Golden age of Sports

By: Matthew Kim

5 facts

1. Also know as the Age of the spectator

2. Americans had more free time at the time because working conditions were improved

3. Radios were introduced at this time and kept fans kept up with their teams

4. Women and girls had limited opportunities to play sports at the time

5. Many sports were racially segregated in a couple of states like North Carolina

5 fun facts

1. Biggest baseball star at the time was George Herman also known as Babe Ruth

2. Jack Dempsey was also very well known for being a heavyweight boxer

3. Baseball at the time was known as Americas past time

4. Professional football and basketball were minor sports at the time

5. In North Carolina horse racing and boxing was limited due to gambling


"Sports in the 1920s." (from Tar Heel Junior Historian). N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2015.