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Faculty book on Houston's Astrodome wins 2017 SABR Seymour Medal

"The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Life of Houston's Iconic Astrodome," written by Robert Trumpbour, associate professor of communications at Penn State Altoona, and Kenneth Womack, has received the 2017 Dr. Harold and Dorothy Seymour Medal, which honors the best book of baseball history or biography published during the preceding calendar year.
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Fredina Ingold to be Inducted to ECAC Hall of Fame

Retired Penn State Altoona Director of Athletics Fredina M. Ingold will be inducted into the Eastern College Athletic Conference's Hall of Fame.

Penn State faculty duo contribute to special issue of sports history journal

A pair of Penn State faculty members co-edited and created content for a special edition of the International Journal of the History of Sport, due out Feb. 2017.