Sports History

The links below provide a glimpse of our local sports history. Information will continue to be added including excerpts from the book “Playgrounds to the Pros: An Illustrated History of Sports in Tacoma-Pierce County”. Published in 2005 by local authors Marc Blau, Caroline Gallacci and Doug McArthur, you will enjoy the most comprehensive history of over 35 sports from Archery to Yachting that highlights the accomplishments of our local athletes, coaches, officials, administrators, broadcasters sportswriters and much more.

“Playgrounds to the Pros “can be purchased for $25 plus shipping. Contact Marc Blau at 253-677-2872 to get a copy today.