Golden Age Of Sports 1920's
by yours truly Calvin William Medeiros (:
In this time period famous athletes came out of no where for many sports including baseball, football, tennis, golf, polo, and the Olympic sports.
(Baseball)Considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time.
(Tennis)Won 31 Grand Slam tournament titles and 19 singles titles.
(Boxing)World Heavyweight Champion from 1919 to 1926.
Football is arguably Americas most popular sport today. In the 20's seven men took it to themselves to create a football league. August 20, 1920 the American Professional Football Association (APFA) was born and lead to todays NFL.
In 1917 the NHL was created. The origional six teams Boston Bruins,ChicagoBlackHawks,Detroit Red Wings, Montrial Canadiens, New York Rangers, and Toronto Maple Leaves were in the first seasons.
All sports and players alike made a unique and monumental experiance for athletic history.