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A great and glorious game : baseball writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti

Author: A Bartlett Giamatti; Kenneth S Robson
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by baseball's former National League president, Bart Giamatti.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giamatti, A. Bartlett.
Great and glorious game.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books, 1998
(OCoLC)654195813
Named Person: A Bartlett Giamatti; A Bartlett Giamatti
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Bartlett Giamatti; Kenneth S Robson
ISBN: 1565121929 9781565121928
OCLC Number: 37935030
Description: xiii, 121 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Foreword / by David Halberstam. --
Introduction / by Kenneth S. Robson. --
The green fields of the mind (from the Yale alumni magazine) --
Tom Seaver's farewell (from Harper's magazine) --
Recall as the series ends, the afternoon of the fall (from the Hartford Courant) --
Men of baseball, lend an ear (from the New York Times) --
Baseball and the American character (presented to the Massachusetts Historical Society) --
Decision in the appeal of Kevin Gross (presented to the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs) --
To sports and fans: clean up your act (from the Boston Globe) --
Baseball as narrative (from Take time for paradise) --
Statement released to the press on the Pete Rose matter (from the New York Times).
Other Titles: Baseball writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth S. Robson ; foreword by David Halberstam.
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From his musings on the psychology of the game to his opinions on strikes, trades, and cheating, this collection of spirited, incisive essays by the late Bart Giamatti--former president of the  Read more...

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