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Carl M. Becker

Carl M. Becker, Professor Emeritus in History at Wright State University in Dayton, has written or edited six previous books.

Listed in: Sports · Ohio and Regional · American History

Cover of 'Home and Away'

Home and Away
The Rise and Fall of Professional Football on the Banks of the Ohio, 1919–1934
By Carl M. Becker

A history of semiprofessional football clubs in Ohio — the Ironton Tanks, the Portsmouth Spartans, and others — and an intimate study of how the citizens and organizations that made up these cities worked to put themselves on the map.

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