A Selection of Books on University of Michigan Sports

The publications, dissertations, and theses listed below are available for use at the Bentley Historical Library  Library. [see separate list for books on U-M Football]

Baseball

Adler, Rich.
Baseball at the University of Michigan /Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., ©2004.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 B299 A237
Irwin, James Robert
Playing ball with legends : the story and stories of Don Lund. Ann Arbor, Mich. : Edwards Bros., c2009.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 L962 I72 I7 2009
Leidy, John. 
Ray Fisher: Yankees, 1910-1917, Reds, 1919-1921, University of Michigan, 1921-1958 : a collection of biographical information based on recollections of family and friends, news clippings, letters, etc. /[Dexter, Mich. : J. Leidy, 2000]
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 F536 L527
Morris, Peter, 1962-
Baseball fever : early baseball in Michigan /Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2003.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: EA 179 M877 B299
Zang, David.
Fleet Walker's divided heart : the life of baseball's first black major leaguer /Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1995.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 W182 Z29

Basketball

Frieder, Bill.
Basket case : the frenetic life of Michigan coach Bill Frieder /Chicago : Bonus Books, ©1988.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB2 F899 A12
Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Fab five : basketball, trash talk, the American dream /New York, N.Y. : Warner Books, ©1993.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 B315 A339
Russell, Cazzie L.
Me, Cazzie Russell /Westwood, N.J., : F. H. Revell Co., [©1967]
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 R961 A12
Beckett, John, 1950 May 19-
Mission accomplished! : Michigan's basketball miracle, 1989 /South Bend, Ind. : Diamond Communications, 1989.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 B315 B396
Mortimer, Jeff
Pigeons, bloody noses and little skinny kids : a story of Wolverine basketball /Dexter, Mich. : Thomson-Shore Publishers, ©1978.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84
 
University of Michigan national championship, 1989.Charlotte, N.C. : UMI Publications, ©1989.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 B315 U58

Ice Hockey

Bacon, John U., 1964-
Blue ice : the story of Michigan hockey /Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2001.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 H685 B128
Rothwell, William John, 1937-
The life of Victor Heyliger and his contributions in the establishment and development of intercollegiate hockey in the United States /1977.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 H617 R848

Track / Cross Country

Lear, Chris, 1974-
Sub-4:00 : Alan Webb and the quest for the fastest mile /[Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [New York] : Distributed to the book trade by St. Martin's Press, ©2003.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 W365 L438
McClellan, Keith
The hero within us : a history of track and field in the twentieth century from a Michigan perspective. : Oak Park, MI : Eastern Michigan Press, c2001.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: EA 179 M126 H559

Swimming / Olympics

Beyer, Courtney
I am too competitive to do something only half way : swimming ethos and the development of the University of Michigan Swim and Dive Team between 1958-1973.
FImu F84 S977 B573
Building a pool of their own : the early history of the Michigan Women's Swim and Dive Team, 1923-1954.
FImu F84 S977 B573 B933
Parrish, Marc.
Paths to the Olympics : maize and blue to Olympic gold / Marc Parish.
Detroit, MI : Colemar Press, c1997.
FImu F84 S977 P261

Wrestling

Taylor, Dave.
Legends of Michigan : Cliff Keen
Ann Arbor, Michigan : [Publisher not identified], 2013.
DB 2 K261 T239

General

Madej, Bruce; Tookel Rob; Kinney, Greg.
Michigan : champions of the West /Champaign, Ill. : Sports Pub., ©1997.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 A1 M181
Pack, Philip Clarkson, 1896-1970.
100 years of athletics, the University of Michigan; a review in words and pictures covering the University's athletic prowess and progress 1837-1937.Ann Arbor, Mich. [1937]
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F80
Canham, Don.
From the inside : a half-century of Michigan athletics /Ann Arbor, Mich. : Olympia Sports Press, ©1996.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 222 A12
Mitchell, Elmer Dayton, 1889-
Intramural sports /New York : A. S. Barnes, 1939.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DA2 M681I61
Yost, Fielding Harris,
1871-1946. Lasting values in athletics
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DA 2 Y65 L349
Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946.
Making sports for all a reality. Address[n.p., n.d.]
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DA 2 Y65 M235
 
Michigan all-time athletic record book.Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, [©1968].
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F80 I61 M624 1968
Behee, John Richard.
Fielding H. Yost's legacy to the University of Michigan.1970.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 Y65 B419 1970
On-line version http://name.umdl.umich.edu/AET9141
Behee, John Richard.
Hail to the victors! : Black athlete at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.; distributed by Ulrich's Books [1974]
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: 03162 Aa 2
On-line version http://name.umdl.umich.edu/AEN3524
Nyikos, Michael Stephen.
A history of the relationship between athletic administration and faculty governance at the University of Michigan, 1945-1968 /1970.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 F687 N994
Shannon, Ella Walton, 1933-
The life and professional contributions of Elmer Dayton Mitchell to American physical education and sport. 1975.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 M682 S528
Sigma Delta Chi. University of Michigan Chapter.
Memorable moments in Michigan sports /Ann Arbor, MI : Kays Press, 1953.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F80
Marrs, John M.
The phantoms of the arena : a history of collegiate athletic publicity, 1911-1961 /1998.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 A1 M361

Women's Athletics / Title IX

Szady, Sheryl Marie.
The history of intercollegiate athletics for women of the University of Michigan /1987.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 A1 S996
Diles, David Lisle.
The history of Title IX at the University of Michigan Department of Athletics /1988.
Bentley Historical Library Call Number: FImu F84 A1 D576