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Sports in Maryland

This guide provides an introduction to the UM Libraries' Special Collections resources available related to the topic of Sports in Maryland.

Jousting Becomes the State Sport

Want to see a copy of the original law that made jousting the official sport of Maryland? It was signed into law on June 1, 1962. A copy can be found in Hornbake Library.

Maryland State Sport: Jousting

jousting tournament in maryland

Image Source: Maryland Jousting Tourament Association

Maryland State Team Sport: Lacrosse

Image Source: Maryland Manual On-Line, Maryland State Archives.

Online Resources