The Fastest Game on Two Feet

And Other Poems about How Sports Began

By Alice Low; John Obrien (Illustrator)
(Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823419050, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 2009

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Have you ever wondered how your favorite sports began? The history of sports is surprising--the original soccer ball was a skull; bowling was part of an early religious ritual; and lacrosse games initially stretched for miles and lasted for days. Includes a time line of sports history.

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