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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.

Suggested Subject Headings

Use these subject terms when searching the University of Maryland Library online catalog. Select "Subject beginning with..." on the drop-down menu. Then enter one of the terms below.

  • Boxing -- Maryland

  • Fishing -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)

  • Horses--Breeding--Maryland
  • Horse Racing--Maryland
  • Horse Racing--Maryland--Baltimore
  • Horse Racing--Maryland--History

  • Outdoor recreation -- Maryland

  • Physical education and training -- Maryland

  • Preakness Stakes

  • Race horses--Maryland--Catalogs
  • Race horses--Maryland--Periodicals
  • Seabiscuit (Race horse)

  • Secretariat (Race horse)

  • Triple Crown (U.S. horse racing)

Visual Resources

Oriental Brewing CompanySports are a major part of daily newspaper coverage.  The Baltimore News American Photograph collection features a variety of sports images from across Maryland, including the basketball, baseball, football, lacrosse, horse racing, and many others. 

Images of individual athletes, spectators, and action shots of the games that were used by the newspaper staff cover Maryland sports on all levels, from collegiate to professional teams.   

Online Resources

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