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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bullock, Steven R.
Playing for their nation.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven R Bullock
|ISBN:||0803204051 9780803204058 128042365X 9781280423659|
|Notes:||"Winner of the 2002 Jerry Malloy book prize"--Page [ii].|
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 183 pages,  pages of plates) : 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:||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
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