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Early professional baseball and the sporting press : shaping the image of the game

Author: R Terry Furst
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Analyzed here is the process by which the collective image of professional baseball was formed. It traces both the negation and the affirmation of ideas in the sports press that would impede or promote the growth of baseball from a recreational pastime to a team sport spectacle in the mid-19th century."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Furst, R. Terry.
Early professional baseball and the sporting press
(DLC) 2013047169
(OCoLC)842880879
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Terry Furst
ISBN: 9781476606255 1476606250
OCLC Number: 875894541
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: R. Terry Furst.

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"Analyzed here is the process by which the collective image of professional baseball was formed. It traces both the negation and the affirmation of ideas in the sports press that would impede or promote the growth of baseball from a recreational pastime to a team sport spectacle in the mid-19th century."--

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