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One Nation Under Baseball : How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime

Author: John Florio; Ouisie Shapiro
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One Nation Under Baseball highlights the intersection between American society and America's pastime during the 1960s, when the hallmarks of the sport--fairness, competition, and mythology--came under scrutiny. John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro examine the events of the era that reshaped the game: the Koufax and Drysdale million-dollar holdout, the encroachment of television on newspaper coverage, the changing
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Florio, John, 1960-
One Nation Under Baseball.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016029038
(OCoLC)962254251
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Florio; Ouisie Shapiro
ISBN: 9781496200808 1496200802 9781496200822 1496200829
OCLC Number: 973398896
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 221 pages)
Contents: List of IllustrationsForewordA Note to the ReaderChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Chapter 14Chapter 15Chapter 16Chapter 17Chapter 18Chapter 19Chapter 20Chapter 21EpilogueAcknowledgmentsBibliography
Responsibility: John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro ; Foreword by Bob Costas.

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Highlights the intersection between American society and America's pastime during the 1960s, when the hallmarks of the sport - fairness, competition, and mythology - came under scrutiny. One Nation  Read more...

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