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Never just a game : players, owners, and American baseball to 1920

Author: Robert Fredrick Burk
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's national pastime has been marked by bitter struggles between owners and players over profits, power and prestige. This is a labour history of the game, from its beginning to 1920. Issues  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Burk, Robert Fredrick, 1955-
Never just a game.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)622789957
Online version:
Burk, Robert Fredrick, 1955-
Never just a game.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)631863217
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fredrick Burk
ISBN: 0807821225 9780807821220 0807849618 9780807849613
OCLC Number: 28183874
Description: xv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. From Congregants to Contestants --
Ch. 2. A National Game and Its Journeymen, 1860-1875 --
Ch. 3. Barons and Serfs, 1876-1885 --
Ch. 4. Retrenchment and Revolt, 1885-1890 --
Ch. 5. Monopoly Ball, 1891-1899 --
Ch. 6. Baseball Progressivism and the Player, 1900-1909 --
Ch. 7. The Players' Fraternity and the Federal League, 1910-1915 --
Ch. 8. War and the Quest for Normalcy, 1916-1920.
Responsibility: Robert F. Burk.
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Burk proves that when it comes to baseball's money issues, the more things change--the more they stay the same. ("USA Today Baseball Weekly") The book will appeal to both the serious student of Read more...

 
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