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Bill Russell

Basketball (born 12-Feb-1934)


Murry R. Nelson. Bill Russell: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2005. 114pp.

Miles Shapiro; Nathan Irvin Huggins. Bill Russell. New York: Chelsea House. 1991.

John Taylor. The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball. New York, NY: Random House. 2005. 432pp.

Thomas J. Whalen. Dynasty's End: Bill Russell and the 1968-69 World Champion Boston Celtics. Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press. 2005. 304pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.615)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1278)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.905)

  8. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.437)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.637)

  10. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.315-17)

  11. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.537)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.290-92)

  13. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.880)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.271)

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