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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Bullock, Steven R.
Playing for their nation.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2004
|Material Type:||Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven R Bullock
|Description:||xiii, 183 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Vitalizing spirit : baseball in morale building and military training --
Your duty, our duty : raising funds for the war and baseball equipment --
The game's the thing : organizing military baseball --
Finest team assembled : exceptional military teams --
Qualified to serve : major league stars' military experiences during World War II --
What might have been : the impact of World War II on the careers of major leaguers --
|Responsibility:||Steven R. Bullock.|
"This sharp, well-researched book digs into the archives to unearth the formal and not-so-formal teams comprising major leaguers and not-so-major leaguers that worked to 'soothe the anxieties of