Historical Dictionary of Wrestling (Historical Dictionaries of Sports) (Hardcover)
This dictionary covers Wrestling's history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important amateur and professional wrestling, wrestling personalities, announcers, wrestling organizations, and managers and promoters from all eras.
John Grasso has written four other books in the Historical Dictionaries of Sports series: Historical Dictionary of Tennis, Historical Dictionary of Basketball, Historical Dictionary of Football, and Historical Dictionary of Boxing. He is the co-author of The 100 Greatest Boxers of All Time and 505 Boxing Questions Your Friends Can't Answer and also wrote columns for Ring magazine and Boxing Illustrated. He is a consulting editor for Rowman & Littlefield responsible for acquiring new sports titles and working with their authors.