portraits of the most significant on-and off-court personalities of the game's past and presentAmerican Spanish pronunciation : theoretical and applied perspectivesBaseball with a Latin beat : a history of the Latin American gameA history of Cuban baseball, 1864-2006Top 10 baseball base stealersThe Real-world linguist : linguistic applications in the 1980s