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Minor league baseball : community building through hometown sports

Author: Rebecca S Kraus
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, ©2003.
Series: Contemporary sports issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports examines the role played by minor league baseball in hundreds of cities and towns across the United States. Written from the unique perspective of a sociologist who also happens to be an avid baseball fan, the book looks at the contributions minor league teams make to the quality of life in their communities, creating focal points for spirit and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kraus, Rebecca S.
Minor league baseball.
New York : Haworth Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002015022
(OCoLC)50622245
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca S Kraus
ISBN: 9781136404764 1136404767 9780203049198 0203049195
OCLC Number: 817236142
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 206 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Baseball coast to coast --
The lure of minor league baseball --
The evolution of minor league baseball --
A tale of two minor league cities --
The impact of minor league baseball --
Epilogue: a shelter in the storm --
Appendix A: Minor league attendance and number of teams, by year and era, 1947t0 1990 --
Appendix B: development of the data set.
Series Title: Contemporary sports issues.
Responsibility: Rebecca S. Kraus.

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Examines the role played by minor league baseball in hundreds of cities and towns across the US, including: economic benefits, intangible benefits, fan attachment and attendance, case studies of two  Read more...

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