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Sports and Games in the 1930's

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Transcript of Sports and Games in the 1930's

By: Alex Nelson, Matt Schutz, Aaron Laird, Josh Statly, Brendan Dziobak, and Betty Jellison
Sports and Games in the 1930's
The Great Depression
Golf
Golf
Swimming
Swimming
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Tennis
Tennis
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Boxing
Boxing
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Women In Sports
African Americans In Sports
Effect Of The Media
Olympics
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College Basketball-



First college basketball tournamant



Rule change



NBA-


The League suspended operations


Boston Celtics, Harlem Globetrotters, New York Renaissance and the Philadelphia SPHAs.


dramatic decrease
stock market
lack of money
no bobby jones
tough times

white fans
desegregation
equality
depression

-Became popular
-Butterfly was first introduced
-Swimsuits in the 1930s
-Kiefer Swimming
-1932 Winter Olympics: 251 Athletes, 14 events
-1932 Summer Olympics: many althletes were
unable to go
-1936 Winter Olympics: lighting of the torch
-1936 Summer Olympics: Adolph Hitlers failed attempt

Helen Wills/Bill Tilden

Wealth

Women
Huge drop in popularity for most sports


Average player wages


Sports could distract families
Harlem Globetrotters
New York Renaissance
What doctors beieved

Babe Didrikson

At the end of the decade
great depression
1st All-Star game
1934 Babe Ruth Becomes highest paid player ever
Ball is too lively
Yankee Dominance
First Heros Begin to Fade
Entertainment for all

America's Horse

European Innovation


First NFL DRAFT
First Playoff Game
NBC Broadcasts First Football Game

Lions Won a Championship!
Return to Air

Social Effects


Boxing increased in popularity

The escape from the depression


Cinderella Man

Joe Louis

Fun Fact
Popularity Grew

Celebrities Arose

Information Traveled Quickly
Monopoly
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