Melvin Smith's Champions

American

Early Football Championships and Division I Rankings

Division II Rankings

Early Soccer Style Championships

Early Rugby Style Championships

Canadian

Early Soccer Style Championships

Early Rugby Style Championships


For more information, see:

Title: EARLY AMERICAN & CANADIAN 'FOOTBALL': BEGINNINGS THRU 1883/84
Author: Melvin I. Smith

This, the author's first book, can only be obtained only from book stores now; like Amazon and Barnes & Noble, etc.


BOOK FOR SALE

Title: EVOLVEMENTS OF EARLY AMERICAN FOOT BALL: THROUGH THE 1890/91 SEASON
Author: Melvin I. Smith.

This book is a 724 page revision/extension to the author's first book and includes many more games found under the name of foot ball played up through the 1890/91 season. The games are separated by three major styles in their time. The kicking game/association football/soccer is the original style of foot ball. The second form of foot ball is the carrying game/Boston rules game/American rugby game/English rugby union game/rugby. The third form of foot ball is the American collegiate game/American rugby football/football. By the 1905 period these games are known as soccer, rugby and football. All games are divided into three groups: colleges, independent clubs and high schools; plus divided into two and three divisions by seasons. There also is a section with early leagues/conferences. Three appendices list short histories and the types of foot ball played by most of the teams found in the book. The book can be obtained at the publisher by going to:
http://www.authorhouse.com/bookstore/ItemDetail~bookid~50561.aspx

It will be available in other bookstores by January 2009.
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