Awards

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, Scholarships
Monograph of the Year | Anthology of the Year | JSH Article Award | Student Essay Competition | Recognition | Service | Joe Arbena Grant | Diversity Scholarship | Dissertation Travel Grant | Roberta Park Award |
Honor Addresses
John R. Betts Address | Seward C. Staley Address | Maxwell L. Howell & Reet Howell International Address |
NASSH BOOK AWARD WINNERS - MONOGRAPHS
2016 Rita Liberti & Maureen M. Smith. (Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph (Syracuse University Press)
2015 Katherine C. Mooney, Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack (Harvard University Press)
2014 Gwyneth A. Thayer, Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and American Popular Culture (University Press of Kansas)
2013 Brian M. Ingrassia, The Rise of Gridiron University: Higher Education’s Uneasy Alliance with Big-Time Football (University Press of Kansas)
2012 Mary Louise Adams, Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport (University of Toronto Press)
2011 Kay Schiller and Christopher Young, The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany (University of California Press)
2010 Robert Edleman, Spartak Moscow: A History of The People’s Team in the Workers’ State (Cornell University Press)
2009 Kevin B. Witherspoon, Before the Eyes of the World: Mexico and the 1968 Olympic Games (Northern Illinois University Press)
2008 Donald G. Kyle, Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World (Blackwell)
2007 Barbara Keys, Globalizing Sport: National Rivalry and International Community in the 1930s (Harvard University Press)
2006 David Block, Baseball Before We Knew It: A Search for the Roots of the Game (University of Nebraska Press)
  Douglas Booth, The Field: Truth and Fiction in Sport History (Routledge)
2005 Allen Guttmann, Sports: The First Five Millennia (University of Massachusetts Press)
2004 Daniel A. Nathan, Saying It’s So: A Cultural History of the Black Sox Scandal(University of Illinois Press)
2003 Robert K. Barney, Stephen R. Wenn, and Scott G. Martyn, Selling the Five Rings: The International Olympic Committee and the Rise of Olympic Commercialism (University of Utah Press)
2002 Pamela Grundy, Learning to Win: Sports, Education, and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina (University of North Carolina Press)
2001 Mike Huggins, Flat Racing and British Society, 1790-1914 (Frank Cass)
2000 John M. Carroll, Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football (University of Illinois Press)
1999 Douglas Booth, The Race Game: Sport and Politics in South Africa (Frank Cass)
1998 (No Award Given)
1997 Bruce Kidd, The Struggle for Canadian Sport (University of Toronto Press)
1996 Robin Lester, Stagg’s University: The Rise, Decline, and Fall of Big-Time Football at Chicago (University of Illinois Press)
1995 Susan F. Cahn, Coming on Strong: Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth Century Women’s Sport (Free Press)
1994 Robert Edelman, Serious Fun: A History of Spectator Sports in the U.S.S.R. (Oxford University Press)
1993 Peter Levine, Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience (Oxford University Press)
1992 Allen Guttmann, Women’s Sports: A History (Columbia University Press)
1991 Harold Seymour, The People’s Game (Oxford University Press)
1990 Warren Goldstein, Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball (Cornell University Press)
1989 Wray Vamplew, Pay Up and Play the Game: Professional Sport in Britain, 1875-1914 (Cambridge University Press)
 
NASSH BOOK AWARDS WINNERS - ANTHOLOGY
2016 Chris Elzey & David K. Wiggins (eds.). DC Sports: The Nation’s Capital at Play. (University of Arkansas Press)
2015 Steven A. Riess, A Companion to American Sport History (Wiley Blackwell)
2014 Janice Forsyth and Audrey R. Giles (eds.), Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press)
  Daniel A. Nathan (ed.), Rooting for the Home Team, Sport, Community, and Identity (Urbana: University of Illinois Press).
2013 Murray G. Phillips, ed., Representing the Sporting Past in Museums and Halls of Fame (Routledge)
2012 Leonard Cassuto and Stephen Partridge (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Baseball (Cambridge University Press)
2011 (No Award Given)
2010 Mike Cronin, William Murphy, and Paul Rouse (eds.), The Gaelic Athletic Association, 1884-2009(Irish Academic Press)
2009 Susan Brownell (ed.), The 1904 Anthropology Days and the Olympic Games: Sport, Race, and American Imperialism (University of Nebraska Press)
2008 Jorge Iber and Samuel O. Regalado (eds.), Mexican American and Sports: A Reader
on Athletics and Barrio Life
(Texas A&M University Press).
2007 Murray Phillips (ed.), Deconstructing Sport History (State University of New York Press)
2006 (No Award Given)
 
NASSH HONOR AWARDS
Honorary Presidents
1987 Clarence A. Forbes
1973 Seward C. Staley
1973 Edwin B. Henderson
 
Honor Awards
1981 Bruce L. Bennett
1978 Clarence A. Forbers
1976 Marvin H. Eyler
  Mabel Lee
  Elmer D. Mitchell
1975 Robert W. Henderson
  John A. Krout
 
NASSH RECOGNITION AWARDS (Service to Sport History)
2016 Susan Birrell
2015 Willis Regier
2014 Bob Barnett
2013 Jan and Terry Todd
2012 Melvin L. Adelman
2011 Larry Gerlach
2010 Allen Guttmann
2009 Ronald A. Smith
  Joe Arbena
2008 Earle F. Zeigler
  Roberta Park
2007 Jules Tygiel
2003 John A. Lucas
  Robert K. Barney
2001 John Gaustad and Sports Pages Bookstore
  Wayne Wilson
1996 Richard Wentworth
1995 Maynard Brichford
1993 J. A. “Tony” Mangan
1992 Canadian Journal of History of Sport
1991 University of Illinois Press
  Larry Malley
 
NASSH SERVICE AWARDS (Service within NASSH)
2016 Wray Vamplew
2014 Jodella K. Dyreson
2013 Gerald Gems
2012 James E. Odenkirk
2011 Patricia Vertinsky
2008 J. Thomas Jable
2006 Barbara "Bim" Schrodt
  Richard McGehee
2005 Bruce Kidd
2004 Richard Crepeau
2003 Joanna "Jody" Davenport
2001 David Voigt
1998 Roberta Park
  Alan Metcalfe
1997 Betty Spears
1996 Jack Berryman
1995 Mary Lou LeCompte
1993 Harold L. "Hal" Ray
1992 Ronald A. Smith
1991 Susan F. Smith