Mormon Athletes, Sports, Popular Culture, Mormon Influence, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Boxing, Golf, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church)
“Profiles of Selected Mormon Athletes in Professional Sports” provides profiles with career highlights of over 200 Mormon athletes in professional sports, including baseball, basketball, bodybuilding, boxing, football, golf, hockey, racing, running, volleyball, and wrestling. This chapter appears in the second volume of Mormons and Popular Culture: The Global Influence of an American Phenomenon (Praeger 2013), a comprehensive treatment of Mormons and popular culture, providing an introduction and wide-ranging overview of the topic.
Original Publication Citation
J. Michael Hunter, "Profiles of Selected Mormon Athletes in Professional Sports," in Mormons and Popular Culture: The Global Influence of an American Phenomenon, ed. J. Michael Hunter (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2013), 2:261-90
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Hunter, J. Michael, "Profiles of Selected Mormon Athletes in Professional Sports" (2013). Faculty Publications. 1392.
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Mormons and Popular Culture: The Global Influence of an American Phenomenon by J. Michael Hunter, Editor. Copyright © 2013 by ABC-CLIO, LLC. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission of ABC-CLIO, LLC, Santa Barbara, CA
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