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Playing for their nation : baseball and the American military during World War II

Author: Steven R Bullock
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just two months after the magical baseball season of 1941, the United States entered World War II, and baseball, like other American institutions, was called upon to sacrifice and serve in the war  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bullock, Steven R.
Playing for their nation.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003016945
(OCoLC)52750258
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
OCLC Number: 54860132
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, [4] 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 --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Steven R. Bullock.
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