CBC basketball began in 1924 and has continued for nearly 90 years. With 5 Missouri State Championships, and dozens of other titles, CBC is among the premier basketball programs in the St. Louis... More > Area.
There are over 100 pages packed with information. Yearly records for each team with complete game results. Team and individual records, including the top individuals in each category. Team photos. Box scores of state championship games, headlines from state title games, All-State, All-Metro, All-District honorees. Complete coaching records with accomplishments for each season. Complete rosters dating back to 1925, an alphabetical listing of every player, and a listing of players and the number of years they played varsity ball.< Less
Basketball began in the St. Louis area around the turn of the century and was played as an exhibition sport at the 1904 Olympics and a few area schools fielded teams. By the late 1920's most area... More > high schools competed. This book contains the factual information surrounding the game in the Bi-State Region. It covers the teams that dominated area basketball - both in Missouri and Illinois - boys and girls. On the college Level, area programs from Washington University to St. Louis University and UMSL, plus the record-setting career of Harry Statham of McKendree. But no book on area basketball would be complete without mention of the pro teams that called St. Louis home. From the Bombers and Hawks and Spirits to today's semi-pro teams, are all featured. This is the definitive book on area high school, college and professional basketball. It is a must have for everyone looking to have a desktop summary of area hoops.< Less