The Irish Whales
Author Name: Martin, Kevin
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publisher
Number Of Pages: 238
Description: This book tells the fascinating story of seven Irish-American Olympians from the early twentieth century, who were sports heroes in their time yet are now largely forgotten. These decorated American athletes, who came to be known as the Irish Whales, dominated the Olympic track and field throwing events in the early 1900s.