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Koppett's Concise history of major league baseball

Author: Leonard Koppett
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1998.
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" ... provides an overview and explanation of all the major events and personalities that made baseball America's national game ... strategies ... fans and players ... controversies ... free agency, strike actions ... different commissioners and owners ..."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Koppett
ISBN: 1566396387 9781566396387
OCLC Number: 38215561
Description: xiv, 521 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Premise --
Origins --
Preliminaries --
The National Association --
The League --
Chicago --
Two Leagues --
The Union Association --
The Revolt of the Players --
The Brotherhood --
Seasons 1890-91 --
The Monopoly --
Seasons 1892-99 --
The Majors --
War --
Seasons 1900-1902 --
Peace --
The World Series --
Ball Parks --
Gambling --
The Doubleday Myth --
Outlaw Leagues and Player Relations --
Seasons 1903-12 --
The Feds --
Seasons 1913-15 --
Real War --
Seasons 1916-18 --
The Blowup --
Seasons 1919-21 --
The Golden Age --
Lively Ball Baseball --
Selling the Offense --
New Owners --
Seasons 1922-25 --
The Commissioner --
Seasons 1926-28 --
Boom and Bust --
Hard Times --
The Farm System --
Yankees and A's --
Seasons 1929-33 --
An Age of Glory --
The New Stars --
Radio --
Lights --
The Hall of Fame --
Farm Systems and Administration --
"Break Up the Yankees!" --
Seasons 1934-41 --
A Changing World --
Wartime Baseball --
Seasons 1942-45 --
The Stars Are Back--and on TV! --
Integration --
Commissioner Chandler --
The Mexican League --
Antitrust --
Unionization --
Ford Frick --
Attendance --
Television and Radio --
Farm Systems --
Veeck as in Wreck --
The Pacific Coast League --
Radio and the Minors --
A New Yankee Dynasty --
Boston to Milwaukee --
Bonus Players --
Seasons 1946-52 --
Movement --
The Moves --
The Frick Administration --
The New New Stars --
The Minors --
Seasons 1953-57 --
Challenge --
The Continental League --
The Alternative --
Seasons 1958-60 --
Expansion.
Other Titles: Concise history of major league baseball
Major league baseball
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